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Wellness Initiative

Check out the Shaw Wellness Institute at Colgate!

Minding Your Mental Health

Click here to access a series of informative webpages about a wide range of mental health issues.

Virtual Pamphlet Collection (University of Chicago)
Unabridged version

Lending Library
Click here for a list of our books available for checkout

Guide for Faculty and Staff
Take a look at our guide on how to help distressed students.

Referral Guide for Parents
Click here for the guide.

Alcohol

For facts, information, and news about alcohol, check out this site hosted at SUNY Potsdam.
The University of Indiana at Bloomington maintains a file on all aspects of the use of beverage alcohol as well as various aspects of collegiate drinking.
Want to get an approximation of a BAC? Here is a good spot to go to. It will also indicate how many hours it takes for an individual to get back to a zero BAC level.

Sexual Assault

Eating Disorders

The following titles on eating and body image issues are available at Gurze Books:
  • Moving Away From Diets: New Ways to Heal Eating Problems and Exercise Resistance
  • Eating Mindfully: How to End Mindless Eating and Enjoy a Balanced Relationship with Food 
  • Eating in the Light of the Moon
  • When Food is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy
  • It's Not About Food: End Your Obsession with Food & Weight
  • Reviving Ophelia:  Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
  • Desperately Seeking Self: An Inner Guidebook for People With Eating Problems by Viola Fodor
  • Self-Esteem Comes in All Sizes
  • Body Image Workbook: An 8-step program for learning to like your looks
  • Eating Disorder Sourcebook 
  • Bulimia: A Guide to Recovery: Understanding and Overcoming the Binge-Purge Syndrome 
  • Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating: A Guide to Recovery 
  • Overcoming Overeating 
  • Conquer Your Cravings: Four Steps to Stopping the Struggle and Winning Your Inner Battle with Foods
  • Constant Craving: What Your Food Cravings Mean and How to Overcome Them 
  • Making Peace with Food
  • The Deadly Diet: Recovering from Anorexia and Bulimia 
  • The Golden Cage: The Enigma of Anorexia Nervosa 
  • Your Dieting Daughter: Is She Dying for Attention?
  • Recovery from Compulsive Eating: A Complete Guide to the Twelve Step Program  
  • The Secret Language of Eating Disorders: The Revolutionary New Approach to Understanding and Curing Anorexia and Bulimia  
  • Beyond the Food Game: A Spiritual and Psychological Approach to Healing Emotional Eating 
  • Treating and Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa 
  • Love Hunger: Recovery from Food Addiction 
  • Like Mother, Like Daughter: How Women Are Influenced by Their Mother's Relationship with Food and How to Break the Pattern 
  • Chocolate Is My Kryptonite: Feeding Your Feelings How to Survive the Forces of Food 
  • Bulimia: A Guide for Family and Friends 
  • Fat Is a Feminist Issue: The Anti-Diet Guide to Permanent Weight Loss 
  • French Toast for Breakfast: Declaring Peace With Emotional Eating 
  • Full Lives: Women Who Have Freed Themselves from Food and Weight Obsession 
  • Fat Is a Family Affair 
  • Fasting Girls: The History of Anorexia Nervosa 
  • The Monster Within: Overcoming Bulimia