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Division of HIV and STD Programs
600 S. Commonwealth Ave., 10th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Phone:(213) 351-8000
Fax: (213) 738-0825
Email: DHSP@ph.lacounty.gov
Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F
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Resource Materials

Below are links to free or low cost HIV and STD resource materials and information.

Links and Resources

HIV

  • CDC fact sheet on the HIV-STD connection
  • Erase Doubt provides information on HIV, events happening in the Los Angeles community, as well as locations to get tested and treated throughout LA County.
  • California AIDS Hotline: 800-367-AIDS. Mon – Fri, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (until 9 p.m. Tuesdays). TDD: 888-225-AIDS
  • CDC INFO: 800-232-4636. STD and HIV information (listen to prompts) - 24 hrs
  • AIDS/HIV Nightline: 800-273-AIDS (2437). Mon - Sun / 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. Provides emotional support, information and referrals to people with concerns about HIV during the night when other agencies are closed.

STDs

Condoms

  • Free condoms by mail (L.A. County residents only)
    Note: The STD Hotline is available 24 hours/day, 7 days a week via an automated system for clinics and to leave a message for condoms. If you want to speak to a health educator, please call Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.
  • www.LASexSymbol.com offers information on free condoms in L.A. County

Drug Treatment

  • Drug Treatment and recovery resources in L.A. County: contact 1-800-564-6600 to be referred to resources near you.

Abusive Relationships

  • Abuse or sexual assault hotline: If you are experiencing sexual or relationship abuse or violence, or if you are afraid of your partner, call 213-626-3393 or 310-854-4621. 24-hours a day.

Youth Resources

  • Teenline. If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands. 1-800-852-8336 Daily, 6 pm – 10 pm.
  • Advocates for Youth: Provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health.
  • GLASS: Delivers social and health care services to self-identified Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) and HIV/AIDS-impacted youth.
  • Go Ask Alice!: A health question and answer Internet site produced by "Alice!," Columbia University's Health Education Program. "Alice" answers questions about relationships, sexuality, sexual health, emotional health, nutrition, alcohol, nicotine, drugs, and, general health.
  • I Wanna Know: Created by the American Social Health Association, this site offers information on STDs, basics about what's going on with your body, and advice on how to deal with peer pressure.
  • Kaiser Family Foundation: Numerous reports, fact sheets, and news on various health topics, including Youth and HIV/STDs (located in the “HIV/AIDS” topic area). Main site is at www.kff.org “It’s Your Sex Life: Your Guide to Safe and Responsible Sex,” a booklet produced with MTV on preventing HIV, STDs and unintended pregnancy .
  • Reach LA: A youth-oriented community-based organization in Los Angeles that provides HIV prevention services.
  • Teen Source: A Web site by the California Family Health Council with information on sexual health, relationships, and related issues. Get information, hear directly from other teens in recorded interviews, watch streaming videos, take a virtual clinic tour, or find a clinic near you.
  • Teen Talk
  • Youth Resource: A web site created by and for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) young people 13 to 24 years old, takes a holistic approach to sexual health by offering support, community, resources, and peer-to-peer education about issues of concern to GLBTQ young people.

Tell Your Partner Your Status

  • InSPOTLA: Tell your sex partners about an STD or HIV through Internet ecards (anonymously if desired):  Also has STD testing locator and additional resource links.

Hepatitis

Syphilis

Free Materials

Low Cost Materials

 

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