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SEXUALLY TRANSMISSIBLE INFECTIONS -
INFORMATION AND FACT SHEETS

The SHOUT initiative aims to increase awareness and health literacy around sexually transmissible infections (STIs).

Below are links to information, fact sheets and resources from Government departments and peak sexual health organisations. The information provided is trusted and evidence-based. It is recommended that workers use these resources to improve knowledge around STIs and BBVs, which will assist in increasing confidence around having conversations with young people about sexual health.

 

Department of Health Victoria

BETTER HEALTH CHANNEL - STI INFORMATION

Information provided by the Victorian Department of Health. Clear and factual information on how STIs are transmitted, types of STIs, treatments, reducing risk and a service directory search.

You can also download a fact sheet to distribute.

Family Planning Victoria

RESOUCES AND FACT SHEETS FOR STIS/BBVS

A comprehensive list of information on STIs and BBVs - including how they are spread, what's involved in a test, symptoms and treatments for different STIs.


The information is written in clear language for young people to understand. Downloadable fact sheets are also provided.

Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health

SMART AND DEADLY

This resource collection consists of six short educational video clips and two rap songs developed by Aboriginal young people and organisations.

They are intended to assist workers who collaborate with Aboriginal communities and organisations to facilitate sexual health promotion with Aboriginal young people.