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HIV/AIDS Education Curriculum

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  • 1

    Chapter 1: HIV/AIDS Awareness and Substance Abuse and Addiction Prevention Education

    • HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If HIV is not treated, it can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Learning the basics about HIV can keep you healthy and prevent HIV transmission.

    • HIV 101-consumer-info: About HIV HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If HIV is not treated, it can lead to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). Learning the basics about HIV can keep you healthy...

    • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By damaging your immune system, HIV interferes with your body's ability to fight infection and disease

    • When asked to condemn the use of recreational drugs in the 1960’s, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of TM, refused to do so. He explained that drug users were the same as everybody else in that their primary motivation for everything they did was happiness.

    • (01:46) HIV AIDS Animation Video by Elara Systems

    • (11:31) What is HIV and AIDS? | Infectious diseases | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy by khanacademymedicine

    • (04:07) HIV and AIDS - Medical-Surgical (2020 Update) - Immune System by Level Up RN


  • 2

    Chapter 2: HIV/AIDS Transmission

    • Most people who get HIV get it through anal or vaginal sex, or sharing needles, syringes, or other drug injection equipment (for example, cookers). But there are powerful tools that can help prevent HIV transmission.

    • Ways HIV Can Be Transmitted: How is HIV passed from one person to another? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can HIV be transmitted from a mother to her baby? Can I get HIV from sharing needles, syringes?

    • Body Fluids that Transmit HIV: What body fluids transmit HIV? These fluids must come in contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue or be directly injected into the bloodstream (from a needle or syringe) for transmission to occur...

    • Ways HIV is NOT Transmitted: How well does HIV survive outside the body? HIV does not survive long outside the human body (such as on surfaces), and it cannot reproduce outside a human host.


  • 3

    Chapter 3: HIV/AIDS Prevention and Factors that Increase Infection Risk

    • Today, more tools than ever are available to prevent HIV. You can use strategies such as abstinence (not having sex), never sharing needles, and using condoms the right way every time you have sex.

    • How can I prevent getting HIV from sex? Choose Sexual Activities With Little to No Risk Choose sex that is less risky than anal or vaginal sex. There is little to no risk of getting HIV through oral sex.

    • USING CONDOMS THE RIGHT WAY PREVENTS HIV: Use Condoms the Right Way Every Time You Have Sex Condoms are highly effective in preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), like gonorrhea and chlamydia.

    • Protect Yourself if You Inject Drugs: How can I prevent getting HIV from injection drug use? Never Share Needles, Syringes, or Other Drug Injection Equipment Use new, clean syringes and injection equipment every time you inject.

    • Protect Others if You Have HIV: If I have HIV, what is the best way to protect others? Get in care and take medicine to treat HIV. If a person has an undetectable viral load, they have effectively no risk of transmitting HIV to an HIV-negative partner...

    • Prevent Mother to Child Transmission: How can I prevent transmitting HIV to my baby? Get Tested for HIV As Soon As Possible to Know Your Status The earlier HIV is diagnosed and treated, the more effectively HIV medicine will prevent transmission...

    • Other HIV Prevention Methods: How can I prevent getting HIV after a recent possible exposure, like if a condom breaks or I’m sexually assaulted? There is medicine you can take to prevent getting HIV after a recent exposure.

    • RISK FACTORS: HIV can be transmitted via the exchange of a variety of body fluids from infected people, such as blood, breast milk, semen and vaginal secretions. HIV can also be transmitted from a mother to her child during birth.


  • 4

    Chapter 4: HIV/AIDS Testing and Treatment

    • The only way to know your HIV status is to get tested. Knowing your status gives you powerful information to keep you and your partner healthy.

    • Types of HIV Tests: What kinds of tests are available, and how do they work? Types of Tests There are three types of tests available: nucleic acid tests (NAT), antigen/antibody tests, and antibody tests.

    • Find an HIV Test: Where can I get tested? You can ask your health care provider for an HIV test. Many medical clinics, substance abuse programs, community health centers, and hospitals offer them too.

    • Can I get an HIV test to use at home or in a private location? Yes. These are known as HIV self-tests: Rapid Self Tests or Mail-in Self Tests. Select your state to find out where you can get a self-test (home test) for free or at a reduced cost.

