Banyan offers individualized treatment, a faith-based option, and a variety of amenities at its 5 locations.Alumni had high praise for the treatment team, including "awesome" therapists and staff members who were "like family."This So Cal rehab fosters a regimented but respectful recovery environment, where teens learn how to live sober through plenty of 12-step meetings and life-skills classes—not to mention "equine-assisted psychotherapy" and mixed martial arts."Speak up if you want your brothers and sisters to live.” As the singer tours the country promoting two upcoming EP's, he is also lending his voice to "Let's Stop HIV Together," a social awareness campaign launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Safari: Right-click or command-click on the link, choose "Download Linked File As…", save file in desired location.CDC-TV videos cover a variety of health, safety and preparedness topics and include closed-captioning. "It's a stressful journey and I feel like a lot of the time people undervalue how strong you have to be and how prepared you have to be because it's not something you take lightly," she says."It was quite traumatic for me; not only the fact that I was HIV positive but [also that] I had a really low CD4 count [a measure of the strength of the immune system. A normal CD4 count is between 4, according to online HIV information service Aidsmap].Alumni of The Clearing praise the non-12 step approach which focuses on "self-counseling skills" and "learning how to love yourself" while you heal in a historic, fully restored farmhouse surrounded by the natural beauty of San Juan Island.
Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.People already know [I'm HIV positive] before they meet me," she says."The sooner someone knows, the better for both of you.In this story, singer Jamar Rogers discusses living with HIV, fighting stigma around HIV, and the strong support of his mom, Danielle.The Let’s Stop HIV Together national HIV awareness and anti-stigma campaign features the stories of 22 individuals living with HIV and the steps they are taking to encourage others in the fight against HIV."As a young person, coming out about your HIV status to anyone is an emotional thing," says Phindile Sithole-Spong. She's been a youth ambassador to a United Nationals conference in Washington, DC. When she was 19, she discovered that she had been born with HIV after she fell ill and landed in hospital.