Health & Wellness Topics

Please follow the links below to find a variety of health and wellness information from reputable sites and resources. 

 

General Health

American College Health Association
Features a comprehensive list of resources for students in the College Health A-Z section

BACCHUS Network
The National network for peer health education

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The premier online source for credible health information

Go Ask Alice!
Columbia University's Health Q&A Internet Service

Mayo Clinic
Current medical information and resources for healthy living from clinical experts

Alcohol

Alcoholics Anonymous
International fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem

College Drinking
A resource for students featuring a BAC calculator & alcohol poisoning response tips

The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility
Resources regarding underage drinking, drunk driving, and binge drinking

Indiana Lifeline Law

Information on the Lifeline Law that provides immunity for some alcohol-related offenses to Hoosiers who request medical assistance for someone in need.

Other Drugs

Above the Influence
Facts, advice and real stories from young people

Bitter Pill
Stories and resources to address prescription drug abuse in Indiana

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Facts on the most commonly abused drugs

RxSafety Matters

Facts about the effects and dangers of prescription drug abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Information on prevention, treatments and services, and recovery and support for substance abuse and mental illness

Sexual Health

AIDS.gov
Complete HIV/AIDS resource from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

It's Your Sex Life
Information for young adults about healthy sexuality and personal boundaries from MTV

Kinsey Confidential
Information on sex, sex education, and other sexual health from the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University

Planned Parenthood of Indiana
Information on sexual health and local services

SmarterSex.Org
A student resource guide for sex and sexuality

Office on Women’s Health
A-Z health topics from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Nutrition

College Nutritionist
Recipes and resources for students in dorm rooms, dining halls, and kitchenettes

Eat Right.Org
Information on healthy eating from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals

Fruits & Veggies--More Matters

Expert cooking advice, nutrition information, and shopping tips regarding the health benefits of fruits and vegetables

My Plate
A visual reminder and resource for making healthier food choices

Nutrition.Gov
Providing easy, online access to government information on food and nutrition

United States Department of Agriculture

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Fitness

American College of Sports Medicine
Sports medicine and exercise science organization

American Council on Exercise
The world’s leading provider of personal trainer certifications, exercise information, workouts, healthy recipes and more

American Heart Association

Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
Athletes, chefs, physicians, fitness professionals, and educators empower all Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition

Campus Resources

Counseling Center
http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/counselingcenter

Dining Services-Nutrition
http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/dining/nutritioninformation

Fisher Institute for Wellness
http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/centersandinstitutes/wellness

Health Center
http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/healthcenter/

Recreation Services
http://www.bsu.edu/recreation/

Victim Services
http://cms.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/victimservices

Women’s Center
http://cms.bsu.edu/campuslife/healthcenter/services/womens-center