The current issue of Positive Side magazine has an article about peer-to-peer mentoring services available to people newly diagnosed hiv-positive. I was commissioned to create an illustration for the opening page.
The terminology used in the story provided obvious visuals to explore. I couldn’t help but offer a series of images for the art director to choose from.
A peer navigator can help one find their way through the many services available. I included some those services on the ship’s bunting. The bunting, life-saver, and ship’s helm I put together in the form of a compass:
“The emergence of Peer Navigation Services in Vancouver helped reduce the time between diagnosis and entry into care from three years to three weeks.”