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Health and Wellness Resource Library

Welcome to our virtual resource library. We have created a list of health and wellness websites to provide you with reliable information so you can make informed decisions about your own health care. This is by no means a complete list. The list is continually expanded and updated. Some of the sites are cross-referenced. If we have left out a particular topic or web site you feel is important for our college community to know about please contact us at wellnesscenter@sunyorange.edu

Please note: The information provided here is not a substitute for proper medical care.

Note: Following these links will take you out of the SUNY Orange Web site. The college cannot be responsible for the content of external web sites, although these web sites have been reviewed and are recommended by the Wellness Center.

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Local Care Providers

The Wellness Center partners with several community agencies that provide free, low-cost, or income-based medical care to those without medical insurance.

(Following the links below will take you out of the SUNY Orange Web site. The college cannot be responsible for the content of these external sites, although they have been reviewed and are recommended by the members of Wellness Center.)

  • Cornerstone Family Health Care, 845-563-8000. A full service diagnostic and treatment center with ten locations, including: Goshen, Highland Falls, Middletown, Newburgh, New Windsor, Pine Bush, Plattekill, and Port Jervis. Services: dentistry, discounted prescription drugs, family planning,  HIV/AIDS primary care, HIV counseling and testing,internal medicine, nutrition, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, podiatry, social work, translation services, school-based health center, WIC.
  • Healthy Families, 888-750-2266, email: healthyfamilies@asfl.org
    Services: provides support and education to expectant mothers and parents of newborns in the Middletown 10940, 10941, or Newburgh 12550 zip code areas. Offered by Access: Supports for Living. No cost.
  • Hudson River HealthCare, Inc. 75 Orange Avenue, Walden, NY. 1-877-871-4742. Services: Dental, Diabetes, Medical, Nutrition, Podiatry, Smoking Cessation. Accepts most insurances, including Medicare. Sliding fee scale and on-site enrollment for Child Health Plus and managed care plans.
  • Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc. 73 James P. Kelly Way (formerly known as County Highway 108), Middletown , NY, 845- 342-2400. Services: a private, not-for-profit organization that provides free mental health services to Orange County residents; operates several hotlines; provides public education and direct services for those dealing with mental illness. HELPLINE/RAPELINE 24 hr crisis intervention information and referrals - (800) 832-1200; calling outside of Orange County ( 845)-346-HELP; Eating Disorders Coalition, Suicide Prevention, Family Support; see web site for more information.
  • Orange Regional Medical Center's Healthy Heart Program Services: a free mobile clinic that assesses your risk for heart disease. The Healthy Heart Program travels to communities and provides screenings for abnormal blood pressure, body mass index, total cholesterol, triglycerides, low density lipids, high density lipids, and blood sugar in order to calculate a person's risk for heart disease. Several events are scheduled on each campus during Fall and Spring semesters. Check our Events page for details.
  • Planned Parenthood, locations in Middletown (845-343-4432), Newburgh (845-562-7800), and Goshen (845-615-1321). Services: General health care, including physical exams, anemia testing, cholesterol, blood pressure, thyroid, and diabetes screening, flu and tetanus vaccines, help with quitting smoking; birth control; sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment; pregnancy testing; men's sexual health; women's health care

Health and Wellness Resources

Abuse/Domestic Violence

Break the Cycle

The Campaign to Rescue and Restore Victims of Human Trafficking

The Clothesline Project

Futures Without Violence

Love is Respect National Dating Abuse Helpline

National Domestic Violence Hotline

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

National Network to End Domestic Violence

New York State Office of Children & Family Services

Safe Homes of Orange County

Teen Dating Abuse Awareness and Protection

Violence Prevention (CDC)

 

Addiction and Recovery

(see also: Alcohol Abuse, Substance Abuse, Prescription Drug Abuse)

 

Gambler's Anonymous

The Partnership at Drugfree.org

 

AIDS (see HIV/AIDS)

Alcohol Abuse

(see also: Underage Drinking)

 

Above The Influence

Al-Anon Family Groups

Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Treatment at Orange Regional Medical Center

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Council of Orange County

Alcohol Justice

Bon Secours Community Hospital Behavioral Health Program

Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County

Center for Alcohol Marketing and Youth

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

High-Risk Drinking in College: What Parents, Colleges and Coalitions Can Do

MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

NY State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

Orange County Department of Mental Health Suicide Prevention App

Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center, Middletown NY

Stop DWI

Students Against Destructive Decisions

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Talk, They Hear You

 

Alzheimer's Disease

AlzAuthors

The Alzheimer's Association

US Against Alzheimer's

 

Asthma & Allergies

Allergy & Asthma Network

The American Lung Association

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

 

Autism/Asperger's Syndrome

Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation

 

Blood Donors

American Red Cross

New York Blood Center


Body Art - Tattooing & Piercing

Tattoos - Understand Risks and Precautions

New York State Department of Health: Body Art - Tattooing and Body Piercing

Association of Professional Piercers

 

Body Image

Proud 2 B Me

 

 

