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The PACE program in Otisville. Clearinghouse, P.O. Box 6003, Rockville, MD 20849-6003. 800-458-5231 ext. 5714.




 

Sidahora. 1996 Jun/Jul;:39-41. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

Prisoners in AIDS Counseling & Education (PACE) is an inmate-run program implemented in many New York State correctional facilities. Ignorance and fear of HIV have led to discrimination and violence against HIV-positive prisoners. PACE runs educational programs for prisoners, families, friends, and prison staff members to help them cope with their fear and distress. Educational programs include background on the immune system, opportunistic infections, methods of transmission, and other related topics. PACE also provides peer and professional counseling for HIV-positive prisoners.

*Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Human Male New York *Prisoners *Self-Help Groups NEWSLETTER ARTICLE Spa



 




Information in this article was accurate in November 30, 1996. The state of the art may have changed since the publication date. This material is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your doctor. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.