Derbyshire Positive Support

http://www.dpsweb.org/
Derbyshire Positive Support is a charity set up in 1991 to provide support and care to individuals living with and affected by HIV. The organisation's activities include education around HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, rapid HIV tests, legal advice, peer support, and more.

Support Stats & Facts

  • Black African MSM appear twice as likely to contract HIV as other ethnic groups

    (Sigma Research, 2011)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)

  • Black MSM are also twice as likely to report homophobic attacks in their local area compared to the white population - 13% compared to 6% respectively

    (Stonewall, 2013)