Important Information

Stockport: Choices Centre will be closed Wednesday morning 27/2/19 due to staff training. Please see website for further information. Thank you CLINIC CLOSURE TODAY Harpurhey Clinic (for Under 25s) will be closed this evening, 21st February 2019, 3.30pm- 6.30pm. Please see Our Clinics page for your nearest alternative clinic. We apologise for any inconvenience. From Monday 3rd December 2018, Cheetham Hill will be BOOKED APPOINTMENTS ONLY on Thursday afternoons and evenings. Please refer to the Our Clinics page for opening times or call 0161 202 8795 for advice/ bookings for Thursday sessions. All other sessions remain walk in.

Chemsex Support

What is ChemSex?

ChemSex involves the use of one or more of the following drugs:

  • Methamphetamine (Meth, Crystal Meth, Tina)
  • Mephedrone (M-CAT, Meow Meow)
  • GHB (G, Gina)

Mixing these with other recreational drugs and alcohol can be dangerous.

What are the risks?

  • Some side effects of drugs used during chemsex can be severe such as:
  • Hallucinations and delusional thinking
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Overdose

Additional problems of using chems during sex:

  • Not being able to consent to sex
  • Not being able to practise safer sex
  • Infection with blood-borne viruses such as HIV
  • Infection with sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhoea

Our clinic offers:

  • Screening for sexually transmitted infections
  • Screening for blood-borne viruses, including HIV and hepatitis
  • Drug intervention work and counselling
  • Psychological support
  • Peer support
  • Harm reduction packs

REACH Clinic

Hathersage Centre, Upper Brook Street, Manchester M13 0FH
Telephone: 0161 276 5204
Email: reach@cmft.nhs.uk
Walk in or make an appointment
Open every Wednesday 3.30 – 6pm

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