05: HIV Healthcare, 06: Talking to a Doctor, 12: Mental health

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

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center If you’re living with HIV, you already know all about stigma and […]

05: HIV Healthcare, 12: Mental health, 13: Dealing with Addiction & HIV

How to get help with an addiction

By: Ann Avery, MD, Infectious Disease Physician at MetroHealth Medical Center An addiction is something you can’t stop doing, no matter how much trouble it causes. And it’s not just heroin or meth. People get […]

09: Sex When Living with HIV, 12: Mental health, 14: Sexual Identity

4 podcasts we love about life, love, sex, and money

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Podcasts are everywhere these days, and they cover just about everything. Sex, […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 08: Peer Support, 12: Mental health

How to deal with toxic relationships

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Learning to identify and deal with (or just avoid) toxic relationships is […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 08: Peer Support, 11: Healthy Habits, 12: Mental health

How a positive mindset can change your life when you’re living with HIV

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center The thoughts that run through your head have a big impact on […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 06: Talking to a Doctor, 08: Peer Support, 09: Sex When Living with HIV, 12: Mental health

What to do if you’ve been sexually assaulted

By: Ann Avery, MD, Infectious Disease Physician at MetroHealth Medical Center Sexual assault survivors can feel violated and terrorized. The fear and anxiety are like nothing they’ve ever experienced. If it happens to you, go […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 08: Peer Support, 12: Mental health

How to get out of an abusive relationship

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center When it comes to escaping an abusive relationship, there’s no time like […]

00. Spanish, 02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 08: Peer Support, 12: Mental health

7 formas de practicar el autocuidado cuando vives con VIH

Por Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, División de Enfermedades Infecciosas, y revisado medicamente por Ann Avery, médica de enfermedades infecciosas de Metrohealth Medical Center. Ver todos los blogs en español > Relájate. Eso es todo […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 08: Peer Support, 12: Mental health

7 ways to practice self-care when you’re living with HIV

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Just chill. That’s all there is to it, right? If only. Whether […]

02: Everyday Advice for Living with HIV, 12: Mental health

How to heal from childhood abuse

By: Jennifer McMillen Smith, MSSA, LISW-S, Division of Infectious Disease and medically reviewed by Ann Avery, Infectious Disease Physician at Metrohealth Medical Center Childhood abuse has a nasty habit of casting a shadow over your […]