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Hiv Peer Mentoring

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Black AIDS Institute

Al Brown: Creating Mentors, Paying It Forward

One in an occasional series about members of the Black Treatment Advocates Network , a collaborative of HIV/AIDS advocates who connect Black people living with HIV/AIDS to care and treatment, strengthen Black leaders, and advocate for change in... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV Peer Support Programs Across Canada

After an HIV diagnosis, the words of someone who has been there, done that are often the ones that help the most. It is with this in mind that we highlight peer-to-peer programs across the country. Peer Navigators Positive Living BC and... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black Women Living With AIDS Thrive Thanks to Peer Support

Roberta Willis (name changed), 26, has come a long way since first discovering she was HIV-positive, thanks to a little help from her friends: peers and mentors who are also living with HIV. Raped and impregnated by a neighbor when she was 15,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

My peer councelor is a tattle tale

I work in a 911 communications center, after testing HIV+, I confided in my supervisor (which is also trained as the Dept. Peer Counselor) only due to the fact of some health issues in the work place (I.E. always assigning sick people to take over...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your rights as a city employee have been violated. Go to the city attorney about your concerns. Yes, directly. Ask for an appointment to discuss violation of your privacy rights. And if the city attorney tries to blow you off, get your own attorney,... Read more »

Recent Exposure HIV risk

Hello I would like to have an expert's opinion on my current dilemma. 2 days ago I gave in on peer pressure and agreed to get an escort with my friend. I was extremely nervous during the entire session as I am fairly familiar with the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I see no risk here at all. Animal skin condoms are not as effective as those made of latex but they are expensive. They also smell and feel different. Most would notice the difference. Your hang nail and the other things you mention are... Read more »

SEX and HIV/AIDS

Dr Bob My name is Don I am co founder of POZITIVE PERSPECTIVES INC a peer support origination in SW Missouri. That also goes out in the community with a team of our peers to educate at local high schools in the 29 counts in SW MO. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Don,First off, congratulations on your long-term coexistence with HIV. It will be an inspiration to those just beginning their journey with the virus.Next, congratulations on your HIV/AIDS awareness, education and prevention efforts!Regarding... Read more »

vircoTYPE HIV-1

With the advice of a peer to bring this to the EXPERTS, here it goes. I had complete resistance analysis done a yr. ago. Have been poz 23 yrs. At the time of testing I was taking Zerit, Viramune, and Epivir ( for approx. 12 yrs.). Previously AZT for...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for your posting. Most commercially available resistance tests will warn that they may not be able to report results for those with viral loads less than 500 to 1000 copies/mL. That said, there are times in which the test will be... Read more »
Connect With Others

Peer prevention in Hawaii

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Life Foundation
Prevention With Positives

Peer Based HIV prevention counseling to HIV+ men who have sex with men (MSM). Must be able to assist HIV+ MSM to reduce high risk sexual and/or needle sharing behaviors. Must be able to practice harm... Read more »

Part-time Paid Peer Facilitator Positions in NYC

Posted by Terri1
The NYC DOHMH is currently accepting resumes for several part-time peer facilitator positions for a new workshop series for persons living with HIV/AIDS. These positions are paid and the peer will receive a stipend.


In Fall 2011, the New York City... Read more »

Peer Educator/Case Finder Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
Peer Educator/Case Finder
(Two openings)

DEPARTMENT: Peer Educator/Case Finder



REPORTS TO: Youth Services Manager.



FLSA: Exempt



The Organization Founded in 1974, Howard Brown Health Center (HBHC)... Read more »

peer led support groups

Posted by Anonymous
I am working on a project where we are putting together a manual for peer run support groups for individuals with HIV/AIDS who are also mental health consumers. I want to locate organizations that are currently involved in peer run support groups to... Read more »