Self Help Resources
Canadian Mental Health Association
Internet Mental Health
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.
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.
Kelty Mental Health
Resource center for mental health.
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)
| 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
| 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.
| Drugs or Alcohol
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. An Agency of the Government of Alberta.
Alcohol Self Assessment
Alcohol or Drug Support
| Tobacco Info and Cessation
Go Smoke Free! Health Canada Tobacco Control Program
Quit 4 Life for young smokers
Mindfulness Apps & Resources
For a list of guided Mindfulness apps and resources please check out the Counselling web page - Wellness Resources.
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 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.