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Effects Of Peer Counseling For HIV Positive Youth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...and eliminate risk factors, how to talk with a potential partner about risk factors, where to get tested for HIV, and how to use a condom correctly. Information should also include the concept that abstinence is the only 100% effective way to avoid infection. Poverty and Out-of-School Youth Nearly 1 in 4 African Americans and 1 in 5 Hispanics live in poverty. 13 The socioeconomic problems associated with poverty, including lack of access...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman Read more »

can you get hiv if (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if 3 male virgins all HIV negative have anal sex multiple times could they get HIV ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of latex recommended for use during oralgenital and oralanal sex). When used properly and consistently, condoms are extremely effective. But remember: Use only latex condoms (or dental dams). Lambskin products provide little protection against... Read more »

how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it originate HIV virus or something like that,like other virus???i mean does it create other virus or something dangerous????one of my friend is very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Another QTND (question that never dies) with an ATNC (answer that never changes). See below. Dr. BobHIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010) May 17, 2010Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected Read more »

Can you get it (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Okay, so say youre two males, about to have sex, and neither of you have aids, can you still get aids from anal? Im confused from what friends have told me, as each one contradicts the others answer. Of course, protection would always be used!!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of latex recommended for use during oralgenital and oralanal sex). When used properly and consistently, condoms are extremely effective. But remember: Use only latex condoms (or dental dams). Lambskin products provide little protection against... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infection/HIV Counseling Services Received by Teen Males, 1995-2002

...set out to determine whether improvements have been made in the delivery of sexually transmitted infection (STI) and/or HIV counseling services to teenage males. Analysis was performed on data from two nationally representative surveys of 15-... Read more »
The Body

Youth Activist Brings HIV Prevention to an Urban Children's Hospital

...Philly, then that's what you should do. You should let everyone else around you know what you need to most successfully and effectively get that done. I think that that kind of helps us all focus on what we can get done in our unique areas and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Advocacy Group Encourages HIV-Positive Couples to Marry, Offers Counseling, Other Services

... An HIV/AIDS advocacy group in Nigeria's Bauchi state is encouraging HIV-positive people to marry one another in an effort to prevent Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black Women Living With AIDS Thrive Thanks to Peer Support

...their quality of life, and ultimately serves as either a facilitator or a barrier to good clinical care." Peer counseling is "an effective strategy for helping patients overcome some of those barriers," she adds. Linda Scruggs of the Washington,... Read more »
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Professional in NY feeling alone

Posted by Phoenix1012, 22 Replies
...having caught this. You see, I am in the mental health profession and we have to receive mandatory training every two years on HIV/AIDS. Despite my knowledge, my desire to have external validation from men now put me in this position. To make... Read more »

Peer Educator/Case Finder Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
...Working Conditions Required: Must be able to demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills and he ability to work effectively with diverse staff and populations. Basic PC skills plus Internet knowledge needed for on-line services.... Read more »

Need advice-get hubby to counseling

Posted by wifey289, 5 Replies
...be patient w/ him and tell him to take his time. he says he just is not in the mood. i know he is not cheating, its truly the hiv. he doesnt seem to be doing anything to resolve this issue. i have suggested meeting with the aids org woman who i... Read more »

Couples counseling?

Posted by Carrie
...anyone knows of counseling places that help with serodiscordant couples. I live in Minnesota and have contacted the Minnesota AIDS Project and they don't know of any. My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were hoping there was some kind of a 12 Step... Read more »