SUPPORT & EDUCATION FOR HIV, HEPATITIS & STIs

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ProgramsPrograms & Services we offer

ACNS offers a wide variety of programs and services targeted to our diverse communities.
You’ll find everything from knowledge sharing and prevention techniques, to workshops, support and programs for individuals, community groups and health professionals…

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aboutHIVAbout HIV, HCV and Other STIs

Safer sex is much more than using a condom.
Learning about how HIV and other STIs are transmitted helps us to consider our options when deciding what we want to do, and how we might choose to do it…

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whathappens colouredWhat to expect when you contact us

What happens varies a bit depending on whether you call, email or drop in to see us.
But one thing you can be sure of – we won’t ask your name, or require you to give personal details that you feel uncomfortable giving. If it’s your first time looking for…

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livingwithhivLiving with HIV

People with HIV are now living longer and with better quality of life than ever before.
If you are living with HIV, it's important for you to have the information necessary to keep you healthy…

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Positive Women

Our bodies are different and so are our lives. There is a lot of great information for positive women that speaks to the specific issues you are facing. We have a number of resources that we would like to share. If you do not find what you are looking for, please let us know. We’ll try to find it for you. If you are newly diagnosed you might want to check out Chapter 15 of the `Managing Your Health: a guide for people living with HIV` developed by CATIE, listed below in Resources.

 

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http://www.catie.ca/en/practical-guides/managing-your-health/15
Managing Your Health: a guide for people living with HIV

http://pwn.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/files/2011_Pocket_Guide/3FINAL2011PocketGuideHIV.revised.pdf or
http://pwn.bc.ca/programs/resources-and-publications/
Pocket Guide for Women Living with HIV developed by the Positive Women`s Network.

http://pwn.bc.ca/
Women focused website out of British Columbia – Positive Women`s Network)

http://www.thebody.com/index/whatis/women.html
Women`s website link for women's issues at THEBody

 

How your donation helps

Your donation supplies free information and support services for people living with HIV, their families and loved ones.

Your donation gives assistance to people living with HIV in navigating the health care system and other community supports.

Your donation supports the Health Promotion Programs offered and promoted by ACNS.

Your donation informs through Awareness campaigns, education and skills building programs for prevention and testing across Nova Scotia.

Your donation helps us act as an advocate for healthy public policy engagement that fosters supportive environments.

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