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Alcohol and Other Drugs

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a mutual aid organization consisting of men and women who share their successes and challenges in overcoming alcoholism. Their main goal is to remain sober and to help recovering alcoholics achieve sobriety. Visit their website to locate a meeting near you.

Al-Anon Family Groups 888-4AL-ANON (888-425-2666), NYC: 212-254-7230 

Al-Anon is a mutual aid organization for friends and families of people with alcohol use problems. Visit their website to locate a meeting near you.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information

Contains links to publications on alcohol and drugs.

National Institute for Children of Alcoholics  (NACoA) 888-554-COAS (2627)

NACoA is a non-profit organization that aids children of alcohol and drug dependent parents. NACoA has affiliates in the U.S., Great Britain, and Canada. The organization creates educational materials and publishes periodic pamphlets regarding substance abuse and families.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Offers extensive FAQs on alcoholism.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Run by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIDA provides comprehensive information on drug abuse for researchers, parents, educators, students, and young adults.

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous is a mutual aid organization consisting of men and women who share their experiences in overcoming drug addiction. Membership is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used. The website provides general information to members as well as information for non-addict family members. Visit their website to locate a meeting near you.

HealthFinder.gov: Smoking Cessation

The website provides useful links related to smoking cessation.

Nicotine Anonymous 877-TRY-NICA, (877-879-6422)

Nicotine Anonymous is a mutual aid organization consisting of men and women who share their experiences in obstacles in overcoming nicotine addiction. Visit the website to locate a meeting near you.

Phoenix House’s Center on Addiction and the Family (COAF) 24/7 Access: 800-359-COAF (-2623)

COAF, formerly known as the Children of Alcoholics Foundation, help children and adults from alcohol and substance abusing families. COAF operates a 24-hour helpline that provides information and referrals. The website also contains resources related to parental substance abuse.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 877-726-4727

The administration’s website offers useful substance abuse and mental health resources, including statistics, treatment options, recovery support, and health reform information.

Dance Safe

Dance Safe is a national non-profit organization that promotes health and safety within the rave and nightclub community. The website provides information drug information and health/safety tips for non-addict, recreational users.

Emotional and Mental Health

American Psychological Association (APA) 800-374-2721 / 202-336-5500, TTY: 202-336-6123

The website contains information on psychology topics. It also contains a practice directory (under Psychology Help Center) for referrals to psychological services.

GriefNet

GriefNet is an online community for people coping with grief, death, and major loss. The website also links to a variety of resources related to death, dying, bereavement, and other considerable emotional losses.

Mental Health America 24/7 Access: 800-543-3638, TTY: 212-982-5284, NYC: 212-254-0333

Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the general public about mental health and mental illness. The website provides resources regarding mental health and illness, support groups, and treatment centers while the hotline provides 24/7 access to mental health professionals.

Metropolitan Center for Mental Health 212-864-7000

The Metropolitan Center for Mental Health offers confidential counseling services at a reduced cost in the New York City area.

Military Pathways

The Department of Defense and a non-profit called Screening for Mental Health teamed up to create this website which provides an online mental health screening tool for service members. The site also includes video testimonials about the impact of military stressors, referrals to care, and articles about a range of health topics affecting service members.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 800-950-NAMI (-6264)

NAMI is a grassroots mental health advocacy organization dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by mental illness. Their website offers information on mental health topics, treatments, support groups, and programs.

National Institute of Mental Health's Getting Help: Locate Services

This website offers information on finding mental health services close to you. People with health insurance can contact their plan to find out about benefits and providers.

The National Veterans Foundation (NVF) 888-777-4443

The NVF operates a telephone helpline for veterans and their families and helps vets access a range of services including health care, insurance, and home financing. Live help with a counselor is also available on the NVF website.

New York Coalition for Asian American Mental Health 212-720-4524

The NY Coalition for Asian American Mental Health is non-profit organization that strives to improve the quality of mental health care services to Asian Americans in the New York City metropolitan area. The website provides resources for Asian American-related mental health issues.

New York Presbyterian and Columbia Psychiatry 24/7 Access 212-305-6001

The telephone referral line at New York Presbyterian and Columbia Psychiatry offers a range of mental health services. A clinical psychologist answers the phone during regular business hours but after hours, an answering service can connect you with help in the event of a crisis.

Operation Healthy Reunions

Sponsored by Mental Health America, this program aims to break down the stigma surrounding mental health problems among veterans. The website provides information and links to mental health and family services.

