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Our holistic approach emphasises the value of helping people to help themselves and each other, working with our dedicated team of living well specialists to identify opportunities for personal growth. 

Services we offer

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  • One-to-one support.
  • Peer group meetings.
  • Life skills development.
  • Training, workshops and activities.

Accessing our services

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If you need to access support from us, or would like to make a referral, then get in touch via email to [email protected] or call 0141 206 2010.

We’ll arrange to assess your needs and see how we can help.

Becoming a peer for the project

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If you have lived experience of HIV and/or hepatitis C, live in Scotland and want to become a peer volunteer for the project, we'd love to hear from you. We have a structured recruitment and training programme for volunteers.

For more information, please email [email protected] or call 0141 206 2009.

Upcoming events

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Our new programme in Glasgow runs from Thursday 27 September to Thursday 8 November 2018.

Each Thursday:

  • 10am-12pm: Peer-led E-Learning and Complementary Therapies slots (limited spaces - please book in advance).
  • 12pm-1pm: Peer Support Group meeting with guest speaker.
  • 1pm-2pm: Lunch and social mixer.
  • 2pm-4pm: Workshop activity (10am-12pm on 11/18 October only).

Thursday 27 September: STAR technique

Learn and practice a useful way to talk about your own skills and achievements.

Thursday 4 October: Creative Writing / Health Walk 

Choose between a creative writing workshop with a professional stage and screenwriter or a lively mood-boosting walk.

Thursday 11 October: Art workshop 1 (morning activity 10am-12pm)
Thursday 18 October: Art workshop 2 (morning activity 10am-12pm)

Spaces are limited, so please book in advance.

Explore the theme of change through painting and printmaking, led by an experienced local artist.

Thursday 25 October: Stress management and teamwork 

A “Dragon’s Den”-style challenge to create resources for sharing stress management techniques.

Thursday 1 November: Basic life support

Spaces are limited, so please book in advance.

Training on CPR and First Aid priorities with St Andrews Ambulance.

Thursday 8 November: Celebration ceremony

A party recognising our Peer Support achievements!

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The Peer Support Scotland project launched in July 2017. It's delivered by Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland and is funded for three years by the Big Lottery Fund Scotland.