Health & Wellness

Health Resources from the Ferguson Library

Find information about featured health topics as well as research resources from the library and local resources from around the community.

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. We've featured a number of titles and community resources related to mental health topics below. You can also learn more from the Alzheimer's Association

alzheimer and brane awareness month

COVID-19 Resources

MedlinePlus COVID Information

MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Mental Health Titles

Health Magazines

Domestic Violence Resources

Domestic Violence Crisis Center

DVCC Shining Light on Domestic Violence logo

Provides emergency services as well as a variety of support & education programs for victims of domestic violence including legal advocacy, counseling & support groups, economic empowerment services, and an emergency safe house. All services are free. Serves Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, New Canaan, Weston, Westport, and Wilton. English and Spanish available.

Address

1111 Summer St.
Stamford, CT 06901
United States

Phone
888-774-2900

The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling & Education

The Rowan Center: A Sexual Assault Resource Agency logo

Provides counseling and support services to victims of sexual assault and to eliminate sexual violence through community-wide education programs. All services are free and confidential. English and Spanish available.

Address

1111 Summer St.
Stamford, CT 06901
United States

Phone
203-348-9346

General Health Resources

211 Infoline

2-1-1 Logo: Get Connected. Get Help

2-1-1 is a free, confidential information and referral service that connects people to essential health and human services 24 hours a day, seven days a week online and over the phone.

Phone
211

City of Stamford-Department of Health

City of Stamford logo

To promote wellness and healthy lifestyles, prevent disease and injury, and proactively protect the health, safety, and well-being of the public and our city environment.

Address

888 Washington Blvd.
Stamford, CT 06901
United States

Phone
203-977-4140

Health Research Resources

Access Health CT

Access Health CT logo

Access Health CT - Connecticut’s only official health insurance marketplace that offers Connecticut residents and employers a range of quality, affordable health and dental insurance options from several health insurance partners.

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Centers for Disease Control

Centers for Disease Control logo

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) - Access to demographic and public health data, heath information for travelers, health surveillance tools as well as health news and links to other government information resources.

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Connecticut Physician Register - License Lookup

CT.gov logo

Connecticut Physician Register - License Lookup - Find currently licensed physicians with indication of any licensure actions or pending malpractice charges.

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FoodData Central (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)

USDA logo

FoodData Central (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture) - Nutrient and food component data for grocery products commonly sold in the United States. For use by researchers, policy makers, educators, nutrition and health professionals, product developers, and the general public.

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Health Information in Multiple Languages

Medline Plus logo

Browse health information in multiple languages, arranged by language.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source: Consumer Edition logo

Health Source: Consumer Edition - Reference books, pamphlets, and consumer health magazines, with more than 18,800 Clinical Reference Systems reports.

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