HEALTH-RELATED INFORMATION RESOURCES (LINKS) When you choose the following links, you will be leaving the Central State Hospital pages and entering other World Wide Web locations. CSH and CSH Libraries are not responsible for the accuracy, completeness nor content of information obtained through these links.

 CDC   Publications, news, statistics and health information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 Clinical Trials  Searchable database of information on clinical trials--primarily those funded by the federal government.

GA State Government   Access to many Georgia government departments including State Personnel Administration and Human Resources.

 GaIN  Georgia Interactive Network for Medical Information from the Medical Library at Mercer University School of Medicine.  Links to full text resources, medical database, current literature alerts, and more.  For password e-mail: webmaster

HEALTHFINDER  A gateway consumer health and human services information website from the U.S. Government. Links to many health-related databases for patient education.

 National Guideline Clearinghouse  Free resource from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the US Department of Health and Human Services.  Searchable, browsable database includes links to evidence-based current clinical practice guidelines. 

 NLM  Access to National Library of Medicine’s homepage with news from NLM, HIV/AIDS resources, Visible Human Project and free access to PubMed.

 PubMed  Search system from the National Library of Medicine for locating citations to biomedical journal articles via MEDLINE.

 Medscape   Customizable news and education resource for health professionals.  Free; registrations required.

 MEDLINEplus  The National Library of Medicine’s free consumer health and patient education resource. It offers authoritative and accurate information on more than 700 health topics from federal and state agencies, health organizations, medical associations, and more. Interactive animated tutorials are especially helpful for patients.  Most materials are available in English and Spanish. 

 Merck Manual  Eighteenth edition of the popular handbook.

 Merck Medicus  A commercial site for physicians and other health providers, with access to MD Consult, Harrison’s Online, CME, patient handouts, and other useful resources. Free, requires registration. 

 National Rehabilitation Information Center  Includes the NARIC 70,000+ resource library and related databases, a calendar of events and current awareness bulletins.

 NIAAA  National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Pamphlets and brochures (both English and Spanish), Alcohol Alert, Alcohol Research & Health, reports and training materials. 

NIDA  National Institute on Drug Abuse - reports and research summaries focusing on improving drug abuse and addiction prevention, and treatment programs.

 Psychiatric Disorders  Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, Chapters 185-196.

 SAMHSA  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Re: prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services relating to the incidence of substance abuse and mental illnesses.

The Internet Public Library  
University of Michigan School of Information. Features available newspapers on-line from all over the world in multiple languages. 

 Twin Lakes Regional Library System  Headquartered at The Mary Vinson Memorial Library in Milledgeville, Twin Lakes is our local Library Resource with various research and educational collections. 

 TOXNET  A toxicology and environmental health website from the National Library of Medicine. Multiple searchable electronic databases are available free of charge.