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Automated Community Connection to Economic Self-Sufficiency

The vision of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Economic Self-Sufficiency (ESS) Program is to strengthen Florida’s families through private, community, and inter-agency partnerships that promote economic self-sufficiency.

  NOTICE   The Library provides these links to health and medicine sites as general public information, not as medical advice, and it assumes no responsibility for damages, direct or indirect, that may result from your use or inability to use these sites.

It is the responsibility of the customer to choose and evaluate the content and accuracy of the sources accessed on the Internet.

General Health Consumer Resources

AMA Online Doctor Finder
American Hospital directory
Free health care provider reports for people researching their providers (e.g. hospitals, nursing homes, dialysis clinics) and communities.
GALEGROUP: Health & Wellness Resource Center
Go Ask Alice!
Healthfinder--US Department of Health and Human Services
Healthline: The Web’s Best Health Information at Your Fingertips
MAYO Clinic Health Oasis
National Council on the Aging (NCOA)
National Women’s Health Resource Center
U.S. Administration on Aging
USNews: Best Hospital Finder

References, Information Search Resources
& Special Topics
CAPHIS: For Health Consumers
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Hardin Metadirectory of Internet Health Services
Gray’s Anatomy
Merck Manual of Medical Information
Rx List-Internet Drug Index
State Health Facts Online

Diseases, Disorders & Conditions

AIDS Education Global Information Network (AEGIS)
American Diabetes Association
The Body: AIDS and HIV Information Resource
National Cancer Institute
Gene Tests
Jewish Genetic Diseases: A Resource
Internet Stroke Center
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
National Organization for Rare Disorders
National Rehabilitation Information Center
ONCOLINK: University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center
Sickle Cell Information Center

Full-text Articles

eMedicine World Medical Library
GALEGROUP: Health & Wellness Resource Center
MEDLINE on FirstSearch
(in-library use only)
National Library of Medicine

Government Sites

Centers for Disease Control
Food and Drug Administration
National Institutes of Health
National Library of Medicine
U.S. Government Medicare Information

Local Sites

Borland Health Sciences Library
Baptist Medical Center
A full-service hospital in downtown Jacksonville, on the south bank of the St. Johns River.
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
Located in southeast Jacksonville, this hospital is a component of the world-renowned "Mayo" medical practice based in Rochester, MN.
Memorial Hospital Jacksonville
A 353-bed tertiary care hospital offering a wide variety of services.
Nemours Children’s Clinic
St. Vincent’s Medical Center
A 528-bed full service tertiary care medical center located just minutes west of downtown Jacksonville.
UF Health at Jacksonville

Mental Health

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Florida Health & Human Services: Substance Abuse & Mental Health
Mental Health Association of Northeast Florida (NMHA-Florida)
Mental Help Net
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-Florida)
National Institute of Mental Health
Psych Central: Dr. John Grohol’s Mental Health Page

Alternative Health

Herbal Database
MEDLINEplus: Alternative Medicine
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
NIH Office of Dietary Supplements

Health Insurance

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Health Insurance Association of America
Low-cost Health Insurance for Children
Medicare Information