We have compiled a collection of resources to help you make better informed healthcare decisions. You can find all of these resources in the table below. Use the filter to search and find the resources you are looking for within the collection.
U.S. National Library of Medicine site
MedlinePlus has high-quality health and wellness information. The content is based on evidence, so you can trust it.
We want to help you to make choices that lead to good health. Finding free (or low-cost) services is tough. This website contains a search tool for finding FREE or low-cost services that are close to home. They list community-based organizations that help with food, housing, transportation, and jobs.
Making a health decision can be stressful. This website has a decision guide. The guide can help you weigh the pros and cons of the options. You can use it to share your views about your decision with your family or health care provider.
The People’s Trial: A Fun Way to Learn about Research
The People’s Trial is a fun way to learn about research (evidence). The public community designs a classic “experiment,” (a randomized controlled trial). Anyone can take part – you don’t need special skills or training, and it’s free!
iHealthFacts: Checking the Reliability of Health Claims
Would you like a way to check the truthfulness of a health claim on social media? iHealthFacts is a free resource where experts check health claims. Scientists search for the latest research evidence about the claim and tell you what the science shows.
Mental Health America of Ohio is sponsoring a Youth Mental Health First Aid class. Participants learn how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge. Go to their website to be placed on the waiting list for a future class.
One Mind PsyberGuide is a non-profit project that aims to help people to use technology to live a mentally healthier life. This website provides app reviews based on science. The apps focus on mental health.