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Hiv Positive Support

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Ask the Experts

How do I support my boyfriend who recently tested HIV-positive?

My long-distance boyfriend recently told that he tested HIV-positive. He's getting a second opinion. I told him that I love him and want to support him in any way that I can. But I find myself constantly knocking on an invisible emotional wall. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your "emotional needs" are the most important consideration at the moment. You should merely assure your boyfriend you "want to support him in any way you can" and you should listen carefully to what he is saying. He may well be just as concerned... Read more »

Support for HIV positive friend

I just found out yesterday that a good friend of mine at work has been diagnosed HIV positive. ... Read more »

Is there a support group for alcoholics with hiv/aids?

my son is 32 and has recently went full blown. he is an alcoholic and has been for years. He is... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Namibian Program Requiring HIV-Positive People to Have "Treatment Supporter" Could Hinder Access to Treatment, Critics Say

...confidentiality. A treatment supporter typically is a family member, partner or friend older than age 18 who has been educated about HIV/AIDS and helps people living with the disease adhere to their treatment regimens, Minister of Health and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Officials Urge WFP to Continue Support for HIV-Positive Displaced People

... Ugandan government officials and HIV/AIDS advocates are concerned that cutbacks in the World Food Program 's aid initiatives to internally displaced people living Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Request Support for HIV-Positive People Affected by Floods in Namibia

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana's Beauty Pageant for HIV-Positive Women Gaining Public Support But Stigma Remains

...Although Botswana's "Miss HIV Stigma Free" beauty pageant -- which crowned its third winner on Saturday -- is "gaining public support," the contestant pool Read more »
Connect With Others

Pregnant and HIV positive: Need support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am a 32 year old woman. I found out that I was HIV positive in 1996. I had a 2 year old son and an eight month old at the time. I am pregnant now. I have NEVER taken any medication Read more »

Positive Website/Support Group for HIV'ers

Posted by RobbyD, 2 Replies
...last year and have decided that I was going to dedicate my life to advocating for people like myself whom are infected with HIV. I have created a website, which I hope will eventually turn into a non profit organization, at some point I hope... Read more »

HIV - Medicine Early? Support?

Posted by bigdog2007, 3 Replies
...Late-January of 2006, i was a male victim of sexually assault. I went to a local urgent care, and they advised me to get a HIV test. I did get a test, and the test results for RNA came back positive. The ELISA test came back negative. I... Read more »

LGBT HIV Support Group

Posted by DBEARNYC, 1 Reply
...I have just been told that a new support group has opened up at the Lesbian & gay Center in NYC. Located at 208 West 13th St (7th Ave), NY, NY 10011. Information Read more »