Harm Reduction Victoria

by Seer E.S. on 10/10/2017

Description

Bloody Serious Facts is a workshop designed for AOD workers, nurses,NSP workers, community health staff, students of health professions, prison staff, welfare workers and anyone else working with people who are at risk of or are affected by Hepatitis C.

**SPECIAL!!   FOR THIS BSF ONLY!!
Hear first hand the Community Statement from the 2017 International Network in Hepatitis in Substance Users conference held in NY in September..
Learn from the community how we want to move forward in eliminating Hep C and what an amazing chance we have here in Australia to really make a difference on the world stage!

During the 2.5 hour session, we will cover:

    • An Intro to Hep C- Testing, Transmission, Diagnoses and Treatment
    • The Impact & Meaning of Being Hep C +- An insight into living with Hep C and the treatment journey by a person with lived experience.
    • A Practical Exercise- The not so bbvious risks of transmission during the mixing up and injecting process.
    • A short case study.

Location:

Room 4, Aikenhead Building
St Vincents Hospital, Cnr Nicholson St and Victoria Pde, Fitzroy VIC
Cost: $25.00 per personRefreshments will be available and all atendees receive an HRVic harm reduction ‘show bag’ to take back to work.

 

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