Community health centre

A Checkpoint is a health centre for gay and other men who have sex with men (MSM). The Checkpoints Vaud and Zürich also counsel transgender people and their partners.


Stress means to exceed the individual physical and psychological breaking point. Stress is connected, physiologically, with pressure, arousal, tension, aswell as with feelings such as anxiety, anger or helplessness.

Stress can lead to very different symptoms:

  • Inner turmoil
  • Sleep disorders
  • Depression
  • Headaches
  • High blood pressure
  • Tinnitus
  • Dizziness
  • Gastrointestinal illnesses
  • Skin diseases and allergies

It is worth discussing your stress management with your psychologist.

Services for psychological health

There are several links on this subject; we have chosen one as a recommendation: