"We try to foster connection. We look at civic and social engagement and build community," said the manager of a program based in San Francisco.
Knowing how to manage your antidepressants is as important as managing your HIV medications.
That's right -- the anesthetic and club drug ketamine can provide dramatic, swift relief when antidepressants cannot.
Brian Belovitch has learned many lessons about self-care during his long journey with HIV and trans identity. Now he channels those lessons into his work as a mental health provider.
Good mental health will help you live your life to the fullest and is essential to successfully treating HIV. Learn more about managing your mental health and seeking treatment.
In contemplating Bourdain's suicide and her own battle with depression, Sherri Lewis writes, "I discovered that my problems were not about dying, but about how to live."
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If you are living with HIV, it's important to pay attention to both your physical and mental health. This fact sheet provides information on how people with HIV can take care of their mental health.
Positively Aware readers respond to one reader's decision to give up.
Reports on higher rates of suicide or self-harm in people with HIV on efavirenz -- particularly among those diagnosed with mental health conditions -- don't surprise Matt Ebert, who says he lived through it, but barely.