Real people share their stories about living with HIV
It may help you deal with your feelings about HIV if you hear from people who, like you, are living with HIV. These videos are of real men and women, not actors. They are sharing their stories because they want you to know that you can live a healthier life with HIV. They want you to keep a positive outlook, too.
Victor was well informed about HIV. So when he was diagnosed with the virus, he knew he had treatment options.
Gina found out after she was pregnant that she had HIV. She was concerned about her own health during the pregnancy and having a healthy baby. A strong relationship with her healthcare provider helped her give birth to a healthy baby.
Juan talks about being diagnosed with HIV, about dealing with the fear and grief, and about the value of family support.
Patrick and Robert
Patrick and Robert are partners. Both are living with HIV. Together, they talk about the importance of treatment and support.
Tom talks about the precautions he takes and how he feels that he is taking positive action by sticking to his HIV medication, even with his viral load being undetectable.
Dontá talks about early treatment for HIV and how he has been living a healthier life for 11 years.