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What is Sexual Health?

Sexual Health is not merely the absence of disease, but is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.

(World Health Organization, 2006)

 

On Campus Resources

Resource

Description

Contact Information

Department of Health Promotion

Free Condoms and other preventative contraceptives.

 

Need HIV testing? We can help. The Dept. of Health Promotion offers confidential HIV testing Monday - Thursday from 9:00am - 4:00 pm and on Friday 9:00am - 10:30am. Just call (904) 620-1570 for an anonymous appointment.

Phone: 904-620-1570

Location: Bldg. 61 Suite 1300

Email: Dhplife@unf.edu

Visit: https://www.unf.edu/healthpromotion/

LGBT ( Lesbian, Gay Bisexual Transgender) Resource Center

The University of North Florida Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center envisions a university where all people are fully included and affirmed, and where justice, equality, and respect prevail.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center's mission is to provide valuable education and resources for the entire campus community with a commitment to advocacy, equality, respect, and support for LGBT students, faculty, and staff.

Phone:904-620-4720

Location: Bldg. 58 East Room 1111

Email: unflgbt@unf.edu

Visit: https://www.unf.edu/lgbtrc/

 

   

Women’s Center

The Women's Center promotes the growth, productivity and well-being of women in the University community. Although women have made significant gains in society, gender inequalities still exist. The Women’s Center is committed to advocating for gender equality and improving the status of women. We recognize that gender inequalities are deeply connected to other areas of disenfranchisement and oppression in our society. Therefore, our programs and services strive to value and promote respect for all differences. This means that women and men and people of all races, cultures and sexual orientations are welcome in the Women’s Center.

Phone: 904-620-2528

Location: Bldg. 2 Suite 2100

Email: womenctr@unf.edu

Visit: https://www.unf.edu/womens-center/

Student Health Services 

 Student Health Services offers students confidential STD (sexually transmitted diseases) screening and treatment at a nominal cost to students.

Phone:904-620-1000

Email: K.mcsheffrey@unf.edu

Location: Bldg. 39A  Room 2098

Visit: https://www.unf.edu/shs/Services.aspx

 

Jacksonville Community Resources  

Resource Description Contact Information

JASMYN

The Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network is a non-profit youth organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 13-23.

JASMYN provides a safe space, support, leadership development, HIV prevention and recreational opportunities to youth 13-23. All youth are welcome at JASMYN!

Phone: 904-389-3857

Email: astrain@jasmyn.org

Visit: http://jasmyn.org/

Address:  923 Peninsular Pl, Jacksonville FL 32204

NFAN ( Northeast Florida AIDS Network)

Northeast Florida AIDS Network provides compassionate leadership, services, and advocacy in meeting the prevention, health, spiritual, and social needs of individuals, families, and communities.

Phone: 904-256-1612

Visit: http://www.nfanjax.org/

Address:  2715 Oak Street, Jacksonville, FL 32205

FDOH ( Florida Department of Health)

There are many ways to get answers to your questions about STDs. If you believe you have an STD and would like to be tested you can contact your regular healthcare provider, locate a clinic near you with our handy locator, or contact your county health department.

Phone:850-245-4444

Email: health@flhealth.gov

Visit: http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/county-health-departments/find-a-county-health-department/index.html

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is America’s most trusted provider of reproductive health care. Our skilled health care professionals are dedicated to offering men, women, and teen’s high-quality, affordable medical care. One in five American women has chosen Planned Parenthood for health care at least once in her life.

Phone: 904-399-2800

Visit: http://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Address: 5978 Powers Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32218

River Regions Human Services

River Region’s AIDS Outreach Department provides many educational and testing services to the Jacksonville community

 

Free and confidential HIV testing

Pregnancy testing

Pre- and post-test counseling

Risk/reduction assessments

Referrals to substance abuse services

Mental health services

Referrals for medical treatment

HIV/AIDS educational classes

Visit: http://www.rrhs.org/

Locations:

515 N Washington St

Jacksonville, FL

(904) 301-1147

 

2055 Reyko Rd #101

Jacksonville, FL

(904) 899-6300

 

2981 Parental Home Rd

Jacksonville, FL

(904) 899-6300 ext. 4300