ADDICTION & RECOVERY
SAMHSA’s National Helpline – 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
This organization's mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.
A program developed by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to increase parents’ knowledge of substance use and improve a parent’s confidence in their ability to speak with youth about substance use, particularly prescription drugs. It's available for any school, community group or individual interested in hosting an informational session to educate adults about the dangers of substance use, with an emphasis on prescription drugs.
A quiz to strengthen your detective skills as a parent. Parents are asked to search this teen’s room for clues that might indicate drug or alcohol use.
Scholastic has partnered with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to create Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body. This education series provides teens with science-based materials from a trustworthy source about the effects of drugs and drug abuse on the brain and body. New teen articles and activities are created and distributed every school year through Scholastic’s classroom magazines as well as the Heads Up student website. Heads Up also produces Web-only online interactives.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
CLINICAL TRIALS & RESEARCH
This database serves as an index and provides research results for clinical studies on human subjects in all 50 states and 196 countries.The site includes a glossary, information about clinical studies, and appendixes.
Provides a platform for researchers and general users to share 3D printable files of biochemical and medical objects. Access to files allows researchers to collaborate and provides students and educators with quick access to materials representing human and non-human anatomy, molecules and molecular structures, bacteria, and a variety of other biochemical models for use as teaching and learning aides.
This is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation.
Provides users with a central starting point for learning about over 17,000 drugs. Includes drugs still undergoing testing and trials, through established drugs that are widely available on the market. Links connect users to information regarding trials, clinical research, and general drug safety information.
Compare prescription drug prices and find coupons at more than 60,000 U.S. pharmacies.
The American Medical Association (AMA) has had one mission: to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. Today, the core strategy used to carry out this mission is our concerted effort to help doctors help patients.
The CDC collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
When making decisions about your health, it’s important to know where to go to get the latest, most reliable information. It has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.
KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
This is a link to library guides provided by the NEOMED.
Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, and for free.
Use the online version of one of the most trusted authorities on medical information. Working to developing new therapies that treat and prevent disease, Merck Manual is committed to improving health and well-being around the world. Features informative articles, provides a symptom search, and offers a discussion of relevant health topics.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has been a center of information innovation. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection, and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe.
This is the online presence of the U.S. Fire Administration. Learn more about fire safety and explore popular topics.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a private, nonprofit organization. The mission of the organization is to serve as the nation’s resource on the issues of missing and sexually exploited children. The organization provides information and resources to law enforcement, parents, and children including child victims as well as other professionals.
Safe Kids USA is a nationwide network of organizations working to prevent unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability for children ages 1 to 14. They educate families, provide safety devices to families in need, and advocate for better laws to help keep children safe and healthy.
SPECIFIC CONDITION & INTEREST
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.
The Diabetes Research Institute leads the world in cure-focused research. As the largest and most comprehensive research center dedicated to curing diabetes, the DRI is aggressively working to shrink the timeline toward the discovery of a biological cure for this disease.
The largest association of recreational scuba divers in the world. Its mission is to help divers in need of medical emergency assistance and to promote dive safety through research, education, products, and diving services. scuba divers in the world, DAN is
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (NFMCPA) is a nonprofit organization. They work to support people who have chronic pain illnesses and their families and friends by contributing to caring, professional, and community relationships. Through continuing education, networking with support groups/advocates, and affiliation with professional organizations, the members of the NFMCPA have a place to be informed, get involved, and recognize achievements.
The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now, to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis.
The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) has focused on meeting the needs in the care and treatment of people with Parkinson’s disease. NPF has funded in care, research and support services.
Behavioral health services improve health status and reduce health care and other costs to society. Continued improvement in the delivery and financing of prevention, treatment and recovery support services provides a cost effective opportunity to advance and protect the Nation's health.
An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS, it coordinates women's health efforts across HHS and addresses critical women's health issues by informing and advancing policies, educating health care professionals and consumers, and supporting innovative programs.