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Health & Wellness

ADDICTION & RECOVERY

***Comprehensive list of Ohio pharmacies, BY COUNTY, that sell naloxone, otherwise known as Narcan, WITHOUT a prescription!***

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.

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse- Ohio's Summary Report

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.
 

Ohio's Attorney General- Conference Resources

Key information shared at conferences held by the Ohio Attorney General's Office to discuss methods being used to combat the heroin and drug problem in Ohio. If you have questions for our Heroin Unit Team they can be reached at 614-644-5808.

 

Ohio's Start Talking: Building a Drug-Free Future- Parents 360 Rx

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.

 

PowertotheParent- Hidden in Plain Sight

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's Heads Up! Recovery from Addiction

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.

 

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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.

 

 

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

ReadyAmerica                                     

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.

 

GENERAL HEALTH

American Medical Association             

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.

 

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)                 

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.

 

Employers Health Coalition of Ohio                 

Employers Health has been committed to improving quality healthcare in Ohio.

 

HealthFinder                            

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                              

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

 

Library Guides- from NEOMED         

This is a link to library guides provided by the NEOMED.

 

MayoClinic                              

Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education for people from all walks of life.

 

MedLinePlus                           

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.

 

Merck Manual

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.

 

National Library of Medicine   

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.

 

Random Acts of Kindness

The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is the heart of the kindness movement whose aim is to help everyone create a better world by spreading awareness and increasing engagement in kind actions.

 

PERSONAL SAFETY

 

FireSafety                    

This is the online presence of the U.S. Fire Administration. Learn more about fire safety and explore popular topics.

 

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children        

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           

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

Alzheimer's Association                       

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.

 

Center for Victims of Violence and Crime (CVVC)                  

The Center for Victims of Violence and Crime (CVVC) is a community-based nonprofit organization whose mission is healing trauma, resolving conflict, and ending violence.

 

Diabetes Research Institute                  

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.

 

Divers Alert Network (DAN)  

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

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness                   

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

 

National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association                   

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.

 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society                  

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.

 

National Parkinson Foundation                        

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.

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)        

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.