Prevention in Focus

Spring 2019 

Prevention resources

Hep C and Sex for Gay, Bi and Queer Men – ACT & CATIE, 2015

In recent years, groups of gay, bi and queer men – especially HIV-positive men but also HIV-negative men – have become hep C positive through sex.

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8 Questions about PrEP for Guys – CATIE, 2018

This client brochure provides basic information about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM).

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Sharp Shooters – CATIE, 2014 (revised in 2018)

A comprehensive booklet with information on safer injection practices and vein care, developed by injection drug users for injection drug users.

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Tips for Preventing Overdoses from Uppers – CTCHC & CATIE, 2017

This simple, folded booklet provides graphical information for clients on how to recognize and respond to someone who is overdosing on stimulants (uppers).

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Tips for Preventing Crystal Meth Overdoses – CTCHC & CATIE, 2017

This simple, folded booklet provides graphical information for clients on how to recognize and respond to someone who is overdosing on crystal meth.

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Tips for Preventing Overdoses from Downers – CTCHC & CATIE, 2017

This simple, folded booklet provides graphical information for clients on how to recognize and respond to someone who is overdosing on depressants (downers).

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Choosing a Safer Injection Site – CATIE, 2015

This resource is a pocket-sized and easy-to-understand wallet card about where is safer, less safe and dangerous to inject drugs on the body.

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Treat Me Right: Getting treated for Hep C or HIV if you inject drugs – CATIE, 2014 (revised in 2018)

This pocket-sized booklet contains easy-to-understand messages about treatment if you have hepatitis C or HIV and inject drugs.

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Who's Got the Condom? – CATIE, 2013

Flipping fun—a pocket-sized flip book that graphically models condom use between two men.

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Sex Toy Stories: A user's guide to HIV and STI prevention – Canadian Public Health Association, 2015

This illustrated pamphlet describes the proper care and use of sex toys made from jelly, plastic, rubber, latex, cyberskin, silicone and glass.

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Safer Sex Guide – CATIE 2016 (revised in 2018)

This fun and plain-language guide helps readers take charge of their sexual health by exploring how to make sex safer and giving readers tips on preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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Hepatitis C in Canada [Infographic Poster] – CATIE, 2015 (revised in 2018)

This colourful infographic poster illustrates recent statistics and information on Hepatitis C in Canada.

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6 things to know about Hep C – CATIE, 2016 (revised in 2018)

This essential client resource provides 6 key messages on hepatitis C, from what it is and how it is different from other hepatitis viruses to routes of transmission, the importance of testing and the effectiveness of new treatments.

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Hep C can be cured – CATIE, 2016 (revised in 2017)

This client brochure aims to provide basic information about current hepatitis C treatments, while offering people useful questions to ask their doctor about their treatment options.

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Hep C Key Messages: Treatment can cure Hep C. Know your options. [Large poster]  – CATIE, 2014

This poster highlights the availability of hepatitis C treatment and encourages people to explore their options.

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Hepatitis C information for immigrants and newcomers in Simplified Chinese, Tagalog, Punjabi and Urdu – CATIE, 2018

Each brochure provides information on hepatitis C transmission, testing and treatment, written specifically for immigrants and newcomers who speak theses languages.

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Hepatitis C drugs approved in Canada for adults – CATIE, 2017

This colourful wall poster was designed to be used in clinics, hospitals or community agencies that need hepatitis C information. It lists hepatitis C medications by viral genotype so that patients can easily discuss their treatment options with their healthcare providers.

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The Power of Undetectable: What You Need to Know about HIV Treatment as Prevention – CATIE, 2018

This illustrated booklet explains how taking HIV medications and maintaining an undetectable viral load can prevent HIV transmission.

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