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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of HIV Testing, Counseling and Treatment in Coping With HIV/AIDS in Uganda: A Qualitative Analysis

The current qualitative study explores the role of HIV voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) and treatment in helping HIV-positive Ugandans cope with the disease. The researchers conducted 12 predetermined focus group discussions (FGDs), six... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rep. Waters Introduces Bill That Would Require Federal Prisons to Provide Inmates With HIV Testing, Treatment, Counseling

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) recently introduced a bill (HR 1943 ) that would require federal prisons to provide inmates with HIV tests at the beginning and end of their incarcerations, CQ HealthBeat reports. The bill also would require federal... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

WHO Guidelines Encourage Couples HIV Testing and Counselling and Use of Antiretroviral Treatment for Prevention

In Canada, an estimated 83% of new HIV infections in 2008 occurred through sexual transmission, either among men who have sex with men (47%) or heterosexual men and women (36%). Among both groups a large number of these sexual HIV transmissions... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test process and meaning of the test results. In... Read more »

hiv counselling

My boyfriends nephew, who stays with him is hiv positive and has been on medication for a month. He is nine years old and he doesn't know why he is taking the medicine. He doesn't know that he is HIV positive. How do we go about...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
First, who is responsible for the boy? Is your boyfriend his guardian? Are his parents alive and well? The person or people who are responsible for the boy should make this decision.Second, whoever tells him should consider whether he is old enough... Read more »

Counselling related problem

Respected SirI am HIV AIDS counsellor working for the PLWHA in India , Last week a young women came to me for testing and she informed me that she will kill herself if she knows that she is HIV+, she will be coming on next monday to take the report...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
She is psychiatrically ill, quite likely very depressed, if she threatens to kill herself. She needs serious psychiatric treatment. In any case, even a threat of suicide does not change the need to inform her of the results of her test. One of the... Read more »

Group Therapy and Counseling Resources

Dear Michael, I am writing as a graduate student in Counseling and an HIV Positive gay man. I'm interested in any/all resources in counseling (individually), marital/family therapy models and group psychotherapy with gay men with HIV Disease....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
By this stage in the epidemic there is a plethora of published articles and books on this topic. Books on the mental health needs of gay men living with HIV are being published all the time. Several excellent books that are recent that are not... Read more »
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6/27, Austin, TX: PROTOCOL BASED HIV COUNSELING AT AIDS SERVICES OF AUSTIN

Posted by bartleby
PROTOCOL BASED HIV COUNSELING AT AIDS SERVICES OF AUSTIN NHTD 2012

Wed, Jun 27, 2012 , Austin TX

What: National HIV Testing Day Protocol Based HIV Counseling
Where: AIDS Services of Austin, 7215 Cameron Road, Suite A, Austin, TX, 78752
When: Wednesday,... Read more »

Need advice-get hubby to counseling

Posted by wifey289, 5 Replies
Hello. My hub is +, I'm - . we found out about 1.5 years ago. he has been going to the doctor for treatment and is not on meds except inh for latent tb. i can tell he is depressed about the diagnosis (understandable) but he is one of these manly men... Read more »

HIV Counseling

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am trying to find the best way to find a GOOD HIV counselor in my area. I am Philadelphia, Pa.

Any ideas?

Thanks.

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HIV testing, counseling, and referal Atlanta, GA

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Survival Project

HIV testing, counseling, and referal

Description:
Under supervision of the Program Manager of Prevention Counseling the HIV Pre/Post Counselor provides education, risk reduction activities and HIV testing to the community... Read more »