HRVic's latest program brings people with lived experience
and authentic, relevant, real-world, CURRENT experience with:
substance use - various substances, injecting and otherwise
experience with Hepatitis B - living with and treatment of
experience with Hepatitis C- living with and treatment of
experience with HIV - prevention and treatment
experience with stigma & discrimination in healthcare settings,
in the workplace etc. as a person who uses drugs in
Victoria/Australia, and/ or as a person with a BBV
HRVic's lived experience speakers are trained, remunerated and given ongoing support by HRVic and choose to speak candidly of our experiences publically at forums, conferences, panels and presentations. We at HRVic and we as peers and speakers feel that sharing real experience and putting real faces to real stories is the only way educate, enlighten and inform health workers and to challenge and combat stigma and discrimination against people who use drugs and people with BBVs.
For More Information about booking a 'Speaking Peer-spectively' lived experience speaker or to enquire about becoming a speaker on HRVic's 'Speaking Peer-spectively' team please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9329 1500.