Self Help Resources

Mental Health
Nutrition (includes eating disorders)
Physical Health
Sexual Health 
Drugs or Alcohol
Tobacco Info and Cessation
Other Resources (Includes Translated Resources)

Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) exists to promote the mental health of all people and to serve mental health consumers, their families and friends.

Internet Mental Health

Visit this site for an encyclopedia of mental health information.

If you're going to get your degree without losing your mind, you've got to take care of yourself. Here are a few self-care suggestions to help maintain your sanity.



While Dial-A-Dietitian is primarily a telephone nutrition information service for B.C., this website has been created to publicize its nutrition phone services and provide nutrition resources to the public, dietitians, and health professionals.

Stay Healthy and On Budget
Helping you stay healthy and eat well while on a budget

What is a healthy weight
Do your online BMI (body metabolic index)

Eating Disorders

University of Minnesota Duluth Health Services
This site provides information on the three types of eating disorders, myths on eating disorders and a quick questionnaire to help you discover if you have an eating disorder.


Physical Health

BC Health Guide
Information on more than 3,000 common health topics, tests and procedures.

Go Ask Alice
Go Ask Alice! is the world's leading health question and answer service with an archive of over 2,500 straight-forward and in-depth responses to questions sent anonymously to Alice!'s e-mail box.



Abortion, Adoption or Keeping Your Baby

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is dedicated to the principles that every individual has a fundamental right to decide when or whether to have a child, and that every child should be wanted and loved. your link to sexual well-being
The ultimate Canadian web site devoted to sexuality education and information.


Sexual Health

American Sexual Health Association (ASHA)
ASHA is America's authority on sexually transmitted disease (STD) education. Their mission is to stop STDs and their harmful consequences to individuals, families and communities.

BC Centre for Disease Control STD

Canadian Public Health Association
The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada with links to the international public health community.

Options For Sexual Health
Information on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), guides to healthy and safer sex, and fact sheets.

Smarter Sex


Drugs or Alcohol

Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. An Agency of the Government of Alberta.

Alcohol Self Assessment

Alcohol or Drug Support

The Bacchus & Gamma Peer Education Network

The BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network is an international association of college and university based peer education programs focusing on alcohol abuse prevention and other related student health and safety issues.
Important Information and Resources on Club Drugs.


Tobacco Info and Cessation

You'll find lots of resources, tools, information, downloadable posters, and graphic pictures on this site. We've put it together to educate you about the dangers of tobacco.

Go Smoke Free! Health Canada Tobacco Control Program

Quit 4 Life for young smokers

Other Resources

Health Resources By Language

American College Health Association (ACHA)
The ACHA provides education, communications, products and services, and promotes research to advance the health of all students and the campus community.

CAMPUSPEAK is an agency representing the nation's most outstanding college campus speakers.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC's mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. This site offers information on a variety of health topics, data and statistics, as well as health information on specific destinations.

OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge.

Medical Textbooks for Health Professionals
This site allows you to search for online medical textbooks in a variety of categories, and provides unlimited access to thousands of x-rays, colour illustrations, pictures, author topic lectures and procedures. Have a look!

University of Arizona Campus Health Service
Quality care for the mind, body and spirit...

University of British Columbia Health & Wellness
UBC's Student Health & Wellness website allows you to search for health information by major category, specific topic, or by using their search engine.

World Health Organization (WHO)
Among its many functions, WHO develops, establishes and promotes international standards concerning foods and biological, pharmaceutical and similar substances.