Parachute NYC

Sponsored by The New York City Department of Mental Hygiene, Parachute NYC provides options for people having emotional/mental health problems that make it difficult to manage without help. Parachute NYC lets the person who is in crisis make their own decisions; staff are trained to be respectful of each client's wishes. There is no cost to this program and the Manhattan services help New Yorkers ages 18-65 who are having a mental health crisis. The program will soon be opening respite centers in the Queens and the Bronx.

Postdoctoral Referral Services 800-767-8362

This service tries to match a licensed psychologist (in Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester, Long Island, and New Jersey) with an individual's specific needs. It also offers sliding scale fees.

Training Institute for Mental Health 212-627-8181

The Training Institute for Mental Health offers confidential counseling services at a reduced cost in the New York City area.

Suicide Prevention

American Association of Suicidology (AAS) 202-237-2280

AAS is a membership organization for those involved in suicide prevention and intervention. The website also contains information for suicide loss survivors and suicide attempt survivors.

Asian LifeNet Hotline 24/7 Access: 877-990-8585

Run by the NY Coalition for Asian American Mental Health, the Asian LifeNet hotline is for Asian Americans who are concerned that they or someone they know are at risk for suicide. Several languages/dialects are offered, including Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, and Fujianese.

Befrienders Worldwide

Befrienders Worldwide is a network of over 400 volunteer centers in 39 countries. The centers work to provide emotional support to those in need and to reduce suicide worldwide. The website also contains a database of 1,700 suicide and emotional helplines worldwide and on the Net.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 24/7 Access: 800-273-TALK (-8255)

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline offers 24 hour service to anyone in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. There are over 150 crisis centers available nationwide.

The Samaritans Suicide Prevention Hotline 212-673-3000

The Samaritans Suicide Prevention Hotline is a non-profit, volunteer organization that provides support to those individuals and groups who are in crisis, have lost someone to suicide and/or are feeling suicidal.

Suicide Awareness\Voices of Education (SA\VE)

SAVE is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to the prevention of suicide. The website provides information on suicide prevention, depression, and coping with loss.

Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Self Abuse, and Hate Violence

Center for the Prevention of School Violence

The Center for Prevention of School Violence serves as a resource center that promotes school safety and positive youth development. Resources are available for all aspects of the school, including the classroom, cafeteria, front office, and many more!

Keep School Safe

Keep School Safe is a blog that promotes school safety and security. Topics covered include bullying, peer pressure, parental and administrative involvement, and college.

Male Survivor

Male Survivor offers resources and support for men who were sexually victimized as children, adolescents, or adults.

National Association of Social Workers, Inc. (NASW) 202-408-8600

The website provides referrals to social workers and services.

National Coalition Building Institute

The National Coalition Building Institute is an international, non-profit group dedicated to ending racism and other forms of discrimination. The organization provides workshops and training services as well as certificates.

New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project 24/7 Access: 212-714-1141

The New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence project offers assistance to victims and survivors of hate violence. Their hotline offers services in both English and Spanish is staffed by professional counselors and trained volunteers.

National Domestic Violence Hotlines Operates 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 800-799-SAFE (-7233), TTY: 800-787-3224

The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24-hour access to crisis intervention, information, and referrals for victims of domestic violence. The hotline operates in more than 170 languages through interpreter services.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) 24/7 Access: 800-656-HOPE (-4673)

The RAINN hotline serves victims of sexual violence and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The organization also offers an online hotline that provides immediate crisis help and information.

Self-Abuse Finally Ends (S.A.F.E.) Alternatives

S.A.F.E. Alternatives is a treatment approach and resource base for those committed to end self-injurious behavior. The website provides information on events, lectures, and treatment centers and programs.

Safe Horizon 800-DONTCUT, (800-366-8288)

Safe Horizon provides resources and support for victims of child and domestic abuse, rape and sexual assault, and human trafficking. Their hotlines are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Safe Horizon’s Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-621-HOPE (-4673)

Safe Horizon’s Crime Victims Hotline: 866-689-HELP (-4357)

Safe Horizon’s Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest Hotline: 212-227-3000

TDD phone number for all hotlines: 866-604-5350

The Safety Zone

Offers resources for women on abuse and domestic violence, particularly in the New York State area.

The St. Luke's - Roosevelt Crime Victims Treatment Center 212-523-4728

The Crime Victims Treatment Center (CVTC) of St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital assists survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, and other forms of violence in the New York City area. Through its staff of physicians, nurses, psychiatrists, and social workers, the Center offers a full range of service for victims of violence, including medical care, counseling, psychiatric consultation, and crisis intervention.

Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program (SAVI) 212-423-2140

SAVI provides free and confidential counseling, psychotherapy, advocacy, and support for victims and survivors of sexual assault, sex trafficking, and domestic violence in the New York City area.

