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My apologies, the blog I hope you’re about to read, is more formal than usual because I really need to drive home that fact that anonymity has very little, if anything to do with the transmission of HIV. In other words, anonymity is not a mode of transmission of HIV. This week New Brunswick media […]
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 […]
When I tell people who have never struggled with drug or alcohol addiction that sobering up ‘sucks’ I get a “look”. The look that suggests not trying hard enough, or not meeting societal expectations that are put upon people who are trying to quit their addiction. A look that places judgment on something that is […]
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, […]