Among the students on any college campus you will find a wide range of sexual experience, attitudes, and orientation. They may choose to be intimate in a variety of different ways, ranging from holding hands to engaging in sexual intercourse. Being sexually active or remaining abstinent is the personal choice of each individual.
Your reproductive health is an important concern whether you are sexually active or not. Preventive health care, contraception, testing for sexually transmitted diseases, and information are available via:
[Insert name and link of campus health clinic or other medical resource(s) available to students].
If you are feeling confused about your sexuality, or feel that your sexual behavior is unsafe, out of control, or a destructive influence in your life, you should make an appointment to talk with a counselor at:
[Insert name of student mental health services or other local resource and link to section of Index Page on less-urgent situations]
General Mental Health Resources
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Below are additional links to excellent websites for mental health information:
- Go Ask Alice: Website operated by Columbia University to answer the questions of college students on issues related to physical health, mental health, and sexuality.
- Half Of Us: This engaging youth-oriented site uses video stories of students and high-profile artists to increase awareness about mental health issues and the importance of getting help.
- Healthyminds.org: This website of the American Psychiatric Association offers a broad array of information on topics related to mental health.
- Helpguide: Website operated by a non-profit organization offers information and resources on a broad range of mental health topics.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): An advocacy group for people living with mental illness and their loved ones. Good source of information and resources on mental health topics.
- ReachOut.com: An information and support service using evidence based principles and technology to help teens and young adults facing tough times and struggling with mental health issues.
- ULifeLine.org: An online resource for college students with information about protecting your emotional health and what to do if you or friends are struggling with mental health issues.
- Student Health 101