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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska: East Grand Forks Support Group Forms for Those Living With HIV/AIDS

A support group has formed for people with HIV/AIDS in the Grand Forks region. At a recent gathering, members spoke about their fears: fear of spreading HIV, fear of catching colds and other infections due to weakened immune systems, and other... 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 »
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Help me create a counselling group for +youngsters, a service in the community (Marcel N., psychologist, HIV +)

from Marcel N-Romania.Dear Sir,i'm thrilled to find such a complex site to rise all kind of problems the hivers have to deal with. This is again a prove that your country realy try to controle and to help patients to become effective and deal...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Dear MArcel,I really respect the work you are doing in Romania. Unfortunately in terms of your request, I have never worked with young people. My specialty is working with adults. So I am am sorry to say that I have no idea of how to advise you... Read more »

Worry over negligible HIV risk "do i have hiv ,want to kill my self help me doctors plz"

i am working in saudiarabia on 10th & 11th jan 2012 i had sex with a indonesian baby sitter in saudi arabia and this country is very much concern about hiv medical testing before getting work permit in saudi arabia i will explain you my whole...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Sounds like this has been making you worry a lot lately, but it doesn't sound like you had much of a chance to get HIV. Your test at 28 days gave you a good idea of your status.Instead, let's look at your risk.... Read more »

Support Group in NYC

Hi to all, My brother was diagnosed a month ago. i would like to ask where can i find a support group in NY?Thank you....
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
You are fortunate to be in New York where there are numerous resources both for those living with HIV/AIDS and their friends and loved ones. Because the specific groups can change, I suggest calling the agencies listed below for updates. Note... Read more »

do i have hiv ,want to kill my self help me doctors plz

sir my name is jhon i am working in saudiarabia on 10th & 11th jan 2012 i had sex with a indonesian baby sitter in saudi arabia and this country is very much concern about hiv medical testing before getting work permit in saudi arabia i will...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Very unlikely to have HIV infection.... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »