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Illinois: BEHIV Celebrates 20

August 10, 2010

At a private home in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood recently, donors and supporters marked the 20th anniversary of Better Existence with HIV. Executive Director Eric Nelson said that despite the poor economy and scarcity of state funding, BEHIV is moving forward with plans to assist new clients: "We've added three new housing units for HIV patients. There are more people who have needed help than ever before." Founded in 1989, BEHIV helps people with HIV/AIDS by providing prevention information, testing, case management, housing assistance, and other services. For more information, visit

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Adapted from:
Windy City Times (Chicago)
08.04.2010; Mason Harrison

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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