Online Resources

Addiction and Mental Health

www.aa.org

Alcoholics Anonymous is a mutual aid organization consisting of men and women who share their successes and challenges in overcoming alcoholism. Their main goal is to remain sober and to help recovering alcoholics achieve sobriety. Visit their website to locate a meeting near you.

 

The Georgia Tobacco Quit Line provides free and effective counseling by highly trained tobacco specialists.   Call Monday through Sunday 8:00 A.M. through midnight 1-877-270-7867

www.na.org

Narcotics Anonymous is a mutual aid organization consisting of men and women who share their experiences in overcoming drug addiction. Membership is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used. The website provides general information to members as well as information for non-addict family members. Visit their website to locate a meeting near you.

www.namiga.org

NAMI is a grassroots mental health advocacy organization dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by mental illness. Their website offers information on mental health topics, treatments, support groups, and programs.

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

NEDA provides help to individuals and families affected by eating disorders.

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline offers 24 hour service to anyone in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. There are over 150 crisis centers available nationwide.

HEALTH

www.choosemyplate.gov

A government sponsored website that provides useful resources for healthy eating and living. It can also give you personalized recommendations for menu planning, calorie intake, and physical activity levels.

www.healthcare.gov

HealthCare.gov is a comprehensive website that includes both public and private health insurance information.

www.CDC.gov

This website is the primary communication channel for the CDC. Visit the website for more information on health and safety topics, health statistics, and publications.

www.mayoclinic.org

The Mayo Clinic’s Health Information page offers comprehensive and reliable information on diseases and conditions, symptoms, treatments, and healthy living.

www.nlm.nih.gov

Med Line Plus is a National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) website that offers reliable information on health topics, diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, healthy living, and health updates.

www.rainn.org

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.  Contact their national sexual assault hotline 800-656-HOPE

www.sleepfoundation.org

The National Sleep Foundation is an organization that provides education and awareness programs regarding the importance of sleep, benefits of sleep, and sleep problems. Visit the website for more information or to locate a sleep professional.

www.womenshealth.gov

Women’s Health is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health project that provides gender-specific health information for women and girls. Womenshealth.gov covers over 800 health topics. Health information can also be obtained by calling the toll-free number 800-994-9662.

Sex/Sexuality/Reproduction

www.bedsider.org

A useful tool for exploring birth control options, where to get them, and set up reminders.

www.campuspride.com

Campus Pride is a non-profit organization whose mission is to combat bullying of LGBT people on college campuses. The organization also works with educators and students to make campuses more inclusive for and accepting of LGBT people.

www.goaskalice.columbia.edu

Go Ask Alice! is a health Q&A Internet resource. It provides readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.

www.humanrightscampaign.org

The Human Rights Campaign is a civil rights organization that works to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality. Their website includes information on issues that affect LGBT people, including coming out, hate crimes, health, the military, parenting, religion and faith, and marriage and relationships.

www.childwelfare.gov

As a public service, the National Foster Care & Adoption Directory provides a state specific list including adoption specialists, local private adoption agencies, public agencies, and support groups. They provide comprehensive information on adoption.


www.plannedparenthood.com

Planned Parenthood is a non-profit sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. Their clinics offer a range of services at a discounted price. These services include routine gynecological care, STD testing, HIV testing, contraception, emergency contraception, and abortion. Visit the website to locate a health center near you. The website also provides sexual and reproductive health resources and information.

Travel Health

www.cdc.gov/travel

The Center for Disease Control provides you with specific health and safety information based on your travel itinerary.

www.ISTM.org

The International Society of Travel Medicine is a great resource for how to be a responsible, safe and healthy traveler.