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Health Links

Want to know more about a particular topic? Start with the UHS online health library or visit the sites below, which are recommended by UHS' healthcare professionals.

Disclaimer

The University Health Services (UHS) website is a resource for UMass Amherst students, faculty and staff. The contents are not intended to diagnose, treat or provide a second opinion on any health issue. This information is not a substitute for the services of medical professionals; users should consult a health care provider for specific medical advice. Links to external websites are provided solely for the convenience of users. These sites are not managed by UHS and the organization assumes no responsibility for their content.

General information

• American Association of Family Physicians: www.familydoctor.org
• Centers for Disease Control: www.cdc.gov
• Mayo Clinic: www.mayoclinic.com
• Massachusetts Department of Public Health: www.mass.gov/dph
• Medline Plus: www.medlineplus.gov
• UpToDate: www.patients.uptodate.com

Information in languages other than English

• Medline Plus: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/languages/languages.html
• Google Translate: http://translate.google.com/translate_t?hl=en#

Specific topics

Alcohol and other drugs

• Alcoholics Anonymous: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org
• Al-Anon/Alateen: www.al-anon.org
• Narcotics Anonymous: www.na.org
• MyStudentBody: www.mystudentbody.com

Children's health

• American Association of Pediatrics: www.aap.org

Contraception

• Assoc. of Reproductive Health Professionals' "Method Match" decision tool: www.arhp.org/MethodMatch

Gambling recovery

• Gamblers Anonymous: www.gamblersanonymous.org

Mental health

• American Psychological Association: www.apa.org
• National Institute of Mental Health: www.nimh.nih.gov
• National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
• Student Counseling Pamphlet Collection: www.dr-bob.org/vpc
• Transition Year - for first-year students & their parents: www.transitionyear.org
• Half of Us: www.halfofus.com

Overeating recovery

• Overeaters Anonymous: www.oa.org

Sexual health

• American Sexual Health Association: www.ashastd.org
• Go Ask Alice: www.goaskalice.columbia.edu
• Centers for Disease Control (CDC): www.cdc.gov/sexualhealth

Women's health

• U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health: www.womenshealth.gov