Health Topics

Alcohol and Other Drugs
www.montclair.edu/caps/alcoholotherdrug.html MSU’s Alcohol and Other Drug Program is provided by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The cornerstone of AOD treatment services at CAPS is the Exploring Change and Healthy Options or "ECHO" program.
www.aa.org Alcoholics Annonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
www.na.org NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We … meet regularly to help each other stay clean. ... We are not interested in what or how much you used ... but only in what you want to do about your problem and how we can help. Narcotics Anonymous provides a recovery process and support network inextricably linked together. One of the keys to NA’s success is the therapeutic value of addicts working with other addicts. Members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free productive lives through the application of the principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA.
www.al-anon.alateen.org For over 50 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics. It is estimated that each alcoholic affects the lives of at least four other people... alcoholism is truly a family disease. No matter what relationship you have with an alcoholic, whether they are still drinking or not, all who have been affected by someone else’s drinking can find solutions that lead to serenity in the Al-Anon/Alateen fellowship.
Body Image and Eating Disorders
www.adiosbarbie.com  Welcome to AdiosBarbie.com, a body image site for every body. No matter what your size or background, the site hopes to inspire you to love your body through thick and thin!
www.about-face.org  About-Face promotes positive self-esteem in girls and women of all ages, sizes, races and backgrounds through a spirited approach to media education, outreach and activism.
www.somethingfishy.org Dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to people with Eating Disorders, and their loved-ones... since 1995.
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org  Dedicated to expanding public understanding and prevention of eating disorders and promoting access to quality treatment for those affected along with support for their families through education, advocacy and research.
Cold-Flu
http://www.everydayhealth.com/conditions/cold-and-flu Find the most up-to-date information about your health conditions and areas of interest.
http://www.flu.gov/ Provides one-stop access to U.S. Government seasonal, H1N1 (swine), H5N1 (bird), H3N2, and pandemic flu information. Flu.gov aims to educate and guide the community.
http://www.health.com/health/cold-flu-sinus/ Health.com delivers relevant information in clear, jargon-free language that puts health into context in people's lives. Through medical content, insights from experts and real people, and breaking news, we answer:how it happened, what it feels like, what you can do about it, and why it matters.
GLBTQ
www.hrc.org Working for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equal rights.
www.mathewshepard.org The Matthew Shepard Foundation was created in December 1998 to honor Matthew in a manner that was appropriate to his dreams, beliefs and aspirations.
The GLBTQ Safe Place Program identifies offices of MSU faculty and staff that are safe places for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. Such offices are identified with a decal. The decal has a green circle with two triangles in the center, one pink and one in black. It reads GLBT Safe Place. Some of the people who display the decal are lesbian or gay, while others are supportive of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals.
www.pflag.org PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
www.montclair.edu/pages/glfsa The mission of GLFSA is to serve LGBT persons by addressing those issues we deem to be within our schope as they are brought forward to us by our members. We will attempt to promote understanding of and respect for issues of orientation and gender diversity within the broader spectrum of the university community.
www.geocities.com/SPECTRUMS_MSU/ is a student organization dedicated to educating the community to  gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. We work to help end bigotry on the Montclair State University campus, to create a safe, supportive, and fun environment for GLBT students and allies, and to celebrate diversity.
Safer Sex and STI’s
www.ppfa.org Planned Parenthood believes in the fundamental right of each individual, throughout the world, to manage his or her fertility, regardless of the individual’s income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. We believe that respect and value for diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe that reproductive self-determination must be voluntary and preserve the individual’s right to privacy. We further believe that such self-determination will contribute to an enhancement of the quality of life, strong family relationships, and population stability.
www.ppmnj.org This is a community-based non-profit organization providing reproductive health care, education and advocacy for 75 years.
www.advocatesforyouth.org Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and advocating for policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media in the United States and the developing world.
Sleep
http://www.sleepfoundation.org/ The National Sleep Foundations mission is to improve health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy.
http://www.psychologytoday.com/basics/sleep Psychology Today is devoted exclusively to everybody's favorite subjects: ourselves.
http://www.helpguide.org/life/sleeping.htm Help guide's mission to is provide balanced, up-to-date, and encouraging information about mental health and lifelong wellness.
Stress
http://www.stress.org/ The mission of AIS is to improve the health of the community and the world by setting he standard of excellence of stress management in eduction, research, clinical care, and the workspace. DIverse and inclusive, The American Institute of Stress educates medical practitioners, scientists, health care professionals and the public; conducts research; and provides information, training and techniques to proven to human illness related stress.
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/StressManagement/Stress-Management_UCM_001082_SubHomePage.jsp The American Heart Association' s mission is to build healthier lives.
http://www.webmd.com/balance/stress-management/default.htm WebMD has created an organization that we believe fulfills the promise of health information on the internet We provide credible information, supportive communities and in-depth reference material about health subjects that matter to you. We are a source for original and timely health information as well as material from well own content providers.
http://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/health-conditions-and-diseases/heart-health/manage-stress U.S. Department of Health and human Services
Tobacco
nj.quitnet.com Launched in 1995, QuitNet is the Web’s original quit smoking site. QuitNet operates in association with Boston University School of Public Health.
www.njrebel.com REBEL is a group of young people dedicated to educating peers and other members of the community about the dangers of tobacco use.
www.NJQuit2Win.com
Violence
www.ncvc.org The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. Since 1985, we have worked with more than 10,000 grassroots organizations and criminal justice agencies serving millions of crime victims.
www.shelteroursisters.org  Shelter Our Sisters is founded on the belief that every human being has the right to live free from violence and fear of violence. Shelter Our Sisters works with individuals and families in need of services and education relating to family violence. Primarily assisting Bergen County women in crisis and their dependents, Shelter Our Sisters provides temporary housing for abused and battered women, along with a diversified continuum of services focused on the attainment of safety, empowerment, and self-sufficiency for each client. Included in that focus is the aim to reduce problems relating to domestic violence, such as child abuse, sexual assault, substance abuse, sexism, and racism.
www.montclair.edu/wellness/wellness/Wellness_PDFs/MSU_SART_info.pdf
www.montclair.edu/wellness/wellness/Wellness_PDFs/MSU_SART_info.pdf It is our hope that no one within our campus community will become a victim of sexual assault.  However, if it occurs, the University has created a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) to meet all victim needs. The team is trained to provide victim-centered, compassionate comprehnsive care directly on campus.
Other Topics
www.now.org Since its founding in 1966, NOW’s goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.
www.cancer.org You can get interactive help such as "Great American Health Check, Use Treatment Decision Tools, Explore Treatment Guidelines, Find Treatment Centers, Find a Clinical Trial"#
Go Ask Alice! is a health Q&A Internet service. It works to provide readers with reliable, accessible information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being. It works to provide readers with reliable, accessible information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.
www.ulifeline.org Lifeline is 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. ULifeline is available where college students seek information the most - at their fingertips on the Internet.