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Helpful Sexual Health Links

The sites below offer additional resources and information related to sexual health.

Go Ask Alice--An excellent question and answer site from Columbia University's Health Promotion Program; addresses topics such as sexual health, relationships, and sexuality. by BACCHUS and GAMMA and designed to be an exciting, one-of-a-kind sexual health website 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 STD's A to Z section (now known as STIs) which covers a wide selection of topics.

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals--Covers various topics, including contraception, abortion, sexually transmitted diseases/infections, menstruation, and male reproductive health.

Safe Place for Newborns--This organization is dedicated to preventing the abandonment of newborn babies. New York State has developed "Safe Haven" laws that 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 are useful resources, we are unable to guarantee the information that you receive by following these links. If you encounter a broken link, please contact our webmaster.