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Our Favorites

Here are some of our favorite websites for health knowledge on the web. Note: this in an ongoing work in progress, if you have a site you would like to suggest please email us.


Go Ask Alice! is the health question and answer Internet resource produced by the Alice! Health Promotion Program at Columbia University — a division of Health Services at Columbia University.

In the Know Zone. Aimed more for teenagers, but covers the basics on alcohol, drugs, some STIs & mental health topics.

Healthfinder.gov a little bit of everything


Alcohol & Other Drugs

Keep It Social student designed campaign from Nova Scotia

Alcohol's Effects on the Brain and Body from Virginia Tech

Rethinking Drinking

The Sam Spady Foundation

CDC's Tips from Former Smokers website

National Organization of Students Against Substance Abuse (www.offthewagon.org)


National Center for Responsible Gambling-College Gambling Site


Antibiotics-why they aren't always the answer to your problems

CDC-Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work

CDC-Antibiotic Resistance Questions & Answers

New York State Department of Health Viral Presciption (what to do when you have a virus like a cold or flu)


Birth Control

Bedsider.org-great birth control advice and some savvy relationship advice too!

Emergency Contraceptive facts


Eating Disorders/Body Image

Something Fishy

National Eating Disorders Association

National Association for Males with Eating Disorders, Inc

National Institute of Mental Health-this will take you directly to their eating disorder information

Eating Disorders-The Ultimate Online Resource Guide

Diet and Exercise Addiction-the bottom of page has a list of great resources for further information

The Body Image Project

Intersections of Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Media & Body Image (20 Tips to Help You Feel Better About Your Body)

Body Image in Your Bathroom Mirror-link to information on Body Dismorphic Disorder and resources on how to discuss body image issues with young people (thanks for suggesting this link Westwood Youth Group)

Eating Disorders Resource Catalogue-learn about eating disorder & body image issues, links to national groups and treatment centers.

Student Eating Disorder Awareness Guide-from LearnPsychology.org


GLBT Health

Gay & Bisexual Men's Health

Healthy Bodies Safer Sex "a comprehensive guide to safer sex, relationships, and reproductive health for trans or non-binary people and their partners."



AMFAR: The Foundation for AIDS Research


AVERT, a source of international information on HIV/AIDS

United Nations & World Health Organization, a global perspective on the response to HIV/AIDS

U.S. Center for Disease Control HIV Resources


Planned Parenthood, a direct link to their STD resource page

#AskTheHIVDoc short youtube videos that answer specific questions


Mental Health

Freedom From Fear-Mental Illness Advocacy, Resource Library



Communicating Food for Health-this site has lots of great free resources, membership ($) is required for full access


STIs Sexually Transmitted Infections

(formerly known as STDs)

Are you at risk for an STD?, take this 5 minute quiz.

STI Prevention Infographic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Relationship Violence

Please also see the know violence website

Respect Love-materials from the NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

The Red Flag Campaign-look under "You + Your Friends" for relationship resources

Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer (LGBTQ) Communities

Violence Intervention Program-Our local Oneonta-based program offers free & confidential services


Sexual Assault

Please also see the know violence website

1in6.org- resources specifically developed for male survivors

RAINN-Rape Abuse and Incest National Network

Violence Intervention Program-Our local Oneonta-based program offers free & confidential services

Project Unbreakable-*trigger warning* this is a photojournalists work with victims of sexual assault


Staying Healthy in General

Publichealth.org-what to take care of and when.






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