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Evaluation Of Support Group Hiv Clients

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evaluation of Health Map: A Patient-Centered, Web-Based Service for Supporting HIV-Infected Patients in Australia

The authors undertook the current study "to describe the use of and responses to a self-management website, 'Health Map,' established to address the key chronic health issues of HIV-positive people." The site "assessed health issues against current... Read more »
Body Positive

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

The researchers conducted a sexual-behavior HIV prevalence survey on male clients of female prostitutes working in brothels in Dakar, Senegal, to investigate the degree to which these men act as a bridge for HIV transmission to the general... 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 »

Research regarding HIV+ support groups

I am trying to find information (statistics, studies, and other research) that outlines the effects of organized support groups on people effected with HIV.I can easily find info regarding number of cases, etc. But nothing specific to the benefits...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I don't know of any published data on the effects of support groups. I would recommend researching the commonly used informational sites. A good place to start is:http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/... Read more »

HIV Testing Support Group & Friends

Good day Michael S., MSW, I would very much like to create a decent non-profit HIV Testing Support Group whereas good folkz like the ones that frequent this forum, can exchange friendship, thoughts, and mutual HIV worrying support. I would just love...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Of course I will post this, so anyone who reads it and is interested in participating can do so. But I don't feel comfortable creating a hyper link, which would tacitly imply my endorsement of the group, which is not something I am able to do... Read more »

Support group for physicians with HIV?

I was recently diagnosed with HIV and I am a young surgeon. I am in desperate need of another physician, preferably a surgeon, to talk to about a lot of the legal and professional issues that even my doctor can't answer. Are there any support...
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
Thanks for writing. I can understand the need for consultation and support. I have a small group of colleagues on whom I rely, but it is all informal. I don't know of any central listings of such groups or any online forums. Local medical... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If anyone knows of any HIV/AIDS support groups in the rapid city/Sturgis South Dakota area, please post me a reply!
Thank you!!

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