Resources for People Living With HIV in the U.S.
December 4, 2017
There are many national and local organizations that provide a variety of in-person and virtual resources for people living with HIV to help you get care, stay in care, and live well. Here you can find recommended organizations and other sources of information to help you address issues you may face living with HIV.
Find a Doctor
Once you receive a diagnosis of HIV, the most important next step is to get into medical care. These organizations can help you locate HIV providers and services near you.
Find Services and Support
Receiving support and learning about how other people living with HIV have handled their diagnosis may be helpful. These resources can help you locate HIV services near you.
These hotlines are available to provide information and support about living with HIV/AIDS.
HIV treatment involves taking medicines that slow the progression of the virus in your body. There are many online sources of information about HIV treatment, but it's important to use only trusted sites.
Paying for HIV Care
Living with HIV can bring up a lot of questions and concerns, especially about how to pay for treatment. These resources offer information and help.
Housing and Jobs
The conditions in which people with HIV live and work help them have healthy lives. You can find information on securing employment and housing through these pages.
Disclosure, Discrimination, and Stigma
Telling others that you have HIV can be difficult, but it is an important part of managing your infection.
Prevention and STDs
If you are living with HIV, it's important to make choices that keep you healthy and protect others.
To help manage your mental health when living with HIV, it is important to know when, how, and where to get help.
Substance use can be harmful to your health and well-being when living with HIV. You can find help and resources for reducing or stopping substance use from the following.
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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