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Come Celebrate Long-Term HIV Survivors

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HIV Long-Term Survivors Tribute When: June 5.  3p.m. to 5p.m. Where: Northern Nevada HOPES. 467 Ralston St. Reno, NV What: An event to celebrate long-term survivors of HIV. Light refreshments will be served and participants will release biodegradable balloons to honor those who live with HIV and pay tribute to…

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Help Ban ‘Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy’

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From The WashoeDems Citizen Lobby: Dear Nevada supporters of Equality: SB353 is the ban on ‘sexual orientation conversion therapy’ for minors introduced by Senator Parks. It would protect gay teens from torture at the hands of unethical licensed mental health practitioners who dupe parents on the medically false idea that sexual…

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Syringe Services Programs Make Our Community Cleaner, Safer

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Syringe Services Programs (SSPs) exist in 160 cities across the US because they are a scientifically proven and cost-effective public health measure. Northern Nevada HOPES opened Change Point – Nevada’s first legal Syringe Services Program in January 2014 and has since collected over 360,000 used syringes that could otherwise have…

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HOPES Uses New Tool To Help People With Diabetes

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With all the prepackaged and processed food we eat, much of what is actually in our food has become a mystery to most people. But for people with diabetes, that lack of information is extremely dangerous. Many people with diabetes know to avoid large amounts of sugar, but according to…

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