NX Conference Report

Travis Lovejoy

Teletherapy for people living with HIV

Speaking at the Northern Exposures conference in Dryden, in November, 2015, Travis Lovejoy describes his teletherapy intervention; how therapy has traditionally been face to face, but that is changing; how to build rapport within the context of teletherapy; how teletherapy …

Denise Jaworsky

Recognizing barriers

Speaking at the Northern Exposures conference on Manitoulin Island, in October, 2015, Denise Jaworsky talks about barriers to health care in rural areas; Mark Forsythe talks about travel & stigma as barriers to testing and education; Camille Lavoie talks about …

Make the research fit the community

Speaking at the Northern Exposures conference on Manitoulin Island, in October, 2015, Denise Jaworsky talks about need to do research locally; Tracey Prentice and Doris Peltier discuss how important it is for research to fit the community, putting community needs …

Culture is prevention

Speaking at the Northern Exposures conference on Manitoulin Island, in October, 2015, scholars Harlan Pruden and Margaret Robinson discuss syndemics, culture as treatment and prevention, the impact of culture on health and need to invest in strong communities.

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Harlan

The Northern Exposures conference logo sits on top of a collage of two images of lakes and rivers in Northern Ontario.

Harm Reduction: Northern Style

Harm reduction plays a major role in HIV and HCV prevention and outreach. Nancy Corbin of Elevate NWO stressed that harm reduction outreach workers—who are often peers—can engage with people in the streets, at shelters, and at drop-ins. These workers …

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