Breast Cancer

The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

BreastCancer.org

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

 

Breastfeeding

La Leche League International

Mid-Hudson Breastfeeding Consortium Directory of Services

WIC and Breastfeeding


Bullying/Cyber Bullying

Anti-Defamation League: Combat Bullying

CDC: Violence Prevention

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Teen Bullying, Suicide

Stomp Out Bullying

Stop Bullying

Stop Bullying: Speak Up

Texting Card - Mental Health Association in Orange County

 

Cancer

National Cancer Institute

American Cancer Society

Cancer - MedLine Plus

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Zero Cancer - The Project to End Prostate Cancer

Pleural Mesothelioma

Orange County Cancer Services

 

Colds & Flu

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Flu

Web MD: Cold and Flu

Medline Plus: Common Cold

Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work


Crime Victims Assistance

U.S. Dept. of Justice Office for Victims of Crime

The National Center for Victims of Crime

New York State Office of Victim Services

 

Depression

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

ULifeline

 

Diabetes

American Diabetes Association

Diabetes Public Health Resource

Stanley S. Dunkelman, MD - Diabetes Treatment Center

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

 

Disability

Americans with Disabilities Act

Disability.gov

Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans With Disabilities Act

 

Disaster Relief

Disaster Distress Helpline

 

Driving Under the Influence

drinkinganddriving.org

Orange County Stop DWI

New York State Stop DWI

Driving Under the Influence

Students Against Destructive Decisions

BACCHUS

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Students Against Destructive Decisions

American Council for Drug Education

The Partnership for Drug-free Kids

Check Yourself

NY State Office on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Office of National Drug Control Policy

Drugs: Shatter the Myths

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association

National Institutes of Mental Health - Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders: Medline Plus

New York State Department of Health: Eating Disorders

Orange County Eating Disorders Coalition

ULifeline

Something Fishy

National Association for Males With Eating Disorders Inc.

Proud 2 B Me

Andrea's Voice

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Parents, Family & Friends Network

NEDA Newsletter

BMI Calculator

Someday Melissa

Electronic Health Information

USAPubs: Your Health Online

Emergency Services

Orange Regional Medical Center

St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital

Bon Secours Community Hospital

Catskill Regional Medical Center

Mobile Life

Mobile Mental Health

 

Environmental Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Environmental Health

World Health Organization (WHO)

Environmental Health: Medline Plus

NYS Department of Health: Health & Safety in the Home, Workplace and Outdoors

The Occupational and Environmental Health Center of Eastern New York

Environmental Defense Fund

 

Fitness

President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

USAPubs: Fitness

Grief

Web MD: Grief and Grieving

PubMed Health: Grief

MedicineNet.com: Grief

Death & Grief

 

Health Insurance

Community Health Advocates

Health Care Reform Explained

Options for the Uninsured

Health Insurance

Maternal-Infant Services Network

 

Heart Disease

American Heart Association

PubMed Health: Coronary Heart Disease

MayoClinic.com: Heart Disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Heart Disease

Womenshealth.gov: Heart Disease

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Healthy Heart Handbook for Women

 

Note: Following these links will take you out of the SUNY Orange Web site. The college cannot be responsible for the content of external web sites, although these web sites have been reviewed and are recommended by the Wellness Center.

 

HIV/AIDS

AIDS.gov- National Institutes of Health

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

MedicineNet.com: HIV

National HIV and STD Testing Resources

US Dept. of Health & Human Services World AIDS Day

 

Holistic Healing

Meditation

Human Trafficking

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

The Campaign to Rescue and Restore Victims of Human Trafficking

GEMS - Girls Educational and Mentoring Services

 

 

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

PubMed Health: Hypertension

Mayo Clinic: High Blood Pressure

Cleveland Clinic: Hypertension

American Heart Association

 

Immunizations

Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine Information

New York State Department of Health Adult Immunization Schedule

 

LGBT

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention LGBT Initiative

Suicide and Anti-Gay Bullying

ACLU: LGBT Rights

Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network

Gay Straight Alliance

Gay Straight Alliance Network

Gay Straight Alliances Facebook

Gay Straight Alliance Network International

Stop Bullying: Speak Up

 

 

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease - Orange County



Men's Health Concerns

 

Free Colon Cancer Screenings for Men

Zero Cancer - The Project to End Prostate Cancer

Men & Depression

 

Mental Health

What a Difference a Friend Makes

National Institute of Mental Health

Bring Change 2 Mind

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - New York State

Mobile Mental Health

Access: Supports for Living

Students Against Destructive Decisions

BACCHUS

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

National Mental Illness Screening Program

Depression Screen

TeenScreen - National Center for Mental Health Checkups

Freedom From Fear

Families Together

Half of Us

ULifeline

Orange County System of Care

 

Meningitis

Voices of Meningitis

 

Nutrition

Choose My Plate

Nutrition Assistance - Orange County

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Fruits & Veggies: More Matters

The Whole Grains Council

Celiac Sprue Association

 

