General Health Resources
Health Central: provides content, tools and real stories in an emotionally engaging way to inspire millions of patients and caregivers live healthier and more fulfilled lives.
The Arc of Greater Plymouth: Empowering children and adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities; providing individualized and innovative services through creative partnerships; strengthening families; promoting independence, integration and commitment to community.
Harbor Health Services, Inc.: Harbor Health Services, Inc. is a nonprofit, public health agency committed to providing quality, comprehensive health care in urban Boston neighborhoods, the South Shore and Cape Cod communities.
Healthy Plymouth: Healthy Plymouth is our community joining together to identify meaningful ways to stay healthy and combining expertise and resources to bring these opportunities for good health to Plymouth.
Massachusetts Hospital Association: A voluntary, not-for-profit organization comprised of hospitals and health systems, related organizations, and other members with a common interest in promoting the good health of the people of the Commonwealth.
The Plymouth Taskforce for the Homeless: dedicated to ending homelessness in the Plymouth (MA) area.
Health Literacy Resources
We Heart Health Literacy: Every week, there is a new post related to health literacy. These posts will range from getting around tricky jargon terms to enhancing text with visuals and musings on plain language, design, usability, typography, and much more.
Plain Language Resources
Important questions to ask during a visit with my doctor:
Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research – Question Builder: Allows you to prepare specific questions to bring with you to your appointments.
Recovery Connection Center, a free peer-run program for people with a mental health diagnosis or a dual-diagnosis (substance abuse and mental health).
Southeast Tobacco Free Community Partnership, offering free tobacco education and cessation resources presentations to community group.
South Shore Community Partner in Prevention Speaker Presentations
Marcia Richards, Registered Dietitian, BID Plymouth Hosptial, Mindfulness