HealthFinder (US Dept of Health and Human Services)
A key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet. Provides interactive information and carefully selected links to over 1700 health- related organizations.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Help (US Dept of Health and Human Svcs)
SAMHSA's mission is to improve the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehab services for substance abuse and mental illnesses. Excellent information and links.
Travelers' Health (US Center for Disease Control)
Important health information for all types of travelers. Search for health information on specific destinations. Find out what you need to know before you go!
SARS Information (Centers for Disease Control)
Concerned about SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)? Get the facts about the virus from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control). The site includes travel information, how to diagnose the infection, etc.
Student Mental Health (National Institute of Mental Health)
College offers new experiences and challenges, but it can also be stressful and make you feel sad. If the blues persist, you can get help. Find out more about clinical depression, its causes, how to recognize signs, and where to seek treatment.
National Mental Health Information Center (US Dept of Health & Human Svcs)
Are you looking for mental health services, resources, or statistics? Help lines, features, and links: a one-stop shop to all the information you need about mental health, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin.
SmallStep.gov (US Dept of Health & Human Svcs)
Obesity is becoming a national epidemic. The Dept of Health and Human Services created SmallStep.gov to provide info on diet and exercise that can help people make improvements through incremental changes in various habits.
Health Information (Natl Institutes of Health)
A great starting place to explore the many programs and the wealth of health information offered to the public by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH Publications, hotlines, special programs, and other resources are all here.
HealthierUS.gov (US Dept of Health & Human Svcs)
Most people know what will make them healthier, in general, but it's hard to know what specific information to believe. HealthierUS.gov is a source of credible, accurate information to help you choose a healthier life.
WomensHealth.gov (US Dept of Health & Human Svcs)
The federal government source for women's health information, from the National Women's Health Info Center. Up-to-date info about wellness, eating disorders, pregnancy, cancer, and more, plus a toll-free number & monthly health news updates.
Rural Assistance Center (US Dept of Health and Human Services)
Health and human services information for rural America! The resources available at the RAC include programs for rural education, child care, technology, jobs, health care, and much more. Sponsored by a public/private partnership.
Just Think Twice (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration)
Get the facts about illegal drugs from the Drug Enforcement Admin (DEA). Read real-life stories about the impact of drug use on individuals, families, the medical system, society - even puppies! Think it can't happen to you?
Diseases and Conditions (Centers for Disease Control)
Do you want to get information on a particular health concern or disease? Use this alphabetized index of health and disease information from the Centers for Disease Control.
Closing the Health Gap (US Dept of Health & Human Services)
Closing the Health Gap is a national campaign designed to help improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations, who are affected by serious diseases and health conditions at far greater rates than other Americans.
MedLine Plus (National Library of Medicine)
A goldmine of good health information from the National Library of Medicine. Health professionals and consumers alike can depend on this database of diseases and conditions for the most up to date and extensive information.
College Drinking - Changing the Culture (Natl Institutes of Health)
The Task Force on College Drinking provides research-based information about the nature and extent of dangerous drinking to students, parents, high schools and colleges, communities, and others. Get the facts at their website!
Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)
The mission of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is to improve the health and safety of communities across the country by organizing and utilizing public health, medical and other volunteers.
The Cool Spot (National Institutes of Health)
This fun, interactive site for teens gives a lot of great information about alcohol and how to resist peer pressure to drink. If you want tips on how you can deal with peer pressure and some facts on drinking, visit this site.
Be Crime Smart (Federal Bureau of Investigation)
Find out from the FBI how to protect yourself from crime of all kinds - from scams and online fraud, to gang violence and drugs, to terrorism - and more. The FBI has tips to help keep you and your family safe.
MyPyramid.gov (US Dept of Agriculture)
One size doesn't fit all. The USDA's interactive MyPyramid.gov web site can help you make smart choices from every food group, find your balance between food and physical activity, and get the most nutrition out of your calories.