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| '''Contraception: Over-the-Counter'''
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* Planned Parenthood NYC provides many birth control services, including birth control implant, birth control patch, birth control pill, birth control shot, birth control vaginal ring (NuvaRing), diaphragm, external condoms (also known as "male condoms"), internal condoms (also known as "female condoms"), fertility awareness method, IUD (hormonal), IUD (copper), etc. For a relatively low cost, Planned Parenthood writes and fulfills birth control prescriptions. If you don't have a prescription, you can receive the prescription and pills in the same day. If you choose to go to a location like Staten Island, you'll probably be able to book an earlier appointment than in Manhattan or Brooklyn. As of 2015, Planned Parenthood only provides one form of pills: [[Chateal]]. To schedule an appointment, call 212-965-7000, Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm.
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* [https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/new-york/new-york/10012/margaret-sanger-center-3325-91110/birth-control Planned Parenthood NYC] provides many birth control services, including birth control implant, birth control patch, birth control pill, birth control shot, birth control vaginal ring (NuvaRing), diaphragm, external condoms (also known as "male condoms"), internal condoms (also known as "female condoms"), fertility awareness method, IUD (hormonal), IUD (copper), etc.<ref>[https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/new-york/new-york/10012/margaret-sanger-center-3325-91110/birth-control Planned Parenthood - Birth Control in New York, NY]</ref> For a relatively low cost, Planned Parenthood writes and fulfills birth control prescriptions. If you don't have a prescription, you can receive the prescription and pills in the same day. If you choose to go to a location like Staten Island, you'll probably be able to book an earlier appointment than in Manhattan or Brooklyn. As of 2015, Planned Parenthood only provides one form of pills: [[Chateal]]. To schedule an appointment, call 212-965-7000, Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm.
* Women's Health Free Clinic, which is a free, student-run clinic, provides birth control pills, Depo-Provera shot, IUDs, condoms, Nexplanon implant for low-income patients. Clinic Hours: Sat 9am-1pm, Tel. 212-206-5200. Address: 16 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003  
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* [http://nycfreeclinic.med.nyu.edu/womens-health-free-clinic Women's Health Free Clinic], which is a free, student-run clinic, provides birth control pills, Depo-Provera shot, IUDs, condoms, Nexplanon implant for low-income patients. Clinic Hours: Sat 9am-1pm, Tel. 212-206-5200. Address: 16 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003  
* Callen-Lorde Community Health Center in Chelsea (356 W 18th St; (212) 271-7200) -- Resource for the LGBT community, and provides a variety of 'women-well' services, regardless of cost.
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* [https://callen-lorde.org/ Callen-Lorde Community Health Center] in Chelsea (356 W 18th St; (212) 271-7200) -- Resource for the LGBT community, and provides a variety of 'women-well' services, regardless of cost.
    
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In the US, emergency contraceptive pills are the most common forms of emergency contraception. It is legal to purchase Plan B )and other brands that have levonorgestrel as their active ingredient])in New York without a prescription, and there is typically little stigma related to the act. You can emergency contraceptive pills at many drug stores, such as CVS. However, a 2012 Columbia study found that 20% of NYC pharmacies unlawfully refused to sell ECPs] to male shoppers. In other words, you should be able to find ECPs  -- and, if one pharmacy refuses, simply visit another one (and there are many).
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In the US, emergency contraceptive pills are the most common forms of emergency contraception. It is legal to purchase Plan B (and other brands that have levonorgestrel as their active ingredient) in New York without a prescription<ref>[https://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/service/1075/emergency-contraception NYC - Emergency Contraception]</ref>, and there is typically little stigma related to the act. You can emergency contraceptive pills at many drug stores, such as CVS. However, a 2014 Columbia study found that 20% of NYC pharmacies unlawfully refused to sell ECPs to male shoppers.<ref>[https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/public-health-now/news/one-five-young-men-unable-purchase-emergency-contraception One in Five Young Men Unable to Purchase Emergency Contraception]</ref> In other words, you should be able to find ECPs  -- and, if one pharmacy refuses, simply visit another one (and there are many).
    
