U.S. RESOURCE LIST

National Phone Numbers and Web Sites

Updated November 2006

Community groups and health organizations are welcome to copy and use this list without prior permission.


Birth Control

National Abortion Federation
1-800-772-9100
www.prochoice.org

Allan Guttmacher Institute
Reproductive health information and resources
www.guttmacher.org

Emergency Contraception Hotline
1-888-NOT2LATE
www.ec.princeton.edu

Planned Parenthood Federation of America
www.plannedparenthood.com

National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
www.teenpregnancy.org

www.clubcondom.com
Instruction & information on condoms

Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Protection
www.etr.org/recapp

www.advocatesforyouth.org
Reproductive and sexual health info


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Breast Health

FDA Update on Breast Implants
www.fda.gov/cdrh/breastimplants/indexbip.htm

Breast Health Online
www.breasthealthonline.org/

Fibrocystic Breast Disease
From the U.S. National Library of Medicine
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000912.htm


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Cancer

National Breast Cancer Hotline
800-221-2141
Espagnol: 800-986-9505
www.networkofstrength.org

National Association of Breast Cancer Organizations
www.nabco.org

National HPV and Cervical Cancer Prevention Hotline
919-361-4848
www.ashastd.org/hpvccrc

National Prostate Cancer Coalition
www.4npcc.org

Male Care
Excellent non-profit resource for info on Prostate Cancer,
Testicular Cancer and Male Breast Cancer Treatment and Support
www.malecare.com

PSA Rising
Prostate Cancer Survivor Support
www.psa-rising.com


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Cross-Dressing

Tri-Ess
www.tri-ess.org

Renaissance National
Transgender Support
www.ren.org

Transgender Issues
GenderTalk
Podcasts and resources for the intersex community.
www.gendertalk.com


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Diabetes and Sexuality

Diabetes and Sex
About.com article

Diabetic-Lifestyle.com
Web site article


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Endometriosis

Endometriosis Association
www.endometriosisassn.org


Endometriosis Research Center
www.endocenter.org


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Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Resources

Gay and Lesbian National Hotline
1-888-843-4564
www.glnh.org

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
www.pflag.org

Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
www.glsen.org

Young, Loud and Proud
www.youth.org

Gay Health Issues
www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth

Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered & Questioning Youth
www.bagly.org

Bisexual Resource Center
www.biresource.org

The Trevor Project: Gay Teen Suicide Hotline
1-800-850-8078
www.thetrevorproject.org


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General Sexual Info/Health

Centers for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov

Sex Info Online
Excellent information service from the University of California
http://www.soc.ucsb.edu/sexinfo/

Go Ask Alice!
Columbia University's Health Q&A Internet Service
www.goaskalice.columbia.edu

www.sexualityandu.com
The BEST, bar none, sexual information site we have ever seen! Award-winning, multi-informational site
created by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada.

DrugWatch
DrugWatch.com includes up-to-date information about prescription and
over-the-counter medications, including associated side-effects, to aid in the protection of patients.
www.drugwatch.com

National Infertility Association
1-888-623-0744
www.resolve.org

General Sexual Information
www.sexuality.org

www.sexhealth.org
Info on safer sex, STDs, birth control

National Women’s Health Information Center
www.4women.gov

Institute for Reproductive Health
www.irh.org

National Library of Medicine
www.medlineplus.gov

www.healthology.com
Men’s, women’s & teen’s health

www.askuncleterry.com
General sexual advice with an emphasis on abstinence

The Universe of Women’s Health
www.obgyn.net

A Guide to Men’s Sexual Health
http://yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au

Circumcision Information Resource Centre
http://www.infocirc.org

Circumcision - Foreskin Restoration Information
http://www.norm.org

Mothers Against Circumcision
http://www.mothersagainstcirc.org

Painful Intercourse - Women
http://www.dyspareunia.org

Shaving Pubic Hair
This is a commercial site with tons of great info about pubic shaving for women and men.
http://pubicshave.stores.yahoo.net/

Sexual Positions
Illustrated with artists' dolls
www.sexualpositionsfree.com

Peyronie's Disease
http://www.peyronies.org

Paruresis
Difficulty urinating in public washrooms - 'pee-shy', 'shy bladder'
1-800-247-3864
www.paruresis.org

Susan's Sex Support Site
Originally created for those with disabilities, now expanded to good general sexual information.
www.sexsupport.org

Tribalectic
A commercial site that has comprehensive information about piercing and caring for pierced body parts.
www.tribalectic.com

Piercing Health
Excellent overview of types of body piercing, health risks, and care.
www.ststephenshouse.com/piercinghealth

Association of Professional Piercers
Non-profit association offering health and safety information about body piercing.
www.safepiercing.org

Interstitial Cystitis - IC Network
Chronic bladder disease that is difficult to diagnose - Resource site
www.ic-network.com

Sexual Intelligence
Therapist Dr. Marty Klein's straight-talking site about sex, love, and intimacy.
www.sexed.org

