COUNSELLING FOR TESTING
People testing for HIV and/or sexually transmissible infections may wish to access counselling services to deal with issues relating to testing and/or risk reduction.
This may include issues such as:
- Anxiety or depression while waiting for test results
- Discussion on reducing risk
- Examining and resolving issues that lead to risk taking behaviour
- Sexuality issues
- Drug and alcohol use
- Dealing with a positive test result
PEP (Post Exposure Prophylaxis)
All clients who receive PEP at Albion will be encouraged to see a psychologist to assist with any issues that arise from taking PEP and also to assist with reducing risk-taking behaviour in the future.