Especially for the General Public

Whether you are looking for information about a drug, a medical condition, or even the location of the nearest consumer health library, the links on this page will provide the information you need to help you make informed decisions about your health.

Consumer Health Information from the National Library of Medicine

Evaluating Health Information on the Internet

Consumer and Patient Resources

Find a Library

  • MedlinePlus: Libraries - consumer health libraries providing services to local residents
  • Find an NN/LM Member Library - find libraries of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) that provide a variety of services to health professionals and, in many cases, the public
  • California - California Library Directory
  • Arizona - Arizona Libraries
  • Hawaii - Directory of HSPLS Libraries
  • Nevada - Nevada Library Directory

Find a healthcare provider or an organization that advocates for your condition

Local and national organizations can be found on the web, through local libraries, your healthcare provider, and the yellow pages under "social service organizations."