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Hiv And Aids In Young Adults Ages 18-25

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

Table of Contents Introduction The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself Related Info Sheets by The Well Project Introduction HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discusswith their children. However it is important that all families have thisdiscussion. There are many reasons you may want to discuss HIV and AIDS withyour children: you...
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Best Marketplace plan for young adult?

Hello I am hiv positive 24 year old on my parents health insurance in new york, moving to illinois next month and trying to plan for next year when i turn 26 and am kicked out. I don't anticipate secure workplace provided health insurance for...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
First you should check to see what Illinois offers in the way of an AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and help with insurance premiums. You can get information on that at this site. That will also give you a link to the formulary of medications... Read more »

scared girl with question that probably applies to many many teenagers or young adults...help please!!!

Dear Doctor Bob,I recently wrote you, but I still have not received an answer, which is totally understandable considering all of the letters you receive. However, I kind of just decided to go with the two is better than one thing, and write you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scared Girl,Your risks are no different than any other sexually active person's. If you had unprotected sex, you've placed yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV. You cannot rely on what a potential sex partner tells you regarding... Read more »

Resources for parents of a young adult with HIV

Hi,Our 23 year old son just told us he was HIV positive. We had a good talk, and are very happy that he caught it and is communicating with us. We feel we need assistance to understand how we can best support him and also face our own feelings and...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

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

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing and for your active support of your son. As you know, many people living with HIV have not had the benefit of a supportive family. Fortunately you live in an area that does have numerous resources. The Pacific Center for Human... Read more »

Young With AIDS - Older with only HIV infection?

I have met "recently infected" people who are very young and have AIDS. People so young that you would not think they had time, the 8-10 year time span, within which the onset of AIDS is thought to occur. I am 33y/o and have been infected...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello Rob, thanks for posting. Some people with HIV infection mount a weak immune response to the virus, have high viral loads, lose CD4 cells rapidly, and progress to AIDS much faster than the average 10 years. Others have relatively stable... Read more »
Connect With Others

Young Adult HIV+ Chatroom

Posted by Anonymous
A chatroom for young adults (18-24) to ask questions, voice concerns and socialize with other HIV+ youth. Hosted by a HIV+ educator in Chicago. Please join us at ChicagoPoz18to24 in TOWN SQUARE @ aol.com. Chatroom is always open for questions, but... Read more »

Living with HIV as a Young Woman

Posted by asya
I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference by speaking out and helping... Read more »

HIV in Older Adults

Posted by crabman, 3 Replies
I know that many of us are now 'older'. This was an attachment in one of my emails today. It covers some of the additional things that those of us that are older with HIV need to keep in mind concerning our health. While this is geared toward... Read more »

Kansas City Young Adults -- Connect with others!

Posted by Anonymous
Join other positive young adults - find support and friends around the KC Metro area...this is restricted to young adults ages 17-25.

Starting Mondays 4:00 - 5:30pm at KC Free Health Clinic, 3515 Broadway, KCMO

Call Lara at 816-753-5144 ext. 243
Group... Read more »