Additional Herpes Resources
The International Herpes Resource Center
Christopher Scipio, the holistic herpes specialist, with over fourteen years experience in treating herpes, cold sores, hpv, and other STIs. Custom compounded herbal remedies from whole plant botanicals, including an antiviral gel to help make safer sex even safer. Free initial consultations.
American Social Health Association, a site that includes facts about herpes and listings of local self-help groups.
Original Herpes Home Page, founded in 1995 for the purpose of providing information and support relating to this unfairly stigmatized disease.
WebMD, a good source for information about herpes, medications, also has useful message boards.
Yoshi2me.com, dedicated to providing you with information about genital and oral herpes, support groups, social groups, dating sites, herpes stories, hpv, and other sexually transmitted diseases. Also features The Social Support Networking Alliance, a listing of herpes and hpv support and social groups across the United States and around the world.
L’Association Herpes, a resource site in French.
The International Herpes Alliance, a global association of patient support organizations and health professionals concerned about genital herpes – information: regional support groups, educational materials, issues and events relating to genital herpes.
Westover Heights Clinic is based in Portland, Oregon and specializes in STDs. They have a great, free, e-book on herpes.
The International Herpes Management Forum (IHMF), works to improve the awareness and understanding of herpesviruses (including HSV, VZV and CMV), and the counselling and management of people with these infections. This website gives all visitors – from specialists and healthcare workers to patients seeking more information about their disease – the opportunity to view and download the educational guidelines produced by the IHMF; to give feedback on IHMF-related materials and meetings; and to establish contact between local HMFs worldwide.
Resources In Vancouver, BC:
VancouverHFriends, a social group for people living with herpes. They have done everything from river rafting to parties. They also have a Yahoo group to keep up to date on upcoming activities.
Resources in Toronto, ONT:
The Phoenix Association, a non-profit organization servicing the Toronto area since 1982. They offer a friendly, supportive environment where participants can get accurate information and share experiences with others who have genital herpes. Support is provided on two levels, a ‘self-help’ open forum once a month, and a monthly social event, and they have active members ranging from 18 – 70 years old, an equal mix of men and women.
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