Talking can help your mental health

Every single one of us can experience a mental health problem. It is simply part of the rollercoaster of life. But as with HIV, there is a quite a large amount of stigma surrounding it, particularly in Irish society. It does not have to be this way, there are things that each one of us … Continue reading Talking can help your mental health

QUB research into stigma in gay men living with HIV

Stigma experiences, well-being and medication adherence in gay men living with HIV If you live in England, Northern Ireland, or the Republic or Ireland and are over 18 years of age, been living with HIV for over a year, and have been prescribed HA-ART medication then a researcher from Queen’s University Belfast would like 20 … Continue reading QUB research into stigma in gay men living with HIV

Two weeks here, and already seeing a GP.

It is the beginning of our third week in Gibraltar. It does not seem possible that the time has passed so quickly. We left on the fourth Sunday of Lent, and now we are at the beginning of Holy Week, with Easter Day next Sunday. Where has the time gone? Well, this week we have … Continue reading Two weeks here, and already seeing a GP.

HIV Testing week… the European dimension

Having seen that it was so-called National HIV Testing week via Facebook, I thought I would investigate this a little more and found that it is in fact European HIV testing week.  Of course, using the European dimension may not attract everyone’s attention and may drive others away. But as we live in the UK which is … Continue reading HIV Testing week… the European dimension