We are dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of individuals impacted by HIV, AIDS, opportunistic diseases, Hepatitis C, sexually transmitted infections, and drug-related infectious diseases. Our caring clinicians and staff are committed to enhancing adherence and overall health through personalized care and supportive services that encompass mental well-being, physical wellness, and medication management.
Our comprehensive care encompasses the skills and knowledge of numerous healthcare professionals who collaborate to address the various physical and emotional health issues faced by patients. Mango Health eliminates barriers to receiving care by offering Case Management, Support Programs such as Ryan White, as well as assistance with food and transportation.
Attending physicians provide and coordinate clinic-based medical care with nurses and other specialized health care providers.
Counseling and Therapy
At Mango Health, our team of dedicated mental health and addiction experts is committed to providing comprehensive patient care by offering therapy services to individuals, couples, and groups. We understand that addressing mental health concerns alongside medical treatments is essential for holistic healing and recovery.
Many of our clients face numerous obstacles in their journey towards wellness. These challenges include managing the responses of others, developing effective strategies to maintain both physical and emotional well-being, initiating behavioral changes to prevent transmission to others, and reducing the risk of contracting additional sexually transmitted infections.
In this context, mental health counselors play a crucial role in providing healthcare services for individuals affected by infections. They provide a safe space for clients to explore their emotions, fears, and concerns related to their diagnosis. Through therapy sessions tailored specifically for each individual’s needs, our counselors help clients develop coping mechanisms and resilience skills necessary for navigating the complexities associated with infections. Additionally, our therapists recognize the importance of addressing the social aspects surrounding infections. They provide support in managing relationships with partners or family members who may have different reactions or difficulties understanding the diagnosis. By fostering open communication within these relationships through counseling sessions or couples therapy if needed, our team helps facilitate understanding and empathy among all parties involved.
By integrating mental health services into comprehensive patient care plans,we ensure that individuals affected by infections receive holistic support throughout their journey towards wellness.
Education & Peer Support
Effective education plays a crucial role in preventing new diagnoses by providing individuals with vital information about how transmission occurs. By equipping people with knowledge about the modes of transmission, we empower them to take proactive steps to protect themselves and others.
Through comprehensive education initiatives, we aim to dispel myths and misconceptions surrounding transmission and promote accurate information. By addressing common misunderstandings and providing clear explanations, we empower individuals to make informed decisions regarding their health and well-being.
Furthermore, education fosters an environment of empathy and compassion by reducing stigma associated with certain infections. By promoting understanding and acceptance within communities through educational campaigns, we create an atmosphere where individuals feel comfortable seeking testing services without fear of judgment or discrimination.
By investing in effective education programs focused on transmission prevention strategies, we can significantly reduce new diagnoses while empowering individuals with the knowledge they need
to protect themselves and contribute towards healthier communities overall.
Our educators teach through individual and group sessions, focusing on disease management, preventive health, and peer navigation.