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New Mexico Partner Disclosure Laws

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AIDS InfoNet

Harm Reduction and HIV

... What Is Harm Reduction? Harm Reduction in Action Harm Reduction and HIV Challenges to Harm Reduction Is Harm Reduction Legal? Harm Reduction in New Mexico The Bottom Line For More Information What Is Harm Reduction? Harm reduction is a way of dealing with behavior that damages the health of the person involved and of their community. Harm reduction tries to improve
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Safer Sex and Partner Disclosure

I know that the law varies by state, but what is the general advice for partner disclosure? Are you required to disclose to a partner if you are using protection or only when you are putting him/her at risk through unprotected sex? What about with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,In places where disclosure is the law it refers to disclosing your status before any type of sex (protected or not!). Take a read through the information Read more »

Telling your partner (DISCLOSURE, DISCLOSURE LAWS)

RobI have seen HIV+ people getting sentenced to life imprison for not telling their partners before having unprotected sex and infecting them with HIV. Now, my question is this, If I decide to have sex with condom without telling my partner about my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exposure statute to avoid liability. The best policy to protect yourself from any criminal liability is to disclose to your sexual partners and to use a condom. Civil Cases Brought to Trial Following these precautions will also protect you from... Read more »

Partner shocked after HIV disclosure

well, i'm a 35 yr old woman, been poz for the past 6 years now, in good health & not on medication. I just wanna give up relationships once and for all coz i don't think i can go through this pain of being rejected ever again because of my HIV...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...I am sorry to hear what has happened to you. Disclosure of HIV status is a tough thing and always risks rejection. It also sorts those who really love you whatever the case from those Read more »

Partner non-disclosure

What are the various factors that lead to non-disclosure of HIV status to partner?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...the relationship. Many people fear that they will be rejected due to knowledge of their HIV status. In some cases, HIV status disclosure may also mean disclosure of some secret behavior, such as sexual or drug use behavior, that has not been... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...referral services (PCRS) -- allow individuals who have tested positive to get help in notifying previous sex or needle sharing partners that they may have been exposed to HIV. Partner notification programs are not new; they have been used for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Important Resources in the USA

... National Resources New Mexico Resources This Fact Sheet contains selected contact information for organizations providing HIV/AIDS services and information, Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...learn to cope. Take your time and don't feel that you have to tell everyone right away (see The Well Project's info sheet on disclosure ). But don't let fear of being judged cause you to isolate yourself and not talk to anyone. If it is hard to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...culture has both negative (engaging in behaviors that increase the risk for HIV infection) and positive (communicating with partners about practicing safer sex) effects on the health behaviors of Hispanics/Latinos. Socioeconomic factors such as... Read more »
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Disclosure, the real ultimate question

Posted by Mondo, 3 Replies
...paranoid about all this but thats just me. The complications for me start (hypothetically) when a member of my family tells their partner and the partner tells a member of their family and before you know it the whole deal has gone pear shaped... Read more »

OK.......The big question "disclosure"

Posted by cunta_stalwart, 3 Replies
...that if your VL was UD that you where not able to infect others, even so if you practice very safe sex should you disclose to a partner. I'm going to say no more right now because I just have mixed feelings about this and really don't know what... Read more »

HIV Disclosure

Posted by northof49th, 2 Replies
...I'm quite unsure about the effectiveness of disclosure laws. The link below sums up my thoughts far better then i could. I'd be happy to hear others thoughts http://www.keithboykin.com/arch/2006/06/21/abolish_the_hiv Read more »

Disclosure and Rejection

Posted by moonstarchild, 7 Replies
My husband died 5 mths ago of AIDS. I have been positive for 2 years now. My anniversary was feb 10. I always thought that we would travel this HIV journey togther and that I would not have to go it alone. Since he passed away I just figured... Read more »