Resources

Organizations for HIV+ Women

  • Women Alive
    Los Angeles, CA (323) 965-1564
    Hotline: (800) 554-4876
    www.women-alive.org
    Treatment information, supportive services, and lots of links.

  • WORLD: Women Organized to Respond to Life Threatening Diseases
    Oakland, CA (510) 986-0340 (Bilingual)
    www.womenhiv.org
    Treatment information (particularly about pregnancy), advocacy, news, and HIV University.

  • NJWAN: New Jersey Women and AIDS Network
    www.njwan.org
    "Sister Connect" Hotline: (800) 747-1108

Newsletters for Positive Women

  • BABES newsletter from Babes Network (English & Spanish).
    (206) 720-5566 ext. 12, or write 1001 Broadway, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98122.
    www.babesnetwork.org/newsletter.html

  • Wise Words newsletter from Project Inform. (800) 822-7422
    www.projectinform.org/pub/ww_index.html

  • Women Alive newsletter. (323) 965-1564

  • WORLD newsletter by and for HIV+ women and their loved ones. (510) 986-0340

Free Publications

  • A Guide to the Clinical Care of Women With HIV/AIDS (888) 275-4772
    http://hab.hrsa.gov/womencare.htm

  • Knowledge, Action, Health: A Woman's Guide to HIV Treatments
    Call Women Alive

  • Positive? How Are You Feeling? Brochure for women. (800) 822-7422

  • Understanding Your Lab Results, Managing Drug Side Effects & Clinical Trials Explained (English and Spanish). ACRIA publications (212) 924-3934, x.121
    www.acria.org

Online Sources of Treatment Information

  • AIDS Nutrition Services Alliance (ANSA)
    Fact sheets on nutrition and HIV; links to nutritionists and other nutrition sites.
    www.aidsnutrition.org/nutrition.htm

  • AIDSmeds.com
    Treatment information, question & answer forums, and treatment news.
    www.aidsmeds.com

  • The Body
    www.thebody.com
    Comprehensive site offering treatment materials from a variety of sources.
    Check out the women's section (profiles, articles, and question & answer forum)
    www.thebody.com/features/women

  • Hepatitis C Support Project, HCV Advocate
    Information and support for people with hepatitis C/HIV co-infection.
    www.hcvadvocate.org

  • HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (ATIS)
    Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents.
    www.hivatis.org

  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
    Not HIV-specific; Info about complementary and alternative therapies and clinical trials studying these therapies. (888) 644-6226; TYY/TDY: (888) 464-3615.
    www.nccam.nih.gov

  • New Mexico AIDS InfoNet
    Fact sheets in English and Spanish and lots of links.
    www.aidsinfonet.org

  • Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)
    Treatment information plus updates on the study.
    www.lawihs.com