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Table of Contents

Getting Out Alive

Last Call

He Said, He Said

Outside In

Myth vs. Reality in the Pen

The Hook-Up

Africa’s Mayor

3 x 5 Report Card

Tribute: Wilfredo Valencia Palacios Roman

Earthwatch: Prison Focus

Website of the month: AIDSVote.org

Medicare Malaise

See You in the Lobby

Show & Tell: Oscar Time

Milestones

TeleVisionaries

Cirque du So Lame

Can HIV Care Click in the Clink?

A Bitter Pill

Comfort Zone: SpiceBoy

The Sweetest Taboo

Diamond in the Roughage

Head Games

Looking for Liver Helpers

Quick Study: Painkiller

Briefs

Cheek to Chic

Warning Signs

Quick Study: Sexual Satisfaction

Publisher’s Letter

Mailbox

Live To Tell: With Conviction



Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


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April 2004

Outside In

by Tim Murphy

Hey, HIVers on the outside: Think there’s no way to help inmates with HIV or hep C? Think again

Hey, HIVers on the outside: Think there’s no way to help inmates with HIV or hep C? Think again

Be a pen pal. Ask local AIDS groups if you can help answer inmate mail (they’re often overwhelmed by it). Or simply get your address to an inmate via the advocate groups in “The Hook-Up”.

Help ’em stay sober. If you’re in AA or NA, you can “bring meetings” to inmates—talk to your group’s “H&I” (hospitals and institutions) chair or to your group chair about starting H&I visits. Faith-based organizations often volunteer in prison, too.

Get in the loop of veteran advocates and groups (see “The Hook-up”). “We would be excited to figure out how to pass our program to other parts of the country,” says Laura McTighe of Philly FIGHT’s Project TEACH Outside. Says Delores “Dee” Garcia, from inside California’s Valley State prison, “Get out of those recliners and help us live—please!”




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