EATG HIV & Mental Health Survey Report
a. Executive Summary
This report presents findings of an exploratory, cross-sectional study which focuses on the mental health of People Living with HIV (PLHIV), as well as services provided by community and civil society organizations in the field of HIV in the WHO European Region.
A total of 389 people living with HIV from 13 EU/EEA countries and 257 people living with HIV from 13 nonEU/EEA countries, as well as 359 staff members of organizations working in HIV and/or with people living with HIV from Europe (187 EU/EEA, 14 countries; 172 non-EU/EEA, 13 countries) responded to the survey.
Questions for persons working in community organizations included services provided, main mental health issues reported in their organizations, services considered missing and both variation in reporting of mental health issues and types of support services provided during the COVID-19 pandemic.