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Women Alive Activities

Winter 1998-99

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
Reach out, talk to women living with HIV/AIDS. Find support and a sense of community. 800.554.4876.
Se habla Español en Los Miercoles. To volunteer call Aleece 323.965.1564.

Heterosexuals Too!
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 323.965.1564.

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 Thursdays of every month 5:30-7:30pm.
For more information call Marina 323.965.1564.

Treatment Information and Advocacy Program
If you have questions about your medical care, treatments or lab work, call Justina or Marina -- Our Treatment Advocates 323.965.1564.

Thursdays By appointment only. Call Aleece at 323.965.1564 to make an appointment.

Acupuncture Clinic
No fee, No stress. Give yourself a treat. By appointment only. Call Aleece 323.965.1564.

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 323.965.1564.

Legal Clinic
3rd Wednesday of every month 3:00-6:00pm. Take care of your legal issues, get some advice. 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 323.965.1564.

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 1.888.600.4747. Get the full benefit of a women'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 Cathy -- 323.965.1564.

HIV/AIDS Library
A library of extensive information about HIV disease, AIDS and the treatments for them is housed within the facility located at 1566 S. Burnside Avenue, LA - 90019 (mid-city area) Information from over 200 sources, is cross referenced and accessible. Come in and find the information you need to survive, have a cup of coffee and talk to a treatment advocate.

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