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1 November 2018

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How it all started

When I was diagnosed HIV+ in 2004 I was sacked, unfairly treated. I still have feelings of discrimination and stigmatised also I have a mild learning disability too, my confidence in employment has thrown me out completely because of mental health issues also some employment haven't been educated enough!

What I did to try to overcome it

I was trying to..but my mental health issues got worse!

How it made me feel

Discriminated & STIGMATISED

The outcome

Nothing appalled!

Final thoughts

I still feel that employment should understand more & be educated and understanding!

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