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The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...and date for future evidence. Get help. Don't try to do this alone. Go to friends, the police, family, an emergency room, or a local shelter. Call the National Domestic Violence hotline at 800-799-SAFE. If you become a victim of domestic violence, always remember -- it is not your fault. It can happen to anyone. Anyone who physically attacks another person is responsible for his or her actions. The most important thing is to get safe and...
Ask the Experts

You made me emotional, and finally forced me to donate.

I've been reading this site on and off for the last three years. Every year I think I need to do something, and then get caught up in my life and forget about the courageous people fighting daily against this virus.I am super slow at work and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gladly re-post the quote you request and I offer you my heartfelt thanks for your generous donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( Your one gift will touch many lives in desperate need, including... Read more »

HIV- BF emotionally destroyed by disclosure after sex

I am + female for 15 years, no viral load, 900+ T4 count and asymptomatic. Last relationship had unprotected sex by HIV- BF choice for 7 mos, and now 8 mos since last sex he has tested - twice negative. I recently met a man and we both feel we've...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...equally at fault here, there is not any hope that this can be worked through. I say this because right now he sees himself as a victim and you as the person who did something bad to him. There is no collaborative sense in how the two of you got... Read more »

Victim of Accidental Needle Stick:What about meds?

I am a victim of a accidental needle stick in a prominent hospital. I am a housekeeper, and it was in the waste can, instead of the needle hopper, along with several other needles, and I got stuck in the leg, right into a vein. I was encouraged to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Dear Anita,The risk of transmission via a needle stick from an HIV infected patient to a health care worker is generally low at about 1 in 300. That said, the risk can be somewhat higher if the Read more »

infection from rape?

two months ago i was raped by an acquaintance. i think that i was able to push him off me before he ejaculated, but i am not totally sure.i decided not to report him because of all the potential problems it could cause in my life. But now I am...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...experiencing.There are clearly some other issues that are as important (if not more important) as HIV for you to consider. Being a victim of sexual assault can be a traumatic event that can have psychological, interpersonal, and social... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...stigma. Don't settle for, "You're lucky, this is the best time to get diagnosed" or "You should have known better." There are many AIDS service organizations (ASOs) that offer support and information to HIV-positive people. You will be able to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...suicide; younger age, depression, substance abuse, and a history of forced sex, genderbased discrimination, or gender-based victimization were associated with attempted suicide. Thus, in addition to a full medical history, a complete psychosocial... Read more »
The Body

Three Reasons Why Criminalizing HIV Is So Wrong

...reasonable given the fact that the person has a potentially deadly and incurable disease. However, activists and advocates in the AIDS education field feel that this is over the top and completely unnecessary. The Positive Justice Project ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
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Professional in NY feeling alone

Posted by Phoenix1012, 22 Replies
...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 matters... Read more »

Lying about being HIV pos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I would like some discussion on lying about being HIV pos. I really think this is an ethical delimma. I guess I am going to ask the forbiden question. Has anyone, knowing full Read more »

Put Somebody At Risk & Feel Horrible

Posted by ffrbel, 11 Replies
...first time I'm posting on this web-site. I feel horrible inside and need advice. I am a gay male, 28 years old and have been HIV + for three years and have been off the dating scene since I was diagnosed - I rarely went out on any dates and did... Read more »

Brits convict man of infecting friend with HIV

Posted by ScotCharles
...Giovanni Mola in Edinburgh have become aware - it is not always possible to recognise someone like that. During the trial, Mola's victim summed it up best: "He's insane. He's a liar." She said that someone who had unprotected sex while carrying... Read more »