The overdose crisis continues unabated in BC, a tragedy that continues to unfold. Meet two people at the front lines of this epidemic: Dr. Christy Sutherland and Wendy Stevens. They’ll present information on the use of naloxone and opioid substitution therapies as well as the importance of wraparound care and community development. Presenters: Dr. Christy… Read more »
Aging with HIV can introduce health and social considerations: medication interactions, financial security, and planning for advanced aging are a few. Join Kate Murzin of the national group REALIZE to hear about research on the intersection of natural processes of aging, how they impact HIV, and vice versa. Presenter: Kate Murzin is Realize’s Health Programs Specialist…. Read more »
Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN) introduced their new hep C Peer Navigation program HELP 4 HEP BC. Presenters Deb Schmitz and Daryl Luster of Pacific Hepatitis C Network provided information on the new program and ways to help promote Help 4 Hep BC to clients, peers, participants, peeps, staff, colleagues, and community. Daryl Luster As… Read more »
HIV can amplify violence in relationships. Abuse (or the threat of abuse) can affect how people are able to care for themselves.
Understanding Syndemics and Gay Men’s Health