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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...to the high rate of depression among HIV-positive women. These include having a lower household income, using drugs and alcohol, having been sexually and physically abused, being the primary caregiver, and/or lack of social support. How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Symptoms of depression include: Changes in appetite or weight Aches or pains for no clear reason Feelings of sadness, guilt, and/or low self-worth Irritability Lack of...
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No support system and Losing IT!!!!!

I have been HIV positive now for fifteen years. I have lived in big cities until moving back to Kentucky. Now I find myself "home" with no support. I have been here two years and it is not getting any better. I am retired, have no friends, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...culture shock. Building a support network without close friends and family nearby can indeed be a challenge in locations where HIV/AIDS ignorance and stigma remain high. It's shameful that 26 years into the AIDS pandemic HIV/AIDS that HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Lacking Support

I have been positive for 7 yrs. I know when I was infected and tested soon after. I have adult daughters and parents who live miles away. I am 55, a straight woman. My daughters literally yelled at me when I told them I was positive-I'm sure it was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the Deep South with deep southern stigma??? Hmm . . . somehow I'm not surprised you are finding it difficult to find emotional support! Since I don't know where you are writing from, the best I can do is offer general advice. First check with... Read more »

IS BUSH SUPPORTIVE OF HIV AND AIDS????

Dr. Bob,What's the real scoop? Is he good for the overall cause to fight AIDS or not. That's the issue that will decide my vote on Nov. 2nd. What do you think? Is his "compassionate conservatism" real or as phoney as that swift boat baloney?truth...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Thailand. It's actions like these that reveal the truth about Bush's compassion or lack thereof. Vote wisely in November. If HIV/AIDS is your critical issue for deciding whom to cast your vote for, the choice should be clear.Stay well,Dr.... Read more »

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Hello, my question isn't in this category at all... I just had to say I've been reading your responses to various questions and you are so clever! Your responses are calming, and hysterical! To be able to make some sort of humor out of these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Birmingham AIDS Outreach Cheaha Coosa Valley Community Planning Group The Health Services Center, Inc.Provides medical care and support to HIV-positive clients without regard for social background, race, religion, sex, national origin, sexual... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report Calls for Countries in S. Asia to Step Up HIV/AIDS Support Services for Migrants

...by the U.N. Development Program (UNDP), UNAIDS and the International Labour Organization on Tuesday highlights the failure of HIV/AIDS programs in South Asia to reach populations migrating to the region and calls upon governments to do more for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Support Services in Georgia

... With HIV/AIDS patients living longer, the need grows for support services such as those offered by Atlanta agencies Jerusalem House, a residence for HIV/AIDS patients; Project Open Hand, which Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

HHS Awards $923 Million to Ensure Medical Care, Support Services and Prescription Drugs for People With HIV/AIDS

...announced grants totaling $923 million to provide medical care, support services and prescription drugs for people living with HIV/AIDS. These funds will provide Americans living with HIV/AIDS a lifeline to care, Thompson said. Many times, when... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS, HIV Support Services Reduced in Palm Beach County, Florida, Due to Federal Cuts

... A major cut in federal funding to HIV/AIDS patients in Palm Beach County has AIDS agencies there scrambling to keep non-medical services running while finding money Read more »
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Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services S.C.

Posted by Anonymous
...Life Support Services Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) is seeking a full-time Project Manager to coordinate a new HIV/AIDS prevention initiative. Master's degree in public health, social work or related field plus 2 years relevant... Read more »

AIDS support services

Posted by shadow1, 2 Replies
...largest Aids clinic in the U.S., There pharmacy alone spends over $1,000,000 on HIV medication a month. This ride I am doing supports the Goodman clinic, along with the Pedro Zamora youth HIV clinic, Anonymus HIV-Testing, and The Aids... Read more »

AIDS support services

Posted by shadow1
...Jeffery Goodman Special Care clinic is second largest Aids clinic in the U.S., There pharmacy alone spends over $1,000,000 on HIV medication a month. This ride I am doing supports the Goodman clinic, along with the Pedro Zamora youth HIV clinic,... Read more »

AIDS support services

Posted by shadow1
...largest Aids clinic in the U.S., There pharmacy alone spends over $1,000,000 on HIV medication a month. This ride I am doing supports the Goodman clinic, along with the Pedro Zamora youth HIV clinic, Anonymus HIV-Testing, and The Aids... Read more »