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Newly Diagnosed with HIV?

Testing positive is not:

  • The end of the world
  • The end of your relationships
  • The end of you

Testing positive is:

  • A raw deal you’ll probably feel strongly about, even if at first you’re numb.
  • A challenge to you and the people in your life.
  • An opportunity to grow.

You have a future.  You may not believe it right now, but HIV is not a death sentence.  There have been significant advances care and treatment. People with HIV now live long, productive lives.
In fact, doctors speculate that many people with HIV might live out their natural lifespan.

Visit our New with HIV FAQ page for more answers to your questions!