Your Health & Safety

These organizations are here for our community!  They are also worthy of your financial support and volunteer time! I provide these here as a courtesy and convenience. I welcome your feedback and suggestions about this page.


No means no.

Stop means stop.

Hot sex is consensual sex.


Find STD testing locations by ZIP Code

gettested.cdc.gov



Gay & Sober Los Angeles Meetings

Dozens of LA/WeHo meeting addresses and locations for LGBT people in recovery and/or struggling with addiction.

www.gayandsober.org/losangeles



The Los Angeles LGBT Center

A great resource for helping you stay healthy and safe. They offer many services.

lalgbtcenter.org/health-services


24-hour National Domestic Violence Hotline

888-799-7233

Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, is a pattern of behavior in which a partner or former partner tries to control thoughts, beliefs or actions, and may include physical, sexual, psychological, and/or economic abuse.


What are PrEP and PEP?

PrEP and PEP are the HIV-prevention medicines that everyone is talking about. Many health insurance plans cover it. Find out the facts here.

lalgbtcenter.org/pre-exposure-prophylaxis



Bienestar

6 locations in the LA area.

1-minute HIV testing, condoms/lube, support groups, PrEP/PEP navigation services, substance abuse therapy, and linkage to medical care.

Website in English or Spanish: porvida.bienestar.org



The Trevor Project

Crisis counseling and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth.

TheTrevorProject.org or call 1-866-488-7386  24 hours a day



National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255  24 hours a day



Project Angel Food

AngelFood.org

Meals for folks who are living with AIDS, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses. 



AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)

aplahealth.org

Provides these and other services

  • Primary Care
  • Dental Care
  • Counseling
  • PrEP & PEP
  • HIV Testing
  • STD Screening & Treatment
  • Insurance Enrollment
  • HIV Medical Care
  • Vaccinations



City of West Hollywood Social Services
weho.org/services/social-services

  • HIV/AIDS support
  • LGBT immigrant and asylum seekers' support
  • Covered California (Obamacare) enrollment info
  • Health services
  • Homeless services


Being Alive 

BeingAliveLA.org

Being Alive is a nonprofit client-driven organization focusing on the mental health and wellness of people living with HIV and AIDS. Our services to our client-members include a variety of no-cost programs, such as comprehensive emotional support, treatment education, prevention, advocacy, wellness and social services. Our mental health program, Antioch Alive, is the only one of its kind anywhere in the world, offering extensively trained psychotherapy counselors in HIV.



Crystal Meth Anonymous

CMAinLA.com

Crystal Meth Anonymous is a non-profit, 12-step fellowship, for those in recovery from addiction to crystal meth. There are no dues or fees for membership. Membership in CMA is open to anyone with a desire to stop using drugs.