Your Guide to HIV Treatment

Work and social situations

“Know your lifestyle and habits and don’t be afraid to talk about them with your doctor. This could help identify the treatment that will best fit your life. And don’t lose sight of why you are taking HIV treatment. The pleasures of the days and years to come make the little hassles worthwhile.”

—Ken

Do your family, friends, co-workers or roommates know your HIV status? Could taking meds or having them around your home or workplace be a problem? If so, think about strategies to avoid having to disclose your HIV status to people with whom you are not comfortable sharing this part of your life. Where you will keep your medications? When and where you will take them?