A culturally sensitive, participant-driven, Spanish-language group for Latina women with HIV promoted engagement in HIV services. Many participants had never previously engaged in support services. The increased participation resulted in multiple positive outcomes, including HIV viral load suppression, reduced stigma and isolation, engagement in mental health services, and increased community advocacy.
- Discuss culturally sensitive needs of Latina women with HIV.
- Describe a participant-driven group model to promote engagement in HIV services.
- Share outcomes of implementing a participant-driven support group model.