Obesity/Overweight/Weight Management

USAPubs: Health Risks of Being Overweight

USAPubs: Weight Loss for Life

Proud 2 B Me

Health at Every Size

Oral Health

American Dental Association

American Dental Hygienists Association

New York State Department of Health: Oral Health

 

Parenting

Gesell Institute

The Teen Brain

Center for Alcohol Marketing and Youth

Alcohol-Free Children

Materna-l Infant Services Network

Childproofing Your Home and Medicine Cabinet

Talk, They Hear You

 

Poison Control

American Association of Poison Control Centers

Upstate New York Poison Control

First Aid for Poisoning

 

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD at VA.gov

 

Pregnancy

pregnancy.com

Pregnancy Center: WebMD

3D Pregnancy

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Maternal-Infant Services Network

Birthright

New York State WIC

 

Prescription Drugs

Prescription Drug Abuse: Medline Plus

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Parents. The Anti-Drug

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

USAPubs: Buying Prescription Medicines Online

Use Caution with Pain Relievers

OTC Safety

How to Dispose of Unused Medicines

 

Relationships

STAYteen.org


Self Care

Self-Care for You and Your Family

The Healthy Woman: A Complete Guide for All Ages

Teen Health

Sexual Assault

Rape Crisis Services in Orange County

New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault

The Campaign to Rescue and Restore Victims of Human Trafficking

National Human Traffic Resource Center

Sexual Assault & Violence Response (SAVR) Resources

 

Sexual Health

Go Ask Alice!

BACCHUS

STAYteen.org

The Medical Institute

National HIV and STD Testing Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: STDs

Planned Parenthood

About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

MTV's Its Your (Sex) Life

Medline Plus: Sexualy Transmitted Diseases

New York State Department of Health: STDs

STD & HIV Clinics - Orange County

STD Wizard - Online Screening

Living With Genital Herpes

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Community

Video: Safe in the City

 

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

USAPubs: Bursitis & Tendinitis

USAPubs: Knee Problems

 

Stress Management

The Happiness Quiz

Stress Management

How to Reduce, Prevent, and Cope with Stress

Mayo Clinic: Stress Management

WebMD: Stress Management Health Center

Substance Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Students Against Destructive Decisions

NY State Office on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Office of National Drug Control Policy

Drug-Free Homes

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

Middletown Cares Coalition

Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention & Resource Center

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Stop a Suicide

Mental Health Association - New York State

National Alliance on Mental Illness - New York

Families Together

Half of Us

ULifeline

Operation Reach Out

Orange County Dept. of Mental Health Suicide Prevention App

Teen Pregnancy & Parenting

STAYteen.org

 

Tobacco

Cigarette Ingredients

Orange County Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Program

Healthy Orange Tobacco Free Life

American Cancer Society Stay Away from Tobacco

Kick Butts Day

New York State Smokers Quitline

Orange County Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Program

American Lung Association - Stop Smoking

BACCHUS

American Heart Association Quit Smoking

Badvertising Country

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Centers for Disease Control Tobacco

Doing You Damage

Drop the Butts

Joe Chemo

National Cancer Institute Free Help to Quit Smoking

Quit Smoking Today!

Not on Tobacco (for teens)

Office of the Surgeon General

The Truth

Be Tobacco Free

The Effects of Smoking on the Body

 

Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis - CDC

 

Underage Drinking

Stop Underage Drinking

Drug Free

Too Smart to Start

Students Against Destructive Decisions

Underage Drinking: Not a Minor Problem

Talk, They Hear You

Middletown Cares Coalition

Veterans of Armed Forces

Military Pathways Mental Health Screening Program

National Resource Directory

The Soldiers Project

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Veterans Crisis Line

Coaching Into Care

Center for Women's Veterans

Women Veterans Healthcare

Center for Brain Health

Human Performance Resource Center

Make the Connection

TBI Caregiver Fact Sheet

The War Within

Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy

Post Tramautic Stress Disorder

Traumatic Brain Injury

CAMMO: Center for American Military Music Opportunities

Brain Injury Research

Operation Reach Out

Living with Traumatic Stress

MilitaryFamily.com

Student Veterans of America

Smiling on America's Heroes - Vision and Dental Care

Military Friendly Schools

National Center for Veterans Studies

Real Warriors

VA Programs & Services You Should Know About

Most Requested Forms from VA Forms Online

Your TRICARE Resources

Resources for Families & Caregivers from the National Resource Directory

Stories of Service: Women in the Military

The Brain Injury Recovery Network

Gene Vance Jr. Foundation

A Guide to Online Colleges for Military Personnel and Veterans

 

Wellness

BACCHUS

USAPubs: Sun, UV and You

USAPubs: Yoga

Women's Health Concerns

The Healthy Woman: A Complete Guide for All Ages

Women's Health

Healthy Heart Handbook for Women

USAPubs: Urinary Tract Infections in Adults

Free Screenings - Mammogram, Cervical, Colon


Note: Following these links will take you out of the SUNY Orange Web site. The college cannot be responsible for the content of external web sites, although these web sites have been reviewed and are recommended by the Wellness Center.