Promoting radical self-care for Black women.
How?
Radical self-care means
caring for ourselves first, by embracing practices that keep us physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually healthy. We must fill our cup first, then give to others from the overflow.
Let's redefine our
self-care routine to
include HIV testing.
Because self-care goes deeper than the skin.
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To our Black Sisters,


As you know, we often put ourselves last, even while many of us bear the extra burden of being pillars and caregivers in our communities. Through The Care Collective, we are reclaiming and redefining our self-care by putting ourselves first; because our health outcomes matter too!

To our Black Sisters,
As you know, we often put ourselves last, even while many of us bear the extra burden of being pillars and caregivers in our communities. Through The Care Collective, we are reclaiming and redefining our self-care by putting ourselves first; because our health outcomes matter too!

~ The Care Collective Team

Get Tested

End HIV stigma. Start #PositiveConversations Black women are overrepresented in Ontario’s new HIV diagnosis. Living with HIV has changed. It’s time we change how we talk about it and end the stigma. Let’s start by having #PositiveConversations about testing. LEARN MORE Knowing your status is worth it.Learn how to access testing. Getting tested for HIV can feel daunting – from fear of stigma, negative interactions in the healthcare system, to simply not knowing where to start or who to talk to. The good news is that there are options and support systems in place to help you get started and stay

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Through this campaign we are encouraging Black women to make regular HIV testing a part of our self-care by bringing open and honest dialogue to spaces where we gather.

We Will...

Bringing Black women together
to make HIV testing a part of our
individual & community self-care.

As Black women, we often find ourselves in the role of ‘caregivers’ – caring for our families, our friends, 
our communities, often neglecting our own self-care. Through The Care Collective we are bringing our self-care
to the fore 
and prioritizing our health by bringing HIV testing into conversations and spaces where Black women gather.

Redefining Our Self-Care
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