WRC Website Guide

A listing of selected Web sites that are highlighted in the Wellness Resource Center and are listed by category.  (It is not intended to be an all-inclusive, exhaustive list of sites by topic.):

ALCOHOL AND DRUGS

www.drugwatch.com; A web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide.
www.treatment4addiction.com; Drug Treatment and Addiction Recovery Network
www.well.com/user/woa/sitesadi.htm; Resources – Alcohol and Drug Information
www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/3337.html; American Medial Association
www.intox.com/related_resources.asp; Intoximeters Incorporated – Resources related to alcohol and alcohol resting
soberrecovery.com/; The Alcoholism and Addictions Resource Guide
http://www.health.gov/NHIC/NHICScripts/Entry.cfm?HRCode=HR0597; National Health Information Center: Health Information Resource Database
www.bacchusgamma.org/; The Bacchus & Gamma Peer Education Network
www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/; College Drinking: Changing the culture
www.niaaa.nih.gov/; National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
www.nida.nih.gov/; National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.samhsa.gov/index.aspx; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
http://goaskalice.com/; Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&Q Internet Service
www.madd.org; Mothers Against Drunk Driving
www.health.org/; Alcohol & Drug Information: PREVLINE
www.marininstitute.org/; The Marin Institute – Preventing Alcohol Problems
www.drugfree.org/; The Partnership for a Drug-Free America
www.ncadd.org/; National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – providing education, information, help and hope to the public
http://www.lakeviewhealth.com/treating-drug-addiction-and-mental-health-disorders.php ; LakeView Health Systems- Treating Drug Addiction and Mental Disorders
http://www.lakeviewhealth.com/preventing-alcohol-abuse-in-teen-and-college-students.php ; Alcohol Abuse and College Students
http://www.alltreatment.com/addiction-articles; All Treatment- Articles available regarding addiction

DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS

http://www.thirdage.com/; A boomer’s guide to a life of health, happiness, passion and purpose
www.coloredgirls.org; Women of Color Resource Center
www.womenofcolorday.com; International Association for Women of Color Day
pflag.org; Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
www.ivillage.com; iVillage – The Internet for Women: Discussing Women’s Issues
www.healthywomen.org; National Women’s Health Resource Center
www.youngwomenshealth.org; The Center for Young Women’s Health: Offering health information, clinical care, and a variety of programs and services designed to educate and empower girls and young women ages 12-22.
www.gmhc.org; Gay Men’s Health Crisis
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/menshealth.html; MedlinePlus: Men’s Health Topics
www.menshealth.org; Men’s Health Consulting: Helping men live longer, healthier lives
www.menweb.org/mensheal.htm; MenWeb – Men’s Issues: Men’s Health Articles
www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/; Men: Shoot for 9 for Better Health
www.aarp.org/health/; American Association of Retired Persons: Information on topics to help you live well after 50, including fitness, prevention (managing stress, eating well).
www.seekwellness.com; Online resource for general wellness information
www.lungcancer-prognosis.com; A question and answer page on a variety of issues dealing with lung cancer

EMOTIONAL HEALTH

www.ocdawareness.com/; The Awareness Foundation for OCD and Related Disorders
www.adaa.org; Anxiety Disorders Association of America
www.afsp.org/; American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
www.endabuse.org; Family Violence Prevention Fund
www.focusas.com/EmotionalHealth.html; Emotional Health for Teens and Families
http://goaskalice.com/; Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&Q Internet Service
www.mincava.umn.edu/; Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
www.realage.com; A self-assessment site that allows users to determine their “real age”; also provides an abundance of resources related to diet and fitness
www.aarp.org/health/; American Association of Retired Persons: Information on topics to help you live well after 50, including fitness, prevention (managing stress, eating well).

FITNESS AND EXERCISE

www.nasm.org/default.aspx; National Academy of Sports Medicine
http://goaskalice.com/; Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&Q Internet Service
www.acefitness.org/aboutace/default.aspx; American Council on Exercise
www.acsm.org/; American College of Sports Medicine
www.aarp.org/health/; American Association of Retired Persons: Information on topics to help you live well after 50, including fitness, prevention (managing stress, eating well).
www.cooperaerobics.com; Cooper Aerobics Center, Dallas, Texas
www.seekwellness.com; Online resource for general wellness information
www.popularfitness.com/; Online Fitness Programs and Exercise Workouts
www.seniorjournal.com/Fitness.htm; Today’s Fitness News and Information for Senior Citizens
www.exrx.net/; ExRx (Exercise Prescription), an online resource for the exercise professional, coach, or fitness enthusiast
www.workoutsforyou.com/fitness_links.htm; Personalized Online Fitness Training
www.personaltrainercertification.us; Personal Training Certification Institute, a source for personal fitness trainer certification and resources.

