Category Archives: HIV

HIV & Hepatitis C Stigma in Health Care

Checklist for Change: HIV & Hepatitis C Stigma in Health Care produced earlier this year by DABC’s AIDS & Disability Action Program/Wellness & Disability Initiative has just been updated. The second edition incorporates feedback from health sciences students across the … Continue reading

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Online Connec+: New Group for People Living with HIV in BC

 Positive Living BC has launched a new online peer support group called Online Connec+ for people living with HIV (PLHIV). Online Connec+ will provide HIV education, support and community referrals to people throughout the province who might otherwise be unable … Continue reading

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Checklist for Change: HIV & Hepatitis C Stigma in Health Care

DABC’s AIDS & Disability Action Program/Wellness & Disability Initiative has published a new booklet on HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) stigma in health care environments. Checklist for Change: HIV & Hepatitis C Stigma in Health Care is based on research … Continue reading

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You are stronger and smarter than you think!

By Shelley Hourston Perhaps you already know that we are all stronger and smarter than we think. I wish that someone had shared this gem with me when I was floundering in my twenties. Now these many years later, I … Continue reading

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Resilience Tip — Disabling Stigma: Don’t Let Others Write Your Life Story

By Shelley Hourston I’ve always been intrigued with the “quirkiness” of life… you know, those things that are common yet completely nonsensical. Stigma is one of those things. Sometimes from birth, and sometimes later in life, people find themselves a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Challenge: Group Coaching Program for People Living with HIV

Tired of giving up on your New Year’s resolutions? Is fear, low energy or lack of motivation preventing you from achieving goals? If you’re interested in making 2012 different than every other year, consider joining BCCPD’s pilot coaching program. No, … Continue reading

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