The College Health section includes topics of interest to college students such as understanding stress, relationships, sexual health, eating disorders, tatoos and piercing, links to other college websites and more. General Health includes links to national sites that will help you to learn more about disease and good health, as well as how to care for yourself. Sexual Health provides a range of information including STIs, Sexual Assault, Contraception etc. Alcohol and Other Drugs will link you to sites that deal with all aspects of addictions and their impact on individuals and families. Please let us know if you find a site particularly helpful, or if you would like to recommend a site that should be included.

On Campus Resources

College Health

  • Go Ask Alice – Maintained by Columbia University, this award winning, and popular college health site (with over 2.5 million visitors per month from all over the world) provides expert answers to five of the more than 800 health questions readers submit about sex, relationships and health topics. The Dear Abby of sexual health information. Highly recommended. All time favorite site of college students.
  • – NeedyMeds is the place to learn about patient assistance programs and other programs designed to help those who can’t afford their medicines. NeedyMeds is not a program. It’s an information source.
  • Vaccine Information Statements – Information on required vaccinations in YOUR language.
  • CDC Travel Page – This website offers travelers information on their destination country, health and vaccine recommendations for travel, and other useful information.
  • The Master Anti-Smoking Page – Describes software package to help you quit. Costs about $20.

Sexual Health

General Health


Alcohol and Substance Use Education

Spring Break Health Tips

If you are going to a party or heading out to a club:

  • Designate a driver
  • Make sure you have a buddy
  • Drink in moderation
  • Never leave a drink unattended
  • Never drink from a previously opened container
  • Take your cell phone and program emergency phone numbers in it

If you choose to be sexually active:

  • Please remember to use proper protection, this means using a condom during every sexual encounter
  • DO NOT rely on the other person to remember it
  • Be extra cautious when combining alcohol & sexual activity

Check below for information about emergency contraception, date rape and “club” drugs, roofies, and victim services. (See Sexual Health or Alcohol & Other Drugs)

Remember, the best Spring Break is one you can come home and talk about. Have fun, be safe.

Disclaimer: The links on this page are intended as a reference and are not intended to replace a visit to your health provider. Drew University Health Service is not responsible for information on websites other than our own. The mention of a particular product or service does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement unless indicated. Drew students should come to the Drew Health Service or see their own health care provider for medical assistance.

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