Important Information

Clinic Closure Notice

Date: 20/03/2019 Clinic: All Session: Morning Due to Staff training all of our clinics will be closed in the morning on Wednesday 20/03/2019 Please see Our Clinics for further information and alternative clinics

Starting Saturday 3rd March 2019 We are opening ORANGE ROOMS – TAMESIDE CENTRE FOR SEXUAL HEALTH for an under 25s asymptomatic walk-in and wait clinic between 09:30 - 12:00 Please be aware that walk-in and wait clinics have limited space and operate on a first come, first served basis. Please see Our Clinics for further information

With effect from 01/03/2019 The Northern Sexual Health Clinic at North Manchester General Hospital will be operated on an appointment only basis. Please see Our Clinics for further information

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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