This site provides HIV/AIDS information and resources from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Want to get tested? Look no further with this nifty tool that makes HIV/STD testing centers in the US searchable by zip code.
This directory of AIDS organizations around the world ensures you always have people to turn to if you need information about the disease. Many of these organizations also offer testing.
The Stigma Project
The Stigma Project is a non-profit public benefit corporation seeking to eliminate the stigma of HIV/AIDS on a global scale. The group campaigns for an “HIV Neutral” world, where both positive and negative individuals learn about the evolving state of the epidemic.
Telling a partner — whether it’s your current one or not — that they may have been exposed to an STD is always an awkward situation. This website allows you to send an anonymous e-card to inform them. It also informs you about treatments as well as nearby clinics.
PrEP may be a game-changer, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t consider using condoms. If you’re ever in a bind, this website has a list of all organizations and friendly businesses that give away condoms for free.
Facts about condoms
It’s always great to have the facts on your side, and that is definitely true when it comes to condoms. This handy pdf file tells you everything you need to know.
What is PrEP?
Don’t know enough about PrEP and what it can do? Check out this resource that provides comprehensive information about PrEP.
Where to get PrEP?
PrEP has changed the way we think about HIV infection. If you’re looking for a PrEP provider in your area, this site is a great help. You can even notify them if any providers are not part of the list!
Can’t afford PrEP?
You want to start taking PrEP but your budget is not allowing it? Check out this resource to find out the different ways you can pay for PrEP.
Is your Insurance covering for PrEP?
Wondering if your insurance plan covers PrEP? This handy chart provides details that may be useful to you.
Other Sexual Health Information
CDC Men’s Health
Dealing with other health issues aside from HIV/AIDS? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has the valuable information for gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men.
What to discuss with your doctor?
As gay men, there are some health concerns that are unique to us, and should probably be top of our mind when we’re looking for a healthcare provider. Check out this list of ten things you should discuss with your healthcare provider.
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A4A Health Blog
You can’t play hard if you don’t take care of yourself, so the Adam4Adam blog has a health section where specialists, doctors, nurses, and even you guys can share information about everything concerning men’s health, be it about HIV, STDs, nutrition, fitness, PrEP, condoms, and more.
Dr. Alfred Kinsey may have been joking when he described a nymphomaniac as “someone who has more sex than you”, but that doesn’t mean sex addiction is a laughing matter. Sex is supposed to feel good – feeling compelled to have sex often doesn’t. This website provides good scientific data and suggestions on where to get help.
What to discuss with your doctor?
It may seem like a harmless bit of fun in the heat of the moment, but recent studies suggest that porn can negatively affect the brain and cognitive ability. This page provides resources and links that can help.
It’s no secret that there’s a problem with the community when it comes to drugs, especially crystal meth, and left unchecked these addictions could lead to even more dire consequences, like HIV infection. That website offer advice as well as information, support, and resources.
Crystal Meth help
This site provides informations so that gay men really understand crystal and how it affects our physical, mental, sexual and social health.
Sometimes life takes you places and you find yourself uprooted and transplanted to a different place. You may find yourself alone, but starting out again doesn’t have to be done alone. This link provides a database that contains information about member LGBT Community Centers and member Affiliates in the United States and around the world.
Important phone numbers and Help Lines
1. CDC Info 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4686) / Hearing-impaired: 1-888-749-6269
The CDC info hotlines can answer questions about STD testing, including HIV, and can refer you to testing sites in your area. Assistance in English and Spanish is available 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.
2. STD Hotline 1-800-227-8922
American Sexual Health Association’s Sexually Transmitted Infections Resources Center Hotline, your resource for information on infections such as herpes, HPV, chlamydia and more.
3. Alcohol Hotline: 1-800-252-6465 (1-800-ALCOHOL)
Drug and Alcohol abuse hotline services; counseling and referrals available.
4. Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
National Sexual Assault Hotline, operated by RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network). Talk to a trained staff member from your local sexual assault service provider to find the help, advice and services you need.
5. US Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) / Spanish: 1-888-628-9454
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.
6. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s : 1-800-662-4357
A confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year information service for individuals and family members facing mental health and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.