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Ho's & Hypes Vol.3, Issue 1

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Street Outreach Services, AIDS Vancouver Island
A quarterly zine produced for and by current or past drug users and sex trade workers with the goal of sharing information and building community among people who use Street Outreach Services (SOS), a program of AIDS Vancouver Island. This issue includes: Marty talks about Street Outreach Services in his Inside/Outside column for inmates and parolees; Dear Kate answers a question about pregnancy from a recovery addict who recently tested HIV+; "Dear Addictive Products" by Heidi E.; a page with SOS Program information; Megan's My Opinion column is about change; Jack tells the story of how it was back when he started using 50 years ago; BJ writes about being with a heroin addict; "Society" by Iceman; "Green Leggs and Sand" by August Funk; two pages of poems by various authors; info about abscesses and what to do if you get one; memorials for Cameron Mitchel (domestic junkie); an article about treatment on demand submitted by the International Coalition of Addict Self-Help in New York; info about the acupuncture clinic; a list of the things street nurses do and the street nurse schedule; good numbers to know for all kinds of services.
AIDS service organization (ASO); harm reduction; injection drug use (IDU); HIV/AIDS; sex trade workers