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NEW JERSEY: New Jersey Medical School Offers Help for Those With HIV/AIDS


Sentinel (New Jersey) (01.08.2014) Aids Weekly Plus

The Sentinel reported that the New Jersey Medical School at Rutgers University and New Jersey Poison Information & Education System are offering assistance to all, including teens and young adults infected with HIV/AIDS, through the New Jersey AIDS/HIV/STD Hotline. The hotline’s HIV/AIDS Navigator Project connects individuals who are HIV-positive but no longer receiving treatment with a “navigator” who assists in getting them the help they need when they call (800) 624–2377, text/e-mail, or chat via Individuals who have questions after receiving a positive test result or who have other queries concerning HIV or STDs may contact the HIV/AIDS Navigator Project as well. Operators are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to calls confidentially and free of charge.


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