Prevention in Focus

Spring 2020 

Prevention resources

Curing hepatitis C: What you need to know – CATIE, 2019

This client booklet is for all people who have been diagnosed with hepatitis C. It provides simple and essential information on hepatitis C treatment and cure.

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Curing hepatitis C: What you need to know if you use drugs – CATIE, 2019

This client booklet is for people who use drugs and have been diagnosed with hepatitis C. It contains basic information on  the high cure rates, the benefits of being cured, what to expect during treatment, testing tips for people with bad veins, preventing overdose while on treatment and how to stay healthy after being cured.

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New hepatitis C key messages [posters and postcards] – CATIE, 2019

These posters and postcards are part of the hepatitis C key messages series. These are simple, easy-to-remember messages that everyone should know. The posters can be displayed in your office, waiting room or community centre to raise awareness and the postcards can be given to your clients to provide them with information on transmission, testing, treatment and safer drug use.

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Common hepatitis C drugs available in Canada for adults – CATIE, 2017 (revised in 2019)

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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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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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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Safer Snorting – CATIE, 2014

A booklet on the basics of safer drug snorting, nose care and prevention of hepatitis C infections.

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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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PrEP to Prevent HIV: Your Questions Answered – CATIE, 2019

This client brochure is for people who are at risk for HIV. It answers commonly asked questions about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and contains key messages on access, effectiveness and monitoring, including information for people who are pregnant or breastfeeding/chestfeeding and trans people.

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Did You Know there’s a Pill That Can Help Prevent HIV? [Poster] – CATIE, 2019

This poster provides basic information about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for people who may not have heard of it.  It can be used in medical clinics or community-based agencies to raise awareness about this HIV prevention medication.

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Is PrEP Right for Me? [Pocket card] – CATIE, 2019

Service providers can use this pocket card to help clients assess their risk for HIV and decide whether they should talk to a healthcare provider about getting pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

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Who's Got the Condom? – CATIE & Chee Mamuk, 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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Oral Sex – CATIE, 2019

This youth-oriented resource provides comprehensive and sex-positive information about oral sex.

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