Tag: peers

Interview: Peer Health Mentors Work to Improve Connection to Hepatitis C Virus Treatment After Release from Provincial Prisons in BC

In a follow-up to her last guest blog post introducing Test, Link, Call Project (TLC), Dr Sofia Bartlett returns to share an interview she recently had with Peer Health Mentors Pam, Cheri, and Tammy at Unlocking the Gates Society (UTG).

Reducing Harms: Seed and Pilot Funding for BCCDC Researchers

From 2014 to 2019, the BCCDC Foundation ran a pilot funding program called the Open Awards Program (OAP). From opioid prescribing evaluation and research activities, peer engagement projects, and more, click over to read just a handful of OAPs that reflect our critical focus on reducing harms, that we are proud to have funded.

Newsletter #21: February 2021

Compassion, Inclusion and Engagement: The Role of Peers in the Overdose Crisis, 7 Ways to Reduce Stigma, Dr Henry Whisky Sauce, and more. Click below to check out our February newsletter!

Compassion, Inclusion and Engagement: The Role of Peers in the Overdose Crisis

In this guest blog post, brought to you by the Compassion, Inclusion and Engagement team, learn the important role peers have played in the overdose crisis and how COVID-19 has posed an extra challenge in the work they do.