If you are sexually active and under 25 you should be tested for chlamydia annually and the test for chlamydia is simple and FREE - just one quick and painless test that you do yourself. You do NOT need to be examined!
Here in Brent, the Council funds the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) to provide the free chlamydia testing service for young people aged 16-24 years. So, if you're under 25, just click on this link to receive your free home test kit on THT's Young and Free web page.
Here at Brent, improving sexual health, and providing effective substance misuse services are a big priority.
We want to help you with any questions, worries or problems you may have by offering a range of services that provide personal advice and helpful pointers.
There are many highly trained professionals who are a visit or phone call away. You can also use this website to find out more about national and regional organisations that offer counselling whenever you need it.
So whether you thinking about having a test for Chlamydia, want to know more about contraception, accessing Brent’s free CCard condom scheme or finding out more about services supporting people with issues concerning drugs and alcohol this site has lots of information and tips for you.
Brent Council also commission a free emergency hormonal contraception and condom distribution scheme, to under 25 year olds, through selected pharmacists click here to see the list of Pharmacists in Brent that provide EHC and condoms. If you have a smart phone you can visit the App Store to find out your nearest outlet - Come Correct CCard scheme.
Free self-sampling HIV testing kits are available to residence of Brent. For more information click the following link - https://www.test.hiv/
For more information on HIV testing in London, follow this link - www.doitlondon.org.