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People With Hiv Support Groups

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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 »

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... Read more »

Support Groups

Are there any support groups for couples where one is positive and the other is negative? Read more »
Articles
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 , Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...develop a training program for community health care workers in the Caribbean as well as a peer support program for HIV-positive people from the Caribbean who are living in Brooklyn, the New York Daily News reports. The programs, which will... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...range in age from 50 to 70 -- "represent the changing face of HIV/AIDS" in the U.S. CDC data from 2005 showed that 27% of people with HIV/AIDS were women, compared with less than 5% two decades ago, and that black women were 23 times more... Read more »
Connect With Others

People Affected By HIV Support Group

Posted by Anonymous
...needing to talk about this - to a new email group called HIV Affected. This support group will consist of others just like you, people who don't know where to turn...who to talk to...what to do. It will be a great source for information, open... Read more »

searching for a support group and friends

Posted by LoJoFo
...I am searching for a hiv support group in the Clearwater/Tampa Bay area to attend or other hiv positive people to hang out with Read more »

support groups for people with CMV and blindness?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have CMV Retinitis. I was wondering if anybody out there knows of, or might want to start, a support group or organizations for people with CMV Retinitis who suffered blindness as a result of complications from HIV. Any responses, thoughts or... Read more »

Support group for HIV+ heterosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 Read more »