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ACHA-American College Health Association

ACHA

The American College Health Association is a source of information on topics related to college health. The organization gathers survey data from college students on many areas of health including sleep habits, recreational drug use, mental health and nutrition habits. They also provide publication materials and brochures for educational use.


ASHA-American Sexual Health Association

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The Americal Sexual Health Association is touted as a trusted and reliable source of information on sexual health and sexually transmitted infections. They also offer specific information about the signs, symptoms and ways to prevent or reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections.


CDC-Center for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC

The CDC is the leading authority on health and disease information. Through their organization they promote health and wellness, conduct research and develop policy based on sound evidence. Their goals are to monitor health, detect and investigate health problems, conduct research to enhance prevention, develop and advocate sound public health policies, implement prevention strategies, promote healthy behaviors, foster safe and healthful environments, & provide leadership and training.


NIAAA- National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

NIAAA

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.


NIH-National Institutes of Health

NIH

The NIH provides leadership and direction to programs designed to improve the health of the Nation by conducting and supporting research in the causes, diagnosis, prevention, and cure of human diseases, the processes of human growth and development, the biological effects of environmental contaminants, the understanding of mental, addictive and physical disorders, & directing programs for the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information in medicine and health.


SAMHSA-Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. SAMHSA provides leadership and devotes its resources - programs, policies, information and data, contracts and grants- toward helping the Nation act on the knowledge that: Behavioral Health is essential for health; Prevention works; Treatment is effective; and people recover from mental and substance use disorders.


Scarleteen

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Scarleteen contains over 200 comprehensive sexuality, health and relationship articles, guides and factsheets, over 1,000 in-depth advice answers, extensive external resource lists for each topical section of the site and a collective blog. Their content is written by adult and teen/young adult educators and writers.


Hays Caldwell Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Hays-Caldwell Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse is a private non-profit corporation that was formed by a coalition of community and substance abuse professionals concerned about substance abuse and related problems. Originally established to provide prevention and education services, the agency has broadened its focus to include outpatient treatment, counseling, intervention, and treatment referrals. The Council's mission l is dedicated to promoting community and family enrichment through substance abuse education, prevention, intervention, and treatment.