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July 28, 2022 is World Hepatitis Day

On July 28, 2022, people around the world will acknowledge World Hepatitis Day in an effort to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and the global effort to eliminate it. For more information visit: World Hepatitis Day We offer free and confidential Hep C testing, to arrange for an appointment at our Health Matters Clinic please call […]

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Virtual Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) Caregiver workshops

We are planning to offer two EFFT Caregiver workshops this summer – one in July with an eating disorders focus and one in August with a general mental health focus. If you have any questions about EFFT or would like to know more about these offerings for parents at NARSF Programs, please call Anna at […]

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Health Matters Clinic Now Open

NARSF Programs is excited to announce the opening of the Health Matters Clinic.  Health Matters! is a confidential sexual health clinic providing free testing and treatment services for HIV, HCV and sexually transmitted infections.  We provide education and resources for sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections.   This clinic does not offer TB skin tests, Hep B […]

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COVID-19 During this unprecedented time NARSF Programs is working creatively to connect with our clients, communities and stakeholders. We recognize the challenge you are also facing given the many changes that have arisen since COVID 19 and “physical distancing” became everyday terms. We continue to offer supports via phone and where possible, video conferencing and […]

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World AIDS Day 2019

Annually, on December 1st, we commemorate World AIDS Day (WAD) and the start of Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week (AAAW). This year, we reflect on the significant progress made to improve the lives of those living with HIV, but also recognize the work that still needs to be done to promote the U=U (Undetectable=Untransmittable) message and  […]

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CARF Survey

NOTICE: CARF Survey Coming September/October 2017 Accreditation Survey, Nanaimo BC May 2017 Nanaimo– NARSF Programs is preparing for its fifth CARF Survey in September or October (dates to be announced in July) at its offices on Wallace Street, Nanaimo. Every three years as part of its commitment to quality improvement, CARF Surveyors visit the site and evaluate NARSF […]

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Media Advisory

SYMPOSIUM BUILDS ON HARM REDUCTION LEARNING AND INNOVATIONS NANAIMO — NARSF Programs, in partnership with the Vancouver Island Health Authority, and several states including Washington,  is holding a symposium in Nanaimo to exchange ideas and strategies on harm reduction. Harm reduction, which is often controversial and subject public debate, is a pragmatic approach to keeping […]

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