Take Control, Learn, Connect is a free programme of interactive workshops for people who are living with HIV, run by staff and volunteers who are also living with HIV. We currently run weekend workshops for people have been diagnosed with HIV within the last three years. In February 2018, we will be running a workshop for people that have been diagnosed for 3 years or more for the first time.
We know that being diagnosed with, or living with HIV can be worrying and confusing. The workshops have been set up to:
In the workshops, staff and volunteer peer mentors will share their experiences of being diagnosed and living with HIV. By the end of the workshops you’ll have been given the information to start taking control of your HIV; learnt how to get the support you need; and connected with other people living with HIV.
17 February 2018
This one-day workshop will be for people that have known they are living with HIV for 3 years or more, but who want to learn more about managing HIV. We will look at particular aspects of living with HIV and will bring people’s knowledge in areas such as treatment up to date. It will also offer the opportunity to look again at issues like talking to others about HIV (disclosure) and getting the most from your healthcare team.
21, 22 April 2018
This workshop is for people that have been diagnosed within the last 3 years. We will cover: