STI fact sheets

NSW Health information on sexually transmissible infections (STIs)

Let Them Know is to help people who have been diagnosed with an STI to tell their sexual partners that they might also be at risk.

If you require further information or advice please contact the NSW Sexual Health Infoline on 1800 451 624.

Sexual health related

Family Planning NSW provides information about sexual and reproductive health including contraception, HIV/AIDS, pregnancy, sexuality and sexually transmitted infections.

Let Them Know is to help people who have been diagnosed with an STI to tell their sexual partners that they might also be at risk.

NSW Cervical Screening Program is a jointly funded Commonwealth/State and territory initiative managed by the Cancer Institute NSW.

The safer sex provides information, contacts and forum for asking questions about all issues related to sex.

How to stay safe (animated movies)

Play safe provides young people with all the information they need about safe sex, getting tested and Sexually Transmissible Infections (STI’s) in the one place.

Young people

Better to know provides STI information for Aboriginal youth that allows those who have been diagnosed with an STI to tell their sexual partners that they might also be at risk. their bodies will change and answers questions about sex, families and keeping safe.

Get Clued Up provides practical advice about chlamydia, including a MySpace network site.

Headspace provides mental and health wellbeing support, information and services to young people and their families across Australia.

Likeitis provides information on sex education, teenage life, puberty and contraception. It includes the Love Bugs Battle game.

I stay safe offers sexual health and hepatitis C information in a friendly animation format.

Keep them safe provides information for mandatory reporters in government agencies and non-government organisations about the new child protection system, including resources, training materials, and email newsletter.

Kids helpline provides information on a variety of issues affecting young people and includes an online counselling service.

Reach Out provides young people with the information, help, support, advice and connections they need to manage a range of physical, mental and sexual health difficulties.

Somazone offers young people a safe space to ask questions, share stories and find help about body image, drugs, mental health, harassment, relationships and sexual health.

thehormonefactory.com is a fun and interactive site for kids about to enter their teens. Explains how their bodies will change and answers questions about sex, families and keeping safe.

Twenty10 is a community not-for-profit that supports and works with young people, communities and families of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities.

WAYS Youth Services is a one stop shop youth service for young people aged 9 to 25 years of age. WAYS Youth Services offices are in 4 locations across Eastern Sydney providing education, employment and training programmes, counselling & case management services, recreation & music programmes, a mental health arts programme, Youth GP Clinic and Youth Sexual Health Clinics.

Youth.nsw aims to provide people aged 12 to 25 with links New South Wales to Government and community services and information. It also contains a range of information for young people about getting involved in their community through programs and events. The site is a forum for youth participation and for government to hear young people’s ideas on a range of issues.

Play safe provides young people with all the information they need about safe sex, getting tested and Sexually Transmissible Infections (STI’s) in the one place.

Sexuality and gender

ACON is NSW's and Australia's largest community-based gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) health and HIV/AIDS organisation.

Gay and Lesbian Counselling Service of NSW

Girl 2 girl provides safer sex information for women having sex with women including emotional safety and way to reduce STI risk.

Mature Age Gays NSW is a peer support network for mature aged gay men.

The drama down under provides information about some of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) experienced by gay men (HIV-positive or HIV-negative).

the Gay and Married Men's Association is a support group for men who are or have been involved in a long-term heterosexual relationship, and who are coming to terms with their sexual attraction to other men.

The Gender Centre provides transgender support, information and advice.

The Seahorse Society of NSW provides transgender support, information and advice.

Twenty10 is a community not-for-profit that supports and works with young people, communities and families of diverse genders, sexes and sexualities.

秀成之哥 (Chinese website) 是专门提供艾滋病检测,艾滋病咨询,艾滋病高危行为分析,艾滋病初期症状分析,艾滋病各方面的知识等服务.

HIV / AIDS

ACON is NSW's and Australia's largest community-based gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) health and HIV/AIDS organisation.

Ending HIV is the NSW Ministry of Health campaign aiming to virtually eliminate HIV transmission by 2020. The website has information for the public and health professionals and provides access to various resources and data.

HIV Community Team is a multidisciplinary outreach team providing confidential health care services for people living with or closely affected by HIV across the South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health Districts.

Positive Life NSW for people living with and affected by HIV

Multicultura HIV and Hepatitis Service

Pozhet Social Club provides support and addresses issues related to HIV and heterosexuality.

National Association of People Living With HIV/AIDS

AIDS Dementia and HIV Psychiatry Service is state-aide assistance in the care and management of people with HIV and complex needs.

Sydney Children’s Hospital paediatric HIV service is for children, families and pregnant women living with HIV.

Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Hotline If you think you’ve been exposed to HIV, PEP may prevent you becoming infected – if you act quickly

Mental health & Crisis

Mental Health Association NSW

Beyond blue provides information and advice for depression, anxiety and related disorders.

Black dog institute Specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder.

Life line provides crisis support, mental health support and suicide prevention.

NSW Rape Crisis Centre working against sexual violence.

Domestic violence NSW provides domestic violence information, support and referral.

Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Hotline If you think you’ve been exposed to HIV, PEP may prevent you becoming infected – if you act quickly.

General

Sexual Health Plus – NSW Health

Teaching sexual health aims to keep teachers up to date with new ideas for engaging secondary students in sexual health education.

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service provides multilingual publications on health and health information in a wide range of languages.

Let them know is to help people who have been diagnosed with an STI to tell their sexual partners that they might also be at risk.

Sex Workers Outreach Project provides sexual health information and support to people who engage in sex work.

Health info Net is a 'one-stop info-shop' for people interested in improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians.

NSW Users and AIDS Association is a peer based organisation concerned with the use of illicit drugs.

Information on Needle and Syringe Programs (NSP)

Health professionals

The NSW STI Programs Unit assists coordination and, where appropriate, directly implements certain statewide aspects of the NSW Sexually Transmissible Infections Strategy 2006-2010.

The Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) is a peak organisation of health professionals in Australia and New Zealand who work in HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections.

Let them know is to help people who have been diagnosed with an STI to tell their sexual partners that they might also be at risk.

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