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ATLANTA CARE CENTER Not sure if you're pregnant? Do you have prenatal needs or questions? The Atlanta Care Center offers free and confidential pregnancy testing and counseling for pregnancy, abortion and birth control. Mon.-Tues., Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed., Fri.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 1718 Peachtree St. Suite 496. 404-262-2273. www.atlantacare.com.

HIV TESTING Be safe and get tested regularly. YouthPride offers free confidential HIV testing for male and female students between ages 18 and 24. Results are available the same day, no appointment necessary. Mon.-Fri., 3 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Sat 1-5 p.m. 1017 Edgewood Ave. 404-521-9713. www.youthpride.org.

MOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP If you're depressed or suffer from mood disorders, support groups and guest speaker events are available from the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. Call for dates, times and locations. 800-826-3632. www.atlantamoodsupport.com.

ATLANTA FEMINIST WOMEN'S HEALTH CENTER This center is one stop for all your feminine needs. It offers gynecological services, birth control and emergency contraception, assault survivor care, abortion care and more. Call or walk in for emergency contraception. Mon., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tues.-Sat., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 1924 Cliff Valley Way. 404-728-7900. www.feministcenter.org.

CHIROPRACTIC CARE Do you have back pain from being permanently glued to your laptop? Get treated at the Joint Vinings for the bargain price of just $20 per walk-in adjustment. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-noon. 2810 Paces Ferry Road, Suite 108. 770-805-9977. www.thejoint.com.

ANXIETY & STRESS MANAGEMENT The stresses of college life can weigh you down. Free support group meetings are available at the Anxiety and Stress Management Institute. The institute also offers a free meditation session and anorexia nervosa therapy group, but beware: Many of the offered services and programs are not covered by insurance companies. Tues., noon-1:15 p.m. 1640 Powers Ferry Road. Building 9, Suite 100. 770-980-9229. www.stressmgt.net.

SALON AND SPA Treat yourself after finals to a 30-minute facial for $25 or a $15 haircut. The Aveda Institute of Atlanta offers cheap salon and spa treatments by beauty-school students under the supervision of trainers. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 3402 Piedmont Road. 404-649-7119. www.avedainstitutesbb.com.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Take the first step to kick the habit for good. Meetings for nicotine addiction are held in Virginia-Highland, Decatur and Smyrna. Call for meeting locations and times. 770-849-8498. www.grscna.com.

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