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April 15, 2016

The Winter is a Drag Ball in February was a huge success once again. The House of LeMay outdid themselves (somehow they always do!) with amazing entertainment. The PWA Coalition gratefully relies on the proceeds from the annual drag ball to help fund the summer retreat. The extraordinary generosity...

December 1, 2015

The Vermont People With AIDS Coalition commemorated World AIDS Day in Montpelier on Tuesday, December 1st at Christ Episcopal Church, with a reception with refreshments and reflections, followed by a candlelight vigil on the State House lawn. 

April 15, 2014

The Vermont People With AIDS Coalition and Vermont CARES Host HIV Advocates from Ukraine By Roy Belcher Recently local and global HIV activist Gus Nasmith of Rutland hosted two colleagues from Ukraine while they were here for a conference. Svitlana and Oleksiy were representing the All-Ukrainian Net...

July 19, 2013

Nearly 9 years after the first Medical Marijuana law took effect, patients who use cannabis to relieve symptoms of their chronic ailments will soon have safe, legal and reliable places to buy their medication.

Dispensaries will sell a variety of cannabis strains and help patients select the strain t...

July 15, 2013

An average of one Vermonter per week overdoses and dies from opiates. Their average age is 42. In an effort to reduce the number of deaths, the Legislature has passed two bills.

The Good Samaritan Bill (Act 71) addresses the problem of protecting people who try to help someone who is overdosing. In...

May 15, 2013

In HIV land, “treatment cascade” is a new important tool for talking about and visualizing the HIV epidemic. It describes how people move through the HIV health care system from diagnosis to achieving the ultimate goal of undetectable levels.

Using current numbers, if we start with 100 people who ar...

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The 27th Annual Gathering of Friends

April 1, 2017

Join us this summer for another wonderful, educational, and relaxing retreat!

The retreat will held from July 13-16, and we are thrilled to have a new...

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Vermont Positive Living Coalition

P.O. Box 11

Montpelier, VT 05601


Office Phone: 802-229-5754

Toll Free: 800-698-8792 (VT)

Fax:  802-223-5188

Advocate Hotline: 802-430-3846

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