Student Health Services
Internet Resources
Here you will find links to some far away places and some not so far away. The first section includes links to other programs here at FAU. The other sections will take you out of FAU and into the wonderful World Wide Web. Student Health Services is not responsible for information provided on WEB pages outside of FAU.
FAU Resources Men's Health
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Mental Health
Associations, Societies & Organizations Nutritional And Fitness Information
Dating and Domestic Violence Other Health Related Links
Disaster Preparedness & Response Problem Gambling
Eating Disorders Sexual Assault
Government Sexual Health
Health Insurance Stalking
HIV/AIDS Resources Smoking/Tobacco
LGBTQ South Florida Resources
Marijuana  
FAU Resources
  • FAU's Ask the Expert
    Finding and understanding correct information about your health and well-being can be difficult. Let the Office of Health and Education Wellness research your question and provide you with pertinent, useful, and current knowledge. An interactive tool for health questions and resource for recently asked questions.
  • Campus Recreation
    Find out what campus activities students can get involved with at FAU.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (Boca Campus)
    Florida Atlantic University's Counseling and Psychological Services exists within the Division of Student Affairs to assist students in formulating and achieving their educational goals through psychological, psychiatric, psycho educational, and clinical social work services.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (Broward Campuses)
    Psychological counseling services are provided, at no charge, to the students attending the Broward campuses. The professionally trained staff seeks to assist students with a wide range of personal concerns and problems.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (Jupiter Campus)
    Jupiter Counseling and Psychological Services provides services to students whose personal difficulties and problems interfere with their academic adjustment and ability to fully benefit from the University experience. The Office helps students with social, emotional, and academic concerns in a sensitive, caring and confidential manner.
  • InterfaithFAU
    InterfaithFAU at Florida Atlantic University seeks to create an atmosphere in which individuals at the university are engaged in the active pursuit of intellectual and spiritual truths. It seeks to enhance the quality of community and individual life on and off campus by being available to provide necessary services. It also provides a structure for coordinating respective ministries on the campuses.
  • FAU LGBTQA Resource Center
    The Florida Atlantic University LGBTQA Resource Center provides a safe, welcoming environment to all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer students and their allies. The Center carries a variety of resources, including books, pamphlets, videos and DVDs for students to peruse while visiting. They also host many events throughout the school year.
  • FAU Nutrition Services (Boca Campus)
    The Division of Student Affairs along with Campus Recreation offers nutrition services provided by a Registered Dietitian (RD). This service is free to FAU students. If you are interested in making long lasting, healthy lifestyle changes then make your appointment today! Consultations are by appointment only. The RD provides a wide range of medical nutrition therapy.
  • Office for Students with Disabilities
    The mission of the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) is to support students with disabilities in their pursuit of equity and excellence in education. The OSD works with the faculty and staff at FAU to ensure that reasonable accommodations are made to allow this population of students an equal opportunity to learn in the classroom and to have access to all areas around the FAU campus.
  • Office of Health and Wellness Education
    The mission of the Office of Health and Wellness Education is to provide education, support, and resources for the FAU community in all areas of wellness. The office works to prevent campus population-level health problems in many areas including: sexual health, nutrition and healthy eating, exercise, stress management, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS awareness, self-esteem, and healthy relationships.
  • Student Wellness Center (Davie Campus)
    The FAU Student Wellness Center is committed to providing highly specialized individualized exercise programs for all its members. The mission of the center and its staff is to safely and effectively provide each member with the most effective wellness and sports conditioning program in a state-of-the art facility.
  • Florida Atlantic University Victim Services
    The Victim Services Program is designed to provide assistance, upon request, to students, staff and faculty, in dealing with problems caused by crime victimization. Victim Services can be reached at 297-0500, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Alcohol & Drug Abuse
  • Above the Influence
    Interactive web site with quizzes, myth busters, drug facts, and discussion about the pressures surrounding us.
  • Alcohol Facts
  • Alcohol Stats
    This web site highlights research on drunk driving, underage drinking, alcohol abuse and responsible consumption, including independent university and government research.
  • College Drinking - Changing the Culture
    CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov is your one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.
  • Ecstasy Facts and Stories
    Learn more about ecstasy - what it is and what it does to the body. Also read stories and comments about the drug.
  • The Partnership at DrugFree.org
    You are not alone. There are millions of people who have confronted problem use of alcohol and drugs. This site helps empower you or someone you care about to take action. Treatment options, recovery, searchable database, message boards, personal stories and more.
