There are a number of resources available for use by men and women living with HIV/AIDS, viral Hepatitis, and addictions or Substance Use Disorders (SUD). It is important that we help our partners, family members, and advocates to reach the goal of improved physical, mental, sexual, and emotional health. These resources include a holistic approach to finding and using materials, support, aid, or other assets that can be readily drawn upon when needed by a person or group. The Reginald & Dionne Smith Foundation, Inc. (RDSF) is dedicated to identifying these diverse conventional and unconventional cutting edge resources and providing those infected and affected with HIV/AIDS, viral Hepatitis, and addictions or Substance Use Disorders (SUD), their partners, family members, and advocates with the knowledge on how to contact these assets.
Gay Men’s Health Crisis http://www.gmhc.org
The mission of Gay Men’s Health Crisis is to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority.
Housing Works http://www.housingworks.org
Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.
Lifelong AIDS Alliance http://www.lifelongaidsalliance.org
Lifelong AIDS Alliance is committed to preventing the spread of HIV, and to providing practical support services and advocating for those whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS.
National Native American AIDS Prevention Center http://www.nnaapc.org
The National Native American AIDS Prevention Center’s (NNAAPC) mission is to stop the spread of HIV and related diseases among American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, and to improve the quality of life for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
NMAC leads with race to urgently fight for health equity and racial justice to end the HIV epidemic in America.
POZ is an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Offering unparalleled editorial excellence since 1994, POZ and poz.com are identified by our readers as their most trusted sources of information about the disease.
American Liver Foundation http://www.liverfoundation.org
National nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of hepatitis and other liver diseases through research, education, and advocacy.
Hep is an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by viral hepatitis. Offering unparalleled editorial excellence since 2010, Hep and HepMag.com are the go-to source for educational and social support for people living with hepatitis.
Hepatitis B Foundation http://www.hepb.org/index.html
Nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life of those affected by hepatitis B worldwide through research, education, and patient advocacy.
Hepatitis C Association http://www.hepcassoc.org/index.html
Mission is to educate the public and provide emotional support to patients living with hepatitis C.
Help‑4‑Hep is a non-profit, peer-to-peer helpline where counselors work with patients to meet the challenges of hepatitis C head-on. Callers talk one-to-one with a real person, typically someone who’s had hepatitis C touch their own life. And they talk about the specifics of their particular situation. The phone call, support and information are all provided free of charge.
Hepatitis C CareLine https://hepatitisc.pafcareline.org/index.php
Patient Advocate Foundation’s Hepatitis C CareLine is a patient/provider hotline designed to provide assistance to patients who have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C and are seeking education and access to care.
Jennifer Reis Yoga www.JenniferReisYoga.com
There is nothing required of you but to lie down and listen as you enjoy Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra with Jennifer Reis.
This easy to follow journey is appropriate even for beginners. Experience deeper levels of inner freedom than you ever imagined possible. Give yourself permission to rest, balance and restore, tapping into new sources of energy. This inspired eight-stage meditative practice will awaken your whole being, allowing you to enjoy life fully.
AHIMKI WHOLENESS https://www.ahimki.net/
Positive Mind Management allows us to reach our full potential by training the most powerful tool we own, our mind. Positive Mind Management harnesses the power of our subconscious mind and allows us to:
Lose Weight, Quit Cigarettes, Achieve Financial Freedom, Heal our Body, Have a Healthy and Balance Charkas, Change Habits Easily, Empower our Children to Greatness, Reduce Stress in our Life, Make our Business Successful, Get Employed in a Job we Love, Achieve the Scholastic Results We Want, Rid Ourselves of Lifelong Fears and Phobias.
GEORGIA MENTAL HEALTH NETWORK https://www.gmhcn.org/
The mission of the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network is to promote recovery through advocacy, education, employment, empowerment, peer support, and self-help, and to unite as one voice to support the priorities set each year at the annual statewide peer conference.
