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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 »

HIV SUPPORT GROUPS??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If anyone knows of any HIV/AIDS support groups in the rapid city/Sturgis South Dakota area, please post me a reply!
Thank you!!

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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.

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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 »

HIV TESTING SUPPORT GROUP

Greetings Doctor H., I have read practically every posted message and response at this forum and must include, you do a better than superb job in your work specifically, in accuracy. I know the time it takes to read and answer all these questions is...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Posted and Noted.MH... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Volunteers Sought to Lead Bay Area HIV Support Groups

Friday, Jan. 7 is the application deadline for persons wishing to become facilitators of peer-led support groups with the University of California-San Francisco's AIDS Health Project. Qualified volunteers will participate in a weekend-long training... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

West Virginia: Covenant House Offers HIV Support Group

Covenant House, a Charleston nonprofit, is expanding its services to people with HIV/AIDS by offering a new monthly support group. "The support group will be located at Covenant House and we're gonna do it on the second Thursday of every month,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV Support Group Meets at the Center

The Center Long Beach, 2017 E. Fourth St., is hosting a weekly support group on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. for persons diagnosed with HIV in the past two years. "There's so much stuff to negotiate when you're HIV-positive, from finding an HIV-friendly... 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 »