SMS is a powerful communication tool. It is easy to use, cheap and simple to understand. You can use SMS to talk to all of the participants in your support groups at the same time. You don’t need a smart phone to receive an SMS. SMS will be the main tool you use to communicate with your support group so it’s important that you know how to use it well!
Sometimes it is difficult to talk about HIV, and it can be very hard to do in 160 characters. Everyone in your support group is HIV positive and knows the messages they receive will be about HIV.