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

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
By Paul Joannides- Sexuality Guide 

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
Monday–Friday: noon–8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas Day
Baystate Urgent Care 325 King Street, Northampton
Monday–Friday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
MedExpress 424 Russell Street, Hadley
Open every day, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
AEIOU 170 University Drive, Amherst
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

489 Bernardston Road, Greenfield
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
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, Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday noon–9 p.m.

Need a Ride?

  • Call campus safety for urgent or emergency transport (extension 800 from a campus phone or 413-585-2490). Note that Schacht Center staff may alert campus safety for the need for a medical transport.
  • Rent a Zipcar
  • Use Uber or Lyft
  • Contact a taxi service: Go Green Cab, 413-586-0707; Cosmic Cab, 413-230-6119