Health and Counseling Related Websites and Local Resources

General Information Websites

Center for Young Women's Health 
Young Men's Health 
MedlinePlus College Health 
Seasonal Influenza: Flu Basics

Sexual Health Websites

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
It's Your (Sex) Life 
Bedsider: Online birth control support network 
Planned Parenthood 
Kinsey Confidential: Sex, Love & Relationships

Substance Use Websites

National Institute on Drug Abuse 
USciences Policies on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Nutrition Websites

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion 
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Local Resources

Medical Emergency Services:

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania:  215-662-4000
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Emergency Department: 215-662-3920
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Center for Women’s Healthcare:  215-662-2730
Presbyterian Medical Center: 215-662-8000
Scheie Eye Care Institute: 215-662-8084
Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia: 215-748-9000
Poison Control: 215-386-2100

Other Emergencies:

USciences Campus Security: 215-596-7000
Philadelphia Police/Fire:  215-686-1776
Emergency: 911

Sexual Health Care:

Planned Parenthood: 800-230-7526
CHOICE Hotline:  215-985-3300 or 800-848-3367
PA HIV/AIDS Factline:  800-662-6080
Maternal/Child Health: 215-985-3301
Mazzoni Center LGBTQ Healthcare:

Medical Care: 215-563-0658
Free/Anonymous HIV/STI Testing: 215-985-9206
Main Office: 215-563-0652

UPENN Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgendered Center (open to USciences Students): 215-898-5044
LGBTQ Peer Counseling Service (M-F 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.): 215-732-TALK

Pharmacies

CVS— 43rd & Locust: 215-386-2097
CVS—39th & Walnut: 215-222-0829
Rite Aid—46th & Chestnut: 215-474-5447

Domestic Violence

Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline: 866-SAFE-014
WOAR (Women Organized Against Rape): 215-985-3333
Women Against Abuse: 215-386-7777

Eating Disorders

The Renfrew Center (inpatient/outpatient): 215-482-5353
Belmont Center for Comprehensive Treatment (inpatient/outpatient): 215-877-2000
Friends Hospital (inpatient only): 215-831-4600
American Anorexia/Bulimia Association of Philadelphia: 215-221-1864

Mental Health

Philadelphia Area Suicide Hotline (24 hours): 215-686-4420
Friends Hospital (inpatient): 215-831-4600
Council for Relationships (outpatient counseling): 215-382-6680
Women's Therapy Center (outpatient counseling): 215-567-1111
The Consortium (outpatient counseling and psychiatry): 215-596-8100
PENN Behavioral Health- Outpatient Psychiatry Center:  866-301-4PBH

Substance Abuse

Livengrin (inpatient/outpatient): 215-638-5200
Rehab After Work/Rehab After School: 215-546-2200
Alcoholics Anonymous: 215-923-7900
Narcotics Anonymous: 215-NA-WORKS
AL-ANON and Alateen (family/children of alcoholics): 215-222-5244

Address:

Whitecar Hall
1st Floor, Suite 1200
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Office Hours*

*Clinical hours may differ from office hours.
Student Health
M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday - Extended hours during Fall and Spring until 7pm

Counseling & Insurance
M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm

Phone/Fax

Student Health
(P) 215-596-8980
(F) 215-5967621

Counseling & Insurance
(P) 215-596-8536
(F) 215-596-7576