Texas has many herpes support groups to aid those suffering from HSV and HPV. From Austin H Friends serving the Austin area to DFW Friends serving Dallas/Fort Worth, there is no shortage of herpes support groups to let those afflicted enjoy life through social gatherings. Some herpes support groups also offer dating help and emotional support to herpes sufferers. Below you can find a list of herpes support groups located around the state of Texas.
Austin HELP offers support to Texans with herpes in the Austin, Texas area and surrounding areas. They are a non-profit chapter of the Herpes Resource Center. Membership to this group must be approved by moderators.
Austin HELP meets on the first Tuesday of each month, sharing publications and other information and ending meetings with dinner. Meetings are confidential, and limited to those that have an HSV diagnosis and their significant others.
Austin H Friends offers support to Texans with herpes in the Austin, Texas area and surrounding areas. The group is an extension of the Austin H Friends social organization. Membership to this group is for those 18 and older and must be approved by moderators.
The group holds five sponsored events a month. Members also hold their own group events with no schedule. Austin H Friends has close to 900 members in and around the Austin area.
Clear Lake H Friends offers support to Texans with herpes in the Clear Lake and Houston, Texas areas, as well as Galveston County and surrounding areas. Clear Lake H Friends hosts meetings, social events, parties and other activities.
The group is open to all people with a herpes diagnosis regardless of age, race, creed, sexual orientation or marital status. Members also participate in events hosted by other herpes support groups.
DFW Friends offers support to Texans with herpes in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area, as well as surrounding areas. DFW Friends is free for adults 21 and over.
The group meets on the first and second weekends of each month in a relaxed, social atmosphere, and does not offer dating services. The group accepts members from all walks of life and is constantly looking for new members.
Houston H Friends offers support to Texans with herpes in the Houston, Texas area and surrounding areas. Houston H Friends is focused on keeping members informed on upcoming social events around the Houston Metropolitan Area.
Houston H Friends meets every third Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:45 PM at the Legacy Clinic. The group provides a support mechanism and a non-judgmental atmosphere during meetings. The group also hosts resources and support for those dealing with HSV and HPV.
Houston HELP offers support to Texans with herpes in the Houston, Texas area and surrounding areas. Houston HELP is recognized and sponsored by the American Social Health Association (ASHA).
The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 PM at the Montrose Clinic. Meetings discuss feelings, relationships, dating, and dealing with the physical aspects of HSV and HPV. The group offers information and support to members that need it. Houston HELP distributes information and newsletters through Houston H Friends.
San Antonio H Friends offers support to Texans with herpes in the San Antonio, Texas area and surrounding areas. San Antonio H Friends (also San Antonio HELP) is sponsored by the American Social Health Association (ASHA).
The group meets several times a month, including quarterly support meetings, movies, birthdays, tubing, and other events. Members also hold their own group events with no schedule. San Antonio H Friends is a non-judgmental group.