As a public service to the SCRUFF community, we would like to offer the following resources for your sexual and mental health. We strongly encourage our members to be familiar with these topics, especially those who have recently come out. You should always consult your physician or local health clinic if you have questions or concerns about your health. This is not a complete list of resources.
The National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides a comprehensive database of symptoms and treatments of sexually transmitted diseases in many different languages.
Gay Men's Health Crisis
GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Building on decades of dedication and expertise, we understand the reality of HIV/AIDS and empower a healthy life for all.
The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including our nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone.
AIDSmeds.com is dedicated to providing people living with HIV the necessary information they need to make empowered treatment decisions
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association
A leading health resource for the LGBT community since 1981.
Information and resources for the LGBT community on health care, education, research and advocacy.
Magnet provides free HIV and STD/STI testing as well as Hepatitis A & B vaccinations at its offices in San Francisco.
LGBTQ College Student Resources & Support
Within this guide, LGBTQ students can find resources and information about support systems available to help them navigate college environments.