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Are People Living With Hiv More Likely To Commit Suicide

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Ask the Experts

Do you think God will put those who commit suicide in Hell?

If a person suffer from serious disease like Aids or Cancer, and he can't toleratethe pain of the illness and decide to kill himself, do you consider it is a serious crime/sins and do you think God will put him in Hell?(Assume this man has no...
Rev. Todd A. Brown

Response from Rev. Todd A. Brown

Partnerships for Hope
My Friend:There are many who suffer through disease like HIV and Cancer and do not look to end their life, but instead make adjustments to life and manage life with an illness and still have a good quality of life. I know many individuals who are... Read more »

RE:should commit suicide doc? dont lie...please.

OMG! I feel bad that You`re even thinking about suicide !!!Let me share something that will change... Read more »

should commit suicide doc? dont lie...please.

hi, can the world have a therapeutic vaccine (not a preventive one) to reduce VL? how long a person... Read more »

The Suicide of "Coming Out": The Politics of Disclosure and Building Young People's Capacity to "Invite In"

"... If we are not honest enough to say: Who are our friends? Who are our enemies? To know what a friend is, to know what an enemy is, we will be constantly trying to get into people's parties to shake our butts with them. To get them to like us,... Read more »

Liver Disease More Likely for People Living With HIV, New Infographic Highlights

Recently, released an eye-opening infographic about HIV and liver disease, which is the second leading cause of death for people living with HIV. Among the startling statistics were: About 30 percent of people living with HIV in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Concerned Over Likely Rise in Older People Living With HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

"Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to see a more than 200 percent increase in the number of older people living with HIV in the next 30 years, thanks to improvements in life-saving treatment, experts said Thursday," Agence France-Presse reports. "Three... Read more »

Suicide Risk Doubles Among HIV-Infected People Taking Efavirenz, Study Finds

Katie Mollan Suicides among people with HIV on antiretroviral therapy are uncommon, but they appear to occur with significantly greater frequency among those who take efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin), according to an analysis presented at IDWeek... Read more »
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Posted by BahamianQT, 4 Replies
I am a teenager that is experiencing difficulties in diagnosis due to conflicting test results. My mother told me that she would probably try to kill herself if it turned out that I was in fact infected with the virus. She even told me that she did... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I don't know, ever since I've been infected I just keep wanting to die. I joined the service a decade ago to fight, now I have the chance, and with orders to the Sandbox in hand I pop HIV+. It doesn't make sence, I am in such a low risk group but... Read more »

hiv symptoms and thinking of committing suicide

Posted by anoop123, 2 Replies
Am an indian guy who is working in middle 24yrs old.first of all am sorry for my poor english.on may 17th 2014 i had sex with a was a protected vaginal sex but i licked her outer side of vagina juz 1 time(may b 3sec).i felt a... Read more »

A suicide blog

Posted by wallace404, 10 Replies
Okay, please don't freak out as I am a rational, intelligent guy, but sometimes I get tired of all this; you know the stigma, the pills and the fear. I just feel sometimes that if I decided to take my own life, take control over this illness and... Read more »