The term ‘sexual health’ means the state of your physical, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality.
Sexual health is a broad area that holds many interrelated challenges and issues. Some sexual health issues can be tricky to deal with or even confusing. No one person is the same, therefore everyone's experiences with sexual health, whether it be a mental, social or a physical issue can be different. Resources available at James Hargest are: Birth control, pregnancy tests and help, emergency contraceptive pill, sexually transmitted disease tests. Guidance Counsellors and the school nurse.
If you find yourself in need of online information or want to talk face to face to a professional health nurse in confidentiality, James Hargest have these resources in place to help you. There is a health nurse that is at our senior campus every Wednesday to Thursday who can offer free health information, whether you’re queries are direct or indirect, she is happy to answer your questions in confidentiality. We also have have a great guidance team that you can reach out to, who also will keep your information private unless you are at immediate risk.
We encourage you to reach out to any resources you need. (Our guidance room is situated at the left of the library foyer on campus.)
Lifeline – 0800 543 354
Shine – 0508 744 633 confidential domestic abuse helpline
OUTLine NZ – 0800 688 5463 (OUTLINE) provides confidential telephone support on sexuality and gender issues