Newly Diagnosed

A newly identified HIV status can be a life changing diagnosis. You may be physically exhausted or the mental reality may be overwhelming, but rest assured there is a community of supporters and survivors ready to guide you through long term positive health outcomes.
There are so many considerations that must be addressed, when obtaining a positive HIV diagnosis.  The path may seem hazy and unsure, and truth be told can be overwhelming.  Your health, may require inclusion of frequent medical visits,  a new medication regimen or even better food choices.

For some, disclosing your status to a partner or loved one, may be the challenge you face.  Wondering, whether there is support or even anyone else who will understand how you feel or be able to answer questions that you have.

You can rest assured that within the provider and advocate groups that make up the Ryan White Part A program, there are amazing people and resources that can help you navigate your journey of a new diagnosis.  Thankfully, time has supported the creation of medications and treatments, that help reduce the risk of transmission, while helping your body to fight disease and maintain a realistically healthy lifestyle.

From support groups to individual case coordination, the providers are posed to help you access the resources that you need, and find the emotional and spiritual support that can make the journey a bit easier.

Don’t delay in contacting any of the providers to determine how to complete the eligibility process and begin accessing services today.

“This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number: H89HA06900 and title HIV Emergency Relief Project Grant. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.”