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NOURISH:

Nutritional Therapy at the University Medical Center, Faculty/Staff Clinic 
The University of Alabama, Farmer’s Market
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama, Guide to Good Nutrition
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Healthy Weight – It’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Federal Nutrition Information Center 
Click here for a Plate Planner resource
Click here for a Nutritional Guide

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MOVE:

The University of Alabama, Student Recreation Center & Aquatic Center
Walking Works by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Physical Activity for Everyone
The President’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports
Tuscaloosa Parks and Recreation
Federal Recreation & Parks
Alabama State Parks
YMCA of Tuscaloosa, AL
YMCA of Birmingham, AL 
Six Week Beginner Walking Plan

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BALANCE:

The University of Alabama, Human Resources Work Life Resources
University of Alabama Employee Assistance Program
Mayo Clinic, Work-Life Balance: Ways to restore harmony and reduce stress
Web MD, Health & Balance Guide
Six Weeks of Healthy Living Tip Sheet

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LIVE:

The University of Alabama, University Medical Center, Faculty/Staff Clinic
The University of Alabama, Speech and Hearing Center
The University of Alabama, Psychiatry Clinic
The University of Alabama, Pediatrics Clinic
Alabama Department of Public Health
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama, Be Healthy

The University of Alabama, Psychology Clinic located in Gordon Palmer Hall.  Therapy options include: Couples Counseling/Interpersonal Issues; Depression; Anxiety; Sexual Problems; Stress Management; ADHD Related Concerns; and Social Skills.  Evaluation options include: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); Gifted (IQ “curiosity” evaluations); Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome; and Personality.  Call 348-5000 for an intake interview.

 

Tobacco Control:

American Cancer Society, Guide to Quit Smoking:
NIH, CDC, National Cancer Institute, Smoking Cessation Program
WellBAMA’s Additional Resources to Becoming Tobacco Free
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General Health Resources:

American Cancer Societywww.fightcancer.org Password: UA
American Heart Association
American Diabetes Association
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
 

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