Follow Us
https://www.thebody.com/category/mental-health-hiv

The Latest

Antidepressants Can Be Hard to Withdraw From. Here's How to Do It Right. Img
Depression

Antidepressants Can Be Hard to Withdraw From. Here's How to Do It Right.

Knowing how to manage your antidepressants is as important as managing your HIV medications.

How One LGBTQ Clinic Practices Trauma-Focused Therapy Img
LGBTQ+

How One LGBTQ Clinic Practices Trauma-Focused Therapy

Morris Roy, Ph.D., with Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in New York City, explains how therapists can help people who have experienced trauma find peace of mind.

New Documentary Shows Life After Meth Addiction for Gay Men Img
Personal Stories

New Documentary Shows Life After Meth Addiction for Gay Men

'Crystal City' is the latest documentary addressing 'party and play' culture -- and its director hopes it will reduce stigma against people in recovery.

With Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Ed Buck, Community Looks to Find Solutions Img
Viewpoints

With Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Ed Buck, Community Looks to Find Solutions

Some community members want further investigations and the arrest of Buck; others want to find support for black and Latinx gay men dealing with addiction.

I Got Trained to Administer Narcan to Prevent Overdoses, and You Can Too Img
News

I Got Trained to Administer Narcan to Prevent Overdoses, and You Can Too

With opioid deaths at epidemic levels, everyone should attend a free overdose prevention training, Charles Sanchez writes.

FDA May Soon Approve Version of 'Special K' for Severe Depression Img
News

FDA May Soon Approve Version of 'Special K' for Severe Depression

That's right -- the anesthetic and club drug ketamine can provide dramatic, swift relief when antidepressants cannot.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

How can I help my liver to "clean" the sustances of the HIV medicine in my blood?

Hi! I'm HIV positive and I started my medication last month and I would like to know how can I help my liver with all of this medicine (Truvada and Efavirenz). I heard it's too much work for the organs and I would like to take care of my body. Also i...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Travel

I was asking if it's possible for me to work in Dubai for about 2years and bring my arvs along with me to cover for those two years I really need your help on this please. Thanks in advance

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Mental illness and fear of transmission

Sorry to bother you. I am a heaIthcare professional and saw an out patient who is HIV positive and just got his finger pricked for a glucose test. He was also carrying his own file to the office. I was obviously handling the file as well but didnt se...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

HAND and nadir CD4 count

Hello David I read your recent article on HAND, which resonates with me, as someone who lives with most of the neurocognitive problems discussed therein. When I first started mentioning these symptoms to my HIV doctors it was usually dismissed as dep...