05: HIV Healthcare, 12: Mental health

HIV and HAND

Let’s do a little HIV refresher first. It may seem silly, but it will make understanding HAND a lot easier, we promise! So, HIV weakens the immune system over time, which can make people living […]

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I’m living with HIV and HPV: What should I know?

Living with HIV and another illness is called a coinfection, which happens because HIV weakens your immune system’s ability to fight off other illnesses. Some people living with HIV also are living with something called […]

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Why community pharmacies are awesome

Community pharmacies are just one of the many things we love about living in the modern world. They’re totally open to the public and come with some pretty cool benefits. What’s not to love? You […]

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How to deal with depression and suicidal thoughts

We’ve talked about depression on the blog a few times before, but we haven’t talked too much about suicide. We know that life can get tough sometimes, especially when you’re living with HIV. Some days […]

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Why you should get a flu shot

Winter is coming…and you know what that means. You still have a few months before Game of Thrones comes back, but it won’t be long before it seems like everyone you know is coming down […]

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Cool features of the Positive Peers app: Part 3

Positive Peers is a tailored smartphone app with a private, stigma-free, supportive community to support people who are living with HIV. The app is secure and accessible only through a confidential registration process. You can […]

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Cool features of the Positive Peers app: Part 2

Positive Peers is a tailored smartphone app with a private, stigma-free, supportive community to support people who are living with HIV. Currently, the app is only available to people living in the Cleveland, OH area. […]

05: HIV Healthcare, 09: Sex When Living with HIV

How to get PrEP for free (or cheap)

Taking PrEP can almost eliminate the risk of catching HIV — but can you afford it? PrEP is sold under the name brand Truvada. Taking Truvada can reduce the odds of an HIV infection by […]

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What to do when you’re ready to get back into HIV care

Congratulations! Getting back into HIV care is the best thing you can do for yourself. One thing that HIV teaches you is that it doesn’t matter what you’ve done in the past. What’s important is […]

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Mental Illness: What it is, how to spot symptoms, where to get help

If you’re living with HIV, you already know all about stigma and how it can block people from getting the help they need. People may think HIV is untreatable or that it’s a death sentence. […]