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The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

... Table of Contents What Is Domestic Violence? Women, HIV and Domestic Violence Disclosing Safely Minimizing Risk Leaving a Violent Relationship Domestic violence can happen to anyone. Tragically, one in four women will be abused during her lifetime. In many parts of the
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 »

support groups

Hello, Dr. Holodniy. This may seem like a rather interesting question. I just turned 23, and was diagnosed at 21. Overall healthwise, everything has been going good. So, I've tried the whole support group thing, and I usually end up running for...
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
...Support in general is incredibly important with HIV infection. Ongoing participation in support groups depends on what issues you may have and your willingness to participate in the process. It is certainly possible that the "issue" 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 »
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

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

...group for black and Hispanic HIV-positive women over age 50 in Harlem, N.Y. The Divas is organized through Iris House , an HIV/AIDS service center that opened 15 years ago in Harlem. According to the Times , Divas members -- who range in age... Read more »
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support groups for heteros

Posted by BrianInNJ, 1 Reply
...weeks ago. I am a straight male and wanted to know if there are other people out there in my same position. I have seen lots of support groups for gay men but not for straight men. If anyone knows of groups that support this segment of the HIV+... 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 »

Professional Heterosexual Women/ Men Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...heterosexual female and am interested in meeting other heterosexual professional women/ men who are HIV positive. Many of the past support groups that I attended were for gay males, gay females, or IV drug users. Although I did find one... Read more »