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Subject:  Friend living with HIV; links? Date:  9/12/2011  3:33 PM
Author:  lcd186 Number:  14831 of 15011

Long story short, I have a long-term (several weeks, maybe a few months) house guest until his current search for an apartment is successful.

As I live in NYC, it would seem more obvious, but since I am not kin nor directly affected in any way, it is hard for me to find information about how to be a support. Aside from recommending outside therapy supports and related, I'd like to know what *I* can do at home until he gets his own housing again.

In brief, my request is if anyone here knows of articles, websites, or other for people (like myself) who want to be supportive of the emotional and related issues of someone still struggling with their diagnosis. He is 23 y.o. and diagnosed with HIV 2 years ago. He is healthy (t-cells above 500), but is easily fatigued. Deals with depression (obviously, or I wouldn't be on this board) and a lot of difficult tr