Chem-sex, HIV, mental health and other health outcomes amongst gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM): a longitudinal qualitative interview project. STIRF 032
The key aim of this study was to explore how chemsex (the use of drugs such as methamphetamine, GBL, ketamine and mephedrone in sexual contexts) is effecting gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men. The focus of this study was to explore two areas in particular depth for their links with chemsex, namely: HIV seroconversion, and mental health.
Research setting: Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work | School of Health Sciences | Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health | The University of Manchester.
Project was completed in December 2018.
The results published in 2022:
Nagington and King (2022) Support, care and peer support for gay and bi men who engage in chemsex https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/hsc.14081
Funding for this project has been kindly provided by JoLi Trust and University Hospitals Birmingham Charity