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HIV support groups for Heterosexual Professionals

Posted by kartman, 1 Reply
HI everyone,

I was tested positive last March (2010)....thankfully I am very healthy. The only person i have told about my condition is my best friend and although she is very supportive and we can talk about anything HIV related, I think it is time... Read more »

Support group for HIV+ heterosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a heterosexual 23 y.o. HIV+ male. I have been looking for a place to meet other heterosexuals with HIV. Is there anyplace out there for people like me to meet others? Thanks.
John

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Professional Heterosexual Women/ Men Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with HIV in April 1991. I am a heterosexual female and am interested in meeting other heterosexual professional women/ men who are HIV positive. Many of the past support groups that I attended were for gay males, gay... Read more »

NYC Heterosexual Support Groups Uptown?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
In 1988, my friend had 5 HIV+ groups meeting WEEKLY on the East side from 23rd St. (VA) to 82nd St.(I co-chaired one of them). I was busy getting my degree and was shocked to find out there are only groups for those who can travel either to the... Read more »

we have started a heterosexual support group...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We have started a Heterosexual support group for Residents and
Maryland, Washington and Virginia and we meet every other
Wednesday - mostly single (married couples are welcome) - if
interested please leave a message at (301)754-1532 - we shall get
ba... Read more »
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Heterosexual, HIV+, & looking for straight support.

Not really a question, more of a statement. 12 years I've been living withthis disease. In the beginning we were told to eat well and pray, and therewas no reason we couldn't have 2 or 3 years of quality life. Little wasknown, and that...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I think there are many other heterosexual individuals who are living with HIVand AIDS who would also welcome the opportunity to chat online with otherswho are in the same boat. You neglected to give the URL of the interactivesite you and your... 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 »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two New Studies Support Use of PrEP for HIV Prevention Among Heterosexual Men and Women

"Two new studies done in three African countries have shown for the first time that AIDS drugs taken daily can cut by more than half a person's chance of becoming infected with HIV through heterosexual intercourse," the Washington Post reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Neglected Group Has HIV/AIDS Support

Soweto's Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (CHBH) on Thursday launched an HIV/AIDS program for men who have not yet received services through the national HIV treatment roll-out, in particular, men who have sex with men (MSM). The new program,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Efficacy of a Relationship-Based HIV/STD Prevention Program for Heterosexual Couples

Sustained rates of heterosexually acquired HIV infection in the United States, particularly among African-American and Latina women, have mobilized efforts to develop alternative prevention strategies, including couple-oriented prevention models.... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Heterosexuals and HIV: Where Are the Resources?

Okay, I give up! I have tried and tried to find information on anything to do with heterosexuals and HIV, and folks, there ain't a lot out there. I have found information on heterosexuals in central Africa, heterosexuals in northern California,... Read more »