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Women Alive Activities

Spring 1998

Voices With a Message: Peer Support & Treatment Information Hotline

Our peer support hot line is operated by women volunteers, who are themselves, living with HIV/AIDS. Volunteers offer peer to peer support to women callers from across the nation. Treatment information is available upon request and a peer Treatment Educator is ready to talk about your treatment concerns. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11am to 6pm Pacific Standard Time.

Reach out, talk to women living with HIV/AIDS. Find support and a sense of community. 800.554.4876. Se habia Espanol en Los Miercoles. To volunteer call Aleece: 213.965.1564.


Heterosexuals Too!

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The 1st and 3rd Friday of every month 6-8pm. Enjoy an evening with people who share common issues, fears, hopes and concerns in a safe and friendly atmosphere. A peer support group for HIV+ heterosexual women and men. For more information call Aleece 213.965.1564.


Chat Session by Women for Women

Do you want to know more about your HIV treatment medications or would you like to just sit & have a chat? Come join us every 2nd & 4th Thursdays of every month 6:00-8:30pm. For more information call Marilyn 213.965.1564.


Treatment Information and Advocacy Program

If you have questions about your medical care, treatments or lab work, call Marilyn, Treatment Advocate 213.965.1564.


Massage

Thursdays 1:00-4:00pm. By appointment only. Call Marilyn or Aleece at 213.965.1564 to make an appointment.


Acupuncture Clinic

Fridays 11am-1pm. No fee. No stress. Give yourself a treat. By appointment only. Call Marilyn or Aleece 213.965.1564.


Yoga Classes

Every Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm. This class focuses on breath and movement used to link yoga postures into a flowing sequence designed to increase flexibility and range of motion. Come and experience the benefits of yoga for relaxation and pain and stress management. For more information call Aleece 213.965.1564.


Legal Clinic

3rd Wednesday of every month 3:00-6:00pm. Take care of your legal issues, get some advise. Sit down with an attorney, and get some answers to your legal questions. One-on-one consultations provided by a female attorney. By Appointment only, must schedule appt. 24 hrs in advance call Aleece 213.965.1564.


Positive Image

Many of us living with the virus sometimes don't feel so good about ourselves. But when we get together and hang out, we find that we're not so different after all. We have a little more fun and light hearted conversation. Afterwards, we feel better about ourselves and our circumstances. Join Positive Images, The Women... "The Party-Line" a support group on the phone, every Tuesday 11:00am-1:00pm and every Wednesday 7-9pm CALL 1.888.600.4.POS.

Get the full benefit of a woman's peer support group from your own home. We also get together every Tuesday night 6-8pm to hang out, talk about our concerns and have fun together. For more information call Justina 213.965.1564.




  
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