Living in today's world requires dealing with many tough issues. HIV/AIDS is one of these and everyone needs to understand the basic facts of HIV/AIDS because it affects so many people and families each year. This section will give you a set of facts to help you get a good grasp on the disease and its characteristics. If you have a question that is not answered here, please look through the other documents listed in the Resources section, or send your question to us by using the Contact Us email form.
About HIV Resources:
This is a brief description of the virus and how it affects the body.
This article defines AIDS and describes how it was discovered.
A brief description of the various tests used to diagnose HIV, as well as some of the controversy in testing.
This article describes how the virus attacks the body, destroying the immune system.
An explanation of the 3 major means of transmission, as well as a discussion how HIV is not transmitted.
This articles discusses the major classes of drugs and how they are prescribed.
A comparison of abstinence and other prevention methods.