Our services for 2SLGBTQ+ community members

We want to make sure that 2SLGBTQ+ Nova Scotians know what services they can access at our sexual health centres across the province, so we’ve created this resource! Please share and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. Services for 2SLGBTQ+ community members

How to get STI testing in NS…

This week, November 23-30, is National HIV Testing Week 2020. Although it looks different this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we wanted to contribute to the theme of awareness by creating and sharing a resource to help Nova Scotians understand how they can get tested for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). We hope this resource […]

Sexual Health Services + Covid-19

In order to help Nova Scotians navigate sexual health services during this time SHNS has created a brief guide to what services are available and how to access them, you can check it out here: SHNS Covid19 SH Services Info Sheet Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us, or your local sexual […]


Updated April 7, 2020 As we all work together to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our province, we want to share updates on the changes our network of sexual health centres are making to protect the health and safety of their communities. Please see the attached statements for current info on your local […]

SHNS Recommended Reads List 2020

We are celebrating Sexual & Reproductive Health Week by sharing our Recommended Reads List – refreshed for 2020, including a new section for this year’s SRH Week theme, “Sex-Ed Keeps us Healthy!” Check it out!

Updated Position Statement on Abortion

  The current focus on access to abortion we are seeing in the media, in response to disturbing news from the United States, has many people questioning what the reality is here in Canada regarding seeking medical services for our sexual health, including abortion. As we near a federal election this year, and hear our […]

SHNS Sexual & Mental Health Library Launch!

Today Sexual Health NS is launching our exciting new project here on our website, the Sexual & Mental Health Library! SHNS, and its network of sexual health centres across the province, have come together to create this online library of resources that address the complex intersections of sexual health and mental health. Our goal is […]