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Entire network

In order to bundle expertise and support services on the topic of chemsex and to make them visible, a chemsex network was founded in Vienna. It consists of professional organizations and persons from the health and psychosocial field. All partners in the network are listed here:

Network partners

Aids Hilfe Wien – Counselling

Free offers

Chemsex counselling is aimed at all persons who have come or are coming into contact with the topic. Other topics such as safer use or risk minimisation can also be discussed. It is therefore not important whether the person is currently using or not. The offer comprises up to 10 sessions, is anonymous and free of charge.

Aids Hilfe Wien – Workshops

The chemsex workshop is aimed at institutions or groups interested in basic information on the topic of chemsex, background and associated risks (e.g. sexually transmitted infections). Duration and costs of the workshop by arrangement.

an.doc.stelle

Free offers

The an.doc.stelle accompanies, cares for and counsels people in biopsychosocial crises and informs about topics concerning health. Our team supports people in a low-threshold, appreciative, quick, unbureaucratic, anonymous and free way. The an.doc.stelle is connected to a family doctor’s practice and is also available to people who are not insured.

Birgit Leichsenring – Biomed. Science communication

As a microbiologist and freelance science communicator, I offer basic and specialised lectures on topics related to HIV, viral hepatitis and other sexually transmitted infections, as well as on specific aspects such as chemsex.

checkit!- Suchthilfe Wien GmbH

Free offers

Checkit! is your information and counselling centre regarding recreational drugs (party drugs, chems) their effects, side effects and risks. To get in touch with checkit go to our website, write us an email, give us a call or visit us. You can get your psychoactive substances chemically analysed (“Drug Checking”). Everything is anonymous, free of charge and confidential.

CONTACT – Hospital Liaison Service

Free offers

CONTACT’s services are aimed at addicts, newcomers and those who have tried legal and illegal addictive substances. CONTACT supports clients during and after their stay in hospital and thus acts as a mediator and interface between the Viennese hospital system and the Viennese drug help and social support system.

COURAGE – Consulting

Free offers

COURAGE is the first counseling center for same-sex, trans*gender and intersex lifestyles recognized by the Family Counseling Support Act and the City of Vienna. COURAGE sees itself as a partner, family and sexual counseling center and is available to all those seeking advice and help in the areas of relationships and sexuality as well as violence and sexual assault.

COURAGE – Education

The dissemination of information and expertise is a cornerstone of COURAGE’s educational work. Since COURAGE also sees itself as a socio-political project and therefore also sees its task in educational work, the staff of the counselling centre constantly offers seminars, workshops and lectures. COURAGE staff members are also willing to participate in panel discussions and conferences and to be available[...]

Dialog – Suchtprävention und Früherkennung

Free offers

The “Prevention and Early Recognition” department of the Dialog starts before a problem arises and supports you in dealing with the issue of addiction in your professional and private everyday life. We offer seminars, workshops and lectures for companies, social organisations and schools.

General Practice Team Dr. Florian Breitenecker MSc

Free offers

We are guided by the concept of bio-psycho-social medicine – the understanding of illness as a disturbance of physical, mental and social well-being. In other words: You are not only healthy when nothing is aching… but you are healthy when you feel good about yourself and your social environment!

Infectious and tropical medicine Univ-Prof. Dr. Alexander Zoufaly

The entire spectrum of infectious medicine is offered in the trusting atmosphere of an elective practice. Sufficient time is available for in-depth consultation, discussion of individual prevention concepts such as PrEP, as well as result-oriented clarification using modern equipment and in cooperation with special laboratories. All vaccines (including HPV, hepatitis A/B, meningococcus and all travel vaccines) are always in stock.

Konnex

Free offers

Konnex offers employees of social institutions advice and support from addiction experts. Konnex employees come directly to the facilities and can thus address the individual needs and questions of the respective employees on site.

MEN – Men’s Health Centre

Free offers

MEN is a health center for men of all ages. Health does not only mean the absence of illness but also includes the ability to develop emotional and social strengths and intellectual potentials. We offer personal counselling, advanced seminars, workshops for young men and group seminars in various languages.

p.a.s.s. – Hilfe bei Suchtproblemen

Free offers

The P.A.S.S. association offers outpatient psychotherapy for addicts. The psychotherapeutic offer is supplemented by medical treatment, clinical-psychological diagnostics, social counseling and work with relatives.

Praxis Dr. Ernst Silbermayr

For people who practice chemsex, psychotherapy offers the possibility to deal with one’s own use of Meph, G and others in a protected setting and, if necessary, to receive psychotherapeutic support in changing substance use.

Praxis Haberhauer

I would be happy to support you in my psychotherapeutic practice in Vienna if you are a chemsex user and would like to address this issue personally. After working with my clients on this topic for several years, I hope to be able to support you with my expertise and, if necessary, with support from the network. I look forward[...]

Praxis Mag. (FH) Clemens Hrobsky

Practice for person-centred psychotherapy with a focus on addiction and sexuality. At the two locations in 1160 and 1230 Vienna, I offer talk therapy in individual settings and create a framework for dealing with one’s own consumption and sexual behaviour. In doing so, I help them to understand themselves better and to bring about changes.

Psychotherapeutische Praxis Dr. Clemens Hammer

For clients I offer: psychotherapy, sexual counselling, sexual therapy, couples therapy / For counsellors I offer: professional supervision in the field of sexual education, sexual counselling and sexual therapy.

Psychotherapy Alexander Nikodemus

My therapeutic focus is the work with people of different sexual orientations and gender identities. I also offer supervision for people in organisations, who work with queer people.

Psychotherapy Gideon Gruber

Practice for person-centred psychotherapy with a focus on addiction, also has experience with chemsex in respite. Currently there are free places available.

Psychotherapy Mag. Johannes Wahala

My focus is on working with LGBTIQ+* people and their families. For clients I offer: psychotherapy, sex counseling, sex therapy, couples therapy. For counselors, psychotherapists, clinical psychologists and health psychologists, as well as psychosocial and educational institutions, I offer supervision and training seminars in the above areas.