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Women's Hiv Positive Online Support Groups

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...combination of these. Various mental health professionals can provide psychotherapy, including psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers. It may also be helpful to seek the support of other HIV-positive women through support groups or peer counseling. Social support from friends and family has been found to help HIV-positive people avoid depression or cope better with it. Members of a social support network can help with chores like...
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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
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles Women's HIV/AIDS Support Group in Vietnam

...Hue, who receives small grants from international aid groups, works for the local Communist Party's women's union to expand support groups across the city (Mydans, New York Times , 5/28). Back to other news for May 30, 2006 Search the... 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 »
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Support Group

Posted by Leonardo, 5 Replies
Hey everyone, I finally checked out that local support group tonight. It really didn't work for me. As I drove home, I reflected on how fortunate I am to be able to speak everyone online. I really feel sorry for people who have to deal with this... Read more »

Support Groups

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I just tested positive on 10/19/04. I am having trouble finding any support groups in my area for Heterosexual men and women. I live in the northern suburbs of St. Paul Minnesota. is there anyone in my area Read more »

Support Groups??

Posted by ShannonLeigh
...Social Work intern for an HIV clinic. Right now we have a support group for men and I am interested in beginning a group for women. I'd love to hear your thoughts on this...for instance if you've attended a support group for women with HIV what... Read more »

Support Groups??

Posted by ShannonLeigh
...Social Work intern for an HIV clinic. Right now we have a support group for men and I am interested in beginning a group for women. I'd love to hear your thoughts on this...for instance if you've attended a support group for women with HIV what... Read more »