• ACYR launches York Region’s new community-based harm reduction program

    ACYR launches York Region’s new community-based harm reduction program

    The AIDS Committee of York Region (ACYR) is thrilled to announce the launch of York Region’s first community-based harm reduction program. Starting today, ACYR will operate a satellite Needle Syringe Program (NSP) in partnership with […]

     
  • Safe Management

    Safe Management

    ACYR recently took a day long Crisis Intervention Training Program with the Safe Management Group. It was a good training to go through as a service provider organization, just to make us all more mindful […]

     
  • S.O.S on a Harm Reduction Practice

    S.O.S on a Harm Reduction Practice

    Overdose is very real and prevalent across Ontario. In this province alone, more than 1,200 people died from overdoses in 2017. Harm reduction practices such as Overdose Prevention Sites, Supervised Consumption Sites and the proper use of […]

     
  • Live & Love With HIV

    Live & Love With HIV

    Live and Love with HIV is a new blog and online community where women, partners, and couples living with HIV, and the people who love them, can come together to talk about sex, love, relationships, and […]

     
  • What it will take to eliminate hepatitis C in Canada

    Canada is one of 194 countries that endorsed the World Health Organization’s Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis in 2016, committing to – among other things – the elimination of viral hepatitis as a […]

     
  • ABI Month

    ABI Month

    So June is brain injury awareness month here in Canada, a time to recognize and try to understand the complications that brain injury can bring into one’s life. A movement titled #unmaskingbraininjury that my mom […]