Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Health & Wellness

Campus Life

Online Resources

ALCOHOL
collegedrinkingprevention.gov/collegestudents
Information on alcohol abuse and binge drinking from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

BIRTH CONTROL
positive.org/justsayyes/safesex.html
Information about safer sex from the Coalition for Positive Sexuality
plannedparenthood.org
General information about birth control from Planned Parenthood
backupyourbirthcontrol.org/toolkit/index.htm
Emergency contraception information

BODY IMAGE & EATING DISORDERS
national eatingdisorders.org
Information from the National Eating Disorders Association
eatingdisorderinfo.org
Information from the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness
medainc.org
Information from the MA MultiService Eating Disorders Association
something-fishy.org
Support for people with Eating Disorders
edrecovery.com
Eating disorder recovery site
about-face.org

Pro-body image and self-esteem site

FITNESS & EXERCISE
mayoclinic.com/health/fitness/MY00396
Basic fitness information

GAMBLING
CollegeGambling.org
Information from the National Center for Responsible Gaming

GENERAL HEALTH
nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

General medical information from the National Library of Medicine
teenshealth.org/teen
Honest, accurate information and advice about health
niaid.nih.gov/topics
General health information from the National Institute of Allergy and Immunology/National Institute of Health
http://www.blackwomenshealth.org/
Black women's health imperative
amplifyyourvoice.org/issues
Activism and health information

LGBT HEALTH & WELLNESS
amplifyyourvoice.org
Activism and health information
cdc.gov/lgbthealth
LGBT health information from the CDC
lgbthealth.webolutionary.com/home
LGBT health information from the National Coalition for LGBT Health
nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/gaylesbianandtransgenderhealth.html
LGBT health information from the National Institutes of Health
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens/lgbtq-33812.htm
http://www.gayhealth.com/
Dedicated to the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender men and women

MENTAL HEALTH
jedfoundation.org/students

Working to reduce the rate of suicide and the prevalence of emotional distress among college students
strengthofus.org
An online community by the National Alliance on Mental Illness
freedomfromfear.org
Education & support for those who suffer from anxiety and depression
nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
Information from the National Institutes of Health
mentalhealthamerica.net
Information from the National Mental Health Association
ulifeline.org
Mental health resources for college students

NUTRITION
myplate.gov
Nutrition information from the USDA
win.niddk.nih.gov/index.htm
Information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, & nutritional issues
mayoclinic.com/health/weight-loss/NU00595
Mayo Clinic weight tool
cspinet.org
Nutrition & health information from The Center for Science in the Public Interest
urbanext.illinois.edu/hsnut/index.html
Practical advice for college athletes to maximize their athletic performance

SEXUAL ASSAULT AND RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE

barcc.org
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
rainn.org
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
new-hope.org
Local Massachusetts organization working to end domestic and sexual violence

SEXUAL HEALTH
amplifyyourvoice.org/mysistahs
Sexual and reproductive health information for women of color
scarleteen.com/
Online sex education and sexuality advice
smartersex.org
Sexual health site specifically for college students
goaskalice.columbia.edu
Columbia University's health Q&A
seriouslysexuality.com/index.php
Information from SIECUS

STDs
itsyoursexlife.com/gyt/
Find local testing sites and information about STDs and safe sex
cdc.gov/STD
STD information from The Center for Disease Control and Prevention
iwannaknow.org
Information about STDs
sexetc.org
Information about STDs
ashastd.org

Information about STDs from the American Social Health Association
thebody.com
HIV/AIDS resource
ncc.prevent.org/public.aspx
STD information from the National Chlamydia Coalition 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

helpline-online.com/index.html
Massachusetts substance abuse information and education

TRANS HEALTH & WELLNESS
http://www.ohio.edu/lgbt/resources/transgender.cfm
Ohio University's guide for trans, transgender, genderqueer, and gender variant people

 

 

 

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