Expanding conceptualizations of harm reduction: results from a qualitative community-based participatory research study with people who inject drugs

PROUD published another manuscript!

Open Access article available here:

https://harmreductionjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12954-017-0145-2

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A cohort study examining emergency department visits and hospital admissions among people who use drugs in Ottawa, Canada

PROUD published another manuscript!

Open Access article available here:

https://harmreductionjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12954-017-0143-4

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Third PROUD Peer-led Discussion Session

We have had very interesting conversations at our last two sessions! Please join us for the next discussion during the NESI drop-in at Somerset West Community Health Centre.

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS: Peer Session Poster – March 23, 2017

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Notice of Next Peer-led Discussion Session

Our next discussion session will be held at the Centretown Community Health Centre.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Peer Session Poster – March 10, 2017

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Paper Published on Uptake of HIV Point-of-Care Testing

The PROUD Study team recently published a 4th peer-reviewed manuscript titled “Uptake of Community-Based Peer Administered HIV Point-of-Care Testing: Findings from the PROUD Study”.

Please find the paper here: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0166942

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Notice of Upcoming PROUD Peer Discussion Sessions

Please join us at one of our peer-led discussion sessions to be held at several Community Health Centres in Ottawa!

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON THE FIRST SESSION:

Peer Session Poster – February 23, 2017

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An Infosheet for Service Providers: Findings from the Life Story Board Study

From September 2016-February 2017, PROUD Peer Research Associates gave presentations to health professionals and other staff at three Community Health Centres and three other community organizations that provide services or supports to people who use drugs.

CLICK BELOW FOR THE HANDOUT:

infosheet-for-service-providers-final

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Peerology

Peerology

A guide by and for people who use drugs on how to get involved

June 2015

Canadian AIDS Society / Société canadienne du sida

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PROUD OUT LOUD VOLUME 11

PROUD OUT LOUD 11 – LSB final

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PROUD presents Experts-by-experience: A community colloquium

June 6, 2016 event poster - final

PROUD is hosting an event on June 6, from 1:00 pm – 3:30, at the St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, located at 310 St. Patrick St (entrance on Cumberland St). Some refreshments and snacks will be provided. The event will be held in English.

Here are some details regarding the event:

  • Peer researchers will share recent findings stemming from the Life Story Board study, which was conducted at the SHCHC, CTCHC and SWCHC in the summer of 2015;
  • Youth from the community will give a presentation on their experiences of drug use and HIV and Hepatitis C prevention needs;
  • Rob Boyd, from Oasis at the SHCHC, will give a summary of the recent round of public consultations and update the community regarding SIS in Ottawa;
  • There will be a community consultation in order to identify current community research priorities.
    Please circulate this message widely in your networks. We hope to see you there!

For more information, please send an email to proudstudy@gmail.com.

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