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Information, Referrals, Support, and Understanding

October 2000

Body Positive Helpline

(800) 566-6599
Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (ET)

Trained Helpline volunteers offer up-to-the-minute information important to everyone living with or affected by HIV and AIDS, from the newly diagnosed to those who have been living with the virus for years. Body Positive maintains a nationwide resource list, updated constantly, and Helpline volunteers can refer callers to Body Positive services or to other AIDS service organizations across the country.

Coming in October: Fall/Winter 2000 Edition of The Body Positive Resource Directory

A current, comprehensive listing of AIDS organizations in New York City and surrounding areas, the services they offer, and how to obtain those services.

Over 450 listings in 34 categories, including:

  • Alternative/Holistic Therapies


  • Case Management

  • Children, Adolescents & Families

  • Dental Care

  • Employment Counseling & Training

  • Food/Meals/Nutrition

  • Hotlines

  • Housing

  • Legal Services

  • Mental Health

  • Prisoners' Resources

  • Recovery

  • Treatment Information

  • Women's Services . . . and many more

The Resource Directory also contains an up-to-date guide to federal, state, and local benefits.

To reserve your copy of The Body Positive Resource Directory, call Edwin Pérez at (212) 566-7333, or write: Body Positive Resource Directory
19 Fulton Street, Suite 308B
New York, NY 10038

Other Resources

AIDS Treatment Data Network
(800) 734-7104
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Latest information on treatments, drugs, clinical trials.

New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project Hotline
(212) 714-1141
24 hours, seven days

Gay- or HIV-related violence hotline, English and Spanish.

Pride Institute
(800) 547-7433
24 hours, seven days

Chemical dependency/mental health referral and information hotline.

The Samaritans Suicide Prevention Hotline
(212) 673-3000
24 hours, seven days

Suicide crisis hotline.

Back to the October 2000 Issue of Body Positive Magazine.

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