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The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

... What Is Domestic Violence? Women, HIV and Domestic Violence Disclosing Safely Minimizing Risk Leaving a Violent Relationship Domestic violence can happen to anyone. Tragically, one in four women will be abused during her lifetime. In many parts of the world, this figure rises to over 60 percent. As a woman with HIV, you may be more at risk than most. It is important to learn about how abuse happens, how to identify it,...
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Ectasy, Cocaine or Marijuana and HAART Treatment

My HIV doctor told me that alcohol for me is strictly prohibited ,what about ectasy pills, cocaine or marijuana, taken of course once or twice a month in small dosage...I can`t be serious and sober all the time! Thanks in advance for answering my...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

...complicate life with HIV. Medical marijuana, or course, is gaining recognition but its benefits don't eliminate the potential for abuse. I understand the need not to be serious all the time, but I encourage you to carefully chose how you find... Read more »

Drug abuse and the effects to the fetus during pregnancy

I have been seeing this guy for about 8 months. He promised me that he quit drugs, and I believed him. I am now pregnant and I found out he was doing marijauna and cocaine. I don't do any drugs, but is there anyway that it could harm the baby...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question.You will find a lot of information on substance abuse in pregnant women, and the effects of recreational drugs on the fetus in pregnant women who are using drugs. However, there Read more »


Let me first thank all you guys and gals on this site for your help. You all are diamonds in a rough rough world. My question is concerning homeopathy to treat underlying health problems like anxiety,depression and just "overwhelmed" feelings. I...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...physician orders is not very likely to lead you to begin abusing drugs again. Antidepressants do not really have a potential to be abused in this manner as they do not make people feel happy, but only reduce the underlying symptoms of depression... Read more »

Drug abuse and HIV/AIDS

Thank you so much for your help in this forum. I tested negative for HIV in August and October 2000. I was however, hospitalized in October 2003 with pneumosistis pneumonia with an AIDS diagnosis, cd4 of 25 and a viral load of over 1,000,000....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
... viral load over a million plummeting to undetectable and CD4s skyrocketing from 25 to over 319! BRAVO! Regarding substance abuse and HIV progression, yes, certain illegal substances had indeed been shown to accelerate HIV replication, which can... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse and the Link to HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

...severe illnesses that are not usually a threat to anyone whose immune system is working properly. Behaviors associated with drug abuse, such as sharing drug injection equipment and/or engaging in risky sexual behavior while intoxicated (from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Researcher Says Poverty, Bisexuality, Domestic Abuse, Drug Use Contributing Factors to Southern HIV/AIDS Epidemic

...Several factors -- including poverty, bisexuality, domestic abuse and drug use -- contribute to the increased incidence of HIV/AIDS among blacks in rural Southern states, according to a University Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Understanding Drug Abuse and Addiction

...teachers, parents, and healthcare professionals to keep sending the message that drug addiction can be prevented if a person never abuses drugs. For more information on understanding drug abuse and addiction, please see our booklet, Drugs,... Read more »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

Employing and Accommodating Individuals With Histories of Alcohol or Drug Abuse

...individuals who are erroneously perceived as abusing drugs illegally, but are not doing so. Because of societal attitudes about drug abuse, many individuals who have had drug problems in the past are perceived as still being drug dependent.... Read more »
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abuse from loved one

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello everyone. Hope you are having a great night. I am having problems with my husband and his rage. He is so angry at being so ill. Yet, he is taking it out on me. The doctor said he has some neurological damage, yet I also know he is using drugs... Read more »

I was abused by my father

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... I am 25yrs old. I was abused by my father till I was 19yrs. Then I stood up for myself & opposed it. But I am scared to tell this to anybody else. U are Read more »

Substance Abuse Counselor Arizona

Posted by Anonymous
...Phoenix Shanti Group Substance Abuse Counselor Treatment team member providing group/individual substance abuse/mental health services in small ASO. Bilingual Read more »