Health and Well-being Information
Information and resources regarding physical and mental health and personal well-being
Abuse/Assault Includes sexual assault and dating and domestic violence
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN).
National Organization on Male Sexual Victimization -- a non-profit organization to assist,
educate, prevent, and promote healing for male survivors of sexual abuse.
Youth-oriented site with information, videos, online chat, and hotline for dating abuse.
24-hour hotline: (866) 331-9474.
Information on domestic/dating violence and a 24-hour national hotline:
Non-profit organization offers information, resources, and referrals for dating violence, homelessness, sexual abuse, and other issues affecting youth. 24-hour hotline for dating/domestic violence: (800) 621-4673.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV): Information, support, and advocacy on domestic violence.
Provides resources to rape crisis centers.
The nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families.
A program of CHADD, offers information sheets on a wide variety of topics related to ADHD, some specifically oriented to college students.
Alcohol and Drug Abuse
Adult Children of Alcoholics organization.
Al-Anon/Alateen for the families and friends of alcoholics.
Alcoholics Anonymous organization.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University is the only nation-wide organization that brings together under one roof all the professional disciplines needed to study and combat abuse of all substances.
Anger Management Resources
The American Psychological Association provides an in-depth report on anger management including techniques for controlling anger and self-assessment.
Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Panic Disorder, PTSD and Trauma Resources
A leader in education, training, and research for anxiety, depression, and stress-related disorders.
Spanish information about anxiety disorders (Informacion sobre trastornos de ansiedad en Español).
Mission is to educate patients, families, professionals and the public concerning the nature of depression and bipolar illness as medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve the availability and quality of help and support; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses.
The National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association. Has some video clips on depression and manic depression available for viewing, each about 30 minutes.
Free mental health counseling services for those serving and/or going to serve in Iraq or Afghanistan. Family members included.
Website of the Bureau of Veterans Affairs offers information and resources on PTSD.
Non-profit organization provides information, resources, and advocacy for trauma survivor
Bacterial and Viral Illnesses
Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. Provides statistics on the HIV/AIDS virus in the U.S. as well as the latest information on AIDS conferences. Also provides links to other government sites and organizational sites.
Gives brief information pieces on the Who, What, How and Why of AIDS as well as how to protect yourself, and symptoms.
The Living Center was developed as a safe, accessible and friendly place for people living with HIV/AIDS and others to meet and learn from each other as well as meet with service providers.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Division of Viral Hepatitis
The American Diabetes Association is leading the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fighting for those affected by diabetes.
Information and support for individuals affected by eating disorders and their families. Hotline: (800) 931-2237
Non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and alleviation of eating disorders, good source of information and resources. Helpline is available M-F, Central Time: (630) 577-1330
Tips for controlling compulsive binge eating triggered by emotional needs.
Twelve-step program to support people who want to change compulsive eating habits.
Grieving and Loss
Article for young people on how to cope with grief and loss. Includes tips for dealing with the pain and taking care of yourself during the grieving process. (Nemours Foundation)
Guide to coping with grief and loss from the University of Texas Counseling and Mental Health Center.
Online support community for people dealing with grief, death, and major loss, with over fifty monitored