December 1 is World AIDS Day and Roland Chesters was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in 2006 and given two weeks to live at the time of his diagnosis. In his book, Ripples from the Edge of Life, Roland gathers stories from 13 other people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS between 1982 and 2015 and how they have managed their diagnosis and the in particular, the mental ill health created by the stigma that still surrounds HIV/AIDS. In this episode of Healing Ties, Roland shares his story about his diagnoses while encouraging others to do the same. Listen in and learn how Roland Chesters is creating Healing Ties all around us.
To learn more about Roland and the great work he is doing in the United Kingdom as a Disability Development Consultant working individuals and organizations to provide guidance and support on matters relating to disability, sexual orientation, diversity and learning and development, visit his website https://luminate.uk.com/