    • Understanding a Negative Result: What does a negative test result mean? A negative result doesn’t necessarily mean that you don’t have HIV. This is due to the window period.

    • Understanding a Positive Result: What does a positive result mean? If you use any type of antibody test and have a positive result, you will need another (follow-up) test to confirm your results.

    • Sharing Your Test Result: Will other people know my test result? If you take an anonymous test, no one but you will know the result. If you take a confidential test, your test result will be part of your medical record and it is protected by laws...

    • HIV Testing 101: Should I get tested for HIV? • Everyone aged 13 to 64 should get tested for HIV at least once. • You should get tested at least once a year if you continue to engage in any risky behaviors.

    • Understanding Your HIV Test Results: What they mean to you. Knowing your HIV status gives you powerful information to help you take steps to keep you and your partner healthy. If your results are negative, it means you do not have HIV...

    • MAP OF MARIJUANA LEGALITY BY STATE WONDERING WHAT THE LAW IS IN YOUR STATE? Marijuana laws are changing at a rapid pace across all 50 states, making things a bit confusing at times.

    • (01:03:02) Florida Cannabis Laws - Attorney Dustin Robinson - Mr. Cannabis Law by Cannabis Legalization News


  • 5

    Chapter 5: LIving with HIV/AIDS

    • If you have HIV, it’s important to make choices that keep you healthy and protect others. This section answers some of the most common questions about HIV treatment, stigma, family planning, and more.

    • If you receive an HIV diagnosis, it means that you have HIV. Unlike some other viruses, the human body can’t get rid of HIV completely. Once you have HIV, you have it for life. But with proper medical care, HIV can be controlled.

    • Understanding Care: Wo Should be on my health care team? Finding a health care professional that is knowledgeable about HIV care is an important step. Your health care team will help you manage your care and treatment.

    • What do I need to do as part of my HIV care? Take Your HIV Medicine as Prescribed. Keep Your Medical Appointments. Talk Honestly with Your Health Care Provider.

    • HIV Treatment: What is HIV Treatment? When should I start treatment? Start Treatment As Soon As Possible After Diagnosis. Taking Treatment as Prescribed Helps Prevent Drug Resistance.

    • Healthy Living with HIV: Can HIV affect my diet and nutrition? How can I maintain a healthy lifestyle? Eat healthy, exercise regularly and quit smoking.


  • 6

    Chapter 6: COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS

    • COVID-19 and HIV: People with HIV may have concerns and questions related to their risk of serious illness from COVID-19. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation, and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available.

    • CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) The new and ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by a new strain of coronavirus, has resulted in extraordinary measures around the world to contain, slow the pace, or reduce the impact of the virus.

    • Are people with HIV at a higher risk for COVID-19 than other people? We are still learning about COVID-19 and how it affects people with HIV. we believe people with HIV who are on effective HIV treatment have the same risk for COVID-19 as other people...

    • HIV, COVID-19 and Traveling: Before You Consider Traveling Travel can increase your chance of spreading and getting COVID-19. Postponing travel and staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.


  • 7

    Chapter 7: HIV/AIDS Stigma and Statistics

    • HIV STIGMA AND DESCRIMINATION: What is HIV stigma? HIV stigma is negative attitudes and beliefs about people with HIV. It is the prejudice that comes with labeling an individual as part of a group that is believed to be socially unacceptable.

    • There is a cyclical relationship between stigma and HIV; people who experience stigma and discrimination are marginalised and made more vulnerable to HIV, while those living with HIV are more vulnerable to experiencing stigma and discrimination.

    • HIV stigma refers to irrational or negative attitudes, behaviors, and judgments towards people living with or at risk of HIV. It can negatively affect the health and well-being of people living with HIV by discouraging some individuals...

    • HIV and AIDS aren’t over—and here is how you can help Stigma about HIV and AIDS is persistent, and it harms people’s health. Here’s how to end it.

    • The Center for HIV Law and Policy challenges barriers to the rights and health of people affected by HIV through legal advocacy, high-impact policy initiatives, and creation of cross-issue partnerships, networks, and resources.

    • HIV and AIDS remain a persistent problem for the United States and countries around the world. While great progress has been made in preventing and treating HIV, there is still much to do.


