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's Effects on the Brain and Body from Virginia Tech
Facts on Tap
The Sam Spady Foundation
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)
Bedsider.org-great birth control advice and some savvy relationship advice too!
Eating Disorders/Body Image
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)
Gay & Bisexual Men's Health
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
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.
Please also see the PAIRS 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