College Drinking, Changing the Culture: Research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.
Facts on Tap: Discusses alcohol and alcohol addiction.
theknurd.com: Tired of feeling like the only fun things to do in Boston involve bars? This site d finds fun stuff for you to do that doesn’t require repeatedly flipping plastic cups or fondling small white balls.
Rethinking Drinking: You can take a look at your drinking habits and how they may affect your health.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC): General information about the effects of alcohol on health.
NIAAA: Homepage for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
Alcoholics Anonymous: Looking for a meeting in the Boston area?
CollegeGambling.org: Developed by the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) as a tool to help current and prospective students, campus administrators, campus health professionals, and parents address gambling and gambling-related harms on campus.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (marijuana-info.org): Provides resources for professionals, teens, parents, and community members on a variety of marijuana-related topics.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Includes University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future data (2005) and basic info on the extent of use, health effects, and treatment options.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): http://www.drugabuse.gov/students.html
ClubDrugs.org: Includes research reports, quick facts, & trends on "club drugs," such as MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, Rohypnol, ketamine, methamphetamine, and LSD.
GenerationRx: Medication safety resources and information for teachers and students (K-college). Student understanding of medication safety issues, particular the dangers of abusing prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Half of Us: Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation want to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help.
ULifeline: An anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention.
Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Specific resources just for college students
http://www.eatright.org/: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Scarleteen: The highest-ranked website for sex education and sexuality advice online for 15-25 year olds.
http://www.itsyoursexlife.com OR www.gytnow.org provides the facts on STDs, testing, and protection; talking tips to help young people communicate with their partners, parents, and health care providers; and a testing center locator provided by the CDC.
Alice!: tons and TONS of information on college sexual health. Ask questions or find an answer to a question. A SUPER favorite!
Planned Parenthood: Info on sexual health, contraception, emergency contraception, etc
American Social Health Association: ASHA is America's authority for sexual health information.
Centers for Disease Control Sexual Health & Topics page
Suffolk University's policy on sexual misconduct on campus. The policy also tells students what they can do if this happens to them or a friend.
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center: 24/7 hotline 800-841-8371. Free, confidential services to survivors, their friends and families, and professionals ages 12 and older
RAINN: The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at www.rainn.org,
Sleeping Smart (for college students)
Understanding Sleep (National Institutes of Health)
MIT's Community Wellness Downloads (mindfulness and relaxation audio files)
Managing Stress (medline plus)
Coping With Stress Checklist (Mental Health America)
Meditation (Mayo Clinic)
Relaxation Techniques (Mayo Clinic)
Student Health 101 is a free e-publication for all Suffolk University students. Monthly issues highlight a variety of college health and wellness topics.
The American Legacy Foundation is dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit. The Foundation develops programs that address the health effects of tobacco use.
American Cancer Society: Includes FAQ about tobacco and cancer.
Stay Away From Tobacco: American Cancer Society's webpage on tobacco and cancer
Centers for Disease Control: Tobacco specific information, including data and statistics, science-based strategies, national, state, and local programs, and other publications.