Health & Wellness
MedLine Plus - Mental Health Topics - MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.
Stamford Youth Mental Health Alliance - The purpose and collaborative approach of the Stamford YMHA is to address the growing youth mental health crisis through a community-based strategy and response. To create a broad-based and effective response to the youth mental health crisis, the Stamford YMHA has organized its efforts into three integrated areas of strategic focus: Mental Wellness, Continuum of Care and Communication.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) | Connecticut - NAMI Connecticut offers an array of outstanding peer-led programs that provide free education, skills training and support. Discover which education program is right for you.
Family Centers: Counseling and Mental Health Services - Family Centers’ Counseling and Mental Health Services help individuals, groups, couples and families resolve a wide range of personal, relationship and mental health issues. As part of the counseling program, our Wellness & Prevention services offer an array of workshops and support groups on health and mental health as well as parenting.
2-1-1 of Connecticut - Links providing comprehensive, up-to-date information on programs and services that can assist with mental health care.
Project Healthy Minds | Education - Learn the latest about mental health and disorders from dependable and trusted sources.
Mental Health America: Bereavment & Grief - Mental Health America advances the mental health and well-being of all people living in the U.S. through public education, research, advocacy and public policy, and direct service.
The Grief Handbook: A Guide Through the Worst Days of Your Life by Bridget McNulty
The Answer to Anxiety by Joyce Meyer
MedlinePlus: Health Topics - Stress - MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.
Meditation: An In-Depth Guide by Ian Gawler
The Stress Prescription: Seven Days to More Joy and Ease by Elissa Epel
MedlinePlus: Health Topics - Depression - MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.
Helping Others with Depression: Words to Say, Things to Do by Susan J. Noonan
Life B: Overcoming Double Depression by Bethanne Kelly Patrick
Real Self-Care: A Transformative Program for Redefining Wellness by Pooka Lakshmin
MedlinePlus: Health Topics - Suicide - MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP): Connecticut - The grassroots work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public about risk factors and warning signs, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those individuals who have lost someone to suicide.
Loving Someone with Suicidal Thoughts: What Family, Friends, and Partners Can Say and Do by Stacey Freedenthal
How Not to Kill Yourself by Clancy Martin
Health Research Resources
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.
Connecticut Physician Register - License Lookup - Find currently licensed physicians with indication of any licensure actions or pending malpractice charges.
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.
Browse health information in multiple languages, arranged by language.
Health Source: Consumer Edition - Reference books, pamphlets, and consumer health magazines, with more than 18,800 Clinical Reference Systems reports.
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General Health Resources
Representatives from Access Health CT will be available at the Ferguson Library on weekdays starting Wednesday, November 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to help enroll members for 2024 individual and family health insurance plans. Enroll by December 15 to have coverage that begins January 1. No appointment necessary.
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