Santa Clara University


Health and Wellness Topics

Alcohol and College Life
FAQ on Alcohol and Alcoholism
How to Party Smart at SCU
Quiz: Do I Have a Problem with Alcohol?
Mixing Alcohol with Other Drugs
Alcohol Poisoning
Women & Alcohol 
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACoA)
Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family
Find a Local or National Alcohol/Drug Treatment Center


Athletes and Compulsive Exercise 
Female Athletes and Anorexia 
Female Athletes and Bulimia 

Body Art
Body Piercings

Body Image
Body Image
10 Steps to a More Positive Body Image
10 Body Image Will Powers
20 Ways to Love Your Body 
Media & Body Image
How to Become a Critical Viewer of the Media

Compulsive Behaviors
Compulsive Gambling
Internet Addiction


Depression or the Blues?
Are You Considering Medication for Depression
FAQ about Depression and Suicide

About Dieting
Fad Diets: The Good, the Fad, and the Ugly
The Truth About Diet Pills

Designer/Club Drugs

Eating Disorders
Disordered Eating
Binge Eating Disorder
Males and Eating Disorders
Do I Have an Eating Disorder?
How to Help a Friend with an Eating Disorder 
How to Help Prevent Eating Disorders
The Eight Traits of Emotional Hunger

Family Issues
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACoA)
Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family
Growing Up in a Dysfunctional Family

Adult Survivors of Incest
Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Divorce: Surviving Your Parents Divorce

When Your Parent Has a Mental Illness

General Health Issues

Tips for Adjusting to College

Medication for Depression

Nutrition Tips for Busy Students
Healthy Meal Choices at Benson
How to Avoid the Freshman 15
The Eight Traits of Emotional Hunger
Guide to Eating Out & Fast Food

All About Relationships
Six Important Qualities to Look for in a Partner
Long Distance Relationships

Healthy Vs. Unhealthy Relationhips
QUIZ: Am I In a Healthy Relationship?
Forms of Abuse in Relationships
Top 20 Relationship Warning Signs
Am I addicted to my boy/girlfriend?
Dating Violence

Communication & Conflict Resolution
How to Fight Fair: Conflict Resolution
What Kind of "Fighter" Are You?

Safe Spring Break Tips

Sexual Assault/Rape
What is Sexual Assault/Rape?
What Do I Do if I Am Sexually Assaulted or Raped?
How Do I Help a Friend Who Has Been Raped or Assaulted?
What is the CA Law Regarding Rape?
What is Consent?
How Can Men Help Prevent Sexual Assaults?
Men's Pledge to End Sexual Violence
SCU Sexual Assault Policy

Sexual Orientation
What is Sexual Orientation?
Coming Out as GLBTQ
How to be an Ally
GLBTQ Online Resources

LGBTQ Resources at SCU
SCU Safe Space Program - The Safe Space program enhances Santa Clara's educational commitment to its students by improving the environment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (GLBTQ) members of our community. By providing physical signs of welcome, such as the rainbow sticker, and by inviting the University community to ongoing conversations, we can make a difference for all SCU students.
Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA) at SCU - Student run group for support and building awareness of sexual diversity and GLBTQ culture at Santa Clara University.
Resource Room - A collaborative project sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Learning, the Ethnic Studies Program, and the Women's & Gender Studies Program. Provids resources on a number of different topics and themes, including gender, race/ethnicity, sexual identity, age, disability, and socio-economic class.
"Queer Abby" Advice Column - Whether your attractions and relationships are same-sex, opposite-sex, both, or unclear, Queer Abby is ALL ABOUT helping you make sense of your sexual health, relationship and intimacy needs. Send email questions to

Sex, Sexual Health & STDs
Let's Talk About Sex: What to Know BEFORE you do it
The Truth About Sexually Transmitted Infections (STDs)
HIV and HIV Transmission
Choosing the Right Form of Contraception for YOU



Understanding & Managing Stress
Tips for Adjusting to College
Top 10 Stress Management Techniques
Ways to Relax

Study Skills


Time Management

This Health and Wellness Topics section is for Santa Clara University students, parents, faculty and staff. The range of topics covered is comprehensive and is continually updated. SCU is dedicated to offering accurate wellness information for both personal and educational growth. However, it is impossible for us to examine all possible links on the Internet. SCU does not necessarily endorse the information provided on these sites and this information is not intended to replace the advice of a health care professional. If you have any questions regarding these topics, would like to see other topics posted, or have general comments please feel free to contact the Wellness Center at (408) 554-4409 or Alison Bateman, PhD. at

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