Birth Control Options:
It's A Plan - Self-guided tool by Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) to explore what option suits you and your lifestyle.
Sex And U - Website resource for sexual and reproductive health by SOGC
Toronto Public Health - website resource on birth control and STIs
External Condom - instruction video developed by our Sexual Health Team
Internal Condom - instruction video developed by our Sexual Health Team
Prescription for Birth Control:
|If you have never taken prescription birth control.||First, book for a birth control education group session with a nurse at the front desk. Following this session, if you decide you want birth control, book a doctor’s appointment to get a prescription.|
|If you have taken birth control in the past and you need a new prescription.||Prescription birth control can only be purchased at the Health & Wellness Centre if it has been prescribed by our physicians. Please book a doctor’s appointment at our front desk.|
|If you have a prescription from another doctor (such as your family doctor).||
Book a doctor’s appointment at the Health & Wellness Centre to arrange for the prescription to be transferred.
You are welcome to register for a birth control education group session with a nurse if you want to discuss explore more options.
Purchasing Birth Control at the Health & Wellness Centre:
Students may purchase most forms of hormonal birth control at our centre only if prescribed by one of the doctors. Prescriptions from a doctor from outside our centre, can be purchased at your local pharmacy. If you would like to transfer your presciption to purchase birth control at the Health & Wellness Centre, please book an appointment with one of our doctors at our front desk.
Condoms are free and made available in the waiting room for students to pick up anytime during office hours. If you require latex free or internal condoms, please ask our front desk to see a nurse. Please note, supplies are limited.