Please find helpful links to various topics below. (This page is a work in progress)
Helpful information on various college and health topics can be found at Suite101.com and in the Virtual Pamphlet Collection at the CC Village.
Additional valuable educational material can be found at Georgetown University's very own http://be.georgetown.edu.
be.georgetown.edu's Self-Care Guide
- Follow this link to be.georgetown.edu for a list of the various campus resources GU has to offer for students.
Nourish® is an online nutrition health improvement program. This program simplifies the task of healthy eating decisions and helps modify unhealthy eating behaviors.
Breathe® is a smoking cessation program that identifies each participants primary motivations for quitting smoking, the factors favoring success, and the barriers to quitting.
Relax® provides a stress relaxation program designed for adults to help them effectively cope with everyday stress resulting from work, family, and personal issues. The program helps to improve stress-coping skills, reduce stress levels, and manage the consequences of chronic stress.
Succeed® is a health behavior assessment that evaluates key health-related behaviors such as nutrition, weight, physical activity, stress, and injury prevention.
Care For Your Back® is an online health management program. This program incorporates individualied, instructional videos to help you prevent and manage back pain.
Care For Your Health® is an online health program that can create a plan to help you successfully manage your health conditions, including useful tools like a prescription refill reminder and a goal setting tool.
To register for any Healthmedia® programs:
- Go to http://my.healthmedia.com/index.html?au=GTW26513895 to register.
- Click on "Get Started Now."
- Type in GTW26513895 as the access code. Please write down the access code prior to selecting the website link so that you can easily input it when needed.
- Aerobics and Fitness Association of America--This site features a "Exercise Gets Personal" section that helps you create a customized exercise program just for you!
- Mystudentbody.com--Provides useful information about alcohol and drug use. Click on unregistered user. If you are a student enter school code HOYA. If you are an administrator enter HOYAADMIN under school code.
- Eating Disorder, Alcohol, and Depression Screening--type "mentalhealth" in the box labeled "Keyword." Then click "login." The screening takes only a few minutes and returns results and referral information to you right away. The screening is provided so that you may find out - in a few minutes - whether or not professional consultation would be helpful to you. While overall data is available to Health Education, no specific information about individuals is released.
- Do I need Therapy? assessment
- Screening for Adult ADD (Attention-Deficit Disorder)
- 42-question Eating Attitudes assessment
- Website: Safemedication.com will let you look up a specific medication, with information on why it is prescribed, how it should be used, special precautions, and side effects.
- Website: WebMD has a comprehensive drug database, and includes newer information than most other sites.
Stress and Relaxation
Substance Use and Abuse
Trauma (including Hurricane Katrina)
- Webpage: on Natural Disasters (by APA - American Psychological Association)
- PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
- CAPS is also offering a support group for those affected by the hurricane. Click here for more information.
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