23 Jan Living With HIV When You Expected to Die
Why are so many long-term survivors living in poverty? Because we tend to forget that some people diagnosed before the treatment drugs were released still contend with the psychological and financial toll of having spent much of their youth expecting to die. Many didn’t finish school, build careers, or save for retirement. This is why Other Options, Inc. Friends Food Pantry is so important to those in need of food, resources, services, and education.
Diagnosed at the peak of the AIDS epidemic, many long-term survivors are faced with a heavy psychological and financial burden today