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Hiv/aids National Support Groups

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Is there a support group for alcoholics with hiv/aids?

my son is 32 and has recently went full blown. he is an alcoholic and has been for years. He is willing to talk to someone but it has to someone who is familiar with alcoholism with hiv/aids patients. Can you advise us? ...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Alcohol and substance abuse are often found together with HIV infection. If your son has access to an HIV clinic, they should know of alcohol treatment programs that are open and accepting of people with HIV infection.... 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 »

IS BUSH SUPPORTIVE OF HIV AND AIDS????

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Truth Seeker,No, unfortunately once again, Bush has not lived up to his promises. His rhetoric does not match his actions. Just as an example, I'll reprint an article from the L.A. Times by Pulitzer Prize-winning health reporter Laurie... Read more »
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HIV Support Groups

Posted by James, 1 Reply
I travel extensively for work, I seem to have a bit of trouble locating an HIV support group while away. Would anyone know of a web site or directory that would provide me with national information?

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Brave's HIV/AIDS Support Group Huntsville,AL

Posted by Bravew, 1 Reply
my name is Bravewolf I recently moved to Huntsville,Al again
from Pensacola,Fl to start up an HIV/AIDS Support Group for
Gay Men who are living with HIV or AIDS because I've lost two great friends due to Aids. I was Certified by the State of
Florida to... 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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Positive Website/Support Group for HIV'ers

Posted by RobbyD, 2 Replies
Hey everyone,

My name is Robert Douglas, I was diagnosed in May of last year
and have decided that I was going to dedicate my life to advocating
for people like myself whom are infected with HIV.

I have created a website, which I hope will eventually... Read more »