From asthma to winter blues, the osteopathic approach to medical care can serve all your health needs.
Health Topics from A to Z: Maine Center for Disease Control website has a terrific web based resource on a wide variety of health issues. Please visit: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/navtabs/topics.htm
Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging: a private, non-profit organization that provides a unifying voice for Maine’s 5 Area Agencies on Aging on issues that promote independence, dignity and economic self-reliance for Maine’s 200,000+ seniors.
Maine Asthma Prevention and Control Program: Information about asthma incidence rates in Maine and how to get treatment
Maine Cancer Registry: provides reports on cancer incidence and mortality rates as well as information on risk factors, prevention, and early detection
American Cancer Society: Information on staying healthy, information on finding treatment and support for you or a loved one with cancer.
Maine Diabetes Prevention and Control Program: For information about managing your diabetes, finding a diabetes education program, and statistics about diabetes in Maine.
Health Insurance Information and Resources
Health Insurance Subsidy calculator: estimate eligibility for subsidies & how much someone might spend on health insurance
Frequently Asked Questions: For Maine Individuals and Families
Health Insurance Marketplace for Maine Young Adults
Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Options for Health Insurance
Physical Activity and Nutrition
Healthy Maine Partnerships: Local coalitions throughout Maine focused on policy, environmental change and providing information about physical activity, nutrition and tobacco cessation to Maine residents
U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Information about eating right and exercise for families, businesses and communities. Includes physical activity guidelines, state chronic disease tracking data, and other obesity prevention resources.
Suicide Prevention & Mental Health
- Statewide Crisis Hotline 1-888-568-1112. A statewide crisis hotline connects callers to the crisis service provider in the area from which they are calling. This line is for ALL individuals in crisis to provide immediate, local assistance in any crisis situation.
- Statewide Information Resource Center (IRC) 1-800-499-0027
- Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program- The Maine Suicide Prevention Program (MSPP) is a collaborative initiative among several state agencies including the Departments of Health and Human Services; Education; Corrections; Labor; and Public Safety.
- Promoting Student Mental Health - https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/student-mental-health-resources/
The Maine Tobacco Helpline: For assistance with quitting tobacco. Call 1-800-207-1230 or visit them on the web
Partnership for a Tobacco Free Maine: information on quitting tobacco, youth prevention resources, tobacco free workplace information and information on advocacy and policy initiatives