WILLOW

Women Involved in Life Learning from Other Women

Group Topics
Women Pride & Social Support
Healthy & Unhealthy Relationships
Condom Use
Coping Skills

WILLOW is a commitment of four sessions.

Program Overview
WILLOW emphasizes gender pride, informs women how to identify and maintain supportive social networks, teaches coping strategies to reduce life stressors, enhances awareness of STD transmission and HIV infection risk behaviors, teaches communication skills for negotiating safer sex, reinforces proper and consistent condom use, distinguishes between healthy and unhealthy relationships, and defines types of abusive relationships and their effect on a woman's ability to negotiate safer sex practices.

WILLOW conference room

Gift Cards and Food Provided
WILLOW is also an evaluation, in which participants are compensated if they participate in that aspect of the program.

Location of Groups
Groups are run at Boston Medical Center

confidentialwillow@bmc.org

Call  617-414-4859 to see if you are eligible

WILLOW conference room
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Testing Offered

Chlamydia
Gonorrhea
Syphilis
Hepatitis C
HIV (rapid test - 20 minutes)

Other Services

Education on safer sex practices

All STD test results available within 2 weeks