HIV and AIDS helplines
NHS Overview and information on HIV/AIDS with comprehensive links to treatment and support.
Terrence Higgins Trust Helpline: 0808 802 1221 www.tht.org.uk
Offers free and confidential services for people with HIV and AIDS, including specialist advice and representation on welfare rights, housing and legal matters, practical help and befriending. See website for local centres.
Positively UKTel: 020 7713 0444
We are here to help all individuals living with HIV in the UK to live well. From diagnosis and starting treatment to talking about your HIV with others, your relationships, and employment options, Positively UK will support you to manage all aspects of your HIV and help you to achieve the best for your physical and emotional well-being. Our front-line staff and volunteers are themselves living with HIV and have first-hand experience of the issues you may face.
The National AIDS Trust
NAT is the UK's leading charity dedicated to transforming society's response to HIV. We provide fresh thinking, expert advice and practical resources. We campaign for change.
CHIVA (Children’s HIV Association)
Testing ChildrenWe work with professionals to ensure they have up-to-date information and contacts to provide best possible care and services for children, young people and families living with HIV. We acknowledge the intrinsic role parents play in their children’s health and wellbeing. We work with them to provide information to support them in the issues HIV presents within the family. We work with young people living with HIV through our youth committee and consultations to ensure we provide them with the information they need and that their voices are heard throughout our work and in the wider community. We run residential weekends and support camps to bring together HIV positive young people from across the UK and Ireland to make friends and share their experiences of living with HIV.‘If only you knew’ is a secure website built by and for HIV positive children and young people. It has youth-friendly information about living well with HIV and social networking
Body and Soul Charity
Tel: 020 7923 6880
Body & Soul is a pioneering UK charity dedicated to transforming the lives of children, teenagers and families living with, or affected by HIV.
AVERT provides a wide range of information to educate people about HIV/AIDS across the world. AVERT’s highly successful website, avert.org, the most popular HIV/AIDS website in the world, has over 200 pages which describe all aspects of HIV and AIDS, as well as having specific areas for young people, interactive quizzes, an extensive photo gallery, and videos. The site is visited by more than a third of a million people each week.
Information, news and resources for people with HIV and AIDS, comprehensive information on treatments and a database of HIV clinics in the UK.
Although huge steps have been made to combat the disease and educate people on facts surrounding the illness - as well as a lot of stigma still surrounding it - there are still a number of myths associated with HIV. Dr Ranj Singh joins us online, to dispel 10 myths associated with HIV.