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Updated Aug. 26, 2020: In these uncertain times, ensuring your basic needs are met is vital to your health and well-being.



Body Image

Book Resources on Body Image:

  • When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair, Geneen Roth, Hyperion Press, 1998. 50 ways to feel thin, gorgeous, and happy.
  • Feeding the Body, Nourishing the Soul: Essentials for Eating for Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Well-Being, Deborah Kesten, Herbert Benson, 1997.
  • Succulent Wild Women: Dancing with Your Wonder Full Self, Sark, 1997.
  • Love Your Looks, Carolyn Hillman, Simon & Schuster, 1996. How to stop criticizing and start appreciating your appearance.
  • Eating in the Light of the Moon, Anita Johnston, Birch Lane Press, 1996. How women can let go of compulsive eating through metaphor and storytelling.
  • Transforming Body Image, Marcia Germaine Hutchinson, Crossing Press, 1985. Learn to love the body you have.

Men's Health

Preventative Care

Sexuality, Birth Control

Women's Health

University of Virginia and Charlottesville Area Resources for Health and Wellness

All area codes are 434 unless noted.

UVA Department of Student Health and Wellness (SHW)
Medical Services 924-5362
Counseling and Psychological Services 243-5150
Student Disability Access Center 243-5180
Health Promotion 924-1509
Birth Control
SHW Medical Services 924-5362
UVA Peer Health Educators                924-1509
Planned Parenthood 296-233
Eating Disorders
UVA Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise Concerns 924-1509
UVA Women's Center 982-2361
Ainsworth Clinic 924-0645
Center for Clinical Psychology Services 924-7034
Anorexia/Bulimia Therapy Groups 971-7975
Eating Disorder Awareness and Prevention (EDAP) 961-2622
National Eating Disorders Association (206) 382-3587
Nutritionist 924-1509
Overeaters Anonymous 972-1703
General Health and Wellbeing
Intramural/Recreational Sports 924-3791
Office of Health Promotion 924-1509
Medical Services 924-5362
Student Health and Wellness - Confidential Testing 924-2773
AIDS/HIV Services Group 979-7714
Charlottesville Health Department Anonymous Testing 972-6269
Virginia Department of Health AIDS Hotline 1-800-533-4148
National AIDS Hotline 1-800-342-AIDS




Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resources
LGBT Resource Center 434-982-2843
Mental Health
Counseling and Psychological Services 243-5150
Health Promotion 924-1509
Open House Hotline 295-8255
Community Crisis Intervention (Region 10) 972-1800
Nutrition Counseling 924-1509
UVA Dining Services 982-5110
Awakening Your Relationship with Food 923-7548
Medical Services                                924-2773
Planned Parenthood 296-2330

National Health Resource Links