STI’s

What is a STI?

It is an infection or disease passed from person to person through sexual contact.

What is the safest way to prevent an STI?

Abstinence is the safest way to prevent against an STI but, if you decide that you are going to engage in sex then you should always use a condom to protect yourself. Don’t rely on a condom as your only form of birth control, there are several other options available.

What are some common STIs?

What do I do if I think I have one?

Some options are:

  • call PSU Health Services (603) 535-2853 to make an appointment
  • call your own doctor
  • call and make an appointment at Family Planning (603) 536-3584 which is located on 258 Highland St. in Plymouth

In Plymouth Magazine

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Faculty Forum: Irene Cucina

Professor Irene Cucina has been teaching in the Department of Health and Human Performance since 1998. Prior to coming to Plymouth State, she had a rewarding career as a high school health and physical education teacher and coach in Newton, MA. Her commitment to students and learning has been recognized by her peers through a [...]

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PSU Collaboration Leads to Emmy

When Trish Lindberg was a 17-year-old musician, artist, and actor, her mother—a teacher herself—told her she would make a great teacher. Lindberg looked her mother right in the eye and said, “I will never be a teacher!” Mother Knows Best Decades later, Lindberg, now a Carnegie Foundation NH Professor of the Year, a recipient of [...]

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Another Way to Serve

“It was like moving to a foreign country with a completely different culture,” says PSU student Patrick O’Sullivan. The 26-year-old veteran isn’t referring to his time in Iraq as a motor transport operator in the Army Reserve. He’s talking about coming home. O’Sullivan joined the Army Reserve right out of high school, at an age [...]