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The United States has no travel restrictions related to HIV status. There are many low-cost and free STD testing services in New York City. They typically do not require appointments, and they run on a first come, first serve basis. So it is recommended that you arrange for a test on a day when you have time to wait to receive your tests and results. Some STD clinics also offer vaccines for meningitis, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, as well as alcohol and drug treatment.
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The United States has no travel restrictions related to HIV status. This means that, if you're not a US citizen, you can enter the country, regardless of your HIV status. You will not be asked for a medical certificate or proof of your HIV status upon entry in the country. Furthermore, if you test positive for HIV while you are in the United States, you will not be deported.<ref>[http://www.hivtravel.org/Default.aspx?CountryId=12&PageId=143 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - REGULATIONS ON ENTRY, STAY AND RESIDENCE FOR PLHIV]</ref>
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There are many low-cost and free STD testing services in New York City. They typically do not require appointments, and they run on a first come, first serve basis. So it is recommended that you arrange for a test on a day when you have time to wait to receive your tests and results. Some STD clinics also offer vaccines for meningitis, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, as well as alcohol and drug treatment.
    
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*The New York City Department of Health offers free, same-day STD tests at facilities around the city. You can also get STD tests at Planned Parenthood. There are also a few companies that manufacture STD tests you can buy online and take in the comfort of your own home. To learn more about the pros and cons of these tests and find out how to purchase them, [http://stdtestoptions.info/std-testing-in-nyc-3-ways-to-get-tested-without-seeing-a-doctor/ click here].
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*[https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/aids-hiv.page The New York City Department of Health] offers free, same-day STD tests at facilities around the city. Fore more information, check out this list of [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/services/sexual-health-clinics.page sexual health clinics in New York]. You can also get STD tests at Planned Parenthood. There are also a few companies that manufacture STD tests you can buy online and take in the comfort of your own home. To learn more about the pros and cons of these tests and find out how to purchase them, [http://stdtestoptions.info/std-testing-in-nyc-3-ways-to-get-tested-without-seeing-a-doctor/ click here].
* Gay Men's Health Crisis (GHMC): 446 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001
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* [https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-new-york-city Planned Parenthood - Maragaret Sanger Health Center]: They provide STI testing, treatment, support, etc. They also have PrEP. Address: 2348 7th Ave, New York, NY 10030
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* [http://www.gmhc.org/ Gay Men's Health Crisis (GHMC)]: You can call their hotline (1-800-243-7692). Address: 446 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001
 
* Manhattanville Sexual Health Clinic: Address: 21 Old Broadway, New York, NY 10027
 
* Manhattanville Sexual Health Clinic: Address: 21 Old Broadway, New York, NY 10027
 
* Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic: Address: 303 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001
 
* Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic: Address: 303 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001
* [https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-new-york-city Planned Parenthood - Maragaret Sanger Health Center]: They provide STI testing, treatment, support, etc. They also have PrEP. Address: 2348 7th Ave, New York, NY 10030
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* Riverside: Address: 160 West 100th Street. Monday–Friday: Intake begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.
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* Central Harlem: Address: 2238 Fifth Avenue, 1st Floor. Monday–Friday: Intake begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.
 
* [http://www.irishouse.org/ Iris House]: "Iris House saves lives through comprehensive support, prevention and education services for women, families, and under served populations affected by HIV/AIDS and other health disparities in a safe, family-centered environment by passionate, professional and culturally competent staff." Located in Harlem. Address: 2348 7th Ave, New York, NY 10030
 
* [http://www.irishouse.org/ Iris House]: "Iris House saves lives through comprehensive support, prevention and education services for women, families, and under served populations affected by HIV/AIDS and other health disparities in a safe, family-centered environment by passionate, professional and culturally competent staff." Located in Harlem. Address: 2348 7th Ave, New York, NY 10030
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* Bellevue Hospital Center -- Has "24-hour 7 day a week trained rape crisis counselors/advocates in the Emergency Department for children, adolescents and adults who have been recent victims of rape or sexual abuse" at Rape Crisis & Advocacy Program (212-562-3435,1st Avenue at 27th Street, Manhattan). Has outpatient 18+ Adult Survivors of Rape & Sexual Assault Counseling Program (462 First Avenue (27th Street), Manhattan).
 
