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Tips on Dealing With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis


James Nicacio

James Nicacio, Selma, Calif.; Diagnosed in October 2001

What I would want to tell people who are newly diagnosed is that it's OK.

All the emotions that come up when you're first told that you're diagnosed are OK. Take it day by day. Everybody handles it a little differently. Some people are able to accept it and some people are not.

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