StopBullying.gov

The website is tailored towards kids, teens, caregivers, and educators, and provides resources on how to prevent or stop bullying

Workplace Bullying Institute

The Workplace Bullying Institute is a national organization dedicated to ending workplace bullying. The website offers resources for individuals and employers.

YWCA

The YWCA is a national multicultural organization dedicated to empowering women, promoting peace, and eliminating racism.

General Health

Administrators in Medicine

This webpage allows patients to check for physician board certifications and past disciplinary action.

American Dental Association’s Find a Dentist Visit this webpage to locate a dentist in your area.

American Medical Association's Physician Select

This webpage allows patients to check for physician board certifications and past disciplinary action.

American Association of Poison Control Centers 24/7 Access: 800-222-1222

AAPCC is a non-profit organization that represents the poison centers in the United States. Visit the website or call the hotline for more information on poison prevention, poisoning treatment, or to locate a poison center near you.

HealthCare.gov

HealthCare.gov is a comprehensive website that includes both public and private health insurance information.

HealthyNY

This websites provides health insurance information for students and recent graduates in the New York State region.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This website is the primary communication channel for the CDC. Visit the website for more information on health and safety topics, health statistics, and publications.

MayoClinic’s Health Information The MayoClinic’s Health Information page offers comprehensive and reliable information on diseases and conditions, symptoms, treatments, and healthy living. You can also request an appointment the Mayo Clinic or locate a doctor on the website.

MedLinePlus

MedLinePlus is a National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) website that offers reliable information on health topics, diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, healthy living, and health updates.

WebMD

WebMD is a reliable website that provides information on diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, treatments, healthy living, pet health, and health updates. The website also features fun health planners, trackers, and calculators!

NYC DOHMH Web site — Immunization Walk-In Clinics  Flu Vaccination Information Line: 866-FLU-LINE (866-358-5463)

Visit this webpage to locate a walk-in immunization clinic in the New York City area. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's (NYC DOHMH)

National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation is an organization that provides education and awareness programs regarding the importance of sleep, benefits of sleep, and sleep problems. Visit the website for more information or to locate a sleep professional.

Community Health Centers and HHC Child and Family Health Clinics

The website offers a list of clinics for New Yorkers without health insurance. At these clinics, medical providers are not allowed to turn patients away due to inability to pay for service. The sliding fee scale for services is based on family size and income.

The New York City Free Clinic 212-206-5200

Offered through NYU's medical center, the New York City Free Clinic provides a full range of health services , including specialty referrals, counseling, social services, and screening, at no cost.

YMCA

The YMCA is a national non-profit organization that promotes healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility. Local services include sports and recreational activities, swimming lessons, and a summer food program.

The National Women’s Health Information Center 800-994-9662, TYY: 888-220-5446.

Women’s Health is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health project that provides gender-specific health information for women and girls. Womenshealth.gov covers over 800 health topics. Health information can also be obtained by calling the toll-free number 800-994-9662.

Fitness and Nutrition

About Face

About Face is a San Francisco-based grassroots organization that educates about body image and body acceptance. Its goal is to educate women and girls and to help them resist harmful media messages.

BeFitNYC

Sponsored by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, BeFitNYC is a search engine for free and low-cost fitness activities in the NYC area.

ChooseMyPlate.gov

ChooseMyPlate.gov, formerly MyPyramid.gov, is a government-sponsored website that provides useful resources for healthy eating and living. It can also give you personalized recommendations for menu planning, calorie intake, and physical activity levels.

Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG)

VRG is a Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association. This website is a valuable resource for vegetarians.

All Recipes — Vegetarian Recipes

This web site contains a selection of vegetarian recipes. It will automatically convert their recipes to make any number of servings you desire!

Veggies Unite!

Vegweb.com contains a seemingly unlimited number of recipes, and lots of other info vegetarians would find interesting.

USDA National Organic Program

If you are interested in consuming organic produce or just want to find out more about organic food, visit the USDA’s page on organic production. Here you will find the basics on organic food as well as information on organic standards, accreditation and certification, and compliance and enforcement.

Eating Disorders Treatment  866-575-8179

Eating Disorder Treatment provides information on finding eating disorder treatment centers in the U.S. The website also contains resources regarding eating disorders.

Harris Center at Massachusetts General Hospital

The Harris Center at MGH researches the causes and treatments for eating disorders. The website also provides general information and resources regarding the treatment of eating disorders.

National Eating Disorder Association 800-931-2237

NEDA provides help to individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Their hotline is available from Monday to Friday from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Pacific Standard Time.

