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Student Health Resource Library

Recomended Websites

This page was designed as a resource for students looking to find reliable internet websites specific to particular health topics. By clicking on a topic from the below list, you will be directed to the section of this page that provides a list of websites relevant to that topic.

Topics Covered:

General Health Reference
Body Image and Disordered Eating
Women's Health and Self-Esteem
LGBTQ Resources
Mental Well-Being
Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence
Sexuality and Sexual Pleasure
STIs and HIV/AIDS
Contraception
Drugs and Alcohol: Use, Abuse, and Addiction
Health Related Planworld Links


General Health Reference

National Institute of Health http://www.nih.gov/
Center for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov
Go Ask Alice, sponsored by Columbia University www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/index.html
Sexuality/Sexual pleasure www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/index.html
STIs and contraception www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/index.html
Emotional health www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/index.html
Fitness and nutrition www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/index.html
Alcohol and Drugs www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/index.html
General health www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/index.html
Do it Now Foundation http://www.doitnow.org
MedlinePlus Health Information http://medlineplus.gov
Medical Matrix www.medmatrix.org
Family Doctor http://familydoctor.org en espaƱol: (http://familydoctor.org/online/famdoces/home.html)


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Body Image and Disordered Eating

About-Face http://www.about-face.org/index.html
The Eating Disorder Site http://www.closetoyou.org/eatingdisorders
Body Positive http://www.bodypositive.com/
National Eating Disorders Association http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
Junonia: Catalogue dedicated to sizes 14+ http://www.junonia.com
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance http://naafa.org
Male Eating Disorders

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/information-resources/men-and-boys.php

Overeaters Anonymous http://www.overeatersanonymous.org
Anorexia Nervosa & Related Eating Disorders http://www.datehookup.com/content-beyond-physical-appearances-a-guide-to-anorexia.htm
Something Fishy http://www.something-fishy.org/


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Women's Health and Self-Esteem

Women's E-news http://www.womensenews.org/
Feminist Majority Foundation Online http://www.feminist.org/
GYN 101 http://www.womantowomangyn.com/index.php/general_health/detail/your_first_ob_gyn_visit/


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LBGTQ Resources

The Whitman Walter Clinic, GLBT Health Services http://www.wwc.org/GLBT_health_services/
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays http://www.pflag.org/
The Stonewall Center at UMass http://www.umass.edu/stonewall
Local Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Resources Listing http://www.umass.edu/stonewall/local_resources.html
Queer Resources Directory http://www.qrd.org
Gay.com http://www.gay.com
Gay Yellow Pages http://www.glyp.com/glyp/
Planet Out http://www.planetout.com/pno/splash.html


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Mental Well-Being

National Mental Health Association http://www.nmha.org
Online Dictionary of Mental Health http://www.shef.ac.uk/scharr/sections/hsr/mh


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Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence

Men Can Stop Rape http://www.mencanstoprape.org/
Rape Abuse & Incest National Network http://www.rainn.org/
Male Survivors of Sexual Assault http://www.xris.com/survivor/msa/
Feminist Majority Foundation: Sexual Assault & Rape Crisis Resources http://www.feminist.org/911/resources.html
Scarborough Hospital Sexual Assault Care Center http://www.sacc.to/
National Sexual Violence Resource Center http://www.nsvrc.org/
Jane Doe Inc., The Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence http://www.janedoe.org/
U.S. Department of Justice, Violence Against Women Office http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/vawo/
National Organization for Women http://www.now.org/issues/violence/
Feminist Majority Foundation, Violence Against Women http://www.feminist.org/gateway/vs_exec2.html
National Domestic Violence Hotline http://www.ndvh.org


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Sexuality and Sexual Pleasure

Sexuality.org, Society for Human Sexuality http://www.sexuality.org/wc/
Planned Parenthood http://www.plannedparenthood.org/
Good Vibrations http://www.goodvibes.com/
CPS, Coalition for Positive Sexuality http://www.positive.org/Home/index.html


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STIs and AIDS

AIDS Education Global Information System http://www.aegis.com/
The CDC National Prevention Information Network http://www.cdcnpin.org/
The Body, An AIDS and HIV Information Resource http://www.thebody.com/
HIV Info Web http://www.infoweb.org/
Whitman-Walker Clinic http://www.wwc.org
CPS, Coalition for Positive Sexuality http://www.positive.org/Home/index.html
The Original Herpes Homepage http://www.racoon.com/herpes/
AIDS Banner Project http://www.creativetime.org/dwa/
The Naked Truth About STD's http://www.nakedtruth.idaho.gov/

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Contraception

NOT-2-LATE, The Emergency Contraception Website http://ec.princeton.edu/
Planned Parenthood Federation of America http://www.plannedparenthood.org/


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Drugs and Alcohol: Use, Abuse, and Addiction

Do It Now Foundation http://www.doitnow.org
Addictions and More http://www.addictions.net/
Facts on Tap, Alcohol and Your College Experience http://www.factsontap.org/
What You Need to Know About Alcoholism http://www.alcoholism.about.com/msubfrat.htm?once=true&
Hadenough.org (binge drinking blows) http://www.cspinet.org/booze/hadenough/home/index.html
National Institute on Drug Abuse http://www.nida.nih.gov/DrugAbuse.html
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence http://www.ncadd.org/
The Alcohol and Drug Information Clearinghouse http://www.higheredcenter.org/resources/national-clearinghouse-alcohol-and-drug-information-ncadi
B.R.A.D.: Be Responsible About Drinking http://www.brad21.org/index.html
Alcoholics Anonymous http://www.aa.org/
PREVLINE, Prevention Online http://www.health.org/
Web of Addictions http://www.well.com/user/woa/
Partnership for a Drug-Free America, Drug Resource http://www.drugfreeamerica.org


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Health Related Planworld Links

Student Health Educators http://note.amherst.edu/planworld/?id=she
Peer Advocates of Sexual Respect http://note.amherst.edu/planworld/?id=peeradvocate


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