  • DrugWatch.com
    DrugWatch is an awareness group that aims to educate the public about thousands of prescription and over-the-counter medications, many of which have the potential to cause serious side effects.  The site is continually updated with drug recall news, recent FDA approvals, drug interactions, side effects and current developments in the medical field.
  • Get it Straight!
    An online book geared toward teenagers covering prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, inhalants, marijuana, LSD, methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin.
  • Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention
    The Higher Education Center's purpose is to help college and community leaders develop, implement, and evaluate programs and policies to reduce student problems related to alcohol and other drug use and interpersonal violence.
  • How Much is Too Much? Alcohol Screening Assessment Test
    Am I drinking safely? Will alcohol cause problems for me later? Is drinking harming my health now? Take this short self assessment and see where you stand. Also contains many informative links at the end of the quiz.
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Locator
    Locate the drug and alcohol abuse treatment programs nearest you.
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
  • The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
    The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is the information service of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP.) NCADI is the world's largest resource for current information and materials concerning substance abuse.
  • The Truth About Inhalants
    This resource provides relevant facts about inhalants, offering vital statistics, answers to frequently asked questions, web site addresses and toll-free numbers for more information.
  • What's Driving You? Drinking and DWI Prevention
    What's Driving You? is an interactive, thought-provoking experience for kids, parents, young adults, teachers and prevention professionals who are concerned about drinking and driving.
  • Recovery Connection
    Recovery Connection® (RCx) is a comprehensive website dedicated to helping people, or their loved ones, in need of help with detox, drug addiction or alcoholism find treatment. Recovery Connection® provides a free 24/7 national helpline.
Associations, Societies & Organizations
  • American Cancer Society
    The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community- based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.
  • American Diabetes Association
    The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy.
  • American Heart Association
    The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
  • American Medical Association
    The AMA is involved in advocacy efforts related to the most vital issues in medicine today, including medical liability reform, Medicare physician payment reform, expanding coverage for the uninsured and increasing access to care, improving the public health, managed care reform, and others.
  • American Psychological Association
    The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States.
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD)
    Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit, tax-exempt organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD. In addition to our informative Web site, CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with AD/HD.
Dating and Domestic Violence
Disaster Preparedness & Response
  • Preparing for Disaster: 3 Step Plan
    No matter where you live in the United States, you are vulnerable to some sort of natural disaster such as a blizzard, earthquake, flood, hurricane, tornado or terrorist attacks. Both natural disasters and terrorist attacks can disrupt power, communication, and transportation for days or even longer. It is best to be prepared in advance so that if a disaster occurs, you know what to do and have the supplies you need on hand.
  • Radiation Protection
    CDC has a key role in protecting the public's health in an emergency involving the release of radiation that could harm people's health. This site provides information to help people protect themselves during and after such an event. It also provides information for professionals involved in planning for and responding to this type of emergency.
Eating Disorders
  • Obesity Society
    A comprehensive site on obesity and overweight on the Internet with information on education, research, prevention, treatment and discrimination.
  • ANRED - Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.
    A large amount of information on numerous eating disorder issues including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and treatment and prevention.
  • Binge Eating
    Resources and information for people with binge eating disorders.
  • Bulimia Nervosa
    Overview of bulimia eating disorder including cause, symptoms, treatment and support.
  • Eating Disorders
    The National Women's Health Information Center frequently asked questions and guide to Eating Disorders.
  • Food & Fitness
    Ever wonder if some diets are really safe? Or how you can achieve at sports? Get the lowdown on healthy eats, dieting, strength training, eating disorders, steroids, and more.
  • National Eating Disorders Association
    This organization is dedicated to eliminating eating disorders and body dissatisfaction. Maintains a toll-free information line (1 800 931-2237) and distributes educational brochures.
  • Healthy Eating Habits for College Students
Government
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    AHRQ's mission is to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a Federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Department of Health & Human Services
    The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
  • Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)
    The Agency for Health Care Administration champions accessible, affordable, quality health care for all Floridians.
  • National Institutes of Health
    The National Institutes of Health is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation.
  • National Library of Medicine
    The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.
  • Visible Human Project
    The long-term goal of the Visible Human Project® is to produce a system of knowledge structures that will transparently link visual knowledge forms to symbolic knowledge formats such as the names of body parts.
