AIVL Podcasts showcase the work of our member organisations by interviewing peer workers about their roles and the work they do.  The podcasts provide a unique insight into the individual perspectives of peer workers in AIVL member organisations across the country, as well as providing information on particular projects and activities of relevance to the work of AIVL’s National Peer Network.

Episode #1 – In conversation with Esha Leydon from QuIHN
We speak with peer harm reduction worker Esha Leydon about vein advice and hepatitis C treatment and get some insights about her work at the NSP.

Episode #2 – Jude Byrne in conversation with Geoff Ward from CAHMA
Geoff tells us about the services CAHMA provides to the community, the CAHMA volunteer program and some of the important issues facing illicit drug users.

Episode #3 – Part 1 – Jude Byrne at INSHU (International Network of Hepatitis in Substance Users)
A chat about INHSU’s peer community day, its involvement with the conference and the important issues that came out of it.

Episode #3 – Part 2 – Lauren Bradley at INHSU (International Network of Hepatitis in Substance Users)
A candid chat about Canada, the INHSU conference, some messages regarding harm reduction in custodial settings and big impressions!