Academic & Disability Support Office

Web Resources

College Health

  • Go Ask Alice
    Maintained by Columbia University, each week experts answer five of the more than 800 health questions readers submit about sex, relationships and health topics.

Alcohol Issue

  • BeerBoozeBooks.com
    This site gives exerpts of a book about alcohol use and college students. It also has some great information regarding the myths and truths about alcohol.
  • FactsOnTap.org
    This is a web site with invaluable information about alcohol, what is does to your body physiologically and psychologically. It describes the warning signs of abuse and how to help a friend. This site is geared for college students.
  • Prevention On-Line
    Fom the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.
  • CollegeBingeDrinking.net
    The site's mission is to inform people about the myths, dangers, and issues surrounding college alcohol abuse. College Binge Drinking features articles that focus on alcohol abuse as well as articles centered on various topics concerning college students including substance abuse, mental health and prevention. The site is updated weekly to reflect the latest research and news around these issues.

Drug Abuse

Sexual Health and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Emergency Contraception

  • PlannedParenthood.org
    This site will give you information on emergency contraception, also known as the morning after pill.

Skin Cancer

  • Skincheck.com
    This site describe in detail and with pictures how to determine if a mole is something to worry about. Melanoma, a deadly skin cancer is increasing in the college aged population. Learn how to prevent it, and how to detect it early.

Testicular Cancer & Testicular Self-Exam

  • Drkoop.com
    This site will explain the importance and technique of self testicular exam.
  • Healthy.net
    From the American Institute of Preventive Medicine, this site reviews signs and symptoms of testicular cancer and how to do a self testicular exam.
  • GoAskAlice.columbia.edu
    In question and answer format, this site answers some of the most common questions about testicular cancer.

Eating Disorders

Nutrition Related Information

  • Arbor Guide
    A collection of internet nutrition resources, including nutrition at universities.

General Health

Meningitis