New Helpline Established for British Columbians with Hep C

Peer-to-peer counselling for people with hepatitis C has been available in the United States for several years. Now people in British Columbia have their own help line through the Pacific Hepatitis C Network.

This is great news for Canadians who have hepatitis C and want to talk with someone who has had their own experience with the disease. The toll free number for British Columbians is 1 888 411 7578. Ask for Daryl Luster.

For the U.S. helpline, please call 877-435-7443.

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3 responses to “New Helpline Established for British Columbians with Hep C

  1. Hi Elizabeth – thank you for posting about the H4HBC helpline!

    A couple of things: the helpline is open to anyone in Canada but right now we are promoting for BC only. This is because our funding is mostly BC-specific so the resources in our database are BC-specific. We won’t turn anyone away though.

    Second is our helpline number is: 1 888 411 7578

    Can you update your post? The web address for the BC helpline is help4hepbc.ca. Be in touch anytime with questions etc.

    Thanks again for promoting the helpline!

    Deb

    Deb Schmitz

    Operations Manager

    604 740 1092 m.

    pacifichepc.org

    hepctip.ca

    help4hepbc.ca

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    • Dear Elizabeth,
      Thank you for your kind words of support for our helpline. As I am into my fourth year doing this work with Help-4-Hep I am so happy to see us expand into Canada where i live! There is no better way to learn than from informed people who have lived experience!

      Daryl Luster-HCV Advocate and Peer Navigator.
      President-PHCN
      AHC
      CanHepC

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