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AIDS-Hilfe Steiermark

Competent in questions of sexual health

Sexual health is more than the absence of diseases and sexual dysfunction. It is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to your own sexuality and sexual relationships, free of oppression, discrimination and violence. HIV-prevention itself contributes torwards the aid of sexual health.

Definition by the WHO: Sexual Health (Link)

Our services

Aim of all of our services is to support competence on sexual health. For that purpose we are providing information, counselling and assistance concerning HIV/AIDS as well as sexually transmitted infections – regardless of personal circumstances, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion and political views.

Counselling and Test

Counselling with focus on sexual health, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI), as well as anonymous HIV and Syphilis tests.

Care of HIV-positive People

We support people who live with HIV in coping with their challenges and provide answers to any questions about HIV that may arise.

Man to Man

We address all men who have sexual contacts with other men, regardless of its frequency. Let's talk from man to man.

Workshops

Workshops on "Sexual health, HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections" for adolescents, educators, professionals and interested adults.
The following tests are available at AIDS-Hilfe Steiermark:
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    HIV-Laboratory Test

    anonymous & free of charge - results after 3-6 days
    HIV-test of the 4th generation (Antibody/Antigen-test)

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    HIV-Rapid Test

    anonymous, 28 € (cash only) - results about 30 minutes after blood draw
    Antibody/Antigen-rapid test

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    HIV-PCR-Test

    anonymous, 106 € (cash only) - results after a week
    direct virus confirmation

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    Syphilis-Test

    anonymous, 18 € (cash only) - results after 3-6 days

Personal counselling and test

Counselling interview

Before the blood draw, a personal counselling interview will be conducted. In the interview you will choose a code word. In order to unmistakably assign test results, you will receive a card with this code word on it. Further, important information concerning the test are discussed in the interview and you will be able to ask questions yourself.

Test results are exclusively returned in person, not on the telephone and also not to other people. Insofar you are tested anonymously, no written confirmations are handed out.

Test and blood draw

A HIV-test detects whether or not a person was infected with HIV during an unsafe situation. In case of an infection, the human immune system raises antibodies. A Test searches for such antibodies. The raising of antibodies varies from person to person – it takes at least 2 weeks but not longer than 6 weeks. If no antibodies are found in the blood 6 weeks after the last unsafe situation, HIV infection can be excluded. A HIV-Rapid Test accordingly excludes an infection only after 12 weeks.

Donation

Support AIDS-Hilfe Steiermark!

Be part of our paramount goal: A future without AIDS.

With your help we can accomplish much!

IBAN : AT47 6000 0000 9201 1856

BIC: BAWAATWW

Please note: Since January 1st 2017, new regulations concerning tax deductibility of donations apply.

If you want to deduct your donation from tax, you need to submit your full name and date of birth to us before the end of the respective year.

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Counselling via e-mail

For counselling via e-mail, send an e-mail to beratung@aids-hilfe.at

Counselling by phone

During our official counselling hours you can contact us also by phone: (+43) 0316 / 81 50 50