04: Newly Diagnosed / HIV 101, 05: HIV Healthcare

Common myths about HIV and AIDS

Just like any disease, there are many myths about HIV. If you’re learning more about HIV because you or someone you love is living with HIV, you know that myths can cause a lot of […]

17: Young and Positive

Young and HIV positive: Should I tell my parents?

Some adults who are living with HIV never tell their parents. They don’t want to have Mom and Dad always worrying about them. Knowing if you should tell your parents may be more complicated if you’re […]

05: HIV Healthcare

Getting help from an HIV/AIDS hotline

You had some great sex with a new boo but forgot to use a condom and now you’re in a panic. You missed a day of your HIV meds and you’re wondering what’ll happen. You […]

06: Talking to a Doctor

Why it’s important to tell your healthcare providers about your HIV status

It’s best for your health if all your doctors know your HIV status. Your dentist can look for signs of trouble that show up first in the mouth. Your dermatologist can talk to you about […]

06: Talking to a Doctor

What are opportunistic infections?

Opportunistic infections are diseases that attack a weakened immune system. They are not welcome news because they really only happen during the final stage of HIV infection, AIDS.

05: HIV Healthcare

How the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program can help you get the care you need

Ryan White was a hero in the early days of the AIDS epidemic. Today, thousands of Americans get the HIV treatment they need thanks to a program named in his honor. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS […]

01: Blogs With Audio Content, 02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV

Video: Jen’s office: Get this girl a taco!

Check out Jen’s office during her lunch break. What in the KALE is she eating?! Jen is often one of the first people when you begin your HIV care at MetroHealth. Get a sneak peek […]

08: Peer Support, 09: Sex When Living with HIV

Video: Jen’s condom closet

Jen’s condom closet Ssssshhhh! Quiet. Did you know that MetroHealth has a closet full of free condoms?! Jen can show you around — and show you her woody 😉 😂 We are sneaking into Jen’s […]

01: Blogs With Audio Content, 02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV

Video: Jen at the 2016 Ryan White Conference in DC

Check out the Positive Peers team at the 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care and Treatment! While Jen was spreading the word about Positive Peers at #RyanWhite2016 in DC, she had the opportunity […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 07: Protecting my Partner, 09: Sex When Living with HIV

Video: Three cheers for PrEP!

Reduce your risk of contracting HIV with PrEP. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is approved for daily use to help prevent an HIV-negative person from getting HIV from a sexual or injection-drug-using partner who’s positive. Studies […]