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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.

Testing Sites

Planned Parenthood

Offers confidential HIV testing to both women and men. Pre- and post-test counseling is provided at their locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx.

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource

Provides extensive information about the basics of HIV testing, the tests commonly administered, where to get tested, national policies and more.

Treatment Information

AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Studies new treatments for HIV/AIDS and related diseases, and conducts a comprehensive HIV health literacy program.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation

The nation's largest provider of HIV/AIDS medical care. It offers cutting-edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay.

AIDS Treatment News

Tracks current articles on AIDS treatment, and has archives going back to 1986. A feature of www.aids.org.

Drug Company Patient Assistance Programs

Most pharmaceutical companies have programs to provide free prescription drugs to people with no insurance, inadequate insurance, or financial difficulties. Eligibility varies for each company, and often a healthcare provider must contact the company. This page provides contact information for the Patient Assistance Programs of the manufacturers of most prescription drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS.

Project Inform

Comprehensive, up-to-date HIV and AIDS treatment publications are available on this site.

The Body: HIV Treatment

This section of The Body lists extensive treatment-related topics, with comprehensive research material on each.

Information

American Psychiatric Association - Patients and Families

Affiliated with the American Psychiatric Association and offers a host of articles and mental health resources as well as the "Locate a Psychiatrist" tool.

American Psychological Association

A resource for articles on mental health and wellness topics. It also has a national search tool for locating psychologists.

Geriatric Mental Health Foundation

This site provides information on alcohol and drug misuse, dementias, caregiving, depression and psychiatry in the geriatric community. It also has a national "Find A Geriatric Psychiatrist" tool.

Help Starts Here

Affiliated with the National Association of Social Workers and has an online library of articles on health, mental health, wellness, family and aging issues. A national social work finder is also provided.

MentalHealth.gov

Provides information on mental health symptoms, clinical trials for psychotropic medications and a national treatment locator.

NYC WELL

A confidential, toll-free help line for New York City residents. Trained mental health professionals help callers find the most appropriate mental health and substance abuse services for their needs.

Psychology Today

In addition to a variety of mental health related articles this web site version of the magazine has a "therapy center" that provides information on how to choose a therapist.

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