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Hiv Positive Support Groups

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: HIV Positive Patients Start a Support Group

Several HIV-positive patients in Nashik, India, have formed a support group called Network of People and Children Living with HIIV (NPCLH) and registered it as a charity organization. The organization, composed of two men and five women, aims to not... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Africa Increasingly Seek Support From Groups Founded by Others Living With HIV, Long Island Newsday Reports

HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa increasingly are turning to groups founded and run by others living with the virus, rather than the formal health sector and nongovernmental organizations, for support, Long Island Newsday reports. In... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles Support Group for HIV-Positive Women Over Age 50

The New York Times on Sunday profiled the Divas, a support group for black and Hispanic HIV-positive women over age 50 in Harlem, N.Y. The Divas is organized through Iris House , an HIV/AIDS service center that opened 15 years ago in Harlem. ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

How to find the right support group

How can I find the most appropiate support group. I am extremely active- I play on a Rubgy Team, I practice Mixed Martial Arts and I train for Triathlons. The problem is that most if not all of the support groups that I have participated in only...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You are involved with some very good health promoting activities. If you want a more holistic group, you may do better searching within the alternative medicine community.... Read more »

Houston support groups

Hello Mr. Vergel,I understand you reside here in Houston, TX. Are there any suport groups that you can recommend for someone recently diagnoised as positive? My husband just found out he is HIV positive earlier this year. He is dealing with it ok...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You can call Legacy Community Health Services and the Montrose Counseling Center. They can give you more information about support groups.another place that has a support group (gay and straight people attend) is one managed by Bering Support... Read more »

Support Groups

Are there any support groups for couples where one is positive and the other is negative?...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
Yes, many community based organizations and mental health clinics that provide supportive services for people living with and affected by HIV offer support groups for mixed status couples. Get in touch with agencies in your area to try and identify... Read more »

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 »
Connect With Others

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 »

Positive Support Groups

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone have any information on support groups for heterosexuals with HIV in New York City? Read more »

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 »

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 »