Overeaters Anonymous 505-891-2664

Overeaters Anonymous is a mutual aid organization that helps members overcome and recover from compulsive eating. Visit the website to find a meeting near you.

YMCA

The YMCA is a national non-profit organization that promotes healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility. Local services include sports and recreational activities, swimming lessons, and a summer food program.

Relationships

Sex, etc: A Web site for Teens by Teens

Sex, etc., sponsored by Answer (Rutgers University), is a project to improve teen sexual health across the nation. The website features articles, Q&As, comics, quizzes, and videos about relationships, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and birth control.

TeenWire

Created by Planned Parenthood, TeenWire covers relationship and sexuality information for teens.

PAMF’s ABCS of Healthy Relationships

This webpage, sponsored by the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, lists some resources on developing health relationships as well as identifying abusing ones.

GoriGirl: Intercultural Relationship Resources

GoriGirl lists resources, including articles, books, and blogs, that might be useful to intercultural couples.

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

AAMFT is the professional association for marriage and family therapists. The website provides resources as well as a therapist locator tool.

LGBT Resources

Campus Pride

Campus Pride is a non-profit organization whose mission is to combat bullying of LGB people on college campuses. The organization also works with educators and students to make campuses more inclusive for and accepting of LGBT people.

Dignity USA

Dignity USA is a national organization that offers support and information for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics.

Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network

GLSEN is a for youth, by youth project working to support and help network Gay/Straight Alliances, and similar youth/student groups, across the nation. GLSEN has worked to support over 700 groups by providing resources, materials, support, education, trainings, and connections on a daily basis.

Gay-Straight Alliance Network

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and to community resources.

GLBT National Help Center  National Hotline: 888-843-4564 Youth Hotline (up to age 25): 800-246-7743

GLBT National Help Center is a nationwide toll-free peer counseling, information, and referral line that can direct you to other organizations nearby. Peer-support chat is also available online at their website.

Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign is a civil rights organization that works to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality. Their website includes information on issues that affect LGBT people, including coming out, hate crimes, health, the military, parenting, religion and faith, and marriage and relationships.

Identity House

Identity House an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to the helping members of the LGBT community who are struggling with issues of sexuality, alienation, relationships, and family. Services provided include group meetings, events and workshops, and a peer counseling walk-in center in the NYC area.

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund (LLDEF)

The nation's oldest and largest legal organization working for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV/AIDS has a special section on school-related issues on their web site.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center

Based in NYC, the Center provides a number of programs for the LBGT community, including cultural programs, health programs, and youth programs. The Center also has many counselors who are trained as peer professionals and are available to counsel people who identify as gay, bisexual, and transgender. The Community Center also has support groups for partners.

New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project 24/7 Access: 212-714-1141

The New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence project offers assistance to victims and survivors of hate violence. Their hotline offers services in both English and Spanish is staffed by professional counselors and trained volunteers.

Making Schools Safe

The Making Schools Safe project is a resource to LGBTQ teens, especially those living in rural areas, that is organized by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

PFLAG is a non-profit organization that provides support, education, and advocacy, both locally and nationally, for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, their families, and allies.

Safe Schools Coalition

Safe Schools Coalition is an international public-private partnership that supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth. The website offers an extensive resource database for educators, parents/guardians, and youth.

TGForum

This resource has a listing of transgender support groups by state and country.

Youth Resource

Youth Resource is a website hosted by Advocates for Youth. The website contains monthly features, message boards, and online peer education for LGBT youths.

Sexuality

The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

SIECUS is an organization that educates and provides information about sexuality and sexual health. Visit their website for information on sexual health topics and policy updates.

Sex, etc: A Web site for Teens by Teens

Sex, etc., sponsored by Answer (Rutgers University), is a project to improve teen sexual health across the nation. The website features articles, Q&As, comics, quizzes, and videos about relationships, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and birth control.

TeenWire

Created by Planned Parenthood, TeenWire covers relationship and sexuality information for teens.

Scarleteen

Founded in 1998, Scarleteen is a grassroots organization that promotes sexuality and sexual health education. Scarleteen.com is visited worldwide by teens and young adults, mostly between the ages of 15 and 25. The website features advice and information columns, sex statistics, Q&A’s, and many more!

SmarterSex

SmarterSex.org is a sexual health website for college students between the ages of 18 to 24. The website covers a range of information, including safe sex, female and male sexual health, STIs, sexuality, and sexual assault.

The Abstinence Clearinghouse

The Abstinence Clearinghouse is an organization that supports and promotes the practice of sexual abstinence. The website provides media coverage, resources, and a blog regarding the practice of abstinence.

