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Jack, Tex, and Michael discuss the recent outbreak of Meningococcal in Victoria amongst same sex attracted men, and the free vaccine available for men who have sex with men.  

In part two of our episode, we chat with Garth Parkhill from VAC about alcohol and other drugs during the festive season, and how to look after ourselves and each other.

 

Drug and Alcohol interactions for our LGBTI community via: www.touchbase.org.au

How to get PrEP: www.pan.org.au

Get PEP within 72 hours of exposure to HIV: – www.getpep.info

If you need someone to talk to this holiday period, call Switchboard on 1800 184 527

This show, Episode #603 originally aired Monday December 11th 2017

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About the author: Michael

 

Michael is a Health Educator at Thorne Harbour Health (formerly the Victorian AIDS Council), working in the Sexually Adventurous Men (SAM) Project and it's Down an' Dirty campaign.

- Michael is a producer, co-host and podcast editor for Well, Well, Well @ 8pm Thursday nights on JOY discussing sex, health, and well-being in our LGBTI communities.
joy.org.au/wellwellwell

- Michael is a producer, co-host and podcast editor for Hide and Seek @ 9pm Wednesday nights on JOY discussing gay men's sex!
joy.org.au/hideandseek

Michael is also a PrEP advocate with PAN [PrEPaccessNOW], and enjoys a well made negroni.

 

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