Living with HIV, Tips for those living with HIV

Video: Take care of your CD4s and they’ll take care of you

Take care of your CD4’s and they’ll take care of you Meet your new best friend, the CD4 cell. 🔬 He helps keep you strong and healthy, 💪🏾 so it’s important that you take care […]

Talking to a Doctor, wHatS uP Jen?

Video: Checking in at the clinic is just that easy

Checking in at the clinic is just that easy. Seriously. We know that making the decision to start treatment for HIV can be intimidating. 😟 😩 But don’t worry — Jen will show you what […]

HIV 101

Can people living with HIV have kids?

Yes! Women with HIV can have babies, and men with HIV can get women pregnant. The biggest challenge is preventing a pregnant mom from passing HIV to her baby. Fortunately, modern anti-retroviral drugs can substantially […]

Hey Josh!

Video: Meet Josh from Positive Peers

Meet Josh. 😀 Josh is a clinical research coordinator at MetroHealth and one of the awesome people you’ll get to meet when you start HIV care.❤ Let’s take a peek inside his office! Positive Peers […]

Hey Josh!, wHatS uP Jen?

Video: Happy Holidays from Josh & Jen

Happy Holidays! Watch out, Jen! Positive Peers is made possible through a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration, HIV/AIDS Bureau Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) Grant to The […]

Getting Tested

I’m worried I was exposed to HIV — What should I do?

If you think you were exposed to HIV, try really hard to relax and focus on what to do next. It’s natural to worry, of course, but try to focus on facts instead of fears. […]

Sexual Identity

Gay? Straight? Bisexual? Understanding your sexuality

Every day, young men find themselves wanting another man and young women find themselves wanting another woman. After it’s happened to you a few times, you start wondering: Am I gay or straight? The good […]

Protecting my Partner, Safer Sex

How to use a condom

A condom isn’t complicated. You just unroll one over the penis before sex and take it back off when you’re done, right? OK, there’s more to it than that. There’s a little bit of technique […]

HIV 101

HIV by the numbers

Did you know that 1.2 million Americans over the age of 12 have HIV, and more than 50,000 are diagnosed HIV positive every year? And how about this fact: About 156,000 people in the U.S. […]

Living with HIV, Tips for those living with HIV, wHatS uP Jen?

Video: Jen gets her flu shot!

Jen gets her flu shot! 💉 Did you know an annual flu shot is recommended for people who are living with HIV? 🤔 It will help protect you from that big, bad bug that’s trying […]