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SEXtember Campaign


It's Time To Talk About Sex

SEXtember is Betsi Cadwaladr Health Boards annual sexual health campaign, which promotes awareness around sexual health matters during the month of September.  

The aims of the campaign are to:

  • Increase awareness around local sexual health services - STI/HIV, contraception, abortion, sexual assault
  • Encourage people to get tested for STIs and HIV
  • Reduce unwanted pregnancies by promoting good contraception
  • Spread sexual health promotion to avoid infections, reduce transmission, especially late diagnosis of HIV
  • Reduce stigma around STIs and HIV
  • Raise the profile of sexual health services


SEXtember 2020 Campaign - Time for DIY?


This years Time for DIY campaign is promoting the all Wales FREE sexually transmitted infections (STI) testing service.

Just visit Frisky Wales for more information.  Here you can access the new Test & Post service, providing you with a simple, confidential and discrete service if your concerned about having caught an STI. 

Suitable for those who don’t have any symptoms and just want a check up.

You can also order FREE condoms.

Look after yourself and others…get tested.



If you would like further information about the SEXtember campaign, contact Dr Ushan Andrady, Campaign Lead, Consultant in Sexual Health/HIV on

For more information on how to access Sexual Health Clinics in your area, please visit our Sexual Health pages.


Previous Years Campaigns

Sextember 2019: Get It On

Sextember 2018: Sex Drugs & Alcohol - A Risky Mix

Sextember 2017: It's Quick & Easy

Sextember 2016: Sexting

Sextember 2015: I'm Promoting Sexual Health

Sextember 2014: Sextember Challenge