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The ABCs of Hepatitis C

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN)
Pages: 
4
Summary: 
An information sheet using cartoon characters to explain how the hepatitis C virus is transmitted; symptoms of hepatitis C; and how to avoid transmitting hepatitis C.
Keywords: 
hepatitis C; HCV; liver; injection drug use; prison; Prisoners with HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN)

A Listing of Treatment Facilities, Detox and Recovery Services in British Columbia

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU)
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
A pamphlet listing treatment services for drug users in British Columbia, including: Residential Treatment; Detox Treatment; and service just for youth.
Keywords: 
British Columbia; detox; drug use; Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU); treatment

What Do I Do When I Find a Needle?

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
HIV/AIDS Network of Southeastern Alberta Association
Sponsor: 
Alberta Community Council on HIV; Health Canada; Alberta Health and Wellness Initiative
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
A pamphlet describing how to safely dispose of needles.
Keywords: 
Alberta; harm reduction; needles

People Who Drink Rice Wine Speak Out!

Publication type: 
Poster
Agency: 
DTES HIV/AIDS Action Plan Consumer Board
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
A poster advertising a meeting to address issues affecting rice wine drinkers in the downtown eastside of Vancouver.
Keywords: 
activism; advocacy; alcohol; alcoholism; alchol use; downtown eastside; DTES; DTES HIV/AIDS Action Plan Consumer Board; rice wine

4th Annual Strathcona Neighbourhood Clean-up Poster

Publication type: 
Poster
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
A poster advertising the 4th Annual Strathcona Neighbourhood Clean-up party as part of "Keep Vancouver Spectacular" month. The poster describes how people can contribute to the neighbourhood clean-up.
Keywords: 
community building; neighbourhood environments; Strathcona; Vancouver

Crime Free Multi-Housing Program Information Sheet

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
B.C. Crime Prevention Association
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
An information sheet describing and outlining the three phases of the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program, a program that coordinates property owners and managers with police to keep illegal activity away from rental properties.
Keywords: 
B.C. Crime Prevention Association; British Columbia; crime; housing; police; program; property; rental property

H is for Heroin - The Straight Dope

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Series: 
Straight Dope Education Series
Pages: 
24
Summary: 
The booklet uses a harm reduction approach to answers questions like: what is heroin? how do you take it? and includes a chart listing the benefits and risks of the different methods of taking heroin; information about the risks and effects of heroin; managing heroin use; withdrawal and overdose.
Keywords: 
drug use; harm reduction; Harm Reduction Coalition; heroin; heroin maintenance; injection drug use; risk reduction

Vote with Your Feet - Kick the Community Policing Centre out of Grandview Park! Poster

Publication type: 
Poster
Agency: 
Anti- Poverty Committee
Date: 
2000
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
A poster outlining some of the problems with the Grandview-Woodlands Community Policing Centre's intention to move into the Grandview Park Caretaker's residence. The poster advertises a meeting for community members opposed to this approach to community policing in the Grandview Park neighbourhood of Vancouver.
Keywords: 
activism; Anti-Poverty Action Committee; community; community mobilization; community policing; Grandview; police; Vancouver

Silly Pig, Parks are for Skids! Poster

Publication type: 
Poster
Agency: 
Anti- Poverty Committee
Date: 
2000
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
A poster outlining some of the problems with the Grandview-Woodlands Community Policing Centre's intention to move into the Grandview Park Caretaker's residence. The poster advertises a meeting for community members opposed to this approach to community policing in the Grandview Park neighbourhood of Vancouver.
Keywords: 
activism; Anti-Poverty Action Committee; community; community mobilization; community policing; Grandview; police; Vancouver

Pregnancy Babies and Hepatitis C

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Bissell Centre
Sponsor: 
Health Canada
Pages: 
2
Summary: 
The pamphlet provides information for pregnant women and new mothers living with hepatitis C.
Keywords: 
Bissell Centre; Edmonton; HCV; hepatitis C; Hepatitis C Peer Support Project; pregnancy; pregnant

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