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Hepatitis C Resources, Services and Information

July/August 2016

HELP-4-HEP
help4hep.org
877-435-7443 (toll-free)
National hepatitis C support line staffed by trained peer counselors. Health education, resources, referrals for testing and treatment, and emotional support. Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm ET.

HCV Advocate
hcvadvocate.org
Offers a wealth of HCV informational fact sheets and booklets. Monthly newsletter, The HCV Advocate.

Hep C Alliance
hepcalliance.org
Based in Missouri, Hep C Alliance offers an array of HCV services locally, but also works with Quest Diagnostics to offer low-cost HCV diagnostics tests.

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The Hepatitis C Mentor and Support Group, Inc.
hepatitiscmsg.org
Based in New York City, HCMSG is an excellent resource for HCV support groups throughout New York, and has links to many other resources for people living with HCV.

Hepatitis Education Project
hepeducation.org
Based in Seattle, HEP provides an array of service for people in the Seattle area, but also has a host of information and resources for all people living with HCV.

Hep C Association
hepcassoc.org
An excellent source for HCV news and information.

Hep
hepmag.com
An online and hard copy magazine that provides a wealth of news, health education, and personal stories related to hepatitis C (and hepatitis B). Lucinda Porter's blog posts are a must-read!

Liver Health Connection
liverhealthconnection.orgAn array of services for people throughout Colorado. Excellent site for news and information.

Project Inform
projectinform.org
Advocates for issues related to HIV, HCV, and health care access. Up-to-date information on HIV and HCV care and health care reform.

Treatment Action Group
treatmentactiongroup.org
National advocacy, research, and policy think tank on HIV, hepatitis C, and tuberculosis. They produce fact sheets, policy papers, and annual Pipeline Report, available in Spanish and English. HCV drug factsheets were recently updated.

Test Positive Aware Network
tpan.com
Offers an array of services for people in the Chicago area, including HIV and HCV testing. Publishes the national bi-monthly magazine Positively Aware as well as annual HIV and HCV drug guides at positivelyaware.com.

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project
natap.org
Excellent website for scientific results from HIV and HCV conferences and academic articles.

HIVandHepatitis.com
hivandhepatitis.com
Presents high quality and accurate news coverage on the prevention and treatment of HIV, HCV, and HIV/HCV co-infection.

HepatitisC.net
hepatitisc.net
A website that offers education, tools, and resources to help you manage your disease. Articles are written by people living with HCV (including some who have been cured), patient advocates, and medical providers. They also produce a weekly newsletter.

ProPatient
propatient.com
An innovative patient educational website covering a wide array of medical conditions, including hepatitis C. The website has an interactive video platform to provide up-to-date hepatitis C education.


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This article was provided by Test Positive Aware Network. It is a part of the publication Positively Aware. Visit TPAN's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.

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