An organization with a selfless dedication to serving to marks its 2d anniversary on the West Shore with an open house on Friday.
AVI (formerly AIDS Vancouver Island) Health Centre’s focal level is on injure reduction and affords low barrier, free remedy and toughen for folk combating opiate addiction, sexually transmitted an infection testing, one-minute HIV level of care screening tests, perceive toughen, academic info and other initiatives.
The open house takes direct Friday, Nov. 22 at #111-2787 Jacklin Rd. in Langford.
There might perhaps be a Naloxone practising session, with kits equipped, from 11 a.m. to noon, adopted by territory acknowledgments, particular visitor audio system, First International locations Elders and drummers from 12:15 to 1 p.m.
Dr. Randal Mason, medical director of Westshore AVI Health Centre, will form a presentation, Working out and Treating Opiate Spend Dysfunction, from 1:15 to 2 p.m. Acknowledging World AIDS Day and Aboriginal AIDS Consciousness Week, an HIV update and remembrance ceremony are scheduled from 2: 15 to some p.m.
Everybody appears to be like to be welcome and there might perhaps be cake and refreshments as properly, stated Hermione Jefferis supervisor of neighborhood properly being for the West Shore and Victoria AVI Health Centre areas. AVI has been serving to folks through complex conditions at four areas on Vancouver Island for the previous 32 years.
The group is keeping its annual customary assembly on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Ambrosia Centre at 638 Fisgard St. For more info, discuss over with avi.org.