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HIV Support Services

Social Work Services

We offer clinical social work services to patients and their partners/families. We can help with the social, psychological, financial and family difficulties that are associated with HIV and other illnesses and infections. Our social work team can:

  • Help you find programs and services that will improve your access to medical care and medicines
  • Help you through the Social Security disability application process
  • Counsel and support you and your family about:
    • New HIV/AIDS diagnosis
    • End of life issues
    • Health issues and information
    • Grief and loss
    • Substance use/abuse, mental health, and domestic violence
  • Connect you to resources in the community for transportation, housing and medical benefits
  • Provide information and education for you and your family about HIV/AIDS including health relationships and lifestyles, and ensuring safe sex and harm reduction techniques
  • Coordinate services while you are in the hospital and when you go home
  • Arrange for your placement into a shelter, medical respite bed, assisted living facility, skilled nursing facility or hospice

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Mental health care providers include a psychiatrist, a psychiatric nurse-specialist, and a certified addictions counselor. Our team provides the following mental health services at the Center for Positive Health:

  • Diagnostic interviews for depression, trauma symptoms, anxiety, sleep problems, anger issues
  • Medication management
  • Psychotherapy, including relationship issues
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Support for health maintenance and improvement

The "411"

HIV Information & Support Group
3rd Wednesday of every month from 5 - 7 p.m.


Spanish-speaking HIV support group.

The Center for Positive Health Contact Information

The Center For Positive Health: HIV Services at Denver Public Health
605 Bannock St., 5th Floor
Denver, CO 80204-4507
Email Us
(303) 602-8710

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

HIV Dental Clinic
(303) 602-8713
Email Us

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5 pm

Public Health Pharmacy
Refills (303) 602-8762

Monday - Friday
8 am - 5:30 pm

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