Support Organisations - Sexual Health, STI and HIV

12 June 2017


SEXUAL HEALTH, STI's & HIV


NHS - Sexual Health Line
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Talkingaboutsex/Pages/Ineedhelpnow.aspx

Confidential advice (anonymous if required) about sexual health, including information about local centre for Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Helpline: 0300 123 7123 (lines open 9am-5pm)

GUM Clinics Northern Ireland
http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/genitourinary-medicine-gum-clinics


Emergency Contraception – Morning After Pil
l.
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/contraception-guide/pages/where-can-i-get-emergency-contraception.aspx
NHS information on emergency contraception ( morning after pill) and where to get it.

Brook
https://www.brook.org.uk/your-life/category/stis

Brook offer support and information about STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) to anyone under 25.
Ask Brook 24/7 are available online to answer your questions.

Marie Stopes International
http://www.mariestopes.org.uk/
Marie Stopes offer advice about sex, relationships, pregnancy and contraception.
Helpline: 0345 300 8090 (lines open 24 hours)

NHS - Worth Talking About
www.nhs.uk/worthtalkingabout
NHS information and advice about sex for anyone aged 12 to 18.
Helpline: 0300 123 29 30 (lines open Monday – Friday 2pm – 8pm, weekends 2pm – 4pm)

FPA – Learning Disability
http://www.fpa.org.uk/advice-parents-and-carers/if-your-child-has-learning-disability
Information on sexual health support from FPA (Family Planning Association) for parents of children or young people with learning disabilities.

NHS – Chlamydia
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/chlamydia/Pages/Introduction.aspx
NHS information on Chlamydia.

Respect Yourself
http://www.respectyourself.info/
Advice for sex education and relationships, with a downloadable app for smartphones.

Live Well
http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/stis/pages/sexualactivitiesandrisk.aspx
Information on sexual activities and risk.

Travel Abroad
http://www.gapyear.com/articles/121043/sexual-health-on-your-travels/1470
Article on sexual health when aboard.

The Young Lovers Guide
http://www.youngloversguide.com/index.php
Information about sex and relationships.

ChildLine
http://www.childline.org.uk
Childline is free and confidential for anyone up to the age of 18.
Helpline: 0800 11 11 (lines open 24 hours)

The Mix
http://www.themix.org.uk/
Support information available online or via helpline, email and confidential 1-2-1 chat to young people (up to 25).
Helpline: 0808 808 4994 (lines open 11 am - 11pm)
Email: help@themix.org.uk.
Text Free: 80849 (lines open Monday – Friday 7pm – 11pm)

Ask Men
http://uk.askmen.com/dating/love_tip_400/404_love_tip.html
Support advice for addiction to porn.

Porn Recovery UK – PRUK
http://www.porn-recovery.co.uk/
Information and support for anyone affected by porn or cybersex

Forward
http://www.forwarduk.org.uk
Offering advice and support to anyone affected by FGM ( Female Genital Mutilation), including anyone who fears they or another are at risk.

PARENTS, CONCERNED ADULTS

The FPA
http://www.fpa.org.uk/
FPA offers advice across a range of issues including contraception, family planning and abortion.
Northern Ireland: 0345 122 8687 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm)

Family Lives
http://familylives.org.uk/
Family Lives provide support advice to anyone in a parenting role on any parenting problem.

Got A Teenager
http://familylives.org.uk/advice/got-a-teenager
Got a Teenager offer support advice to anyone parenting a teenager.
Parentline: 0808 800 22 22 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am -9pm, Weekends 10am-3pm)


HIV/AIDS

THT Direct
http://www.tht.org.uk
THT provide a range of services including support advice for anyone in England, Scotland and Wales.
Helpline: 0808 802 1221 (lines open Monday - Friday 10am - 8pm)
Email: info@tht.org.uk

NHS – PEP
http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/1840.aspx?CategoryID=73
NHS information on PEP (Post-exposure Prophylaxis) medication and when it can be used.

Positively UK
http://www.positivelyuk.org/
Positively UK support anyone living with HIV.

Positive Life NI
http://www.positivelifeni.com/
Supports anyone affected by HIV in Northern Ireland and the border counties.
Helpline: 0800 137 437 (lines open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Monday & Wednesday 7pm- 9pm)

GUM ( Genitourinary Medicine) Clinics Northern Ireland
http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/genitourinary-medicine-gum-clinics
Find clinics across Northern Ireland where you can get STI or HIV tests.

Body & Soul
http://bodyandsoulcharity.org/
Body & Soul provides support information to anyone living with or are closely affected by HIV or AIDS.

Saving Lives
http://www.savinglivesuk.com/
Information on HIV testing.