GENERAL WELLNESS

www.berkeleywellness.com; wellness letter.com – The newsletter of nutrition, fitness and self-care
www.my.webmd.com/webmd_today/home/default; WebMD Health
www.sleepfoundation.org/; National Sleep Foundation – Waking America to the Importance of Sleep
www.headaches.org; National Headaches Foundation
www.nbcam.org/index.cfm; National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
http://goaskalice.com/; Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&Q Internet Service
www.realage.com; A self-assessment site that allows users to determine their “real age”; also provides an abundance of resources related to diet and fitness
www.aarp.org/health/; American Association of Retired Persons: Information on topics to help you live well after 50, including fitness, prevention (managing stress, eating well).
www.seekwellness.com; Online resource for general wellness information

GENERAL HEALTH

http://www.healthline.com/health/type-2-diabetes; Healthline Type 2 Diabetes information site.  Comprehensive information on Type 2 diabetes.
http://medlineplus.gov/; MedlinePlus Health Information from the National Library of Medicine – Trusted Health Information for You
http://goaskalice.com/; Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&Q Internet Service
www.realage.com; A self-assessment site that allows users to determine their “real age”; also provides an abundance of resources related to diet and fitness
www.aarp.org/health/; American Association of Retired Persons: Information on topics to help you live well after 50, including fitness, prevention (managing stress, eating well).
www.asbestos.com; Asbestos.com is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to our visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer (mesothelioma). Our goal is to offer a one-stop resource on all asbestos and mesothelioma-related issues ranging from occupational exposure to treatment options.
www.mesothelioma.com; A comprehensive site featuring information about Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma Treatment, Asbestos Cancer and Exposure, and Veteran Support.
www.MesotheliomaGuide.com; In-depth information and solutions for patients with asbestos-related cancer, known as mesothelioma.

GENERAL MEDICAL

www.my.webmd.com/webmd_today/home/default; WebMD Health
www.headaches.org; National Headaches Foundation
http://medlineplus.gov/; MedlinePlus Health Information from the National Library of Medicine – Trusted Health Information for You
http://goaskalice.com/; Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&Q Internet Service
http://diabetes.about.com/; Diabetes Information
http://diabetes.about.com/od/nutritiondiet/ Nutrition and Dietary Resources for People with Diabetes
www.diabeteswellness.net/; Diabetes Wellness & Research Foundation: Advice, Support, Information

GOVERNMENT SITES

http://medlineplus.gov/; MedlinePlus Health Information from the National Library of Medicine – Trusted Health Information for You
www.cdc.gov; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.usda.gov/cnpp/; Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion: Improving the nutrition and well-being of Americans
www.nih.gov/; National Institutes of Health
www.hhs.gov/; United States Department of health and Human Services

NUTRITION AND DIET

www.somethingfishy.org; A collection of eating disorders resources
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org; National Eating Disorders Association
http://botw.org/top/Health/Mental_Health/Disorders/Eating; A comprehensive site listing links to web sites dedicated to disordered eating information
www.5aday.com/index.php; 5 A Day the Color Way – Eat Your Colors
http://goaskalice.com/; Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&Q Internet Service
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/Fpyr/pyramid.html; Food Guide Pyramid Topic page – Food and Nutrition Information Center
www.realage.com; A self-assessment site that allows users to determine their “real age”; also provides an abundance of resources related to diet and fitness
www.grahamkerr.com; Graham Kerr: Information, recipes and more for healthier food choices
www.seekwellness.com; Online resource for general wellness information
www.nabiscoworld.com/default.aspx; Information about products, recipes, and sensible snacking
www.cspinet.org/nutrition/; Health, Nutrition and Diet – Center for Science in the Public Interest
www.bodypositive.com/; Body Positive: Boosting body image at any weight
www.ipl.org/div/subject/browse/hea44.00.00/; Collection of resource links

SEXUAL HEALTH

www.sexualhealth.com; The Sexual Health Network dedicated to providing easy access to sexuality information, education, support, and other resources
http://goaskalice.com/; Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&Q Internet Service
www.seekwellness.com; Online resource for general wellness information
http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/; Facts about sexual health with articles about puberty, menstruation, infections, and just about everything else you wanted to know, for guys and girls
www.ashastd.org/; American Social Health Association
www.sexual-health-resource.org/; an information site is a public resource for Sexual Health information, pictures, tips and facts
www.sexualhealth.com/; provides easy access to sexuality information, education, mutual support, counseling, therapy, healthcare, products and other resources for people with disabilities, illness, or natural changes throughout the lifecycle and those who love them or care for them
www.the-clitoris.com/f_html/fr_index.htm; Dedicated to women’s sexual pleasure, health, and happiness
www.cybersexualaddiction.com/Resources.php; a listing of online resources concerning sexual addiction
http://www.talksexwithsue.com; Talk sex with Sue Johanson – the official web site of “Talk Sex” as seen on Oxygen TV

OTHER

www.realage.com; A self-assessment site that allows users to determine their “real age”; also provides an abundance of resources related to diet and fitness
www.monitoringthefuture.org/; Monitoring the future: a continuing study of American youth
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org; The official site of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline; The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s mission is to provide immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). It is the only national suicide prevention and intervention telephone resource funded by the Federal Government.