Category Archives: Resource

Pacific Hepatitis C Network Launches Help4Hep BC

Pacific Hepatitis C Network is thrilled to introduce our brand new hep C helpline – Help4HepBC!  Launched May 15, Help4Hep BC is a peer-to-peer helpline where peer navigators work with callers – people living with hep C, family, friends, health … Continue reading

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Harm Reduction Advocates in Saskatchewan Cite Successes in BC

The Canadian Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (CANAC) wrapped up their conference this weekend in Regina. I would have loved to be there, as one of the features of the conference was a presentation by Irene Goldstone and Marilou … Continue reading

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Connections for Mental Health Week

It’s Mental Health Week (May 1-7), and the theme is #GetLoud. The Canadian Mental Health Association is urging Canadians to talk about the issues and do so with volume- speak up, speak out. They want to hear from people about … Continue reading

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HIV and Aging… There Are Resources on That!

Based on feedback from our members, PAN has identified HIV and aging as a priority area of focus. Interest in accessing resources related to aging with HIV was put forth at the Fall 2016 PHA forum, where it was suggested … Continue reading

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Substance Use News: April

BC’s Public Health Crisis at One Year: The Overdose Epidemic The provincial government has released a report following up on Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall’s announcement of a public health crisis on April 14, 2016. BC’s Opioid Overdose Response: … Continue reading

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Indigenizing Harm Reduction

I was happy to take part in Indigenizing Harm Reduction, a webinar presented by the UBC Learning Circle. Len Pierre, Andrea Medley, Janine Stevenson and Andrea Derban shared their experiences and thoughts on how best to connect with First Nations … Continue reading

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