Aftercare, I Am a Heterosexual Female and I Am HIV Positive

Suffering in silence has serious consequences.

The elephant in the room can no longer be hidden, and while society as a whole needs to reevaluate its solution to mental health, we see the stigma involved with Mental Health is exactly the same shaming as found in HIV. We need to play a part in the process to remove these effects controlling us and leaving us and others ill informed.

Going into care has been mind blowing. I learned that Stigma is wherever there is misunderstanding or ignorance; including fear of being educated.

I am almost thirty days into the progress. I am now realizing how refreshing it was to rest, take my time, be in a controlled place, getting my proper meds, having people there who didn't judge.

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