Posts tagged with 'Living with HIV'

For family & friends

If a friend or family member is diagnosed HIV-positive, you may find you need support to help you through any stressful or worrying times.

Treatment

In the mid 1990s, effective treatment for HIV infection became available in Australia. HIV is now a manageable infection. It no longer means a gradual progression to AIDS and then death. However, many people living with HIV still deal with a range of problems because of their HIV status.

Highly Active Anti-Retroviral Therapy (HAART)

HAART inolves six classes of drugs. Each class fights the virus in a different way, blocking certain steps in virus reproduction.

Newly diagnosed

Finding out that you are HIV positive can be frightening and confusing. Everyone deals with the diagnosis in their own way. Here is how we can help you and some other ideas that may assist.

HIV positive services

We provide a range of services and facilities for people living with HIV and their partners and families. We endeavour to provide this assistance in several ways: