Online Health Resources
UHS connects you to many reputable online health resources through its website.
Princeton University employees can access the Carebridge Employee Assistance Program online library of educational materials on a wide variety of current health and well-being topics. To use the Carebridge Library, visit the website at www.myliferesource.com. (Enter the Princeton Client code of TW8AE.) All Carebridge programs and services are strictly confidential.
MedlinePlus is an online service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Covering a broad range of health issues, up-to-date information is easily accessible. Resources include: information about more than 700 topics on conditions, diseases and wellness; updates on current and ongoing clinical trials; information for older adults; and directories to help you find a doctor or hospital. In addition, users have access to medical journal articles, a medical encyclopedia and dictionary, interactive tutorials, videos of surgical procedures, information about prescriptions and supplements, and more — all accessible in both English and Spanish. Numerous articles are also available in several other languages.
Student Health Hot Topics offers information specifically for students written by Princeton students. Topics include alcohol, athletic injuries, common illnesses, drugs and smoking, eating disorders, emotional health, ergonomics, exercise and fitness, not-so-common illnesses, nutrition and fitness, sexual harassment, sexual assault, relationship violence, sexual health, skin care, sleep hygiene, travel tips, and women's and men's health.
UHS also offers a variety of free online health self-assessments for issues including alcohol use, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, generalized anxiety and post-traumatic stress. These assessments are not intended to diagnose a condition or illness. They are solely for use in understanding one's health-related risk.