Helpful Sexual Health Links
Some of the information on our pages has been borrowed from other excellent web sites. Visit the following sites for more information about sexual health:
Ask YAWA!--Do you have a question about sexual health issues which you feel uncomfortable about asking? Check out YAWA-You Ask, We Answer! YAWA is a free, anonymous question and answer service available to Geneseo students; read through answers to past questions and/or submit your own question.
Sexual Assault - Focus on Education (S.A.F.E.)--This section of our web site offers information, education, referrals, and resources for all types of sexual violence on the SUNY Geneseo campus.
Go Ask Alice--Another excellent question and answer site from Columbia University's Health Promotion Program; addresses topics such as sexual health, relationships, and sexuality.
SmarterSex.org--Created by BACCHUS and GAMMA and designed to be an exciting, one-of-a-kind sexual health web site for college students. Topics addressed include Safe & Smart Sex, HIV & AIDS, STDs & Infections, Date Rape, Abstinence, Contraception, and Healthy Relationships.
Planned Parenthood--Follow the links on this page for a list of Planned Parenthood's Health Centers or for information about specific topics such as birth control, pregnancy, emergency contraception, abortion, sexually transmitted infections, and women's health.
The Center for Young Women's Health-- This page offers specialized information about the sexual health needs of women, including a review of contraception options, guidelines for lesbian sexual health, and details about sexually transmitted diseases and infections.
The American Social Health Association--Includes a Facts and Answers About STDs section (now known as STIs) which covers a wide selection of topics.
The Sexual Health Network --This site contains sections on both Women's Health and Men's Sexual Health. Also addresses a wide variety of other issues such as sexual activity, sexual orientation, sexual abuse, sexual dysfunction, and orgasm.
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals--Covers various topics, including contraception, abortion, sexually transmitted diseases/infections, menstruation, and male reproductive health. Also contains a contraceptive Method Match tool.
Safe Place for Newborns--This organization is dedicated to preventing the abandonment of newborn babies. New York State has developed "Safe Haven" laws which allow new parents to leave infants under 5 days old with designated responders (eg, hospitals, police stations, fire stations) without fear of repercussion. Parents can also call Toll-Free 1-877-796-HOPE (4673) to ask that someone come to pick up the baby.
Please note that most of the above links all connect to sites that are not under the control of the Health & Counseling Department. While we believe that these sites offer useful information, we are unable to guarantee the information that you receive by following these links. However, all links were verified to be working as of July 2009; if you encounter a broken link, please contact our webmaster.