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Vancouver PWA Coalition Newsletter Issue #3 December 1986

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"ONE STARRY NIGHT" Report on very successful fundraising event; NEW THERAPY GROUP AIDS Vancouver invites PWAs to attend new group facilitated by a psychologist; HOSPICE UPDATE After outrage expressed after the Provincial Government's rejection of the AIDS Vancouver hospice proposal, the government now seems willing to talk about and even fund a hospice program; DON'T PITY US, PATIENTS TELL AIDS CONFERENCE Article from the Toronto Star November 16, 1986; AIDS: WHEN THE TEARS DRY Article from the Toronto Star November 16, 1986; COMMENTS ON THE CONFERENCE Members report on the Canadian AIDS Conference which took place November 14 -16, 1986; OPEN FORUM will be held to discuss the Canadian AIDS Conference; IN MEMORIAM Donations received in memory; ONGOING EVENTS Healing Circle; PWAs PWARCs meetings; Tai Chi classes; SERVICES free legal consultations; funding for alternative therapies, practitioners and workshops; information resources; HOME CARE NURSING Home care nurses, homemakers, occupational therapists available, call the Health Department or have your doctor or the hospital liaison nurse call; SLEEPING BUDDIES EXCERPT FROM A LETTER TO RICK Personal reflection after Louise Hay workshop; LOVE YOUR LIFE, HEAL YOURSELF Report on Louise Hay workshop; BABA TAAVI'S SPIRITUAL CORNER; AZT AT LAST. AZT Will soon be available for testing in Vancouver. HOME CARE NURSING STUDY NEEDS YOU Call for PWAs to be interviewed for study; KNOW YOUR RIGHTS Handicapped Status Identification Card entitles you and your escort one-half fares on BC Ferries.
HIV/AIDS; BC Persons with AIDS Society; HIV/AIDS Therapies; Peer Support; Social Support; Alternative Therapy; Advocacy; Government Policy; Disability; Spirituality; Volunteerism; Housing