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Even in Wealthy, Progressive Seattle, HIV Care and Prevention Disparities Persist

Though Seattle is doing well compared to many other U.S. cities, it could still invest more to serve marginalized populations, including black residents and injection drug users.

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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.

Aaron Anderson with Claire Gasamagera and their son Calvin.

I Found Love (and Love of Self) After HIV, and You Can Too

In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.

Brian Belovitch in 2018 and in 1981.

Mental Health Expert Uses His Life to Help Others Navigate HIV and Gender

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.

Yolo Akili (center) and BEAM staff

The Southern Healing Fund Wants to Bring Innovative and Progressive Mental Health Care to African Americans Who Need It Most

Access to much-needed mental health care isn't easy to come by for people of color -- especially in the South -- but The Southern Healing Fund wants to help fill these public health gaps for those who cannot afford care.

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Mental Health and HIV in Prison

"Emotional scars can never heal, and the damage they cause can be irreparable," Tim Hinkhouse writes.

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HIV and Mental Health

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.

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Learning to Live With HIV and Be OK: A Blog Entry by Tim Hinkhouse

Living with HIV is easy, really: It is all the day-to-day stuff that we deal with that frustrates us to the point where we forget to take care of ourselves.

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The Blessing of Desperation: My Journey to Reduce Stress After My HIV Diagnosis

"My message to you, this and every World AIDS Day, is please do your best to learn from our experiences so you are not doomed to repeat them," Reggie Smith writes. "If you have contracted HIV, change the things that you can to create as much of a str...

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Suffering in Silence: Why the HIV Community Can No Longer Ignore Mental Health -- A Blog Entry by Josh Middleton

Our mind is a powerful tool that we need to keep in shape, explains Josh Middleton, who lives with depression and HIV. "There is nothing wrong with saying, 'I live with a mental health disorder and I need help,'" he urges.