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Information About HIV/AIDS
AIDS Info--US Department of Health and Human Services

(800) HIV-0440 (800-448-0440)
(888) 480-3739 TTY

  • Provides guidelines for the treatment of HIV/AIDS (reviewed and updated by experts in the field of HIV/AIDS)
  • Offers fact sheets on HIV/AIDS-related drugs
  • Provides assistance in locating research studies on drugs, vaccines, and other new or existing treatments for HIV/AIDS
  • Offers information on preventive and therapeutic HIV vaccine research
  • Provides resources and publications on HIV/AIDS-related topics

Ask an Expert--Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine AIDS Service

Tap into the knowledge of Joel Gallant, M.D. and other HIV experts at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine AIDS Service by posting anonymous questions that will be answered online, or by reading answers to questions asked by others.

POZ Magazine and

(212) 242-2163
(800) 973-2376 (Magazine Subscription)

POZ offers daily news, treatment updates, personal profiles, investigative features, videos, blogs and an extensive online social network that includes POZ Personals (85,000 members and counting); community forums (that are moderated and active 24/7); and a private, peer-to-peer mentoring program for the wide spectrum of needs of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Positive Living by the Virginia Department of Health

Developed with the assistance of people who are living with HIV/AIDS, Positive Living a Resource Guide for Persons Who are HIV Positive is designed to help you confront many of the issues that are important in managing the health care of a person with HIV/AIDS.

Viviendo Positivamente provides information on HIV/AIDS in the following categories:
  1. Using the Web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians
  2. Demystifying HIV/AIDS and its treatment
  3. Improving patients' quality of life
  4. Fostering community through human connection provides information on HIV/AIDS on the following:

  • Just Diagnosed:  Provides information to questions about an HIV/AIDS.  Includes topics such as:
    1. Treatment Information
    2. Diet and Nutrition
    3. Connecting with Others
    4. Selecting and Working with a Physician
    5. Prevention for the HIV Positive
    6. Coping with Stress and Anxiety
    7. Medical Dictionaries
    8. Databases

  • Ask an Expert:   An online resource of more than 600 topics.  Learn about the many ways HIV affects PWAs (Persons with AIDS).
  • News and Updates:  Provides the most up to date articles on research, treatment and other issues relevant to those with HIV/AIDS.
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse:  Provides general information on mental health and substance abuse services; as well as information on topics such as coping with HIV, stress, anxiety and depression, caregiving, death and mourning. 

The Well Project 

888-616-WELL (9355) 

A non-profit initiative that was conceived, developed, and administered by HIV+ women and those who are affected by this disease.  The goal is to change the course of the HIV/AIDS pandemic through a unique and comprehensive focus on women. In order to reach this goal, The Well Project is working to develop new resources to educate, nurture, and support the community of HIV+ women, their caregivers, and their health care providers.

The National Prevention Information Network

(800) 458-5231 (Live Help: M,T,W,Th,F 9 am - 6 pm, ET)

Provides the most recent activities, news and publications about HIV/AIDS prevention.  Also provides the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) guidelines and recommendations for the detection and treatment of HIV/AIDS.

Funding for this project was provided by:
US Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentHIV/AIDS Administration
HIV Resources Project, C/O Northern Virginia Regional Commission  3040 Williams Drive, Suite 200  Fairfax, VA 22031  703-642-4627 (Voice)  Email Us