Community Resources

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2-1-1 of Connecticut

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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.

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American Academy of Pediatrics

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Dedicated to the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

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CDC - Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging

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Statistics and research information from the CDC’s activities aimed at improving the health and quality of life of older adults. Resources include information about the Healthy Brain Initiative, advance care planning and chronic disease management, and links to publications and resources for both consumers and health professionals.

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Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

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CDC's mission is to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

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Connecticut Health & Human Services

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Information on applying for social services, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), disability services, and more from the state of Connecticut.

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Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC)

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The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) focuses on children from birth into grade school. Helping young children learn, develop, and overcome barriers will have benefits that last a lifetime.

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Eldercare Locator

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A service of the U. S. Administration on Aging, connects older adults and caregivers to services for seniors. The online search function provides lists of trusted local resources, organizations, and services.

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Farmington Valley Health District

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The Farmington Valley Health District (FVHD) strives to promote health programs and policies that support good health; Prevent disease outbreaks and conditions that give rise to poor health, and Protect you from health threats-the everyday and the exceptional.

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Medicare

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U.S. government website provides a wealth of information on Medicare health plans, drug coverage, and costs. Offers tools to find whether a test, item, or service is covered and for finding doctors, provider, hospitals, plans, and suppliers. Online forms are provided for applying to the program, replacing a Medicare card, or changing an address.

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Medline Plus

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The National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health, maintains MedlinePlus to assist in locating authoritative health information, information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in laymen’s language.

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MentalHealth.gov

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One-stop access to U.S. government mental health information, including the basics of mental health, myths and facts.

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National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

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Evidence-based information about therapies, advice about choosing practitioners, and information about herbs and supplements.

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National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

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Information about the causes, signs and symptoms, treatment and resources available for mental illnesses. Booklets, easy-to-read brochures, and fact sheets are provided in English and Spanish. The latest news on mental illness, help in locating services, and a link to clinical trials.

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PubMed

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Comprises millions of citations for biomedical literature from Medline, life science journals, and online books. Some citations include links to full-text content  from PubMed content and publisher web sites.

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

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Information about substance abuse and mental illness prevention, treatment, recovery, and several treatment finding tools.

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