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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

American Foundation for AIDS Research

Dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy.

POZ: Health, Life & HIV

A magazine that chronicles the HIV epidemic, both in the United States and overseas.

Survivorship A - Z

Offers practical, financial and legal information to people diagnosed with cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-changing conditions. The site summarizes government benefits and forms of insurance coverage, lists a step-by-step guide to managing finances, offers assistance in making employment decisions during treatment and illness, and guidelines for managing treatment, medications and pain.

The Actors Fund HIV/AIDS Initiative

Works with men and women in the entertainment industry to create confidential, holistic plans and support systems that will meet each person's emotional, medical and financial needs over the long term. Experienced social workers provide advocacy, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, financial assistance, financial management skills development and referrals to community resources.

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource

Website resource that works to lower barriers between patients and clinicians; demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment; improve patients' quality of life; and foster community through human connection. Explores over 600 HIV/AIDS-related topics, with extensive research for each.

Resources for Specific Populations

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations

Provides a central resource database of health education and resource materials for medically underserved Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.

Latino Commission on AIDS

Promotes health advocacy for Latinos and HIV education, develops model prevention programs for high-risk communities, and assists in building capacity in community organizations.

National Association on HIV Over Fifty

Provides advocacy, education, communication and support for HIV positive older adults, their families and those who provide care or conduct research on their behalf.

National Minority AIDS Council

Dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.

Advocacy

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Serves as the national voice for sexuality education, sexual health and sexual rights. This site is a good source for facts and updates on HIV policies and state profiles on various HIV/AIDS topics.

Clinical Trials

AIDS Clinical Trials Group

The largest HIV clinical trials organization in the world. Has a database of contact information for all hospitals and medical centers in the U.S. conducting clinical research on HIV.

AIDSinfo: A Service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This site allows users to search for current clinical trials studying HIV/AIDS by category, condition, demographics and location.

ClinicalTrials.gov

A searchable database of federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.

Nutrition and Alternative Treatments

Life Science Pharmacy

Specializes in natural and specialized pharmaceutical medicines for chronic immune problems.

National Center for Complimentary and Integrative Health

The federal government's lead agency for scientific research on complementary and alternative medicine. This site documents the organization's research, health information and clinical trials related to HIV/AIDS.

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