The Frugal Domme
Good source of info on bondage, discipline, and S & M.
www.frugaldomme.com


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Hepatitis

Hepatitis Information Network
www.hepnet.com

Hepatitis Foundation International
800-891-0707
www.hepfi.org

Hepatitis C
Excellent information from Health Canada
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca


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Herpes

National Herpes Hotline/Resource Center
1-919-361-8488
www.ashastd.org/hrc

Online Resource for Herpes & HPV
www.herpes.org


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HIV/AIDS

www.thebody.com
AIDS & HIV information and treatment resource

Hemophilia AIDS Network/Hemophilia Foundation
1-800-424-2634
www.hemophilia.org

National Assoc. of People with AIDS Hotline
800-342-2437
TTY/TDD: 800-243-7889
Espagnol: 800-344-SIDA
www.napwa.org

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
510-444-2051
www.nnaapc.org

www.youthhiv.org
By and for HIV positive youth

AIDS Treatment Data Network
1-800-734-7104
www.atdn.org

AIDS Institute Experimental Treatment Info Line
1-800-633-7444

AIDS HQ
Valuable AIDS directory and information resource
www.AidsHQ.com

Project Inform National HIV Treatment Line
1-800-822-7422
www.projinf.org

CDC National STD and AIDS Hotlines
800-232-4636
TTY: 800-232-6348
www.cdc.gov/std/

HIV/AIDS Information
www.AIDS.answers.com
www.hivinsite.ucsf.edu
www.20yearsofaids.org

National Minority AIDS Council
www.nmac.org

Hispanic AIDS Awareness Program
www.emservices.com

www.poz.com
e-zine for people living with AIDS

National Association on HIV Over 50
www.hivoverfifty.org
Information for seniors with HIV and AIDS


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HPV - Human Papillomavirus

HPV Support Forum
www.hpvsupport.com

National HPV & Cervical Cancer Prevention Center
Amercian Social Health Association
www.ashastd.org/hpvccrc/hpvref.php


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Hysterectomy

Hyster Sisters
www.hystersisters.com


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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

National STD Hotline
800-227-8922


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Menstruation

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
www.pcosupport.org

Museum of the Menovulatory Lifetime
www.menstrualmonday.org


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Menopause

Menopause Online
www.menopause-online.com

North American Menopause Society
www.menopause.org

American Menopause Foundation
www.americanmenopause.org

Obgyn.net
Fact sheet and resource list
www.obgyn.net/meno/meno.asp

Menopause and Sleep
Essay and resource list
www.parklanemattress.com/sleep-information/menopause-and-sleep.asp


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Osteoporosis

National Osteoporosis Foundation
202-203-2226
www.nof.org

International Osteoporosis Foundation
www.osteofound.org


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Postpartum Depression

Pacific Postpartum Support Society
www.postpartum.org

Postpartum Stress Center
www.postpartumstress.com

Postpartum Support International
www.postpartum.net


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Rape/Sexual Assault/Domestic & Dating Violence

National Sexual Assault Helpline
1-800-656-4673
www.rainn.org

Education Wife Assault
www.womanabuseprevention.com

An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection - 'Aardvarc'
Resource center for victims of sexual and domestic assault
www.aardvarc.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
24-hour resource for domestic violence victims
1-800-799-SAFE
TTY: 1-800-787-3224
www.ndvh.org

Dating Violence
Aimed at teen dating violence
www.loveisnotabuse.com

What to Know about Rape & Sexual Assault
Excellent article with many helpful links, hosted, surprisingly, by a dating web site.
www.datehookup.com


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Sex & Disability

Sexual Health.com
www.sexualhealth.com

Susan's Sex Support Site
Originally created for those with disabilities, now expanded to good general sexual information.
www.sexsupport.org


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Teens

AIDS Hotline for Teens
800-234-8336

Ask Beth
www.ppsp.org/askbeth.asp
Answers questions about sexuality

www.scarleteen.com
"Sex education for the real world"

www.youthhiv.org
By and for HIV positive youth

www.sxetc.org
By teens for teens

www.sexualityandu.com
The BEST, bar none, sexual information site we have ever seen! Award-winning, multi-informational site.

www.teengrowth.com
Interactive advice and sexual health info for teens

Advocates for Youth
Emotional and sexual information for teens and teen organizations
www.advocatesforyouth.org

Sexuality Information & Education Council
www.siecus.org

The Student Center
www.teensexuality.org
For straight, gay, bisexual, lesbian college students

Coalition for Positive Sexuality
www.positive.org

American Social Health Association
www.iwannaknow.org
Sexual health information

www.plannedparenthood.org/teen-talk
Sexual health, reproductive info

www.coolnurse.com
Teen health and sexual health

www.itsyoursexlife.com
Safer sex, sexual health info

Teenshealth.org
Concise sexual and medical health info written specifically for teens
www.kidshealth.org/teen