  • 8

    Chapter 8: Understanding Modern Drug Addiction

    • Drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by compulsive, or uncontrollable, drug seeking and use despite harmful consequences and changes in the brain, which can be long-lasting. These changes in the brain can lead to the harmful behaviors...

    • PRESENTATION: Drug Addiction and Abuse Support- Education and Coaching.pdf

    • (59:00) How the Subconscious Keeps you Addicted | Bruce Lipton & Tommy Rosen by Channel Recovery 2.0

    • (56:58) Russell Brand From Addiction To Recovery by Channel Royal Centers


  • 9

    Chapter 9: The Rat Park Rat Experiments and the Perception of Drug Addiction

    • PRESENTATION: Drug Abuse Addiction Rat Park Experiments.pdf

    • (03:30) What Causes Addiction by Channel Minute Videos

    • (01:40) Addiction an the Rat Park Experiments - Short Version 14,908 views•Nov 16, 2016 by Channel Minute Videos Portfolio

    • (04:52) Beating Drug Addiction - The Rat Park Experiment by Channel Wisdom Land

    • (07:12) How A Messed Up Childhood Affects You In Adulthood by The School of Life Channel

    • (16:14) Rat Park Documentary: Behind The Scenes by Channel VICE TV

    • (14:42) Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

    • (05:41) Addiction (Kurzgesagt Archived video) by Channel Theatrum

    • (13:09) Understanding Addiction - Rat Park by Channel Let's Suffer Together

    • (06:59) Overcoming Addiction - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO FINALLY BEAT IT by Channel Improvement Pill


  • 10

    Chapter 10: HIV Partner Resources and Creating a Healthy Life by Creating Healthy Relationships

    • CDC provides partners with resources and tools to help plan, implement, and evaluate HIV prevention programs. In this section, you will find funding resources, guidelines and recommendations, and other partner materials including HIV progress and strategy

    • Five Behaviors To Build Healthy Relationships With Anyone Trust is built and sustained with five practices that work in your organization, classroom, or home

    • (26:32) 10 RULES OF A RELATIONSHIP, Criminologist and Psychologist Ralph Smart by Infinite Waters (diving deep) Channel

    • (08:31) The Surprising Key to Building a Healthy Relationship that Lasts | Maya Diamond | TEDxOakland by TEDx Channel

    • How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Couples Therapy Can Improve Your Relationship: There are many layers to relationships and maintaining them require dedication.

    • (10:33) How to Create a Safe Relationship - Teal Swan

  • 11

    Chapter 11: Emotional Intelligence and Why EQ is More Important than IQ

    • Building Emotional Intelligence for Better Relationships: The four foundations of emotional intelligence Emotional intelligence

    • (16:15) Emotional Intelligence - Why Your EQ Is More Important Than Your IQ, Leo Gura

    • (48:50) Understanding Emotions - Part 1, Leo Gura

  • 12

    Chapter 12: Alternative Treatments and Holistic Healing for HIV

    • Alternative treatments for HIV Many people with HIV or AIDS use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in combination with traditional medical treatments to improve their health and well-being.

    • Many HIV-positive people have turned to alternative medicine for help. Some people use alternative medicine instead of standard Western medicine. However, most people choose to use alternative medicine along with standard Western medicine.

    • Many people use alternative (sometimes known as complementary) health treatments in addition to the medical care they get from their provider. These therapies are sometimes called "alternative" because they don't fit into the more mainstream, Western way

    • When asked to condemn the use of recreational drugs in the 1960’s, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of TM, refused to do so. He explained that drug users were the same as everybody else in that their primary motivation for everything they did was happiness.

    • (29:24) HIV - AIDS - Symptoms and Treatment - Part 1/7 Dr. Najeeb Lectures

    • (04:30) Why it’s so hard to cure HIV/AIDS - Janet Iwasa by TED-ed

    • (15:06) Marijuana and Spirituality (Does Pot/Weed/Cannabis Enhance Spirituality?) - Teal Swan Channel

    • (10:04) Spiritual Drug Use... What is your opinion? - Teal Swan Channel

  • 13

    Chapter 13: Understanding the Conscious, Subconscious and Superconscious Mind

    • The levels of consciousness are: subconscious, conscious, and superconscious. The conscious mind is what we operate with during our daily activities and waking hours. It represents only a small portion of our consciousness and awareness.

