Health Information & Education

Health Information & Education

Health promotion work to maintain the core mission of Health Services by supporting students and creating healthy learning environments. Prompting and encouraging students’ optimal health is vital for the successful pursuit of academic at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  

The Health Education and Promotion resource is to help you achieve wellness through student-centered education and creating health-promoting environments. Professional staff and student staff and volunteers in Health Services are committed to insuring that you have a healthy and productive life as a student and as a working adult and for the rest of your life.  For information on health

Health Education and Promotion services are eligible to all registered students, you may contact us at 212-237-8053 or healthoffice@jjay.cuny.edu
 

Disclaimer: Health Services at John Jay College does not endorse or have a relationship with any of these services, however, we are committed to providing you with helpful information and resources.

General Health Information

  • American Academy of Family Physicians –Web site offers a variety of health information from AAFP's patient brochures.
  • ASHA – American Social Health Association –Provides STD information.
  • CHOICES – Hosted by the New York Public Library and provides consumer health information.
  • Healthtouch Online – Covers many areas of health, as well as prescription and over-the-counter drug information 
  • MedicineNet – A free medical reference on the Web.
  • RxList - contains product information on more than 4.000 medications.

Body Image

  • About-Face! –Educates about body image and body acceptance. <
  • National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, Inc. – NAAFA is a non-profit human rights organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for fat people. NAAFA has been working since 1969 to eliminate discrimination based on body size and provide fat people with the tools for self-empowerment through public education, advocacy, and member support.
  • National Eating Disorders Association – The National Eating Disorders Association came into being in 2001, when Eating Disorders Awareness & Prevention (EDAP) joined forces with the American Anorexia Bulimia Association (AABA) to create the largest eating disorders prevention and advocacy organization in the world. It is the mission of the National Eating Disorders Association to eliminate eating disorders and body dissatisfaction.

Fitness

  • http://shapeupus.org/
  • Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) – TOPS, an international family of all ages, sizes, and shapes from all walks of life, dedicated to helping each other takeoff and keep off pounds sensibly, has nothing to sell and no products to endorse. TOPS offers fellowship while you change to a healthier, new lifestyle and learn to stay there. Search online for the TOPS Chapter nearest you.

Nutrition

Alcohol and Other Drugs

  •  AL-ANON and ALATEEN – Provides information, support, and resources to families and friends of alcoholics.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) – Offers a variety of services, including support group meetings and an AA book for beginners
  • Do It Now Foundation – Provides brochures on ecstasy and other club drugs.
  • Drughelp – A service of the American Council for Drug Education.

Sexual Health