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Hiv Aids Support Groups

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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 »


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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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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HIV Support Group in Greensboro

Posted by osomenor, 2 Replies
Hello, wanted to send this out to any people living with HIV or in a relationship with someone with HIV, there is a group in Greensboro for support the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. The location is at Higher Ground at 210 E Bessemer... Read more »

People Affected By HIV Support Group

Posted by Anonymous
I would like to invite anyone who has a friend or family member with HIV - and is needing to talk about this - to a new email group called HIV Affected. This support group will consist of others just like you, people who don't know where to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 »

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 »

What kind of support group do I want/need?

I've been HIV since the mid 80s & have done relatively well living with HIV. Now, I have a couple other medical issues & they seem to be muddying the waters as I seek some a support group or therapy. I have AVN which has pretty...
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
Situations like yours are becoming increasingly common as the population of individuals living with HIV ages. You will not find a group specifically tailored to match all your conditions, but I would make a priority of finding a mental health... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles Women's HIV/AIDS Support Group in Vietnam

The New York Times on Sunday profiled a support group for HIV-positive women living in Haiphong, Vietnam, where HIV-positive people are "widely shunned, where drugs are scarce and treatment is expensive." More than 250,000 HIV-positive people... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian Airport Security Guard Who Prevented HIV/AIDS Support Group From Boarding Plane Resigns

A security guard employed by Garda World Security resigned on Thursday after allegedly saying members of an HIV/AIDS support group posed a health risk to other passengers at Prince George Airport in Prince George, Canada, Toronto's Globe and Mail... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Cuts Hurt HIV/AIDS Support Group

The HIV/AIDS organization Sierra HOPE (Health Opportunities, Programs and Education) has seen its budget for the current fiscal year slashed by more than a third. The nonprofit has experienced a $62,000 cut in state money and a $42,000 in federal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: An HIV/AIDS Support Group Allows Kids to Learn and Express Themselves Without Being Judged or Ridiculed

The Irvine-based AIDS Services Foundation (ASF) hosts a weekly support group for 20 or so children and teens living with HIV/AIDS. Recently a six-week puppet-making workshop was held to give the kids a unique way to express their complex emotions.... Read more »