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General Online Health Resources/Databases
A consumer health information web site from the U.S. government. Databases, government agencies, and not-for-profit web links are included.
|Mayo Clinic |
This famous clinic's web site provides accessible health information and allows users to email questions to clinic physicians.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This web site contains general health information, data, and statistics from the CDC research studies, publications, traveler's health information and more.
Johns Hopkins web site full of general health information.
|Your Disease Risk |
Discover your risk for developing the 5 most common diseases, and get personalized tips for preventing them.
|Alternative Medicine |
General information on diverse methodologies to maximize health.
Mental Health Links
One-stop online resource for mental health information relevant to college student life.
Student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy organization designed for the college campus.
A collection of pamphlets written for college students with practical tips on a wide variety of mental health and wellness topics such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, sexual orientation, etc.
A useful resource that helps students and parents focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.
NAMI's mission is to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families.
For short articles of tips and help.
|National Institutes of Mental Health |
A general site for public mental health issues with information regarding medications, learning disabilities, depression, etc. Access the information by going to the section called "For the Public".
Sexual Health Links
|American Social Health Association |
A nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families and communities with a focus on sexually transmitted disease prevention.
A premier site on sexual health of college students, it includes a discussion board and "ask the sexpert" sections.
|Planned Parenthood |
This site contains tons of information about sexuality, birth control, and women's health issues.
|It's Your (Sex) Life |
A user-friendly site with information on pregnancy and contraception, HIV, STIs, and communicating in relationships.
Alcohol Abuse Prevention Links
|Bacchus Network |
A college student site that includes comprehensive initiatives for health and safety. Great for peer educators.
|Rethinking Drinking - NIAAA |
The federal government's site for tools and information about alcohol and health. Specifically designed for college students and young adult.
|Alcohol Justice |
Alcohol Justice is an alcohol industry watchdog and contains many solutions to community alcohol problems.
Tobacco and Other Drug Use Links
|My Last Dip |
A web-based quit program for colleg-age smokeless tobacco users who want to quit.
|Partnership for a Drug-Free America |
A website containing key substance abuse information, including the addiction process and how to help a friend, student, child.
|Become an Ex Smoker |
A free comprehensive quit plan with tools and information designed in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic and with input from former and current smokers
|Be Tobacco Free |
A comprehensive site providing one-stop access to the best and most up-to-date tobacco-related information from across US governmental agencies.
|Shape Up America |
This site contains information about exercise and nutrition as a means of staying (or getting) in shape. The Resource Center has many calculator tools such as "Meal and Snack Calculator".
|Runner's World Shoe Advisor |
This site contains information on choosing a running shoe that works for your personal habits.
|American Heart Association |
The premier website for all things related to heart health.
Women's Health Resources
|4 College Women |
A gateway to reliable, comprehensive health information for college women. Developed by Brandeis University.
|Healthy Women |
A leading independent health information source solely for women.
Men's Health Resources
|Men's Health Network |
A national non-profit organization dedicated to reaching men with health prevention messages.
|Young Men's Health |
A website for young men featuring state-of-the-art health information.
|CDC LGBT Resources |
Addresses broad issues related to LGBTQ health.
|MN Transgender Health Coalition |
Variety of resources, including shot clinic, support groups, information
|GLBT Health |
Based in Massachusetts, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Health Access Project has a range of resources on the site.
|Human Rights Campaign |
Many good links to sites on gay health.
|Clear Skin Project |
A site that contains information and resources to help individuals improve their skin and get clear of acne. This site contains information specifically for college students and acne.
|Go Ask Alice |
One of the best web resources for college students - written in question and answer format. Information on sexuality, exercise, nutrition, emotional health, and many other topics.