Living with a chronic illness is not easy and requires lots of extra work and planning. That can lead to lots of stress, or even depression and anxiety. We understand that not everyone around you knows what you are going through, so it can be of help to talk with others living with HIV. We have various programs that may assist you and help you to get in touch with others also living with HIV. We also provide a supportive ear when needed.
There are some great online resources on Emotional Wellbeing. Check out Chapter 6 of the `Managing Your Health: a guide for people living with HIV' developed by CATIE, which focuses on emotional health, or the Canadian AIDS Society resource: 'Talking about Depression, Anxiety & HIV'.
Managing Your Health: a guide for people living with HIV
Talking about Depression, Anxiety & HIV developed by the Canadian AIDS Society is a step by step resource that walks people living with HIV through with tips and even assessment tools.