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Accurate information about STI transmission, prevention, testing, treatment, and more.

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Scabies Information Sheet

A PDF version of the Scabies topic page on SmartSexResource. Last updated February 2019.

Self-collection instructions: Rectal swab

A downloadable handout with step-by-step visual instructions for how to collect a rectal swab sample. These instructions were developed to be transferrable across different implementation scenarios that use self-collected samples for STI testing.

Self-collection instructions: Throat swab

A downloadable handout with step-by-step visual instructions for how to collect a throat swab sample. These instructions were developed to be transferrable across different implementation scenarios that use self-collected samples for STI testing.

Self-collection instructions: Vaginal swab

A downloadable handout with step-by-step visual instructions for how to collect a vaginal swab sample. These instructions were developed to be transferrable across different implementation scenarios that use self-collected samples for STI testing.

Sexual Health-Related Anxiety: What is it? What can I do?

It’s common to worry about your sexual health from time-to-time, but if worry or anxiety is impacting your well-being it may be helpful to explore new ways of coping. This resource provides information about sexual health-related anxiety, and explores strategies that may help to manage anxiety.

Shigellosis Information Sheet

A PDF version of the Shigellosis topic page on SmartSexResource. Last updated February 2019.

Syphilis Information Sheet

A PDF version of the Syphilis topic page on SmartSexResource. Last updated February 2019.

Tips for a Healthy Vagina

Every person is different. Learn what is normal for you. Tips for a Healthy Vagina. This handout what developed by Vancouver Coastal Health.

Trichomoniasis Information Sheet

A PDF version of the Trichomoniasis topic page on SmartSexResource. Last updated February 2019.

Urethritis Information Sheet

A PDF version of the Urethritis topic page on SmartSexResource. Last updated February 2019.