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Get Bloody Serious - Newcastle
Date: 28 Jun - 28 Jun

A workshop all about hep C: from prevention to cure Get the latest developments on hepatitis C and engage your clients,

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Get Bloody Serious! in Surry Hills
Date: 14 Jul - 14 Jul

A workshop on how to make hep C history – from prevention to cure! Hepatitis NSW are delivering this interactive work

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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World Hepatitis Day
Date: 28 Jul - 28 Jul

World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis and encourage preventio

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week
Date: 24 Jul - 30 Jul

NSW Hepatitis Awareness Week 2017 will start on Monday 24 July and run until Sunday 30 July, including World Hepatitis D

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National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
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National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day (NAICD) is a celebration of Indigenous children and is held on 4 Augus

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
Date: 09 Aug - 09 Aug

The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People was first proclaimed by the General Assembly in December 1994,

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ASHM: Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Program
Date: 12 Aug - 12 Aug

Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Program This Education Program is designed to support clinical sta

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International Overdose Awareness Day
Date: 31 Aug - 31 Aug

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness

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Get Bloody Serious! in Surry Hills
Date: 03 Nov - 03 Nov

A workshop on how to make hep C history – from prevention to cure! Hepatitis NSW are delivering this interactive work

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International Volunteer Day
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International Volunteer Day (IVD) is celebrated each year on 5 December and was established by the United Nations Genera

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Living Well with hep C

Living Well with hep C

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Living healthier, living smarter, living well with hepatitis C

Our health and wellbeing course, Living Well is for people living with hep C who are looking for ways to improve their health. The course is run by people who have hep C or have cleared it.

The course provides a safe and confidential space for people to get information about hep C, share their experiences with others and make steps to improving their health.

Living Well can be run as day, evening or weekend sessions, over 4-8 weeks, in Surry Hills or at your site.

Living Well will give you or your clients the confidence, knowledge, skills and resources, to self manage living well with hep C.

The aim of the Living Well program is to help participants become more informed, active and empowered consumers of the health system. We believe that the experts on living with hep C are the people who have lived with hep C.

Each course features guest speakers including dieticians and healthcare workers and we provide free catering for every session.

The 4 weeks are set out as follows:

1. Understanding Viral Hepatitis

  • The ABCs of viral hepatitis
  • When do you have to tell others you have hep C?
  • Separating hep C facts from fiction
  • Understanding your rights around disclosure
  • Dealing with discrimination

2. Looking After Your Physical Health

  • What your liver does and how to look after it
  • Eating well and feeling better
  • How to make the best food choices for your health
  • The benefits of exercise
  • Boosting our happy chemicals – serotonin, dopamine, endorphins, etc.
  • Any questions answered by our guest dietician

3. Navigating The Health System

  • Understanding the testing process
  • How to get your liver health checked
  • Getting to grips with treatment and what it involves
  • All the information you need about the new treatments
  • How to make the health system work for you
  • Making the treatment process easier with our guest health worker from a liver clinic

4. Moving Ahead

  • Setting goals for a healthier you
  • Looking at support and services offered by Hepatitis NSW
  • Making sure you have everything you need to self-manage living with hep C
  • Making informed decisions about whether to start treatment or wait until the time is right

If the Living Well program sounds like something you would be interested in, for yourself or your clients, then please contact us through email at info@hep.org.au or on 02 8217 7707

 

This page was last update 19 December 2016.