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Resources

Get the Facts - HIV treatment only works if you take it every day

This poster and postcard is part of the CATIE Get the Facts Campaign. The campaign aims to empower people living with HIV to make well-informed treatment decisions and improve their health. There are 3 key messages that encourage discussion about starting and adhering to HIV treatment and other topics: 1) Treating HIV might not be as hard as you think; 2) HIV treatment works. Don't wait until you're sick; 3) HIV treatment only works if you take it every day. Each of the three messages is available in poster and postcard format.

What you should know about Hepatitis C

These six brochures written in English and Urdu, English and Punjabi, English and Tagalog, English and Simplified Chinese, English and Spanish, or English and Hindi offer basic information on Hepatitis C in Canada and are intended for immigrants and newcomers and service providers that work with them. More languages and information are available on the website yourlanguage.hepcinfo.ca.

HepCinfo on Newsprint Issue Two

HepCInfo on Newsprint uses the format of a community newspaper to offer plain and simple health information for people affected by hepatitis C. Each issue contains short articles, contributions from people at-risk for or living with Hep C and interactive activities on topics related to prevention, testing, healthy living and treatment. In this issue: Personal experiences of people who have taken Hep C treatment, safer tattooing in non-professional settings, fast facts on Hep C in Canada, healthy eating for a healthy liver and more.

HepCinfo on Newsprint

HepCInfo on Newsprint uses the format of a community newspaper to offer plain and simple health information for people affected by hepatitis C. Each issue contains short articles, contributions from people at-risk for or living with Hep C and interactive activities on topics related to prevention, testing, healthy living and treatment. In this issue: Getting tested for Hep C, liver basics, co-infection with HIV, tips for managing common symptoms, Hep C-related art projects and more.

A Practical Guide to Herbal Therapies for People Living With HIV

This guide looks at some of the herbal therapies that HIV-positive people are trying and provides brief overviews of each treatment.

Hepatitis C: Newly Diagnosed [Making sense of your diagnosis]

This brochure is a starting point for people who are newly diagnosed with hepatitis C. It provides information on hepatitis C, ways to stay healthy, common monitoring tests and positive prevention.

Hep C Chatterbox

Make your own interactive paper chatterbox and test your knowledge of hepatitis C transmission, testing and treatment. The Hepatitis C Chatterbox can be used in educational settings to spark discussion.

HIV Chatterbox

Make your own interactive paper chatterbox and test your knowledge of HIV transmission, testing and treatment. The HIV Chatterbox can be used in educational settings to spark discussion.

HIV and Aging

This booklet is for people 50 or older who are living with HIV, as well as their partners, family members and caregivers. It looks at some of the issues that older adults living with HIV might face and recommends ways to stay healthy—physically, mentally, emotionally and sexually. This booklet also features the insights and advice of men and women in their 50s, 60s and 70s who are living with HIV. Based on a chapter from Managing your health: a guide for people living with HIV, this booklet is a "must read."

HIV and Emotional Wellness

This colourful CATIE booklet, for people living with HIV, explores common emotional health concerns, such as stress, anxiety, depression and addictions. It offers practical advice on how to achieve and sustain a healthy mind in a healthy body.

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