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Support Groups For Teens With Hiv

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.

The Voices Of Teens Living With HIV: How You Can Support Us

An excerpt from Teenagers, HIV and AIDS: Insights From Youths Living With the Virus by Maureen E. Lyon and Lawrence J. D'Angelo, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006, List $49.95. The Gift of Love By Michael A. Dowling Love is a gift That... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: An HIV/AIDS Support Group Allows Kids to Learn and Express Themselves Without Being Judged or Ridiculed

The Irvine-based AIDS Services Foundation (ASF) hosts a weekly support group for 20 or so children and teens living with HIV/AIDS. Recently a six-week puppet-making workshop was held to give the kids a unique way to express their complex emotions.... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Supporting an AWEsome Group!

When we think of people who are living with HIV or AIDS, more likely than not, we are thinking of a full-grown individual. Recently, I received some information about a new support group for adolescents that I'd like to share with my readers. This... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

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 »

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 of people with HIV infection.... Read more »
Connect With Others

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??

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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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 »