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Bipolar Mania, Sex and HIV Prevention: Untangling the Threads of Shame and Ignorance Img

Bipolar Mania, Sex and HIV Prevention: Untangling the Threads of Shame and Ignorance

Miguel Garcia, a gay person of color living with bipolar disorder says his recovery "rests heavily on my ability to thwart fear by reclaiming agency over my body and mind and confronting ignorance and stigma."

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Addressing Mental Health and HIV

"Untreated mental illness and trauma can lead to self-medication and substance abuse," Joseph Neese writes. "And when left undiagnosed or untreated, mental illness and substance abuse disorders can negatively impact  people living with HIV."

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Do What Fred Says!

Dr. Rob Garofalo is a physician who cares for adolescents and young adults affected by HIV. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2006 and at a particularly low point in his life, he searched the Internet for "puppy Chicago" and an image of Fred popped up....

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Dallas Morning News Examines Experiences of HIV-Positive Residents in Rural North Texas, Where Stigma of AIDS "More Acute"

The Dallas Morning News on Saturday examined the experiences of HIV-positive residents in rural North Texas, where attitudes about HIV/AIDS "are a decade behind places where more cases have been seen." Many HIV-positive people in the region have kept...