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    Volunteer Spotlight—Marge Riley!

    Before coming to AHP, Riley had combed the Yellow Pages—i.e. an actual book of business contact information—had called the many AIDS organizations she could identify, and finally chose AHP as the site of her clinical internship. When AHP program psychologist, David Silven, PhD, called Riley …

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    Gratitude Month

    Thankful to You! As the light changes and the air cools, many of us are relishing in our Thanksgiving festivities with family and friends. Thanksgiving, at it’s best inspires a sense of belonging by celebrating with the people in our lives who we love, our given …

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    Tale of a Survivor: Jessie Bie

    Coming out to his parents about having HIV wasn’t something Jessie Bie planned to do. His coming out happened as a result of his being diagnosed with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) in 2010. PML is a brain infection that flourishes in immune-compromised patients, and is …

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    Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Kinney

    Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Kinney It’s almost a cliché, but nonetheless a powerful lesson, that volunteers often feel that they have received as much as, or more than, they have given. Michael Kinney, who has served as a volunteer peer group facilitator for more than 16 …

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    Growing Beyond Disparity: An LGBTQ Mental Health Symposium

    Growing Beyond Disparity: LGBTQ Mental Health Symposium to Report Latest Findings at UCSF Alliance Health Project SAN FRANCISCO —The Alliance Health Project (AHP) will convene “Growing Beyond Disparity,” a statewide day-long LGBTQ mental health symposium, on August 2, 2014 at University of California, San Francisco’s …

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    Doctor With a Big Heart

    “I was 33 years old when I started medical school,” says George Harrison, MD, AHP’s Medical Director, when asked why he chose psychiatry as a profession. “Part of my story is the experience of struggling as a queer teenager. I did not even realize how …

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