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Online Support Groups For African Americans With Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term,
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 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 »

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 »

There is an online PML support group!

To answer a previous poster's question, a wonderful guy from Oregon started a PML Survivors Group at http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/PMLSurvivors/It has links to recent studies and testomnials from PMLers who have recovered to those still in...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Great news; thanks for sharing.BY Read more »
Articles
ACRIA and GMHC

A Critical Lens on the African-American Church and HIV

...believe that "We Shall Overcome." Some churches are successfully integrating prevention messages into their ministries. Women's support groups like Life Support, Older Women Embracing Life, and public gatherings such as the fundraising walk... Read more »
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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Cuts Hurt HIV/AIDS Support Group

... The HIV/AIDS organization Sierra HOPE (Health Opportunities, Programs and Education) has seen its budget for the current fiscal year slashed Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian Airport Security Guard Who Prevented HIV/AIDS Support Group From Boarding Plane Resigns

... A security guard employed by Garda World Security resigned on Thursday after allegedly saying members of an HIV/AIDS support group posed a health risk to other passengers at Prince George Airport in Prince George, Canada, Toronto's Globe Read more »
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Looking 4 Support Groups & Networking in Fl & GA

Posted by briteeyez, 1 Reply
...let the disease control me and looking to meet other in Florida or Georgia or find support groups. Any group specific towards African Americans would be nice but Ill take any group. I have recently started dating a HIV Negative man who says he... 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 »