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How do you tackle the challenges of Chemsex?

How do you tackle the challenges of Chemsex?

The confronting documentary Chemsex is screening in Perth this month.  The film dives deep into the largely underground gay subculture that pursues the hedonistic, often unsafe thrills of drug driven sex. GHB and crystal meth are the drugs of choice. Tackling the health challenge is David Stuart, the substance abuse lead at London’s 56 Dean […]

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Research Links Psychological Distress and Drug Use in LGBT Community

Research Links Psychological Distress and Drug Use in LGBT Community

A report created by researchers at LaTrobe University has revealed links between psychological distress and drug use among gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Australians. The report, entitled ‘A Closer Look at Private Lives 2’, is a new analysis of a nationwide survey funded by beyondblue and The Movember Foundation. Almost 4000 LGBT Australians were surveyed. […]

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Facing the Ice Challenge to Reduce HIV

Facing the Ice Challenge to Reduce HIV

Take notice, 85% percent of men believe ice significantly contributed to behaviour which led to acquiring HIV. Although this recently reported survey study of 200 people, conducted by the Prahran Market Clinic (Melbourne) can at most only be suggestive because of the very small numbers. For the 65 respondents, who were diagnosed with HIV between […]

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