Positive 21 - Challenging HIV in the 21st century

Positive 21 - A peer support group for gay, bisexual & MSM men living with HIV

 

The aims and objectives of Positive 21

Aims    
  Gay and bisexual men of all ages with HIV are:
better able to cope with the impact of having HIV;
are more knowledgeable about HIV and HIV treatments;
are more knowledgeable about HIV services;
less isolated.
     

Objectives
To provide a place of safety to facilitate a peer support group for HIV + gay and bisexual men of all ages, who are facing the challenges of HIV/ AIDS.
To offer peer support to those recently diagnosed with HIV and those who are at later stages of their life following their diagnosis.
To provide guest speakers from the various service providers such as NHS organisations that will increase knowledge on HIV and HIV treatments.
To provide guest speakers from welfare rights organisations that will increase knowledge on welfare rights.
  To provide guest speakers from HIV organisations that will increase knowledge on HIV services in London.
  To provide an opportunity to meet a diverse range of people from different cultural backgrounds.
  To encourage open discussion where people can speak freely about their life changing experiences in a non-judgmental and confidential setting.
  To give people the opportunity to share their concerns and anxieties, develop coping strategies and build self-confidence in order to enhance their life.
  To encourage people to form friendships and create a support network.
  To enable people to explore solutions to isolation & loneliness.
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