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How To Support Someone Who Is Hiv Positive

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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

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 with Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

... The Solidarity Community Care Organization is requesting urgent support for HIV-positive people affected by recent flooding in northern areas of Namibia, the Namibian reports. The organization Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Panelists Urge Businesses in Africa to Support HIV-Positive Employees, Women to Get Tested

...HIV-positive employees, and more women on the continent should receive HIV tests and empower themselves with knowledge about HIV/AIDS, panelists at a Pan-African leadership summit in Cape Town, South Africa, said recently, allAfrica.com ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hadassah-Israel Seeks Volunteers to Offer Support to HIV-Positive Women in Israel

...Hadassah-Israel -- an Israeli women's Zionist volunteer organization -- is seeking volunteers to offer personal and emotional support to some of the approximately 1,000 HIV-positive women in Israel, the Jerusalem Post reports. The... 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
...website, which I hope will eventually turn into a non profit organization, at some point I hope to develop some fantastic local support groups with an online community and furthermore maybe eventually even design and create some local support... Read more »

HIV - Medicine Early? Support?

Posted by bigdog2007, 3 Replies
...1. Did the medicine started early really help? 2. Why don't the police pursue this? 3. Are there any websites that offer support? 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 »