Student Health Services Online Resources
Go Ask Alice -Columbia University Health Services answers questions on relationships; sexuality; sexual health; emotional health; fitness and nutrition; alcohol, nicotine and other drugs and general health.
Student Health 101: A Reference Guide to Student Health.
To learn more about a specific health issue, including information about prevention, treatment, and when you should seek medical care, search this online reference guide.
Covered California is California's health insurance exchange, where individuals, families and small businesses can find affordable, quality health insurance.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
National Hopeline Network 1-800-SUICIDE
A national organization working to reduce
emotional distress and prevent suicide among college students.
The Trevor Project offers a 24 –hour toll-free confidential crisis and suicide prevention helpline
for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. Call 1-866-4-U-TREVOR
www.ulifeline.org Online resource for college mental health & suicide
prevention – has a “self E-valuator”
This website allows students to complete an anonymous online screening for Depression, Anxiety, Alcohol, Eating Disorders or PTSD to see if they would benefit from professional consultation.
Each Mind Matters is millions of individuals and thousands of organizations working to advance mental health. Each Mind Matters is California's mental health movement.
SanaMente es el Movimiento de Salud Mental de California. California estáomando medidas sin precedentes para eliminar las barreras del estigma y la discriminacióy para que cada persona sepa que la ayuda estáisponible y se pueda sentir segura pidiendo el apoyo que necesite.
Information and support for young people going through tough times. Fact sheets, stories, resources and more.
These videos created by the Jed Foundation and MTV use stories of students and high-profile artists to increase awareness about mental health problems and the importance of getting help.
Everyone deserves to be respected for who they are. This website is a place where young people who are lesbian, gay, bi, or transgender can see how love and happiness can be a reality in the future.
A campaign spreading the word that love and support is more powerful than the external and internal voices that bring us down, cause us pain and make us feel hopeless.
The Borderline Personality Resource Center. Information and resources from New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Self-Injury Foundation Advocacy, support and education for self-injury.
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation Information & resources on OCD.
Children and Adults with ADD. Comprehensive site on ADD / ADHD, including info for college students, parents.
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.
Alcohol & Other Drugs
You can complete an online screening for depression, alcohol, anxiety, and find out whether or not a professional consultation would be helpful to you.
Read about some common alcohol myths and discover the facts, and trace the flow of alcohol through your body and see how it affects your organs and systems.
National Institute on Drug Abuse-The Science of Drug Abuse and Addiction.
Drug Free World: Substance and Alcohol Abuse, Education & Prevention.
The American Council for Drug Education is a substance abuse prevention and education agency that develops programs and materials based on the most current scientific research on drug use and its impact on society.
An interactive website that allows you to explore and compare birth control methods.
The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy seeks to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families. Our specific strategy is to prevent teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy among single, young adults.
Sex, Etc. is on a mission to improve teen sexual health across the country! Each year, seven million young people visit Sexetc.org, and thousands read our national magazine to get honest and accurate information about sex and relationships, pregnancy, STDs, birth control, sexual orientation and more!
RH Reality Check is an online community and publication serving individuals and organizations committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights. RH Reality Check exists as a resource for evidence-based information, provocative commentary, and interactive dialogue.
American Social Health Association gives facts on sexually transmitted infections and teen health.
Alan Guttmacher Institute is a non-profit organization providing reproductive health research, policy analysis and public education. Browse news, statistics and family planning articles.
San Francisco Sex Information provides accurate, non-judgmental information about sex.
EX: relearn life without cigarettes. A free online quitting plan.
Quitnet: Boston University's online smoking cessation program.
Information from the American Cancer Society on how to quit smoking.
Quitting smoking isn't easy. If you want to quit, have thought about quitting, or already tried and need additional support, here are resources to help you.