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Books

Our Bodies, Ourselves
Women’s health and sexuality, produced by the nonprofit organization Our Bodies Ourselves and first published in the late 1960s.

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves

Girl Sex 101
By Alison Moon; Learn how to navigate the twists and turns of female sexuality, with special guidance from 16 guest sex educators including Nina Hartley, Sex Nerd Sandra, Jiz Lee, Sunny Megatron, Dirty Lola, Julia Serano, Reid Mihalko and more!

Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing
By Christine Northrup, M.D., shares the latest developments and advances that will maximize our potential for living well in our bodies today.

Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive Compulsive Behavior
By Jeffrey Schwartz, M.D., with Beverly Beyette. “Brain Lock is a book that proposes a four-step method to alleviate symptoms of OCD and help sufferers regain mental control. If you are trying to get the upperhand on your anxieties without medication this book just might be what you're looking for.”

The guide to getting it on
Sexuality Guide by Paul Joannides

Deal With It: A Whole New Approach to your Body, Brain, and Life as a gURL
By Esther Drill, Rebecca Odes and Heather McDonald. A resource to help you learn about, laugh about and figure out the stuff you go through on your way through life.Whether you're wondering about your body, your feelings or your changing relationships with the people around you, this book provides accurate information and outlines your options.


Urgent, Walk-in & Reproductive Health Clinics

If the Schacht Center is closed or you cannot wait for an appointment, urgent, walk-in care can be found at:

Cooley Dickinson Hospital Urgent Care

30 Locust Street, Northampton
Sunday–Saturday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day
413-582-2330

170 University Drive, Amherst
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
413-582-4400

Baystate Urgent Care 325 King Street, Northampton
Monday–Friday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
413-387-4100
MedExpress 424 Russell Street, Hadley
Open every day, 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
413-253-0483
Tapestry Health
Confidential and affordable STI and pregnancy testing and culturally competent, gender-aware healthcare.
PLEASE CALL AHEAD. Walk-in care is not available.
76 Carlon Drive, Northampton
Monday noon–8 p.m.
Tuesday noon–6 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday noon–8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
413-586-2539

Need a Ride?

  • If you need a ride to the main hospital at Cooley Dickinson (including Urgent Care, Radiology, GYN Care at the Yellow House), you can request a ride from Campus Safety, and they may be able to transport you, if not tied up with an emergency.
  • Rent a Zipcar
  • Use Uber or Lyft
  • Contact a taxi service: Go Green Cab, 413-586-0707; Cosmic Cab, 413-230-6119
  • PVTA Services