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Evaluation Of Support Group Help Hiv Clients

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Treatment Education for HIV-Positive Clients

Counseling clients who are HIV-positive presents a unique set of challenges for the often overwhelmed substance abuse clinician. In addition to heavy case loads, employee burnout, client relapse, and chronic underfunding, how can substance abuse... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles Support Group for HIV-Positive Women Over Age 50

The New York Times on Sunday profiled the Divas, a support group for black and Hispanic HIV-positive women over age 50 in Harlem, N.Y. The Divas is organized through Iris House , an HIV/AIDS service center that opened 15 years ago in Harlem. ... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV/AIDS Organization Spotlight: Mujeres Unidas

Quick Facts About Mujeres Unidas was founded in 1994 as a bilingual/bicultural support group to serve Latinas infected with and affected by HIV. Currently operating solely under private donations, though more funding is needed. Offers three... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Being a Good Facilitator/Running a Support Group

Dear Michael: I am about to attempt the reactivation of our Gay Men's HIV+ Support Group after a long period of client neglect and apathy. I live in a area where it can be sometimes felt like the minority of people infected and affected with...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Dear Donn,Thanks for your positive feedback on my Widower's book. I am pleased that you are finding it useful.Getting groups started and sustaining them is difficult in all locations, but as you so accurately note, especially more so outside... Read more »

Help for my client

Hi Dr. Bob, I am a consultant and have a client who worries that a sexual interaction with a suspect individual last summer left her HIV positive. She has taken three HIV tests, one after the 3 month window from time of exposure, one after six...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.1. Your client's symptoms are not consistent with or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) or HIV disease.2. There are a number of different testing guidelines still floating around. Some haven't been updated in many... Read more »

Support Group in NYC

Hi to all, My brother was diagnosed a month ago. i would like to ask where can i find a support group in NY?Thank you....
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
You are fortunate to be in New York where there are numerous resources both for those living with HIV/AIDS and their friends and loved ones. Because the specific groups can change, I suggest calling the agencies listed below for updates. Note... Read more »

Support group in Bradenton, FL

I am trying to find a support group for patint's with HIV in Bradenton, FL. Please help. Thanks....
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Check the list of Florida organizations on this site. The ones near you should be able to refer you to several groups. <a href="http://www.thebody.com/index/hotlines/other.html" target=_new>on this site</a>... Read more »
Connect With Others

Need People To Help With Our POZ Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
We need moderators in our chatrooms and websites on http://www.POZ.ca/Help/

Great way to get involved and to meet other people, free way to help too! This group started in 1997 and is still going strong, over 10,000 HIV+ members on our sites!

Maybe... Read more »

LOOKING FOR SUPPORT GROUPS IN NEW YORK

Posted by Jessie, 1 Reply
i AM hiv+ AS MANY OF YOU ALREADY KNOW...i HAVE A COUNSELOR BUT SHE IS NOT VERY INFORMATIVE ABOUT GROUPS FOR PEOPLE WITH hiv AND i WOULD LIKE TO HAVE PEOPLE TO TALK TO ABOUT EVERYDAY ISSUES...CALLING PEOPLE WHO ARE IN THE SAME SITUATION AS I AM...ANY... Read more »

HIV Support Groups

Posted by njpozdad, 3 Replies
I have found a support group in my area and I wanted to reach out to other gay men to see what your experiences, if any, have been with being part of a support group....really have noone else to talk to or lean on when it comes to HIV issues Read more »

HIV support groups in virginia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a young, professional man looking for a support group in Virginia or Washington DC. I live in rural Southwest, Virginia. The only way I could get to D.C. is if the group met on the weekend. I would really like to attend a group of my area... Read more »