Support Groups

There are two groups in Lanarkshire for people living with HIV.

A support group for men who have sex with men living with HIV is held on the second Tuesday of each month.

The group is run by staff from Terrence Higgins Trust and the Lanarkshire HIV, AIDS and Hepatitis Centre (LHAHC). For more information on when and where it takes place please contact either Chris Kimber at Terrence Higgins Trust on 0141 332 3838 or email chris.kimber@tht.org.uk, or Liz McCann at the LHAHC on 01236 712 247.

A support group for anyone living with HIV held on the third Tuesday of each month.

The group is run by staff from The Princess Royal Trust Lanarkshire Carers Centre and the LHAHC. For more information please contact Lesley Fishleigh on 01236 755 550, or Liz McCann at the LHAHC on 01236 712 247.

The Princess Royal Trust Lanarkshire Carers Centre also run groups for people caring for those living with HIV.

Carers support groups, facilitated by carers support workers, provide the ideal opportunity for carers to get together on a regular basis for mutual support and information exchange. These groups operate a strict confidentiality code so carers find a safe place to explore problems and discuss the impact of caring on their lives.

The International women's group for carers is a Lanarkshire group which provides a resource for people from a Black or ethnic minority community.

If you would like more information or to find the group closest to you, as well as training opportunities and pampering services, please contact Lesley Fishleigh on 01236 755 550.

A new national website about living with HIV can be found at www.namlife.org

 

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