Resources

On-Line Resources:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org/
  • Ask NOAH: Men's Health: An informative web site providing information and resources related to men's health issues.  http://www.noah-health.org/en/healthy/men/
  • Children of Alcoholics and other Drug Dependencies:  Contact NACoA for information about the association, locations of nearest meetings, or referrals and information about further help. http://www.nacoa.net
  • Eating Disorders Awareness and Preventionhttp://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
  • Go Ask Alice!  Columbia University has a website called, Go Ask Alice!, a question and answer forum regarding a variety of health issues.  Go Ask Alice! is supported by a team of Columbia University health educators and health care providers, along with information and research specialists from health-related organizations worldwide. http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/.
  • It's Your Sex Life:  A guide to safe and responsible sex.  Includes information regarding pregnancy, contraception, STD's, and communication.  http://www.itsyoursexlife.com/
  • Planned Parenthood:  Resources in English and Spanish regarding birth control, pregnancy, STD's, local health centers, and more. http://www.plannedparenthood.org/
  • STD's:  For info on herpes and HPV, including subscriptions to HPV News, a quarterly newsletter about genital warts, contact ASHA's Herpes Resource Center.   http://www.ashastd.org/
  • Ulifeline: On-line behavioral support for young adults: http://www.ulifeline.org/

Phone Resources:

  • National Suicide Prevention 24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • Planned Parenthood, Waterbury:  203-753-2119
  • Safe Haven, Local Domestic Violence Support: 203-575-0036
  • Waterbury Hospital Crisis: 203-573-6500