Been around the block with HIV and happen to know a thing or two?
Or maybe you just have some questions...
POZ Mentor is an online support program for HIVers at different stages of dealing with the disease. Click here to join!
Want to know more? Here’s how it works:
You tell us about your
HIV experience and expertise or about
what kind of support you need. We match
you up with other members for one-on-one
POZ Mentor is especially
suited for HIV rookies—diagnosed
in the past year or so. We also recommend
our special rookie guide: Just
But most HIVers can
benefit from being in touch with someone
who has been there, whether it’s
about activism, treatment decisions or
dating—or for general emotional
support. HIV doctors are welcome, too.
POZ Mentor is completely
free, absolutely private and accessible
from anywhere in the world.
POZ Mentor has launched in Spanish! Clic aquí - para Amigos POZ. Also, both Mentors and Amigos members can now list the languages they speak and tell each other if they were born in another country. You can now search by language and country-of-origin, too.
can specify on your POZ Mentor profile
which HIV meds you've taken and you can
do searches by drug as well. The idea
is to make it easier for members to share
med experiences with each other. You'll
also notice that we've added an ethnicity
question in case you want to identify
yourself more specifically.
Meet the Mentor
Diagnosed in 1989
*MaryPoz*, 46, has been an activist
and community leader for more than 10 years
in Long Beach, CA. Her expertise? Women’s
issues, homelessness and overcoming substance
abuse. Join POZ
Mentor and search for her!