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Hiv Positive Support Groups

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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 Read more »

Research regarding HIV+ support groups

I am trying to find information (statistics, studies, and other research) that outlines the effects... 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... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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. According to the Times , Divas members -- who range in age... 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

...speak and send group leaders to attend workshops so they can gather accurate information for members. However, even successful support groups often do not have professional staff for executive management and fundraising because well-educated and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jakarta Post Examines Indonesian Support Group for HIV-Positive People

... Indonesia's Jakarta Post on Friday examined Sobat ODHA, or Friends of People with HIV/AIDS -- an HIV/AIDS not-for-profit support group located on the Indonesian island of Bali. According to the Post , "dozens" of HIV-positive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lutheran Medical Center to Train Caribbean Health Care Workers, Start Brooklyn Support Group for HIV-Positive People

...Trinidad and Tobago lacks a critical mass of trained health care workers to respond effectively to those infected and affected by [HIV/AIDS]," Dr. David John, medical director of the Caribbean-American Family Health Center, said, adding that at... Read more »
Connect With Others

Positive Website/Support Group for HIV'ers

Posted by RobbyD, 2 Replies
...website, which I hope will eventually turn into a non profit organization, at some point I hope to develop some fantastic local support groups with an online community and furthermore maybe eventually even design and create some local support... Read more »

HIV support groups in virginia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a young, professional man looking for a support group in Virginia or Washington DC. I live in rural Southwest, Virginia. The only way I could get to D.C. is if the group met on the weekend. I would really like to attend a group of my area... Read more »

LGBT HIV Support Group

Posted by DBEARNYC, 1 Reply
I have just been told that a new support group has opened up at the Lesbian & gay Center in NYC. Located at 208 West 13th St (7th Ave), NY, NY 10011. Information from: George Fesser on 212-620 7310 x 291. Monday evenings, from 6pm to 7.30pm Read more »

hiv support groups for professionals

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am a forty-one year old black male and I would like to know if there any hiv support groups for professionals. Read more »