Welcome to LA HELP.org We are the Los Angeles area support center for people living and dealing with the effects of Herpes. We are a group run by and for people with Herpes. Our group is associated with the Herpes Resource Center \ American Social Health Association. It's a difficult situation finding out you have herpes, dealing with herpes has given your life a new challenge. We give you a place to go and talk to others who have herpes and find out how they are dealing with it. You are not alone. Join us and find out, your life isn't over. It's just a twist in the story

Our goal

We are a support organization whose mission is to help those with Herpes help themselves develop the social skills necessary to cope with Herpes. Our meetings may include speakers, small group discussions and films. We have a Medical Advisor who is an M.D., but the majority of our members are volunteers who share similar problems of coping with Herpes

Our services

Membership in our services includes a monthly news letter. We will provide one free if you attend one of our monthly meetings . We also share many social activities that include coffees, dancing, bike riding, dining, parties, and other social gatherings. If you are interested in attending one of our meetings please do so, you will be welcome. These meetings are open to those who have Herpes and to people who are genuinely interested in STD's . If you have questions please E-Mail us at info@lahelp.org


Los Angeles HELP is a chapter of Herpes Resource Center and we are required to have a medical advisor who advises us on the medical and social aspects of HSV. We are fortunate to have two terrific medical and psychological advisors who regularly attend our monthly meeting . Dr Gary Richwald is our our medical advisor for LA Help. iDr Gary Richwald has provided our membership with so much valuable medical information on Herpes that it would impossible to list it all here. He regularly attends our meetings to answer medical questions for our membership .

Questions on LA Help social activities should go to the e-mail address on the Social Calendar (link below).
We also have a wonderful psychological advisor who attends our meetings and advises our membership on ways we can deal with the social and emotional issues surrounding HSV. Dr Cooper has a long list of accomplishments and we are fortunate to have her assistance.

Telephone (310) 845 - 6656 * Address: P.O. Box 211, Santa Monica, CA 90406 * Email: info@lahelp.org

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