Health and Wellness Resource Library

Welcome to our virtual resource library. We have created a list of health and wellness web sites to provide you with reliable information so you can make informed decisions about your own health care. This is by no means a completed list. The list will be 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.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

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.)

  • Middletown Community Health Center, Inc., 845- 343-7614. A full service diagnostic and treatment Center with ten locations. Services: Dentistry, discounted prescription drugs, Family Planning, Internal Medicine, HIV/AIDS primary care, HIV counseling and testing, mobile health van, Nutrition, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Podiatry, Social Work, translation services, school-based health center, WIC.
  • Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center Inc., Kaplan Family Pavilion, 147 Lake Street, Newburgh NY, 845-563-8000. Services: Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dental care, Behavioral Health, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Podiatry, Infectious Diseases, Nutrition, Positive Choices Center (HIV/AIDS), Chemical Dependence Recovery (Center for Recovery), Women, Infants, and Children Services (WIC), Pharmacy (Hudson View Pharmacy), Laboratory (Bio Reference), Urgent Care.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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; 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.
  • YWCA Orange County Cancer Services Program, 845- 561-8050 x19. Services: Free breast, cervical, and colon cancer screenings and education to uninsured women and men in Orange County.
  • Newburgh Healthy Families, 845-562-7244. Services: provides support and education to expectant mothers and parents of newborns in the 12550 zip code area. Offered by Family Counseling of Occupations, Inc. No cost.
  • Hudson River HealthCare, Inc. 75 Orange Avenue, Walden, NY. 1-877-871-4742. Services: Medical, Dental, Podiatry, Nutrition, Diabetes, Smoking Cessation. Accepts most insurances, including Medicare. Sliding fee scale and on-site enrollment for Child Health Plus and managed care plans.

Health and Wellness Resources

Abuse/Domestic Violence

Love is respect – National Dating Abuse Helpline

Women's Law.org

Break the Cycle

National Domestic Violence Hotline

New York State Office of Children & Family Services

National Network to End Domestic Violence

Family of Woodstock

Safe Homes of Orange County

The Clothesline Project

Finding Safety & Support

Respect Love, Love Respect (facebook)

Respect Love, Love Respect (home page)

VetoViolence

Stop Abuse for Everyone

Abused Men

Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men & Women

No More Abuse

Futures Without Violence

National Human Trafficking Resource Center

The Campaign to Rescue and Restore Victims of Human Trafficking

 

Access to Healthcare

Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Care Center, Inc.

Middletown Community Health Center, Inc.


Addiction and Recovery

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

The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center

National Recovery Month

Gambler's Anonymous

HBO - The Addiction Project
Addiction Treatment and Your Health Coverage

Detox from Drugs and Alcohol

AIDS (see HIV/AIDS)

Alcohol Abuse

(see also: Underage Drinking)

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Council of Orange County

Al-Anon Family Groups

Catholic Charities Community Services of Orange County

Middletown Addictions Crisis Center

Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse of Sullivan County, Inc.

Stop DWI

The Red Watch Band

Horton Family Program at Orange Regional Medical Center

RECAP Day Treatment Program

Bon Secours Community Hospital Behavioral Health Program

MADD - Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center, Middletown NY

abovetheinfluence.com

Students Against Destructive Decisions

BACCHUS

Check Yourself

Alcohol Justice

The Power of Parents

NY State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

New York State Liquor Authority

New York Association of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers

Center for Alcohol Marketing and Youth

The FACE Project

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

DrugAbuse.com

Talk, They Hear You

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers

Middletown Cares Coalition

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and How Drugs Affect Pregnancy

Alzheimer's Disease

The Alzheimer's Association

Center for Brain Health



Anxiety

USAPubs: Anxiety

Panic Attacks & Panic Disorder


Asthma & Allergies

The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America

Allergy & Asthma Network

The American Lung Association

Asthma.com

National Institute of Allergies & Infectious Diseases

Decoding the Symptoms: Common Colds vs. Allergies



Autism/Asperger's Syndrome

Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation



Back Pain

USAPubs: Back Pain


Blood Donors

American Red Cross

New York Blood Center



Body Art - Tattooing & Piercing

Tattoos - Understand Risks and Precautions

How Tattoos Work

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

Association of Professional Piercers

 

Body Image

Proud 2 B Me

Operation Beautiful



Brain Injury/Concussion/Head Injury

Center for Brain Health

The Brain Injury Recovery Network



Breast Cancer

The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

National Breast Cancer Month

BreastCancer.org

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation



Breastfeeding

Questions Breastfeeding Moms Ask About OTC Medicines

La Leche League International

Mid-Hudson Breastfeeding Consortium Directory of Services

WIC and Breastfeeding


Bullying/Cyber Bullying

Stop Bullying

Recognizing the Warning Signs of Teen Bullying, Suicide

Stomp Out Bullying

Cyber Bullying

Stop Bullying: Speak Up

Texting Card - Mental Health Association in Orange County

Anti-Defamation League: Combat Bullying

CDC: Violence Prevention

STRYVE: Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere



Cancer

National Cancer Institute

American Cancer Society

Cancer-PubMed Health

Cancer - MedLine Plus

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Zero Cancer - The Project to End Prostate Cancer

Pleural Mesothelioma

Orange County Cancer Services



Colds & Flu

Flu.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Flu

Web MD: Cold and Flu

Medline Plus: Common Cold

Get Set for Winter Illness Season

Decoding the Symptoms: Common Colds vs. Allergies

Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work




Crime Victims Assistance

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

The National Center for Victimes of Crime

New York State Office of Victim Services



Depression

Depression - PubMed Health

Understanding Depression

Students Against Destructive Decisions

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Depression Screen

Half of Us

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

DUI Foundation

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

Facts on Tap

The Partnership at Drugfree.org

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 Mentall 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



GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Straight & Transgender)

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



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



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

Occupations, Inc.

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

 

Rape Crisis

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


Relationships

STAYteen.org


Self Care

Self-Care for You and Your Family

The Healthy Woman: A Complete Guide for All Ages

Teen Health



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

 

 

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

 

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.