It's World Hepatitis Awareness Week!
Events are happening all across Australia. Here's the round up of our all member events this week:
Thursday 27/7: AIVL, CAHMA & The Connection Opening / World Hepatitis Day goo.gl/PLDvje
Friday 28/7: John Nuaa Nsw Berry World Hep Day afternoon tea goo.gl/bFrtKU
Friday 28/7: QuIHN (Gold Coast) Hep C information session
Friday 28/7: Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council 'Love your liver' lunch (Alice Springs)
Friday 28/7: Harm Reduction Victoria (Australia) 'Liver Tonic' concert
Saturday 29/7: Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council 'Love your liver' lunch (Darwin)
Have we missed anything? Let us know!
We as a society still have clear ideas of who substance users are, what they are like, and whether they are worthy of dignity and respect, even though these are often inaccurate and misinformed. We don’t have to look far to find clear examples in our media that perpetuate these deep stigmas.