Health Insurance
  • Young Invincibles
    Young Invincibles was founded in the summer of 2009, motivated by the recognition that young people’s voices were not being heard in the debate over health care reform. Now a national organization, YI represents the interests of 18 to 34 year-olds to make sure that their perspective is heard wherever decisions about their collective future are being made. They do this through conducting cutting-edge policy research and analysis, sharing the stories of young adults, designing campaigns to educate on important issue areas, informing and mobilizing our generation and advocating to change the status quo.
  • Healthcare.gov
    Provides a wealth of information on healthcare reform and your options.
  • Get Covered America
    One out of every six Americans is currently living without insurance. But when each state’s Health Insurance Marketplace open in October, millions of Americans will get access to quality, affordable health insurance. Get Covered America is here to let you know about this life-changing opportunity, answer your questions, and help guide you through the process.
  • Affordable Care Act and Student Health Insurance
    This document attempts to answer most of the common questions about and to highlight some of the Affordable Care Act requirements applicable to student health insurance plans. It is not intended to be a complete description of any or all of the ACA requirements.
  • Insurance for Students
    Contact Insurance for Students for information about the FAU-sponsored student health insurance plan as well as other optional insurance products such as dental or vision coverage.
HIV/AIDS Resources
  • Gay Men's Health Crisis
    Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is a not-for-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based organization committed to national leadership in the fight against AIDS.
  • The Body
    The internet's most comprehensive HIV/AIDS resource.
  • YouthHIV
    YouthHIV is a website created by and for HIV-positive youth and HIV peer educators. The purpose is to provide a safe and effective website offering sexual and mental health information, community support, opportunities for advocacy, resources and referrals, and online peer education.
LGBTQ
  • Lambda United
    FAU's Gay/Straight Alliance
  • FAU LGBTQA Resource Center
    We welcome you to stop by anytime if you have questions, concerns, or just want to hang out and say hello. We wish to provide a safe, welcoming environment to all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and queer students and their allies. The Center carries a variety of resources, including books, pamphlets, videos and DVDs for students to peruse while visiting. We also host many events throughout the school year.
  • Shout Out Health 
    A cutting edge blog with the newest, most essential health and wellness information for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender men and women.
  • Gay & Lesbian Medical Association
    Find an LGBT-friendly healthcard provider.
  • Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
    GLSEN, or the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for ALL students. GLSEN strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
  • Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
    PFLAG promotes the health and well‐being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity..
  • Safe Schools Coalition
    The mission of The Safe Schools Coalition: An international public‐private partnership in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth is to help schools ‐ at home and all over the world ‐ become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.
  • Gay‐Straight Alliance Network
    The network is a youth leadership organization that connects school‐based Gay‐Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and to community resources. The GSA Network supports young people in starting, strengthening and sustaining a GSA to create safe school environments, educate the school community, and fighting discrimination, harassment and violence in schools.
  • Human Rights Campaign
    The Human Rights Campaign represents a grassroots force of more than 700,000 members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where GLBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.
  • Equality Forum
    Equality Forum is a national nonprofit and 501(c)(3) GLBT organization headquartered in Philadelphia. Equality Forum undertakes high impact initiatives, produces documentary films, highlights GLBT history and presents annually the largest national and international GLBT civilrights forum.
Marijuana
Men's Health
  • MedlinePlus: Men's Health Issues
    This site offers information on many different health topics for men.
  • Men's Health Network
    A comprehensive educational and informational organization which focuses on current men's health issues such as sexuality, athletic performance, and disease prevention. A weekly newsletter is available as well.
Mental Health
  • S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES
    S.A.F.E. Alternatives is a nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base, which is committed to helping you and others achieve an end to self-injurious behavior. Self-injury is known by many names, including self-abuse, self-mutilation, deliberate self-harm, parasuicidal behavior, and non-suicidal self-injury.
  • Treatment 4 Addiction
    Treatment 4 Addiction is the net's largest and most frequently updated treatment center directory. Our national directory of treatment centers includes the SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) database, as well as many private treatment centers, therapists and addiction professionals. We also provide information on types of treatment, addictions, and mental health disorders.
Nutritional And Fitness Information
Other Health Related Links
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    The mission of the CDC is to keep Americans safe and healthy where they work, live and play.
  • Go Ask Alice!
    A resource for college students covering alcohol, drugs, and much more prepared by the Health Promotion Office at Columbia University. PowerPoint presentations available on drugs, pharming, and tobacco cessation programs.
