Alcohol & drug use can affect your ability to choose safer sex, and may actually have a negative effect on your libido. Studies have shown that one of the most common reasons people give for having unprotected sex is the use of alcohol.
Be prepared – carry a condom.
Using alcohol and or other drugs increases your chance of having unprotected sex. They can affect your judgement around having sex – making it more difficult to judge the risks you are taking.
If you are worried about your alcohol or drug use you can find information and support at www.drugs.ie