Health Education, Promotion & Wellness


Sexual Health Resources

 oncampus    On Campus

Health Services
www.umassd.edu/studentaffairs/health
508.999.8982
> Free condoms
> Pelvic/GYN exams
> Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing
> Birth control
> Pregnancy testing
> Sexual health information


LiveWell: Office of Health Education, Promotion, and Wellness
www.umassd.edu/livewell
508.910.6965
> Consultation and referral (Appointment required. Click here or call to request an appointment.)
> Sexual health information
> Want to request a Sex Jeopardy program for your class, residents, student group or organization? Send us an email.


Women's Resource Center
www.umassd.edu/wrc
508.910.4584
> Free condoms 
> Consultation and referral
> Sexual health information

 
Click here to learn how to use a male condom. (Flash required)
 
Click here to learn how to use a female condom.adobe

offcampus    Off-Campus

New Bedford Family Planning
www.hcsm.org/drhs/newbedfordfamilyplanning.htm
508.984.5333
651 Orchard Street, Suite 11
New Bedford, MA 02744
> Pelvic/GYN exams
> Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing, treatment
> Rapid HIV testing (free!)
> Birth control
> Pregnancy testing & options counseling
> Emergency contraception (Plan B)


Citizens for Citizens Family Planning
www.cfcinc.org/fp
337 Hanover Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508.673.2400
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1 Taunton Green
Taunton, MA 02780
508.823.6924
> Pelvic/GYN exams
> Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing, treatment
> Rapid HIV testing (free!)
> Birth control
> Pregnancy testing & options counseling
> Emergency contraception (Plan B)


SSTAR STD Clinic
www.sstar.org
400 Stanley Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508.675.1054
> Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing, treatment
> Referral for primary medical care


For a complete list of Massachusetts Family Planning agencies:
www.mass.gov/dph/fch/fpalist.htm


Emergency contraception/Plan B (sometimes referred to as the "Morning After Pill")
is now available without a prescription at most drug stores for people 18 and older.
Visit the following sites for more information:
www.massecnetwork.org
www.not-2-late.org

Four Women
www.fourwomen.com
150 Emory Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508.222.7555
> Pelvic/GYN exams
> Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) testing, treatment
> Free, anonymous HIV testing
> Birth control
> Pregnancy testing & options counseling

> Emergency contraception (Plan B)
> Abortion services


For help locating an abortion provider:
www.abortionclinicdirectory.com
or
Abortion Access Project
www.abortionaccess.org
617.661.1161


New Bedford Child and Family Services
www.child-familyservices.org
1061 Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA 02740 (Main office)
Local offices: New Bedford, Fall River, Cape Cod
> Adoption services

 

online    Online

Go Ask Alice!
www.goaskalice.com
Go Ask Alice! is a popular health website produced by Columbia University. The site provides factual, in-depth, and non-judgmental health information in Question & Answer (Q&A) format. Questions and answers are organized into several categories--Alcohol & Other Drugs, Fitness & Nutrition, Emotional Health, General Health, Sexuality, Sexual Health, and Relationships. The entire site is searchable or you can browse information by category.


MTV: It's Your (Sex) Life
www.mtv.com/thinkmtv/features/sexual_health/iysl_guide/index1.jhtml


Planned Parenthood Federation of America
www.plannedparenthood.org
Planned Parenthood is the world's largest voluntary family planning organization. Their website offers information on all aspects of sexual and reproductive health. An online feature also allows you to locate a local Planned Parenthood affiliate (health center) by zip code.


American Social Health Association
www.ashastd.org/
The American Social Health Association's website offers information on the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).


MyStudentBody
www.mystudentbody.com

(First-time users must register. Completely confidential. Our school code is umassd.)

GLBT Resources

Gay Health.com
www.gayhealth.com

The first health and wellness site dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered men and women. This site is staffed by medical professionals from within the GLBT community and provides accurate health information.


Gender.org (Gender Education and Advocacy)
www.gender.org

Gender Education and Advocacy is a national organization that focuses on the needs, issues, and concerns of gender variant people. Their web site offers a variety of information for transgendered and transsexual people, including health information.

 



 Last Updated On: 11/28/07

Contact Info:

Beth-Anne Vieira, MPH
Coordinator, Health Education and Promotion
T - 508.910.6965
bvieira@umassd.edu