‘Bailey House Blog’ Archives

Posted on 11/29/2012 at 2:39 pm

Why Mental Health for World AIDS Day?

Bailey House observes the 25th annual World AIDS Day by opening our first major expansion in over a decade – the new Behavioral Health Clinic in East Harlem, a neighborhood with the City’s highest rate of psychiatric hospitalizations and the second highest rate of HIV incidence. It will be housed at our Rand Harlan Center [...]

Posted in Bailey House Blog, Healthcare, HIV/AIDS, Housing

Comments Off

Posted on 11/26/2012 at 9:26 am

It’s Time To Come Home

This holiday season, we have much to be thankful for.  Our Bailey-Holt House residents still cannot return to their home, but the outpouring of support we have received for our Bailey-Holt House Emergency Fund has inspired us and allowed us to push on in our mission to reopen Bailey-Holt House as soon as possible. It’s been [...]

Posted in Bailey House Blog, Housing

Posted on 11/13/2012 at 8:12 am

Breakfast Group for Bailey-Holt House Residents

Attention Bailey-Holt House residents: Keep the Community Alive! Announcing a weekly breakfast drop-in group for the residents of Bailey-Holt House. Thursdays: 10-11AM, 1751 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor Come visit and re-connect with Friends and Neighbors during this time of separation. Stay informed: learn the latest updates on the status of your home. We hope to [...]

Posted in Featured News Item, Housing, News

Comments Off

Posted on 11/08/2012 at 2:16 pm

Day 10: Bailey-Holt House Residents Want to Come Home

The 44 men and women living with AIDS who call Bailey-Holt House their home are distraught. It’s 10 days since their home was struck by Sandy. It’s 7 days that they have been separated from each other. The Bailey-Holt House community is a microcosm of NYC … black, white, Latino, Asian, straight, gay, lesbian, transgender, [...]

Posted in Bailey House Blog, Featured News Item, Healthcare, HIV/AIDS, Housing, News

Comments Off

Posted on 11/05/2012 at 7:44 am

We Need a Little Help from Our Friends

We Need a Little Help From Our Friends… It’s Day #6 post Hurricane Sandy and the outlook for Bailey-Holt House is grim. Although power was restored to most of the City, we’re learning that in a building like ours, it’s not as simple as turning on the lights. The steps to recovery for Bailey-Holt House [...]

Posted in Bailey House Blog, Featured News Item, Healthcare, HIV/AIDS, Housing, News

Posted on 08/08/2012 at 1:59 pm

The New Behavioral Health Clinic at Bailey House

We are really excited to be opening a new behavioral health clinic in East Harlem in the Fall of 2012, at our headquarters on Park Avenue and E. 122nd Street.  If  you want to stay healthy, you have to first manage your emotional life.  Unmanaged depression, anxiety, etc. is a major barrier to engaging in [...]

Posted in Bailey House Blog, Healthcare

Comments Off

Posted on 06/01/2012 at 12:55 pm

While New Orleans slept, an arsonist sent a message

Last Friday morning at 4 AM, when most of New Orleans was sleeping, one or more arsonists torched the offices of Women With A Vision (WWAV), a group run by activist women of color. Deon Haywood, the Executive Director, and the other women of WWAV and their legal team recently won a major victory against [...]

Posted in Bailey House Blog, Healthcare, HIV/AIDS

Comments Off

Posted on 05/25/2012 at 7:52 am

HIV Prevention: A new day is dawning, but a pill is not a panacea

Last week, amid much fanfare, an FDA Advisory Committee unanimously recommended that Gilead Sciences, the maker of Truvada, a drug previously used to treat AIDS, be permitted to market it to prevent HIV infection. Findings from a handful of clinical trials, including one involving discordant couples where one person is negative and the other positive, [...]

Posted in Bailey House Blog, Healthcare, HIV/AIDS

Comments Off

Posted on 05/10/2012 at 1:58 pm

Let’s Make Mother’s Day Meaningful

In the 1980s and even into the 1990s, it was hard to imagine that women living with HIV/AIDS would live long enough to see their children grow up. Dreams of getting pregnant and raising a family were dashed. Then scientists started looking into mother-to-child HIV transmission. The news was good – an HIV+ woman could [...]

Posted in Bailey House Blog, HIV/AIDS

Comments Off

Posted on 04/18/2012 at 8:23 am

Shedding New Light on HIV Prevention

Refocusing the National Discussion on HIV/AIDS Written By Gina Quattrochi CEO, Bailey House Member of Steering Committee, “30 for 30″ Board Member, NAHC Two weeks ago President Obama issued a resolution establishing the first federal agency “Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls, and Gender and Health Disparities”. The Administration’s [...]

Posted in Bailey House Blog, Healthcare, HIV/AIDS, Housing