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What To Say When Counseling Hiv Testing

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asia-Pacific Countries Should Increase Access to HIV Testing, Counseling, Health Services, U.N. Agencies Say

Governments in Asia and the Pacific should work to increase access to HIV testing, counseling and health services in their countries, the World Health Organization , UNAIDS and UNICEF said in a statement released on Monday, the AP/ International... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Enhancing Voluntary Counseling and Testing in South Africa Could Improve Health of HIV-Positive People, Advocates Say

Some nurses, HIV/AIDS advocates and not-for-profit groups recently said that many HIV-positive people in South Africa could live longer and healthier lives if voluntary counseling and testing services were improved, especially in the country's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Santa Clara County, Calif., Needs Testing, Counseling Network for Groups Disproportionately Affected by HIV/AIDS, Advocate Says

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department should act on "pleas" by county leaders, such as Santa Clara County Supervisor Jim Beall, to establish a full-time HIV testing and counseling network for groups disproportionately affected by... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test process and meaning of the test results. In... Read more »

Help me create a counselling group for +youngsters, a service in the community (Marcel N., psychologist, HIV +)

from Marcel N-Romania.Dear Sir,i'm thrilled to find such a complex site to rise all kind of problems the hivers have to deal with. This is again a prove that your country realy try to controle and to help patients to become effective and deal...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Dear MArcel,I really respect the work you are doing in Romania. Unfortunately in terms of your request, I have never worked with young people. My specialty is working with adults. So I am am sorry to say that I have no idea of how to advise you... Read more »

Counselling at the Doctor Office?

Hi...Thanks for you answer to my question about HIV and Doctors...I called the clinic again, and the receptionist still says that the doctor will call if anything is abnormal, that was about a month ago. I also got tested again a couple of weeks...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
NO, and completely inappropriate. MH... Read more »

when counseling is not an option!!

i took all the information i gathered from here and other hiv/aids places decided that although my exposure to the virus was low i still had this erational adviced counseling---it didn't, i decided to go to a lab and with the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your comments. Your situation is a perfect example of why counseling IS an important option. It is a waste of laboratory time, precious healthcare dollars, and healthcare resources, for a person at low risk to take multiple HIV... Read more »
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HIV testing, counseling, and referal Atlanta, GA

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Survival Project

HIV testing, counseling, and referal

Under supervision of the Program Manager of Prevention Counseling the HIV Pre/Post Counselor provides education, risk reduction activities and HIV testing to the community... Read more »


Posted by bartleby

Wed, Jun 27, 2012 , Austin TX

What: National HIV Testing Day Protocol Based HIV Counseling
Where: AIDS Services of Austin, 7215 Cameron Road, Suite A, Austin, TX, 78752
When: Wednesday,... Read more »

I scheduled emergency session with counseler

Posted by needhelp02, 2 Replies
I scheduled a 1:30 appointment with a counseler this afternoon. Right after I take the PCR test. I am reaching out for help. I just read on Webmd that someone's boyfriend had tested neg every year for 6 to 7 years and then got sick with pnuenomia... Read more »

GMHC counselers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just want to tell you guys I have spent the last 2 days talking to GMHC counselers and cdc counselers. Let me tell you that the GMHC counselers were so much more compassionate and knowledgable. I had a lady talk to me for 10 min. She told me that... Read more »