    • (59:00) Bruce Lipton - Biology of Belief @ UPLIFT 2012 by Uplift Channel

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    Chapter 14: Mindfulness Meditation Enhance Immune System Functioning

    • Five Ways Mindfulness Meditation Is Good for Your Health Research suggests that mindfulness benefits our bodies, not just our minds.

    • (10:27) Marcus Aurelius: Meditations (Animated) by Eudaimonia Channel

    • (53:13) Mindfulness Meditation - A Complete Guide With Techniques & Examples, Leo Gura

  • 15

    Chapter 15: HIV/AIDS Resource Library

    • Stable housing is closely linked to successful HIV outcomes. With safe, decent, and affordable housing, people with HIV are better able to access medical care and supportive services, get on HIV treatment, take their HIV medication consistently...

    • Find HIV Care and Treatment Find HIV care services near you.external icon Find local HIV medical care, housing assistance, and substance abuse and mental health services. Connect with agencies that can help determine what services you are eligible for...

    • DOVATO is a complete prescription regimen to treat HIV-1 in adults who have not received HIV-1 medicines in the past or to replace their current HIV-1 medicines when their doctor determines they meet certain requirements. SO MUCH GOES INTO WHO I AM.

    • What is BIKTARVY®? BIKTARVY is a complete, 1-pill, once-a-day prescription medicine used to treat HIV-1 in adults and children who weigh at least 55 pounds. It can either be used in people who have never taken HIV-1 medicines before...

    • (06:08) 9 HIV Psychosocial support an overview by NSW Health

    • (15:57) HIV Support Groups for Women by Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program TargetHIV

    • (01:03) #AskTheHIVDoc: Support groups for people living with HIV (1:03)

    • (24:12) HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Program (ACIOP) by The National Library of Medicine

  • 16

    Chapter 16: The Healing Benefits of Meditation and Hypnosis

    • That same year, Huston, now 40, found out she was HIV positive. That news flooding her with emotion, she shed her in-your-face abs, butt, and thighs philosophy and embraced a more mellow approach that incorporated yoga and meditation.

    • What stood out for me was the fact that meditation has a scientifically reported positive impact on one's immunity. Just 10 minutes of meditation could go a long way in making your body feel and heal better!

    • Today HIV/AIDS is still one of the most complex human health problems facing physicians and researchers, but people who are living with this disease have more treatment options than ever before to boost immunity, relieve suffering and improve life...

    • (08:19) Heroin Addiction, Recovery and No Shame | Crystal Oertle | TEDxColumbus by Channel TEDx Talks

    • "I had struggled to get access to my medications, and in the meantime my CD4 T helper cells were declining, and they were declining rapidly. I began doing Transcendental Meditation underneath a bridge. The effects were amazing — they were profound..."

    • (59:00) The Impact of Transcendental Meditation on Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS by David Lynch Foundation

  • 17

    Chapter 17: The Laws of Physics: What is the Law of Attraction?

    • PHYSICS OF THE LAW OF ATTRACTION: I OBSERVE, THEREFORE I AM. The Law of Attraction has become a household word. Suddenly it has come to be the buzzword amongst those studying ways in which to enrich and enhance life.

    • (05:12) DR. QUANTUM - DOUBLE SLIT EXPERIMENT by Angel Art

    • (12:33) Universal Laws: Dive Deeper | Bob Proctor by Proctor Gallagher Institute


  • 18

    Chapter 18: How to Cope with Loneliness, Depression and Powerlessness

    • Loneliness and Depression: What’s the Connection? Feel a little “blah” lately? You don’t have much to do, and no one to do it with either. You’re home alone, again, when gloominess strikes, adding misery to your boredom.