Intersex Society of North America (ISNA)

ISNA provides information, support, and resources about intersexuality

Babeland

Babeland offers resources and information on sex toys.

Condomania

Condomania sells a variety of condoms and lubricants on their website.

Early To Bed

The Early to Bed website contains information about sex toys. The website also features a blog that gives sex advice and tips about sex toys.

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations offers information on sex toys and adult products.

Leather and Roses

This webpage contains general information about general BDSM, role-playing, and sex.

The Pleasure Chest

The Pleasure Chest offers information on sex toys and adult products.

Tulip Toy Gallery

Tulip Toy Gallery offers information on sex toys and adult products

Xandria

Xandria offers information on sex toys and adult products.

Reproductive and Sexual Health

Advocates for Youth’s Topics and Issues 202-419-3420

Advocates for Youth is an organization that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Visit this webpage for sexual health topics and issues that affect young people. The website also contains resources on sexual education and a parents’ sex education center.

Bedsider.org

A useful tool for exploring birth control options, where to get them, and set up reminders.

Sex, etc: A Web site for Teens by Teens

Sex, etc., sponsored by Answer (Rutgers University), is a project to improve teen sexual health across the nation. The website features articles, Q&As, comics, quizzes, and videos about relationships, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and birth control.

Scarleteen

Founded in 1998, Scarleteen is a grassroots organization that promotes sexuality and sexual health education. Scarleteen.com is visited worldwide by teens and young adults, mostly between the ages of 15 and 25. The website features advice and information columns, sex statistics, Q&A’s, and many more!

SmarterSex

SmarterSex.org is a sexual health website for college students between the ages of 18 to 24. The website covers a range of information, including safe sex, female and male sexual health, STIs, sexuality, and sexual assault.

American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT)

Visit the website to find a sexual educator, counselor, or therapist in your area.

American Social Health Association (ASHA)

ASHA is an organization dedicated to educating individuals, families, and communities about sexual health topics. Visit their website for more information about STDs/STIs.

The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

SIECUS is an organization that educates and provides information about sexuality and sexual health. Visit their website for information on sexual health topics and policy updates.

CDC National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention

This webpage offers the latest news about HIV and AIDS research, treatment and surveillance reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Hotline: 800-342-AIDS (-2437) or 800-227-8922 (7-days-a-week, 24 hours)

Spanish Hotline: 800-344-SIDA (-7432) (7-days-a-week, 8 AM - 2 AM EST)

TTY: 800-243-7889 (Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 10 PM EST)

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gate is the government's information clearinghouse on adoption and child welfare information. The website provides referrals for closed adoptions

Independent Adoption Center 800-877-6736

The Independent Adoption Center provides information about open adoptions. This means that the birth and adoptive parents have some degree of contact.

March of Dimes

March of Dimes is a national non-profit organization that help women have full-term pregnancies as well as research the problems that threaten the health of babies. The website provides information for mothers and professionals. Visit the website to find a local chapter near you.

National Foster Care & Adoption Directory

As a public service, the National Foster Care & Adoption Directory provides a state specific list including adoption specialists, local private adoption agencies, public agencies, and support groups. They provide comprehensive information on adoption.

Gay Men's Health Crisis

Based in New York, GMHC offers a variety of information and services for preventing HIV and living with AIDS.

Intersex Society of North America (ISNA)

ISNA provides information, support, and resources about intersexuality.

Planned Parenthood 800-230-PLAN (-7526)

Planned Parenthood is a non-profit sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. Their clinics offers a range of services at a discounted price. These services include routine gynecological care, STD testing, HIV testing, contraception, emergency contraception, and abortion. Visit the website to locate a health center near you. The website also provides sexual and reproductive health resources and information.

Emergency Contraception 888-NOT-2-LATE (888-668-2528)

The Emergency Contraception Website, operated by Princeton University, provides information about emergency contraception (EC), including what is EC, when and how to use EC, and where one can obtain EC.

The National Women’s Health Information Center  800-994-9662, TYY: 888-220-5446.

Women’s Health is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health project that provides gender-specific health information for women and girls. Womenshealth.gov covers over 800 health topics. Health information can also be obtained by calling the toll-free number (800) 994-9662.

Women’s Health Free Clinic (WHFC)

The Women’s Health Free Clinic (WHFC) is a student-run women’s health clinic at NYU’s Langone Medical Center. The clinic provides a full range of services, including routine gynecological exams, STD testing, pregnancy testing, contraception, emergency contraception, medication abortion, and outpatient specialty referrals, at no cost.