More information and advice on HIV treatment

There is more detailed information on aidsmap.com on HIV treatment and individual anti-HIV drugs. Resources include NAM’s patient information booklets and factsheets on a range of treatment topics.

NAM also produces a number of online tools you can use to help you prepare for starting, changing or managing your HIV treatment:

Sign up, free of charge, to NAM’s email bulletin, HIV update.   

i-Base

An HIV charity and treatment activist group based in the UK, i-Base provides HIV treatment advice, including a range of guides on HIV treatment. They are available on the i-Base website or you can order a free copy. i-Base answers individuals’ questions:

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT)

Provides support and advocacy services throughout the UK.

Its website MyHIV (www.myhiv.org.uk) provides information on treatment and other aspects of living with HIV, as well as online services.

The helpline THT Direct is a useful source of support, information and advice to you. Call 0808 802 1221; it is open Monday to Friday, from 10am until 8pm. Calls are confidential and you can talk to advisers about the situation you are in, how you are feeling and any questions you may have. They can also advise you on what support services may be available to you near where you live.

Positively UK

Provides one-to-one peer support, information, and groups for people living with HIV, including specialist support groups for men, women and young people.

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.