    • (59:00) Loneliness: An Epidemic in our Society and Why We Need to Change - Teal Swan Speech London 2018

    • (12:19) The Anatomy of Loneliness - Teal Swan

    • (22:46) Belonging and How to Belong - Teal Swan

  • 19

    Chapter 19: Drug Abuse, Addiction, Recovery and Relapse

    • PRESENTATION: Drug Abuse Recovery and Relapse.pdf

    • (06:20) The Cycle Of Addiction - Unhook Yourself From The Modern World (E442) by Channel Russell Brand

    • (13:54) Hooked, Hacked, Hijacked: Reclaim Your Brain from Addictive Living: Dr. Pam Peeke at TEDxWallStreet by Channel TEDx Talks

    • (20:00) Having a Relapse? (Relapse Prevention, Recovery and How to Overcome Addiction Relapse) - Teal Swan @TealSwan

    • (03:38) Listen to This Before You Watch Porn Again | An Eye Opening Speech | Ralph Smart by Channel Infinite Waters (diving deep)

    • (14:18) Eliminating the Shame and Stigma of Addiction | Kathryn Helgaas Burgum | TEDxFargo by Channel TEDx Talks

    • (09:41) Rewriting The Story Of My Addiction | Jo Harvey Weatherford | TEDxUniversityofNevada by Channel TEDx Talks

  • 20

    Chapter 20: Hypnosis and Healing Addictive Behaviors

    • The Benefits of Using Hypnotherapy in Addiction Treatment, What Hypnosis Feels Like During Hypnotherapy, How Hypnotherapy Helps With Addiction, Healing Takes Time, Hypnotherapy Is Not an Instant Fix

    • Rapid Transformational Hypnotherapy for Abundance Join Marisa Peer As She Rapidly Rewires You With A Remarkable Neuroscientific Technique Used By Olympic Athletes, CEOs & The World’s Top Performers.

    • (59:00) The 6 SECRETS To Completely HEAL YOUR BODY & MIND | Marisa Peer & Lewis Howes by Lewis Howes

  • 21

    Chapter 21: Self-reflection, Self-evaluation- Am I a Good Partner?

    • People do have the capacity to change, they need to deeply want to and be committed to all aspects of change in order to begin to do so. A lot of the causal factors behind abusive behaviors are learned attitudes and feelings of entitlement and privilege.

    • (18:36) You're Lovely, You're Loveable and You're Loved | Bob Carley | TEDxGalway by TEDx Channel

    • (04:51) 12 Signs You're in a Healthy Relationship by Psych2Go

    • (10:01) 0:11 / 10:01 If A Man Has These 15 Qualities, Never Let Him Go by Brainy Dose Channel

    • (04:31) 7 Signs You're Becoming Toxic by Psych2Go

    • (05:20) Why We Go Cold On Our Partners by The School of Life Channel

    • (14:08) Why Good Relationships Turn Bad by Charisma on Command

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    Chapter 22: HIV/AIDS Survival Stories

    • (01:06) UBEAT HIV/AIDS Survival Rates Improving by usfhealth

    • (03:25) Living with HIV - managing symptoms and life expectancy by Top Doctors UK

    • (07:26) New HIV Patient Meets Survivor From The '80s by BuzzFeedVideo

    • (14:18) Rebecca Stoeckle: Long term HIV survivors - sharing hard truths by TEDx Talks

    • (32:45) OVERCOME - Best Motivational Video Speeches Compilation (Most Eye Opening Speeches) by Motiversity

    • (28:28) Stop Your Addiction - Most Incredible Advice - Tony Robbins Motivation by Phillip K. Wheeler

    • (06:30) QUIT ADDICTION motivational video. by Life Improvement

  • 23

    Chapter 23: The Philosophy of Health and Wellness - The Integrated Whole

    • Integrity And Ethics What Is Integrity Philosophy Essay The word ‘integrity’ comes from Latin word ‘integer’, which means wholeness. This wholeness can be described as internal consistency, combining beliefs, words, and actions.

    • (42:00) Marcus Aurelius-Best Lecture on Stoicism EVER! (full Virtual University lesson) by Dual by Nature Channel

    • (31:13) Meditations of Marcus Aurelius - SUMMARIZED - (22 Stoic Principles to Live by) by Channel Vox Stoica

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    Chapter 24: Wisdom and Life Advice Worth Following

    • Wisdom is a great source of power. It’s through others’ stories of failure and success that we learn the most. It’s through their experiences of things we have yet to witness that feeds us the knowledge we need to build upon what we already know.

    • (09:28) It Always Paid Off | Jordan Peterson | Best Life Advice by WordToTheWise Channel

    • (12:01) The Greatest Advice Ever Told... (Use This!) by YouAreCreators Channels

    • (07:00) Reel Wisdom- Lessons from 40 Films in 7 Minutes by Were We Lied To Channel