With growing illegal intravenous drug use a continuing scourge on communities across the country, needle exchange programs, like the one offered by the Western Colorado AIDS Project in Grand Junction, are not only playing an important role in stopping the spread of deadly diseases but can also improve the overall health of drug users and set a path to substance abuse recovery.Read Full Story
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High number of Hepatitis C cases in Mesa County
WestCAP Director Jeff Basinger estimates that three to five thousand people in Mesa County currently have the disease.Read Full Story
HIV/AIDS patients find needed dental help at Howard Dental
Howard Dental Center provides a full range of dental services to HIV patients who can't afford private treatment. The organization, a Colorado Health Network program that has been in operation since 1994, treated 747 patients — and took 3,700 visits — in fiscal year 2014.Read Full Story
Red Tie Affair Launches Compassionate Connections Campaign
The Compassionate Connections Campaign - a bold new move to bring two of Colorado Health Network's regional offices and the statewide administrative office under one roof - was launched in great style at the 2015 Red Tie Affair.Read Full Story
WCAP Dining Out For Life
Twenty restaurants in Mesa County and Delta Counties join in the fight against AIDS to help men, women and families affected by the disease in the 22 counties of Western Colorado.Read Full Story
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