Support and Social Groups Available at AbsoluteCARE

Support Group
Please check out the updated list of support and social groups currently offered to our members. We hope you’re interested in joining us! If you have any questions or concerns, contact Emily Brown, our director of community engagement, at ebrown@absolutecare.com or 404–994-4234.

Peers of Georgia

A monthly support group for People Living with HIV and their families, friends and supporters. People who are not members of AbsoluteCARE are welcome!

Meeting Times: 4th Wednesdays 12:00PM-1:30PM

Facilitator and Contact: Please contact Freda Jones at 404–231-4431 x3132 or freda.jones@oakhurst.org.

One Roof 

One Roof is an HIV peer support group open to all AbsoluteCARE members living with HIV. Our different backgrounds and experiences will remind us that under this One Roof we can inspire each other.

Meeting Times: Every first and third Tuesday at 5:30PM – 7:00PM, with our first meeting on March 19th, 2019.

Staff Facilitator and Contact: Please contact Jonathan at 678–666-3278 or jspuhler@absolutecare.com

Life With(out) Substance

Life With(out) Substance is an unique, open‐minded, and affirming substance use peer support group open to all AbsoluteCARE members with past or present substance use. Our focus will be on life, and how substance use affects it, at all levels, and what recovery looks like for individuals, relationships, and communities.

Meeting Times: Life With(out) Substance meets every second and fourth Thursday at 5:30PM – 7:00PM, with our first meeting on March 28th, 2019.

Staff Facilitator and Contact: Please contact Jonathan at 678–666-3278 or jspuhler@absolutecare.com

#SheMatters Women’s Health Happy Hour

#SheMatters is a casual, fun happy hour for women living with HIV and their allies to discuss various health and social topics in a relaxed environment. People who are not AbsoluteCARE members are welcome to attend!

Meeting Times: Every 3rd Thursday, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Facilitator and Contact: Please contact Freda Jones at 404–231-4431 x3132 or freda.jones@oakhurst.org.

Come As You Are

Come As You Are is a social group for gracefully aging (35+) gay men living with HIV who are members of AbsoluteCARE. We meet monthly and our activities include pot‐lucks and fine dining, bowling and escape rooms, museums and festivals, and more. All are welcome; cost and transportation sponsorship is available for any in need, and is anonymous.

Meeting Times: Once per month; variable depending on activities and interests.

Staff Facilitator and Contact: Please contact Jonathan at 678–666-3278 or jspuhler@absolutecare.com to join!

Monthly HIV Lunch & Learns

These monthly lunch and learns are an opportunity for patients and community members living with HIV to learn about different aspects of living with HIV.

Meeting Times: 2nd Wednesday at 12:00pm-1:30pm

Facilitator and Contact: Please contact Freda Jones at 404–231-4431 x3132 or freda.jones@oakhurst.org.