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Health Education & Wellness

DISCLAIMER: Information alone cannot substitute for professional medical care. Contact a healthcare provider if you are ill, injured or have symptoms that concern you. Although the sites listed below are reputable evidence-based sites, Student Health Services does not control the content of or guarantee the information contained in these or other links

General Medical and Health Information

ACHA-NCHA II Data Report-Reference Group & Sample Questionnaire.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) an excellent evidence-based public health site providing extensive health information by topic and for specific populations. Has information directed at professional health care providers as well as members of the public.

Medline plus health topics A-Z Medline plus health topics A-Z - an extensive A-Z listing of topics from the National Institutes of Health about symptoms, diseases, treatments, and other healthcare issues.

Medline plus health information tools Medline plus health information tools - an enticing array of health videos, self-assessments, quizzes, tutorials and other interactive tools developed by the National Library of Medicine.

National Institutes of Health - a reliable site for Health Topics AZ, Health Information hotlines, links, & publications as well as information about men's women's and minority health.

Up To Date for patients: - a free lay person based version of the on-line diagnosis and treatment reference

Especially for College Students

Go Ask Alice - Columbia University Healthlink A well-known interactive question & answer service from the Columbia University Health Service. You can read answers to questions that others have asked, or ask your own questions.

College health & safety topics and links from the CDC

College Drinking - research-based information from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAA). http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/

UlifeLine - a mental health resource of the Jed Foundation oriented towards college students

Gay Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health

The Trevor Project-Leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth and adults.

CDC LGBT health pages

National Institutes of Health http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/gaylesbianandtransgenderhealth.html GLBT research-based health information & articles plus numerous links to other organizations and information sources

International Travel

Centers for Disease Control Travel Health Information

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers - Information on getting ready for travel and how to find healthcare around the world

World Health Organization International Travel & Health Page


Food and Drug Administration information on medications, medical devices, and safety

National Institutes of Health Drugs & Supplements Information from A-Z

National Library of Medicine Drug Portal

US Department of Health & Human Services information about antibiotics and other medications A-Z

Prescription Drug Abuse Information from the National Institutes of Health

Mental Health

Nutrition and Fitness

Evidence based general information:

Vegetarian eating

Physical Activity


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National College Health Assessment (NCHA) results - The ACHA-National College Health Assessment (NCHA) is a nationally recognized research survey that assesses students health habits, behaviors, and perceptions. It was administered to Cal Maritimne students in 2011, 2016, and 2018. Below are the executive summaries of results from each respective year. Questions or concerns regarding survey results or administration may be directed to Dr. Ian Wallace (iwallace@csum.edu) or Bruce Wilbur (bwilbur@csum.edu). 

2011 NCHA CSUM Executive Summary results

2016 NCHA CSUM Executive Summary results

2018 NCHA CSUM Executive Summary results


The With Us 2019 survey examined bystander intervention experiences and beliefs.  It was conducted at eight public universities in California during spring, 2019. Below is the summary report of the results from the survey.  Questions or concerns regarding survey results or administration may be directed to Bruce Wilbur (bwilbur@csum.edu). 

With Us 2019 Bystander Survey results

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Last updated: 7/16/20