Resource Links for Patients
Please note that all links on the House of Mercy website are links to third party sites. The linked sites are not under the control of House of Mercy. House of Mercy is not responsible for the contents on any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. These links are provided as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked sites by House of Mercy.
Carolinas Care Partnership (formerly Regional HIV/AIDS Consortium) House of Mercy is a recipient of a Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS federal grant administered through the Carolinas Care Partnership http://www.carolinascare.org
Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN) RAIN in Charlotte provides care teams, pastoral care, and support, benefits advocacy, treatment education, counseling, and referrals.
Social Security Information:
Understanding the Benefits
How You Earn Credits
The Appeals Process
The Social Security and Disability Resource Center (SSDRC)
Additional HIV/AIDS Resources:
AETC - AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center
AIDS Articles and Resources
AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
AIDS Community Residence Association -A nonprofit organization in Durham, NC that serves individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS by providing diverse, supportive housing options and compassionate care.
AIDS InfoNet - Information on HIV/AIDS services and treatments accessible in English and Spanish.
AIDS.org - Non-profit educational site for HIV education and information
AIDS Quilt - Official internet site of the AIDS Memorial Quilt
AIDS United - Internet Resource for Policy and Advocacy
Alliance of AIDS Services - Carolina AASC in Raleigh provides care teams, pastoral care and support, food, emergency financial assistance, benefits advocacy, treatment education, counseling, and referrals.
American Academy of HIV Medicine
AMFAR - The American Foundation for AIDS Research
BlackAIDS.org - News, perspectives, and resources for African American patients
Careers to Combat HIV & AIDS - Prevention, treatment, and careers where you can help
Careers in Disease Prevention- Prevention, treatment, and careers where you can help
Catholic Health Association - A resource for information about the benefits of the Affordable Care Act.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - Fact sheets, extensive information on HIV/AIDS, research, funding, policies, statistics, conferences, resource library (also info in Spanish)
ClinicalTrials.gov - A registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.
Elton John AIDS Foundation
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC)
Healingwell.com - Community, information, resources on diseases, disorders, and chronic illness.
HEART International.net - Informative site with links to information and treatments for Hepatitis & AIDS.
Hepatitis C Information Central - The latest research and treatment news about Hepatitis C infection, diagnosis, symptoms and treatments
HIV/AIDS News - Trusted information and reporting on national health issues from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.
HIV Drug Interactions
HIV drug resistance mutations
HIV and Hepatitis An online publication whose mission is to provide accurate, timely and cutting edge information about treatment for HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis
HIV InSite - Comprehensive up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California.
HIV Medicine Association - An organization of medical professionals who practice HIV medicine.
International Antiviral Society - USA
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care
John Hopkins HIV Guide
Medline Plus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP)
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)
National HIV and STD Testing - A service of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Minority AIDS Council
NIH Office of AIDS Research - National Institutes of Health
NPIN (National Prevention Information Network) - Website designed to share HIV/AIDS, STD, TB resources and information
Positive Words of Encouragement - Encouragement from newly diagnosed women with HIV/AIDS
POZ "Health, Life and HIV" Magazine
Stanford University HIV Drug Resistance database
Testing.com - Information on testing options for various STDs, including HIV. Includes a database of free/low-cost testing sites for major US cities.
The Body - The complete HIV/AIDS resource with more than 550 topic areas.
The Well Project - Information and support for HIV positive women
UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services: AIDS Information - Offering information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research.
World AIDS Day Organization - Remember World AIDS Day each year on Dec. 1