Support Groups

Real change happens in community — when we inspire, seek accountability and watch out for each other.

“Great group yesterday. It’s nice to feel so comfortable and be part of a group that is open to discuss anything. Hearing others’ expertise and experiences is so helpful. I don’t have the opportunity to talk about a lot of these things in my daily life. This meeting makes me feel less alone. I look forward to it each month. I felt really good yesterday when I left.”


Because sometimes we heal best when we heal together, Equitas Health offers various support groups throughout Ohio.

Find one near you by calling your local Equitas Health location.


Common Ground HIV/AIDS Peer Support Group

2nd Wednesday | 3PM – 4:30PM | 3129 Market Ave N in Canton

An open group offering support, encouragement, and dialogue for those living with HIV/AIDS. A confidential and caring environment for you to be able to share and discuss your thoughts and feelings. There will be occasional Special Events in the form of educational presentations. Topics will vary such as aging, nutrition, healthy living, and a host of other informative topics.

Connections HIV/AIDS Support Group

3rd Thursdays | 3PM – 4:30PM | Mansfield – locations vary

An open group offering support, encouragement, and dialogue for those living with HIV/AIDS. Please contact our office for location details.

Grupo de Apoyo: Spanish Speaking HIV/AIDS Support Group

Contact Health Navigator for Dates and Times | 4400 North High Street, Suite 300 in Columbus

El miércoles 15 de junio va a ser el próximo grupo para hablar de la posibilidad de cómo podemos reunirnos todos y para fijar un horario adecuado para que podamos venir todos a compartir entre amigos. Necesitamos su apoyo a la reunión porque vamos a platicar temas importantes y por eso pedimos su apoyo para que participen en el grupo. Es muy importante para nosotros poder tenerles aquí en la reunión. Para mas información, Lauren Beck Y Abigail McAtee, LSW a (614) 340-6753.

Living Positively HIV/AIDS Support Group

1st and 3rd Mondays | 4:30PM – 6PM | King-Lincoln Medical Center – 750 E. Long St.

An open group offering support, encouragement, and dialogue for those living with HIV/AIDS.

Mind over Mood

2nd and 4th Mondays | 5PM – 6:30PM | Dayton Medical Center – 1222 S. Patterson Blvd.

Exploring thoughts, moods, behaviors and physical reactions in situations and events in our life in a supportive group setting.

Women’s HIV/AIDS Support

1st and 3rd Thursdays | 10AM – 11AM | Short North Medical Center – 1033 North High Street

This is a specialized support group that explores the unique issues of women living with HIV/AIDS. This weekly support group provides psychoeducation and frank discussions on a variety of topics such as relationships, coping, and caregiving in a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment. Interpretation services are available upon request.

Available at the following Locations

4400 N. High St., Suite 300
Columbus OH 43214

(614) 299-2437

(614) 340-6718

750 E. Long St., Suite 3000
Columbus OH 43203

Medical Center
(614) 340-6700

(614) 340-6787

1033 N. High St.
Columbus OH 43201

Medical Center
(614) 340-6777

(614) 572-0859

1222 S. Patterson Blvd., Suite 230
Dayton OH 45402

Medical Center
(937) 853-3650

(937) 853-4367