HIV Infect Women Conf. 1995 Feb 22-24;:P91. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE
Strategies for successful implementation of peer support for HIV
positive young women will be discussed. Barriers and impediments to
provision of relevant services will also be explored. Developmental,
cultural, and regional factors that impact the development of peer youth
services will also be addressed. Groups and recreational activities for
young women only and mixed activities for both young men and women will
be discussed. Bay Area Young Positives has been providing support
groups, one-on-one emotional support, peer advocacy and recreational
activities for HIV positive youth and young women since January 1990.
BAY Positives is currently serving 111 HIV positive clients up to 26
years in age.
Adult Female Human HIV Seropositivity/*PSYCHOLOGY *Peer Group
*Social Support ABSTRACT