How Much Do You Know? is a podcast series that looks at HIV now.
It’s brought to you by and produced in the studios of Eastside Radio located in Paddington Sydney in association with ViiV Healthcare.
Did you know that people with mental health issues are seven times more likely to contract HIV than others?
Kurt Andersson-Norgaard is a clinical nurse consultant at Sydney Local Health District and he’s joined in the studio with Journalist Tim Brunero to discuss how mental illness can affect people with HIV.
As a chronic illness the effects of HIV now last a lifetime and that in itself poses a whole new range of mental problems to now manage.
Head to health.nsw.gov.au for a full list of sexual health clinics throughout the state or call 1800 451 624 today.
Head to eastsidefm.org/howmuchdoyouknow for more in the series