Client'S ARCHIVE

  • Last weekend, our testing team was out at Austin Pride where they tested 65 people! The following Friday, right before they left work for the day, they got this amazing email from a Pride Attendee who got tested! (Note: minor edits have been made for clarity) I wanted to take a few minutes to write […]

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  • “The doors are opening.” For two years, Jeff Falconer could describe himself in three words: homeless, confused, and miserable. After a mugging left him with a traumatic brain injury, Jeff woke up in a Houston hospital having lost six weeks of his life. He also learned that day that he was HIV-positive. “I took my […]

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  • This story was first published in the Spring 2008 Rising Times Newsletter, a publication of the Women Rising Project. On March 10, 2008, the 3rd annual observance of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Women Rising Project recognized the Project’s co-founder, Mary Frances Moreno. Acknowledging her inspiration and leadership on strengthening HIV+ women […]

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  • One of the greatest things about ASA is that we never turn away someone looking for help, positive or not. Our services are not just focused on people living with HIV, but are for everyone affected by HIV in their lives. We recently had a man call us after receiving some scary news from a […]

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  • Here are ASA, we work with people from all walks of life and a variety of cultures. In some cases, they may be rejected by their communities for coming out as gay or HIV-positive. And in other cases, they may feel they have to stay strong and not let their pain show.  Last week, one […]

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  • “Am I smiling with my eyes,” Shirley Byrd asked. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Shirley left a failing marriage with her husband to seek refuge with her family in Oceanside, California. She arrived in California with a flu that she couldn’t shake. Months went by, and she wasn’t getting any better. She had a persistent fever, […]

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