"I hadn't been able to get medical care or medications since I was diagnosed 5 years ago, because I didn't have any health insurance. Now I get medical care, dental care, and medications for free. I'm so glad I found out about this program!"
"I don't feel like I can talk to people I know about my HIV, but my case manager at HUH CARES makes me feel safe and comfortable so I can talk about how I'm feeling and take care of myself better."
"I couldn't afford my HIV medications so I would pick and choose which ones to fill. Then my case worker helped me fill out the ADAP [AIDS Drug Assistance Program] form and get the right documents. Now I get all of my medications delivered to me and I take them on time every day."
"The staff is friendly and they give out gifts and food for the whole family at Christmas."
"The doctors and nurses listen to you. They actually care about you as a person and about your situation instead of just trying to get you in and out with generic information like they do at some places."
"My daughter was having problems dealing with my diagnosis. She's not even HIV positive and they still let her come in for counseling."
"I like the booklets they give you at your appointments. They help you understand how the medication works and how you can stay healthy. It's easier to understand when they give you pictures and cartoons. They break everything down for you."
"I was in the hospital for 6 weeks and couldn't meet my monthly expenses. They got the STA (Short Term Assistance) Program to pay my rent for 2 months so I could keep a stable place to live."
"I like HUH CARES' location because people don't have to know you're getting HIV services since it's in the hospital where they do everything else. I like my privacy."
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