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HPL Health & Wellness Guide-Guía de salud y bienestar de HPL

Use this guide to help our community to further individual and communities’ knowledge of and/or skills related to health literacy, and/or understanding of clinical medical research.

Local Resources

211 Connecticut: Search for health and human services. You may fill out the HealthyLives Navigator to identify resources that match your or a loved one's needs or call 211 on the phone to speak with a specialist. 

HEALTH.CT.GOV: Find information on health-related services and check your eligibility for state benefits. 

Department of Health and Addiction ServicesProvides descriptions and contact information for services offered by the state. 

The VillageProvides a full range of behavioral health, early childhood and youth development, substance use treatment and support services for children, adults and families.  

National Organizations and Resources

All of Us: Learn how to judge a health claim and the importance of health equity. 

Alianza Nacional para la Salud Hispana: Provides information in English and Spanish. Includes details about a phone helpline (Espanol and English) that provides confidential information on navigating the health system. 

American Diabetes Association: Provides tools and tips on lifestyle choices for preventing and living with diabetes. Of special note is the What's New? feature.

American Heart Association: Click on the Health Topics tab for information on a variety of heart related health conditions. If you are interested in participating in a medical clinical study be sure to learn what is involved. 

Mental Health America: Find resources on getting help for yourself or a loved one. Learn about a variety of mental health conditions or topics such as BIPOC Mental Health, tips for parents on bullying, and coping with the stress of military deployment.   

More Health Related Guides

Hartford Public Library 

Central Branch:  500 Main Street. Hartford, CT 06103 
Phone: 860-695-6300 | Text: 860-530-4376 | Email: | Chat:
For Branch locations and hours, click here