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Sexual and mental health

In addition to basic medical services, the following services are available regarding sexual health, pregnancy, drug abuse, eating disorders, and violence.

Sexual Health

The following organisations provide advice and support with regards to sexual health:

GUM Clinic in Headington

Advice and testing is available free of charge through the Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM) Clinic in the Churchill Hospital in Headington. The GUM Clinic offers a drop-in service for HIV and syphilis tests Monday to Friday 1.30-2.30 pm. For all other tests an appointment is necessary.

Tel: 01865 231 231
www.sexualhealthoxfordshire.nhs.uk

National AIDS & Sexual Health Line

This anonymous helpline provides advice about HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted illnesses, local services, clinics and support services.

Tel: 0800 567 123
www.patient.co.uk/support/Sexual-Health-Line

Positively

This is a helpline providing support and information for people living with HIV.

Tel: 020 7713 0222
www.positivelyuk.org

Terrence Higgins Trust

The Terrence Higgins Trust provides support and advice for those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. It has a local branch in Oxford.

Tel: 01865 243 389
Helpline: 0808 802 1221
www.tht.org.uk

Oxford branch:
Rectory Centre
Rectory Road
Oxford  OX4 1BU
Tel: 01865 243 389
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Pregnancy

The following organisations provide advice and support about pregnancy:

Alec Turnbull Centre

Provides information and advice on all aspects of sexual health as well as free contraception and pregnancy tests.

Tel: 01865 456 666
First Floor, Raglan House
Between Towns Road
Cowley,
 Oxford OX4 3LX

British Pregnancy Advisory Service

Provides contraception, pregnancy tests and abortions for a fee.

Tel: 08457 30 40 30
www.bpas.org

Family Planning Association

Provides information and advice on contraception, sexually-transmitted infections, planning a pregnancy, pregnancy choices and sexual wellbeing as well as details of family planning clinics.

Tel: 0845 122 8690
www.fpa.org.uk

Drugs and Alcohol

Those seeking advice and help with a drug or alcohol-related problem can contact one of the following organizations:

Alcoholics Anonymous

Provides support for anyone affected by drinking.

Tel: 0845 769 7555
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

FRANK Helpline

Provides information and advice about drug/alcohol addiction and local services for those affected and their family and friends.

Tel: 0800 77 66 00
www.talktofrank.com

Eating Disorders

As eating disorders are serious illnesses, most sufferers need professional help to fully recover. Effective treatment is available and, for most people, the first step is to contact a GP who can assess your physical condition and refer you to the relevant help.

Additional advice and information for both those suffering from an eating disorder and their friends and family is available from the following:

National Centre for Eating Disorders

Provides Information and Help on all aspects of eating disorders.

Tel: 0845 838 2040
www.eating-disorders.org.uk

Abuse and Violence

If you should be the victim of abuse or violence and need immediate assistance, dial 999. If you wish to report a matter that is less urgent, telephone the police on 101.

Other services offering support and advice to victims of abuse or violence include:

Oxford Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre

Listening, support and information service run by women.

Tel: 0800 783 6294
www.oxfordrapecrisis.net

National Domestic Violence Helpline

Support, help and information for women experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic violence.

Tel: 0808 2000 247
www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk

Victim Support

Offers practical advice and support to victims of crime.

Tel: 0845 30 30 900
www.victimsupport.org

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