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Sexual health

Learn more about sexual health topics such as contraception options, STIs, and conditions like erectile dysfunction (impotence) and premature ejaculation.

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Difficulty reaching female orgasm

It's not uncommon for a woman to never have experienced an orgasm during sexual activity. If you have never had an orgasm, don’t worry. It’s a skill which needs to be learned.

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Sexual assault and abuse helplines

Even if you don't report sexual assault, rape or sexual abuse to police, there are organisations located in every state which can provide support.

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Chlamydia – a personal story

Being diagnosed with chlamydia can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.

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Workplace mental health

These pages include information and resources on how your mental health can be affected at work, and strategies for staying well.

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Vaginal dryness

Although it can affect any woman, vaginal dryness is most common in women who have experienced menopause.

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Sexuality and mental health

Sexuality is your sexual feelings and attractions, not just who you have sex with. Your sexuality can change over time. If you’re given a hard time about your sexuality or feel isolated, help is available.

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Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment can impact mental health, lower self-esteem and cause fear, depression and stress. It's common in the workplace - and illegal.

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Sexual assault treatment

It is still advisable to get medical treatment after a rape or sexual assault, even you if you do not intend to report the crime. This is to ensure any injuries are seen to and you are tested for sexually transmitted infections.

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Sexual assault support

It can be an extremely upsetting experience to be raped or sexually assaulted. Everyone reacts differently and can go through a variety of emotions. The most important thing to remember is that it was not your fault.

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Sexual abuse

Sexual abuse from someone you know is confusing and destroys trust. It can refer to a broad range of sexual behaviours and can make you feel uncomfortable or threatened. It is not your fault.

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