Contraception

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

Sexual Health Education and Clinical Care Coalition
Provides multidisciplinary, multiregional education, advocacy, and research on sexual health and clinical care.

ACHA Brochures for Young Adults 

ACHA Programs

ACHA-National College Health AssessmentThe ACHA-National College Health Assessment is a nationally recognized research survey that provides current, relevant, and precise data about students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions. Data from this survey covers smoking habits, contraception use, mental health issues, relationship difficulties, sexual behaviors, exercise habits, preventive health practices, perceptions of drug and alcohol use, and more. Data also includes Impediments to Academic Performance (see "Data Highlights").

External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals (ARHP)

Contraception Resource Center (from the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals)

Bedsider
An online birth control support network for women 18-29

Bedsider Providers
This part of Bedsider supports health care providers and student health services staff. It’s free and provides access to interactive tools and unbiased content to help providers talk about birth control, which will help students use it better.

Bedsider: Student Sex Life
This website is a portal that colleges can use to help their students make smart decisions about sex and relationships, which in turn can affect their educational success. Developed with input from community college staff, faculty, and students, Student Sex Life provides links to reliable sources of information about birth control, healthy relationships, and related subjects and includes information for providers and college faculty and staff.

The Emergency Contraception Website (Princeton University)

Make It Personal: College Completion
From the American Association of Community Colleges and The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, this is a three-year demonstration program to improve student retention and success by addressing pregnancy planning and prevention and healthy relationships. Colleges are creating curriculum-based strategies, using service learning as a focus, to improve student retention and provide resources that students need to complete their college goals.

Method Match
An interactive tool for simplifying birth control options (from the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals)

The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Emergency Contraception Website