Denver Public Health HIV Care and Prevention Banner
Denver Public Health Center for Positive Health banner

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 noon - 1:30 p.m.

The Center for Positive Health Contact Information

The Center for Positive Health: HIV Services at Denver Public Health

Monday through Friday

8 am - 5 pm

605 Bannock St., 5th Floor
Denver, CO 80204-4507
Email Us
(303) 602-8710

HIV Dental Clinic

Monday through Thursday

8 am - 5 pm

(303) 602-8713
Email Us

Public Health Pharmacy
Refills (303) 602-8762

Monday through Friday
8 am - 5:30 pm

Have Feedback about Our Website?

Help us improve our website. Let us know what you like and don't like. Submit comments by email.