Category Archives : Prevention


Expanding Prevention – Inclusiveness   Recently updated !

A few weeks ago (why are my blogs always centred around nostalgia?) I attended a conference that was focused around developing a strategy to engage youth in the prevention of HIV and STI’s. The conference was exceptionally well organized; a great mix of front-line workers, academic researchers, policy makers, and most importantly youth. Two days […]

It’s not always who you might think it is.   Recently updated !

One thing I have never understood was the hierarchy within the drug using community. Like all other aspects of our society, there are different classes within the drug using population. Pot smokers are more accepted than coke smokers who are “better” than crack smokers. Smokers are “better” than snorters, who are better than injection users, […]