2 support groups are now offered at the ARG office! Every Tuesday at 10:00am HIV positive women's group, 01:30pm HIV positive men's group 


Support Group Facilitator: Andrew Puntney, MSW, LCSW

He was our first employee of ARG & has over 29 years of practice/experience 

Co-facilitator: Lisa Tyler, LSW

She's a licensed social worker with over 20 years of experience in social services & is also the new CLEAR counselor 

Group Criteria:

Ryan White eligible

Sign ARG Confidentiality agreement

HIV Positive


Group Format:

Time- 1 hour

Meet & Greet

Discuss topic

Wrap Up 


The Supportive Care Counselor provides substance use counseling to people living with HIV/AIDS. They utilize the Stage of Change Theory & Harm Reduction methods to assist clients with reducing their alcohol and drug use. Tobacco cessations courses are also available. 



Support Groups

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