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May/28/2017
 Positively: Coping with HIV/AIDS Series  
 
This award-winning series shares the intimate stories of adults, teens, and children who face HIV-related challenges everyday. Each story shows how support whether from mental health professionals, community groups, spiritual/religious communities, friends, or family - has had a dramatic effect on quality of life.

"Positively: Adults (22+) Coping with HIV/AIDS"
This half hour video shares the stories of three adults coping with HIV/AIDS and the people who surround them. It gives concrete suggestions about where to find information and support. The resource booklet included with this video contains additional information about mental health services, professionals and places to look for help.

"Positively: Young Adults (15-21) Coping with HIV/AIDS"
This half hour video shares the stories of three young adults coping with HIV/AIDS and the people who surround them. It gives concrete suggestions for young adults ages 15-21 about where to find information and support. The resource booklet included with this video contains additional information about mental health services, professionals and places to look for help.

"Positively: Caregivers of Children (14 and under) Coping with HIV/AIDS"
This half hour video shares the stories of three families coping with HIV/AIDS and the people who surround them. It gives concrete suggestions for caregivers of HIV+ children under the age of 14 about where to find information and support. The resource booklet included with this video contains additional information about mental health services, professionals and places to look for help.

"Positively: The Changing Face of AIDS in America"
This one hour public television special shows the face of HIV and AIDS in America today. The program shares the intimate stories of adults, teens and children who face HIV-related challenges everyday. Each story shows how support - whether it be from mental health professionals, community groups, spiritual/religious communities or friends and family - has had a dramatic effect on quality of life.

Other State of the Art HIV/AIDS Programs

"It's Your Choice: Pediatric HIV Clinical Drug Trials"
This 17-minute videotape and accompanying brochure helps parents evaluate clinical drug trials and decide if their child should participate. The video explains how trials work and addresses common fears.

"What's Best for You: Families Living with HIV Talk About Disclosure"
Telling a child that he or she is HIV positive involves many personal and practical issues. This video helps parents decide when and if to disclose a child's or parent's diagnosis and how some parents have successfully talked about HIV with their families.

"You're in Charge"; (English and Spanish)
This 18-minute videotape, "You're in Charge," and accompanying notebook organizer, "My Child's Care," are designed to help parents of children with a chronic illness, particularly HIV/AIDS, become informed and pro-active consumers of medical and social services. "My Child's Care" gives parents and other caregivers a central place to record and organize vital information about their chronically ill child.

"My Child's Care"; Notebook Organizer
Three-ring notebook organizer designed to help parents care for a chronically ill child by keeping track of their child's health history, records, medications, calendar of doctors' visits, caregivers' schedules, as well as providing valuable suggestions about how to manage the care of their child.
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