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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.

Test Positive Awareness Network

TPAN offers support services, referrals, information and advocacy to people living with HIV, as well as educational forums for the general public.

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.

Gay Men of African Descent

An advocacy and service organization focusing on men of color. Offers an array of services from a drop-in center for seniors to health and wellness counseling, prevention education, street outreach and HIV testing.

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.

Positive Women's Network

PWN addresses the need for specialized services for women living with life-challenging illness with a range of services including information and referral, the TLC program, outreach and women's health education.

Advocacy

ACT UP New York

A diverse, non-partisan group of individuals united in anger and committed to direct action to end the AIDS crisis.

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

Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center

All clinical activities and services at ADARC are research-related and free of charge. Clinical trials open for recruitment are posted on this site.

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.

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