At conference #AIDS2018, Executive Director Evgeniya Kuvshinova talked about the work of Convictus with teenagers who use drugs.
Features of the activity:
- Access to HIV services (in a mobile outpatient clinic, adolescents can be tested and receive the necessary information);
- activity of the youth club “Street Power” (teenagers can: get advice from a psychologist, social worker, lawyer, get tested for HIV and hepatitis C, take part in prevention activities for socially dangerous diseases, and most importantly – it is good and useful to spend time. attends about 500 youth)
- Leadership School (forming a pool of teenager leaders to strengthen their influence on the formation of services for vulnerable young people).
We are convinced that it is activity that allows young people to improve access to the necessary services!