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April 15, 2014

CLEAR (Choosing Life, Empowerment, Action, & Results), is a program offered free of charge to  Vermont residents living with HIV. CLEAR  participants learn and practice skills that increase  their ability to cope with problems and challenges.

For the past four years, the CLEAR program has...

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...

December 31, 2013

2013 has been a year of success and growth for the Vermont People With AIDS Coalition. As we  move forward toward our 24th year of operation, we would like to take a moment to look back at  just a few of our accomplishments from this past year

Vermont’s Largest Gathering for People Living with H...

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...

June 15, 2013

July 25-28, Stowe, VT

Each year, we try to find a good mix of workshops that have been popular and new workshops that meet changing situations. Here’s a preview of workshops for the July Retreat:

Dr. Ken Greenberg returns with “HIV Medical Changes”, an update on what’s happening in the field. Ken is...

May 15, 2013

It sounds like an easy question, but for years, it’s been difficult to come up with this number. The Center for Disease Control collects accurate federal numbers for the whole country, but their individual state numbers are flawed. For Vermont, the CDC counts only people who were diagnosed in Vermon...

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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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Montpelier, VT 05601


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