* Bellevue Hospital Center -- Has "24-hour 7 day a week trained rape crisis counselors/advocates in the Emergency Department for children, adolescents and adults who have been recent victims of rape or sexual abuse" at Rape Crisis & Advocacy Program (212-562-3435,1st Avenue at 27th Street, Manhattan). Has outpatient 18+ Adult Survivors of Rape & Sexual Assault Counseling Program (462 First Avenue (27th Street), Manhattan).
 
* Harlem Hospital -- "The Center for Victim Support provides services to adult victims of trauma and violence including domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault. Services include crisis counseling, advocacy, therapy, support groups, and information (referrals)." Phone: 212-939-4613 Address: 506 Lenox Ave New York, NY 10037
 
* Harlem Hospital -- "The Center for Victim Support provides services to adult victims of trauma and violence including domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault. Services include crisis counseling, advocacy, therapy, support groups, and information (referrals)." Phone: 212-939-4613 Address: 506 Lenox Ave New York, NY 10037
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* [https://www.cvtcnyc.org/ CVTC]: They provide crisis counseling and support at hospitals, as well as services available by appointment. "CVTC can help in a crisis. Our state-certified volunteer rape crisis and domestic violence advocates are available to help survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence who visit our three emergency departments during overnight hours and on weekends, and our specially trained sexual assault forensic examiners (SAFEs) are available 24 hours a day." For appointments, call (212) 523-4728.
 
* SBH Health System -- For Bronx residents only -- Clinical services, counseling, domestic violence intervention, continuing treatment for substance abuse, Latino immigrant services. Address: 2021 Grand Concourse, 8th Floor; 718-960-0215, or 718-960-0300 (Spanish)  
 
* SBH Health System -- For Bronx residents only -- Clinical services, counseling, domestic violence intervention, continuing treatment for substance abuse, Latino immigrant services. Address: 2021 Grand Concourse, 8th Floor; 718-960-0215, or 718-960-0300 (Spanish)  
 
* The Fifth Avenue Counseling Center -- "Our multidisciplinary team offers individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy to patients with a wide variety of diagnoses." Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, HealthFirst. Address: 5 E 17th St, New York, NY. Phone:+1 212-989-2990
 
* The Fifth Avenue Counseling Center -- "Our multidisciplinary team offers individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy to patients with a wide variety of diagnoses." Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, HealthFirst. Address: 5 E 17th St, New York, NY. Phone:+1 212-989-2990
 
* Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) -- "Provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of individuals, couples, and families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of intimate violence and abuse." Phone: 718-460-3800, Address: P.O. Box 541429 Flushing, NY 11354
 
* Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) -- "Provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of individuals, couples, and families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of intimate violence and abuse." Phone: 718-460-3800, Address: P.O. Box 541429 Flushing, NY 11354
* Maimonides Community & Mental Health Clinic -- Offers services to Orthodox Jewish, immigrant and other populations. Address: 920 48th Street, Brooklyn, 718-283-7978 -
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* Maimonides Community & Mental Health Clinic -- Offers services to Orthodox Jewish, immigrant and other populations. Address: 920 48th Street, Brooklyn, 718-283-7978
 
* National Eating Disorder Association -- Toll-free, confidential Helpline, Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST): Holiday Closures, 1-800-931-2237
 
* National Eating Disorder Association -- Toll-free, confidential Helpline, Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST): Holiday Closures, 1-800-931-2237
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* [https://avp.org/ New York Anti-Violence Project]: AVP offers a free bilingual (English/Spanish) crisis intervention hotline staffed 24/7. Call 212-714-1141 or report online. They also do advocacy and community work to end violence in the LGBTQ+ community.
    
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