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Sexual health is a state of well‐being in relation to sexuality across the life span that involves physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual dimensions. Sexual health is an intrinsic element of human health and is based on a positive, equitable, and respectful approach to sexuality, relationships, and reproduction, that is free of coercion, fear, discrimination, stigma, shame, and violence. It includes: the ability to understand the benefits, risks, and responsibilities of sexual behavior; the prevention and care of disease and other adverse outcomes; and the possibility of fulfilling sexual relationships.
The Power to Decide! Prevent Unplanned Pregnancies Women in the military need access to safe and effective forms of contraception for family planning, treatment of menstrual disorders and, if desired, for menstrual suppression.
Learn More About: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) VaccineThere are about 40 types of HPV that can infect the genital areas of men and women. Genital HPV is a common virus that is passed from one person to another through direct skin-to-skin contact during sexual activity.
Deployment Readiness Education For Servicewomen (DRES) AppWomen are increasingly serving in greater numbers in the United States military. The evolution of military women's duties, combined with opportunities for longer service careers, have triggered the need for a sex- and gender-specific health care system that addresses acute and chronic health issues as well as routine women's health care.
You Can Be Sexually HealthySexual health is a state of well-being that involves physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual dimensions, and is based on a positive, equitable, and respectful approach to sexuality, relationships, and reproduction that is free of coercion, fear, discrimination, stigma, shame, and violence.
Mission Wellness AppMission Wellness is an evidenced-based sexual & reproductive health smartphone intervention developed based on feedback from service members, MHS providers, DHA & Pentagon leaders
Stay HIV Free With PrEPHIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a daily pill that can lower your risk of HIV infection by up to 99% when taken as directed.
Sexual HealthYour sexual health is your responsibility. Get with your medical provider to see what’s best for you.
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