For group therapy, please visit howardbrown.org/service/group-therapy
PHYSICAL HEALTH & WELLNESS
Second Saturdays of the month 9 – 10:30 a.m.
To encourage social distancing, Gilda’s Club Chicago is pleased to announce that their LGBTQIA+ Cancer Networking Group in coordination with Howard Brown Health will be continuing the second Tuesday of every month through Zoom virtual programming.
This free support group is for anyone within the LGBTQIA+ community who has been impacted by cancer, including those who are living with cancer, family members and friends.
This is a support group for LGBTQ+ people attempting pregnancy. Our goal is to provide a safe, affirming space to support each other by exploring the beauty of parenting as queer people and making connections with other queer families and parents-to-be. Singles and couples are welcome. Registration is required. Third Thursdays of the month, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Reserve your spot by email or phone: AIprogram@howardbrown.org or 773.388.1600 ext. 8871
El grupo incluirá educación básica, apoyo emocional, recursos, y un espacio dedicado a discutir métodos para enfrentar las dificultades de vivir con diabetes. Este grupo de apoyo se enfocará en empoderar la comunidad Latinx para vivir una vida saludable mientras manejando la diabetes.
Este grupo no está activo actualmente, pero estamos reclutando miembros para el próximo año. Comuníquese y envíe un correo electrónico a email@example.com
Anais Cotillas • 773.388.1600 ext. 3676 or 773.708.3166 firstname.lastname@example.org
Felicia Hernandez • 773.388.1600 ext. 2980 email@example.com
T2D Life Support Group is hosted every first and third Tuesday of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. through a virtual meeting space. The group is drop-in style, no commitment necessary, and is open to everyone that is living with Type 2 Diabetes. This group discusses self-management behaviors, provides emotional support, resources, and overall, a safe space to discuss how to cope with the difficulties of living with diabetes. For more information, contact Anais Cotillas at 773.388.1600. ext. 3676 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Rising Phoenix is a four-week Community Group for Long-term Survivors Living with HIV/AIDS. This activity-based group for long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS (diagnosis before 1996) will focus on participant interests as we continue to thrive through our strengths and resiliency. For more information or to sign up please contact Aging Services at email@example.com or 872.268.5870
Tuesday Night Live (TNL) meets every week on Tuesdays 6:30 – 8 p.m. TNL is a peer-led group in which group members help lead the flow and discussion with facilitation by experienced staff. TNL is a space for any persons 21 and older, regardless of gender, race, or identity, who are living with HIV/AIDS. The group gives participants the opportunity to talk about shared experiences and unique challenges, while also allowing participants a space to socialize with others. Topics may include: self-care, dating and relationships, family support, individual health concerns, and other presentations based on participant interest. The schedule will also include movie nights, game nights, guest speakers, and more. For more information please contact: Rey Cordova | 773.388.1600 x1081 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Drop in workshops are available on the first and third Friday of the month, at 5:30 p.m. via zoom, facilitated by care specialists. Workshops are a safe space for any person, regardless of gender, race, or identity, who is living with HIV/AIDS. Workshop facilitators work to directly address misconceptions and myths related to HIV. Facilitators focus on key topics and help to provide workshop participants with a higher understanding of HIV/AIDS and antiretroviral therapies. For more information please contact: Jason Clanton at JasonC@Howardbrown.org
Drop in workshops are available on the last Thursday of the month, 6 – 7 p.m., facilitated by care specialists. Workshops are a safe space for any person, regardless of gender, race, or identity, who is living with HIV/AIDS. Workshop facilitators work to directly address misconceptions and myths related to HIV. Facilitators focus on key topics and help to provide workshop participants with a higher understanding of HIV/AIDS and Antiretroviral therapies. For more information please contact: Adriana Maldonado | 773.388.1600, ext. 1043 | AdrianaM@howardbrown.org
T-Time is an open group for transgender, gender variant, two-spirit, gender nonconforming, nonbinary, intersex, and gender questioning individuals. For more information, contact Trisha Holloway Riddle: email@example.com or 872.269.3702 ext. 3702
After Hours is a drop-in program for trans and nonbinary (TNB) people to see medical providers, eat dinner, access hygiene and clothing supplies, and connect with other TNB people in the community. Additional services at After Hours include the SHINE needle exchange, hormone prescriptions, programming, HIV/STI testing, linkage to care, insurance assistance, counseling, and gender marker letters. For more information, contact Trisha Holloway Riddle: Trishah@howardbrown.org or 872.269.3702 ext. 3702
Nexos is open every first and third Thursday, 7 – 9 p.m., facilitated by experienced staff. Nexos is a confidential group that is welcome to the community of Latinx Spanish speakers of any HIV status. During group, you will not be asked to disclose your HIV status, but you are welcome to self-disclose and talk about your status. The purpose of NEXOS is to create a safe space to support and build camaraderie through a variety of social activities and discussion topics. For more information please contact: PrEP@howardbrown.org
AGING ADULT GROUPS
See information about The Journey Continues group above. Please contact AgingServices@howardbrown.org for information about all other groups for aging adults.