  • Healthtouch - Online for Better Health
    A resource that brings together valuable information from trusted sources on topics such as medications, health, diseases, supplements and natural medicine.
  • Piercing Care and Precautions - "How to Take Care of Body Piercing"
    Good information to consider before deciding whether to get a body piercing and what to do if an infection occurs.
  • Research America - An Alliance for Discoveries in Health
    An advocacy site for federal health legislation.
  • Tattoos
    Thinking about a tattoo? How to safely get one, what the procedure is like, will it hurt, and the risks associated.
  • Students with Diabetes
    A community and connection point for college students with diabetes. Students With Diabetes aims to create a community and connection point for students with diabetes on college campuses.
  • University of Iowa Health Library
    The University of Iowa Health Library is a digital health sciences library created in 1992 to help meet the information needs of health care providers and patients. The comprehensive library features articles and patient guides covering common health topics ranging from special procedures to general wellness. Stay informed about your health with these select educational materials.
  • World Health Organization
    The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
Problem Gambling
  • Gambling Addiction & Problem Gambling
    Signs, symptoms and treatment.
  • National Council on Problem Gambling
    The mission of the National Council on Problem Gambling is to increase public awareness of pathological gambling, ensure the widespread availability of treatment for problem gamblers and their families, and to encourage research and programs for prevention and education.
  • Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc.
    The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides information, resource referrals, and support services for problem gamblers, their families, employers and others. They also offer prevention and education programs, as well as professional training for mental health, addiction and medical practitioners, gambling operators, governments, businesses, academia, law enforcement authorities, faith based organizations, and others.
  • Gamblers Anonymous
    Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.
Sexual Assault
  • Florida Atlantic University Victim Services
    The Victim Services Program is designed to provide assistance, upon request, to students, staff and faculty, in dealing with problems caused by crime victimization. Victim Services can be reached at 297-0500, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Not Alone: Together Against Sexual Assault
    Information for students, schools, and anyone interested in finding resources on how to respond to and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses and in our schools.
  • Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence
    In this document, the U.S. Department of Education clarifies the legal requirements and guidance articulated in the DCL and the 2001 Guidance and includes examples of proactive efforts schools can take to prevent sexual violence and remedies schools may use to end such conduct, prevent its recurrence, and address its effects.
  • Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
    Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and carries out programs to prevent sexual assault, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. Inside, you'll find statistics, counseling resources, prevention tips, news and more.
  • What should I do if I've been raped?
  • After Silence
    An online support group, message board, and chat room for rape, sexual assault, and sexual abuse survivors.
  • National Institute of Justice
    Rape and sexual violence.
  • National Institute of Justice
    Sexual assault on campus.
  • Women's Health
    Sexual Assault: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
    Ways to reduce your risk of sexual assault.
  • National Sexual Violence Resource Center
    The NSVRC’s Mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaboration, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
Sexual Health
  • Coalition for Positive Sexuality
    Complete and honest sex education.
  • Dr Ruth.com
  • Go Ask Alice!
    Go Ask Alice! is the health question and answer Internet service produced by Alice!, Columbia University's Health Education Program division of Columbia University Health and Related Services.
  • It's Your (Sex) Life
    Online guide presented by MTV's think:Sexual Health covering the following topics: avoiding unintended pregnancy, contraception and protection, negotiating and talking with your partner, sexually transmitted diseases, and getting tested for HIV.
  • Planned Parenthood Health Information
    A good resource for information on sexually transmitted infections, birth control, pregnancy and general health topics.
  • Scarleteen
    Sex education for the real world, committed to delivering the best contemporary teen sex ed on the net since 1998.
  • Sex, etc.
    A website by Teens for Teens
  • SmarterSex
    SmarterSex.org was created with the special needs of college students in mind.
  • HIV/STD Risk Assessment
    Take this anonymous test and discover your risk for HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). This is a learning tool as well as a risk assessment tool.
  • Youth Embassy
    Dedicated to providing youth with access to science-based, realistic responses to questions regarding sexuality, health and human development.
Stalking
Smoking/Tobacco
  • Tobacco-Free FAU
    Office of Health and Wellness Education Tobacco/Smoking Resources
  • American Cancer Society
    The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Their website has several areas including Who Is At Risk?, Prevention & Early Detection, Cancer Reference Information, Statistics, and support for Survivors and Patients.
  • American Heart Association
    The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Information on heart diseases and conditions, how to keep your heart healthy, and free interactive health tools including risk assessment, exercise diaries, and BMI calculator.
