Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020
Information on alcohol, drugs, violence and mental health. Related resources provided.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - College
Covers just about everything related to college health and safety: check-ups, vaccinations, fatigue, physical activity, balanced diet, mental health, substance abuse, relationships and STDs. Also features relevant hotlines, spring break tips and a college health podcast.
Mental health, drugs and alcohol, and suicide prevention resources.
College Health Guide
College student health center. Info. on mental, physical, sexual health.
Comprehensive site covering women's health issues.
Health and Human Development
Good info. on various health topics, including mental health, suicide, violence, injuries, pandemic influenza, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, reproductive health, and nutrition and fitness.
College Student Health Tips
Diet, exercise, sleep and stress relief for freshman year and beyond.
Tips on how to stay healthy in college.
College Dorm Room Health Tips
How the new college freshman can stay healthy.
Overview, coping tips, FAQs
Symptoms, causes, risk factors, prevention, support and more
Task Force on College Drinking - NIAAA
FAQs on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
College Binge Drinking Issues
Articles from About.com that explore the problems and solutions of today's college binge drinking culture.
- Web MD
Depression Center: Symptoms, Causes, Medications and Therapies
College Students and Depression - Suite 101
Common signs, symptoms and experiences
Factsheet: Depression in College
Find treatment, support groups, medication info. and FAQs
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Support and resources
U.S. News & World Report
Best health insurance plans rankings
Options to consider for continuing health insurance as a student
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Good article covering health, car and renters insurance
U.S. government site designed to help consumers explore health care and insurance options
College safety info as well as first aid kits, pepper sprays, room safes, alarms and more.
- Dept. of Education
Campus crime info, including a handbook for campus crime reporting, regulations, data on campus crime and resources.
- Campus crime data
Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Dept. of Education. Here, you can get crime/safety data for one institution/campus. You can view the campus's last three years of safety-and security-related statistical data, along with general information about the campus.
Tips for staying safe on campus.
- Slam the Online Scam
Latest online/e-mail scams.