AIDS Moncton works within the community to increase access and knowledge among target populations about HIV/AIDS; sexually transmitted infections (STIs); Hepatitis C; risk reduction; and testing.
Workshops are available on various topics. Please refer to the list below for more information. These workshops are free of charge however, donations are always welcomed!
Overview of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV (human immunodeficiency virus); how infections are contracted; at-risk behaviors; how to prevent an infection; where to access testing and treatment. THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS AT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS – ADJUSTED FOR AGE APPROPRIATENESS.
This introduction to HIV/AIDS will explain the differences between HIV and AIDS; how HIV affects the immune system; provide information on how HIV is transmitted; outline risk behaviours; and how to reduce the risks and prevent HIV infection. THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS AT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS; TEACHERS; GENERAL POPULATION
This introduction to Hepatitis C will explain how the virus affects the body; provide information on how Hepatitis C is transmitted; outline risk behaviours; and how to reduce the risks and prevent Hepatitis C infection. THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS AT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS; TEACHERS; GENERAL POPULATION
SEXUAL & GENDER DIVERSITY
Overview of sexual orientation and gender identity related terms; tips on coming out, how to be an ally to the LGBTQ community by creating a more inclusive school or work environment; and information about our Safe Spaces program and weekly drop-in for LGBTQ youth.
THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS AT MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS. ALLY TRAINING IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR TEACHERS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS/WORK PLACES.
AIDS MONCTON PROGRAMS & SERVICES
Overview of the services and programs offered by AIDS Moncton including: support for people infected or affected by HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C; Creating Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth; Needle Distribution Service; and Prevention Education for STIs, HIV and Hepatitis C. THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS, TEACHERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND GENERAL POPULATION.
Introducing needle safety to children and the steps to take if a needle is found. THIS PRESENTATION IS AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN AGED 4 TO 7 YEARS OF AGE.
NEEDLE DISTRIBUTION SERVICE
Outlines the need to meet persons with addictions “where they’re at” by introducing the principle of harm reduction and providing an overview of the needle distribution service provided by AIDS Moncton. THIS PRESENTATION CAN BE ADAPTED FOR THE AUDIENCE BUT IS TAILORED FOR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, AND POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION STUDENTS.