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Adios Barbie
"AdiosBarbie.com is a one-stop body shop, where women and men of all cultures and sizes can learn about their bodies; feel proud and comfortable in their natural shapes, sizes, and colors; speak out against impossible beauty standards; and share their experiences."
http://www.adiosbarbie.com

Black Women's Health Imperative
"Black Women's Health Imperative, the new name of the National Black Women's Health Project, is a leading African American health education, research, advocacy and leadership development institution. Founded in 1983 by health activist Byllye Y. Avery, it has been a pioneer in promoting the empowerment of African American women as educated health care consumers and a strong voice for the improved health status of African American women."
http://www.blackwomenshealth.org

Bulemia and Self-Help Hotline
(24 Hour Crisis Line) 
314-567-4080

Exhale
“Exhale offers a free, After-Abortion Talkline that provides emotional support, resources and information. The talkline is available to women and girls who have had abortions and to their partners, friends, allies and family members. All calls are completely confidential and counselors are non-judgmental.”
(Talk Line) 1-866-4 EXHALE
http://www.4exhale.org

Family Life Council of Greensboro 
The Family Life Council's mission is to prepare individuals to establish healthy relationships with their families and community. As Guilford County 's only agency specifically focused on family life and parent education, the Family Life Council provides accessible, high-quality and diverse programs, resources and advocacy for today's families, educators and community agencies. The family is the basic building block of our rapidly changing society, but today's culture and demanding lifestyles are shaking its foundation.
336-333-6890
http://www.flc.gso

National Asian Women's Health Organization
"Through its innovative programs, NAWHO is increasing knowledge of breast and cervical cancers, training violence prevention advocates, expanding access to immunizations, changing attitudes about reproductive health care, and breaking the stigma around depression and mental health. "
http://www.nawho.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE

The Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
"In 1985, a group of Native Americans living on or near the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota formed the Native Amercian Community Board (NACB) to address pertinent issues of health, education, land and water rights, and economic development of Native American people."
http://www.nativeshop.org/nawherc.html

Our Bodies, Ourselves
"Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS), also known as the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, empowers women with information about health, sexuality, and reproduction. We work in and for the public interest, promote equality between women and men, and build bridges among social justice movements."
http://www.ourbodiesourselves.org

Society for Human Sexuality
"We are a social and educational organization whose purpose is to promote understanding and appreciation for the many forms of adult intimate relationships and consensual sexual expression."
http://www.sexuality.org

Sustainable Health Choices 
Located in the Glenwood neighborhood of Greensboro, SHC takes a holistic approach to healthy living and acts as a resource for those interested in social change and community building. 
http://sustainablehealth.gsohive.org/

Ultimate Birth Control
"The goal of this page is to provide extensive links to as much information as possible for individuals of all ages to make informed decisions about sexual activity and potential childbearing."
http://www.ultimatebirthcontrol.com

UNCG Jackson Library - Women's Health Resources 
The goal of this page is to provide an online guide to women's health resources: 
http://library.uncg.edu/depts/ref/bibs/womenshealth.asp

UNCG Center for Women’s Health and Wellness
http://www.uncg.edu/hhp/cwhw

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