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Support Groups for gay men in NYC

Posted by ShantiNurse, 1 Reply
Hi there, I'm trying to find out about HIV support groups for gay men in NYC for a friend. It has been surprisingly hard to get this information. Any advice, lists, etc...you could provide would be very appreciated! Read more »

NYC Heterosexual Support Groups Uptown?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
In 1988, my friend had 5 HIV+ groups meeting WEEKLY on the East side from 23rd St. (VA) to 82nd St.(I co-chaired one of them). I was busy getting my degree and was shocked to find out there are only groups for those who can travel either to the... 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 »

Support group for HIV+ heterosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a heterosexual 23 y.o. HIV+ male. I have been looking for a place to meet other heterosexuals with HIV. Is there anyplace out there for people like me to meet others? Thanks.
John

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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 »
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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 »

Need Fuzeon Support group & tips

If one has swelling of ankles (probably from Fuzeon) and just takes Fuzeon once a day due to potential allergic reaction, how helpful is it? If a person stopped the Fuzeon for a few weeks and continued again and is getting "flu-like"...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
If you think you are having a potential allergic reaction to Fuzeon, please report back to your healthcare provider immediately so they can confirm this and/or determine the actual source of your problem. The answer is NOT to decrease Fuzeon... Read more »

Current counseling groups in NYC

Are there any counseling groups currently in NYC for serodiscordant gay male couples, either free or for fee?...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I would start by contacting the larger of the community based organizations that provide HIV services, such as Body Positive or GMHC. Both of these organizations have had groups of this kind and most likely have them currently. There are many... Read more »

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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Two NYC Groups Receive $2.4 Million to House Those Living With HIV/AIDS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded two New York City groups $2.47 million to provide rental, mortgage, and utilities assistance for people with HIV/AIDS. Of the sum, Brooklyn's Church Avenue Merchants Block... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hip Hop Star "P. Diddy" to Run NYC Marathon to Raise $1 Million for Education, Health Care, HIV/AIDS Groups

Hip hop star Sean "P. Diddy" Combs on Tuesday announced that he will run the ING New York City Marathon on Nov. 2 to help raise funds for education and health care charities, including HIV/AIDS programs, Reuters reports ( Reuters , 9/30). Combs... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Guys and Girls -- Interview With the Founder of NYC's Straight Social Group

As facilitator of support groups at New York City's Body Positive during the early '90s, straight boy Thorner Harris heard people say over and over that all social events for heterosexuals with HIV were largely limited to those living in the... Read more »
Housing Works

Housing Works and Other NYC AIDS Groups Launch Campaign to Help AIDS and Family Clinics in Haiti

With the blessing of the Haiti Ministry of Health, a coalition of Haitian AIDS organizations, Housing Works and three other New York City AIDS groups have banded together to open two desperately needed clinics for Haitians living with HIV/AIDS... Read more »