Health Education and Outreach Programs

Health Topic Information

Click on a category below to view a listing of reputable links and resources.

General Health

American College Health Association
Features a comprehensive list of resources for students in the College Health A-Z section
http://www.acha.org/

BACCHUS Network
The National network for peer health education
http://www.bacchusnetwork.org

BU Be Well
Butler University wellness model and resource guide
http://www.butler.edu/wellness/

Center for Disease Control

The premier online source for credible health information
http://www.cdc.gov

Go Ask Alice!
Columbia University's Health Q&A Internet Service
http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/

Help Guide.Org
A resource to help improve mental health and achieve an overall healthier lifestyle through self-care
http://www.helpguide.org/

Mayo Clinic
Current medical information and resources for healthy living from clinical experts
http://www.mayoclinic.com/

Step Up
A tool to help students recognize and intervene in problem situations involving alcohol, hazing, eating disorders, etc.
http://www.stepupprogram.org

Mental Health

Half of Us
Resources, personal stories and interviews from MTV and the Jed Foundation
http://www.halfofus.com/

Healthy Minds
The American Psychiatric Association's source for mental health information including warning signs, treatment and prevention measures
http://www.healthyminds.org/

Jed Foundation
A resource to prevent suicide and reduce emotional stress for college students
http://www.jedfoundation.org/

To Write Love on Her Arms
A site to encourage, inform and inspire hope and help
http://www.twloha.com

ULifeline
Online resource for college mental health
http://ulifeline.org

Alcohol

1-800-TAXI-CAB
Taxi dispatch service sponsored by Coors. Students can call from any market where there is taxicab service and the service will dispatch a taxi for you.

Aware Awake Alive
Resources to prevent alcohol overdose including videos, apps, posters, and blood alcohol calculators
http://www.awareawakealive.org

College Drinking
A resource for students featuring a BAC calculator & alcohol poisoning response tips
http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/CollegeStudents/

Friends Drive Sober.Org
Information regarding alcohol abuse and impaired driving
http://www.friendsdrivesober.org/

Join Together
Resources and information on alcohol and other drug policy, prevention and treatment
http://www.drugfree.org/join-together

Prescription and Illicit Drug Abuse

Bitter Pill
Stories and resources to address prescription drug abuse in Indiana
http://www.bitterpill.IN.gov

RxSafety Matters
Facts about the effects and dangers of prescription drug abuse
http://www.rxsafetymatters.org/

Drug Rehab Treatment
Drug rehab and drug treatment for young adults with drug addiction, substance abuse, and chemical dependency problems
http://www.recovery.org/browse/indiana/

Above the Influence
Facts, advice and real stories from young people
http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/

Sexual Assault

Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Local information and resources related to sexual violence
http://www.incasa.org/

Men Can Stop Rape
Web resources dedicated to the men's movement to end violence against women
http://www.mencanstoprape.org/

National Center for Victims of Crime
National resources and assistance for victims of crime including dating violence and sexual assault
http://www.ncvc.org/

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
Information and live support for victims of sexual violence and advocates
http://ohl.rainn.org/online/

Sexual Health

Adoptions of Indiana
1980 East 116th Street, Suite 325
(317) 574-8950
http://www.ad-in.org

The Body
Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
http://www.thebody.com/

It's Your Sex Life
Information for young adults about healthy sexuality and personal boundaries from MTV
http://www.itsyoursexlife.com/

Kinsey Confidential
Information on sex, sex education, and other sexual health from the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University
http://www.kinseyconfidential.org/

Planned Parenthood of Indiana
Information on sexual health and local services
http://www.ppin.org

Scarleteen
Inclusive, comprehensive and smart sexuality information and help for teens and 20's
http://www.scarleteen.com

SmarterSex.Org
A student resource guide for sex and sexuality
http://www.smartersex.org/

Healthy Relationships

Love is Respect
A resource to engage, educate and empower young adults to prevent and end abusive relationships
http://www.loveisrespect.org/

Nutrition

Eat Right.Org
Information on healthy eating from the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals
http://www.eatright.org/Public/

Nutrition.Gov
Providing easy, online access to government information on food and nutrition
http://www.nutrition.org/

Body Image

About-Face
Tools to understand and resist media messages that can harm self esteem and body image
http://www.about-face.org/

Adios Barbie
A body lovin' site for every body
http://www.adiosbarbie.com/

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorder Association
Eating disorder resources for men and women
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

Something Fishy
Dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to people with eating disorders and their loved ones
http://www.somethingfishy.org

Financial Wellness

CashCourse
Financial tips and resources for college and beyond
http://www.cashcourse.org/

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530 W. 49th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Phone: (317) 940-8311
Coordinator: Sarah Barnes Diaz