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IV positive : an educational documentary about living positive

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Call Number
Video No. 162
Location
Vancouver Community
Title
IV positive : an educational documentary about living positive
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Crossroads Productions
Year Published
c1999
Physical Description
1 videocassette (42 min.)
Subjects
Hepatitis C--Prevention & Control
HIV Infections--Prevention & Control
Substance abuse
Notes
Produced by the People of Downtown Eastside in association with Crossroads Productions
Summary: A unique educational video documentary - made for and by injection drug users. Bill, Lori, Ed and Jacob are active addicts who share their stories and their experience with HIV, and living positive. As they interact with their doctors, nurses, support groups, community agencies, and each other, IV Positive reveals critical information on HIV and harm reduction. . . IV Positive speaks directly to users about the importance of shooting safe, getting tested and learning that HIV is not about death, it's about living
Contents: Getting tested -- What is HIV and AIDS? -- Finding a doctor -- Dealing with meds -- Learning about Hep C -- Eating right -- Food options -- Safe fixing -- Safe sex -- User groups -- Finding a support group -- Seeking recovery -- Staying clean
Format
Video
Location
Vancouver Community
Call Number
Video No. 162
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