Why is HIV/AIDS Counselling Needed?

Q:

My son was diagnosed with AIDS, does he need counseling?

A:

Here are reasons why HIV counseling is recommended.

  • HIV-positive people are very likely to suffer from depression
  • Counseling help people living with AIDS to keep a healthy mind
  • If needed, grief counseling may help people living with AIDS stop the end-of-life thought

The effectiveness of counseling are different among different persons. Some people respond very well. Others get little relief. Given there is no know risk in counseling, trying is better than not trying. Do choose an experienced and trained counselor to help your son.

 

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