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WKU Health Services : Health Topics

Health Topics

Immunization Information
Meningitis
Hepatitis

Campus Health Links
WKU Counseling & Testing Center
Health & Fitness Lab (Preston Center)
The Preston Center
Academic Health Plans (AHP)
WKU Dental Hygiene Clinic

Stress & Time Mgt. Information
The Web's Stress Management Page
The American Institute of Stress
HelpGuide.org - Eliminate, Reduce, Cope with Stress
Relaxation.com
Sites to promote academic success

Sleep Information
Tips for getting better sleep
National Sleep Foundation
- Healthy Sleep Tips
Sleep Hygiene:  Helpful Hints to Help You Sleep

General Health Information
Facts on Tap
Mayo Clinic
Go Ask Alice - Columbia University
Healthfinder. gov
Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Smoking/Tobacco Information
Southern Kentucky Smoke Free Communities Coalition
Tobacco Free U
Become an ex.org - re-learn life without cigarettes
Smokefree.gov
How to Quit
Tobacco Cessation - You Can Quit Smoking Now

Diet/Nutrition Information
WKU Restaurant & Catering - Registered Dietitian
USDA My Plate website - ChooseMyPlate.gov
American Diabetes Association
LillyDiabetes.com
Eat Right.org Website - American Dietetic Association
The Vegetarian Resource Group

Eating Disorders/Body Image Information
Anorexia Nervosa & Other Eating Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
Something Fishy

Relationship Information
Building a Healthy Relationship from the Start
You and Your Relationships
Harmonious Relationships:  Achieving Intimacy and Assertiveness
Self-Help:  Coping with a Breakup

Sexual Health/STI Information
Smarter Sex
Sex & Alcohol: Some Sobering Thoughts
Hope Harbor/Sexual Assault
KY State STI Page
KY State HIV/AIDS Information Page
Go Ask Alice Sexual Health Page

Sexual Health Information & Services

Services are provided for the sexual health care needs of students. These include sexual health exams for males and females, testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV testing (click here for detail), contraceptive services (including free condoms), pregnancy testing, pelvic exams and Pap smears for women. All services include education and counseling. Please call 745-5641 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

For basic information or counseling on sexual health and HIV/AIDS please visit Health Education (745-5033 or 745-5653) located within Health Services. Pamphlets, flyers and information packets are also available.

Periodically, WKU Health Serviceswill offer free HIV testing at health awareness events. For an updated list of testing, please visit our HIV Testing page.

 

 Last Modified 8/29/13