GEORGIA PREVENTION AND CARE COUNCIL (GPACC) https://dph.georgia.gov/hiv-prevention/georgia-prevention-and-care-council-g-pacc
The purpose of HIV community planning is to create a seamless continuum of services for those at risk for and infected with HIV. The Georgia Department of Public Health, Office of HIV/AIDS began the process of planning for integrated prevention and care activities along with creating one comprehensive statewide integrated planning group in 2014. This transition lead to the sunset of the previous prevention only planning body (GCPG) and the establishment of one statewide integrated body. Georgia’s statewide integrated planning council known as The Georgia Prevention and Care Council (G-PACC) is comprised of 56 members. An important objective is to foster an integrated planning process that encourages parity, inclusion, and representation among all community members.
Must Ministries - Smyrna https://www.mustministries.org/
460 Pat Mell Rd SE, Smyrna, GA 30080
Phone: (770) 436-9514
Hours: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
MUST Ministries addresses the basic needs of individuals, families, and children with facilities in the Cobb and Cherokee counties and programs in numerous other counties. Emergency Food.
Community Assistance Center - South Sandy Springs Branch https://www.ourcac.org/
120 Northwood Dr 234, Sandy Springs, GA 30342
Phone: (770) 552-4889
CAC helps residents of Sandy Springs and Dunwoody facing emergency situations meet the basic needs of food, shelter and clothing. CAC assists individuals and families experiencing unexpected financial crisis from situations such as a job loss or other reduction of income, illness, medical emergency, divorce or catastrophic situations such as fire or flood.
Community Advanced Practice Nurses, Inc. https://www.capn.org
173 Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: (404) 658-1500
Hours: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The mission of Community Advanced Practice Nurses (CAPN), is to strengthen the lives of persons who are medically underserved and to help interrupt the cycle of poverty and homelessness for these individuals. Healthy independence is promoted through healthcare delivered with acceptance, compassion, and sensitivity to an individual’s life circumstances. CAPN's purpose is to: 1) Provide opportunities for people to learn healthy adaptive life skills; 2) Create a climate of supportive healthcare encounters; 3) Advocate for the needs and services of the target population; 4) Promote collaborative relationships with agencies serving the needs of people; 5) Foster an environment conducive to learning for healthcare and social service professionals.
CHRIS 180 Counseling Center - Atlanta https://chris180.org/counselingcenters
1017 Fayetteville Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Phone: (404) 324-4190
CHRIS 180 is a behavioral health organization that is committed to addressing the social determinants of health to better help individuals, children and adults heal and be able to change directions and change their lives. CHRIS 180’s holistic approach enables children, youth, and families to change the direction of their lives and become self-sufficient, contributing adults despite challenging circumstances.
Atlanta Recovery Center https://atlantarecovery169.wixsite.com/atlrecoverycenter
169 Trinity Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 577-3352
The Atlanta Recovery Center is a 175 bed transitional home that was founded in 1969 to assist in stabilizing the lives of homeless men in the Metro Atlanta Area. ARC are a completely self-supported 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Any male, 18 or older, who is able to pay the $10.00 per day or $70.00 per week fee and can pass a breathalyzer and or drug test is eligible to enter. All residents are subject to random alcohol and or drug testing upon request. A positive drug or alcohol test may result in dismissal from the facility for a period of time.
New residents are placed initially in a transitional dormitory. After they have demonstrated consistently good conduct and a willingness to assume responsibility for themselves, they are given the opportunity to move into the stabilized living unit.
Georgia Department of Public Health https://dph.georgia.gov
2 Peachtree St NW 15th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 657-2700
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency in preventing disease, injury and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing for and responding to disasters from a health perspective.
Empowerment Resource Center http://www.erc-inc.org/
230 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 526-1145
Hours: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Established in 2003, Empowerment Resource Center (ERC) is a nonprofit 501©3 community-based organization. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the ERC Comprehensive Intervention Clinic, specializes in PrEP, PEP, STI screening, STI treatments, vaccinations, family planning, behavioral health services and more. ERC’s mission is to provide programs, services, and community-level solutions that improve the health-related quality of life for the communities we are privileged to serve. Their vision is to achieve better health outcomes: one client at a time!