  • American Legacy Foundation
    Legacy is dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit.  They focus on vulnerable populations - youth, low-income Americans, the less educated, and racial, ethnic and cultural minorities - and develop programs that address the health effects of tobacco use.
  • American Lung Association
    The mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. Website includes latest news on smoking-related diseases, and links to many articles on how to quit smoking.
  • Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights
    Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights is the leading national lobbying organization (501 (c) 4), dedicated to nonsmokers' rights, taking on the tobacco industry at  all levels of government, protecting nonsmokers from exposure to secondhand smoke,  and preventing tobacco addiction among youth. ANR pursues an action-oriented program  of policy and legislation.
  • BecomeAnEx
    For smokers committed to quitting, this website includes a free comprehensive quit plan with tools and information designed in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic and with input from former and current smokers.  The site helps smokers select a quit-smoking date, develop personalized quit plans and find online support from other smokers who are going through the same struggle.  There are more than 250,000 smokers registered on the site and nearly 330 customized support groups where smokers share stores and encouragement.
  • Freedom From Smoking Free Online Program
    American Lung Association's free online smoking cessation program!
  • Guide to Quitting Smoking
    American Cancer Society
  • Healthy Youth
    CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health provides tobacco specific information, including data and statistics, science-based strategies, national, state, and local programs, and other publications.
  • How Can I Quit Smoking?
    Reading this article is a great first step toward becoming tobacco-free. Many people won't admit to themselves that they can't quit any time they want to - and they keep right on smoking. Click this link to read more on how to quit smoking today!
  • National Cancer Institute
    The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
  • National Tobacco Cessation Collaborative
    The purpose of the NTCC web site is to provide – in one place – the best available information on tobacco cessation. This information comes from the many agencies and organizations working to increase tobacco cessation in the United States and Canada. The website provides research, information about policies, publications and presentations, and media.
  • Nicotine Anonymous
    Nicotine Anonymous is a non-profit 12 step fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives. Nicotine Anonymous welcomes all those seeking freedom from nicotine addiction, including those using cessation programs and nicotine withdrawal aids. The primary purpose of Nicotine Anonymous is to help all those who would like to cease using tobacco and nicotine products in any form. The Fellowship offers group support and recovery using the 12 Steps as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous to achieve abstinence from nicotine.
  • Questions About Smoking, Tobacco and Health
    American Cancer Society
  • Stop Smoking
    American Lung Association
  • QuitNet
    Quit Smoking All Together: QuitNet is dedicated to providing comprehensive resources and support for people trying to give up tobacco.
  • Smokeless Tobacco
    Some teens think that indulging in spit tobacco (also known as smokeless tobacco) is cool. Some even think it's a safe alternative to smoking. They are wrong on both counts! Read on to find out more about the effects of spit tobacco.
  • Smokefree.gov
    Smokefree.gov provides free, accurate, evidence-based information and professional assistance to help support the immediate and long-term needs of people trying to quit smoking.
  • Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease
    American Heart Association
  • Smoking and Tobacco Use
    CDC Office on Smoking and Health
  • Tobacco Free U
    The BACCHUS Network's site for tobacco includes facts and figures and information on policy, secondhand smoke, cessation, programming, student involvement, and state specific smoking issues.
  • Tobacco Links
    American Public Health Association
  • US Surgeon General Reports on Smoking & Tobacco Use
South Florida Resources
  • 211 Palm Beach/Treasure Coast
    211 is a center for crisis and information services offering phone and web support to individuals seeking community resources, referrals, crisis counseling and/or suicide intervention. Support is offered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Broward County Health Department
    Organization devoted to promoting and protecting the health of Broward County residents through the delivery of quality public health services.
  • Dr. Irene Online and Care Psychological Services
    This website provides self-help information that can assist individuals in taking steps towards making the most of their personal strengths. Additionally, individuals can sign-up for a free newsletter pertaining to health and wellness and find out about counseling services and community events/workshops/groups offered in the South Florida area.
  • First Care Family Resources
    First Care Family Resources offers free and confidential services to people experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. There are several locations throughout Palm Beach County.
  • Palm Beach County Health Department
    Service organization promoting and protecting a healthy community and environment in Palm Beach County by offering public health services with a focus on prevention.
  • Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast 
    Non-profit family planning organization offering sexual health information, resources and services to men, women and teens residing in the South Florida area.
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