Health and wellness

Whether you want to try a new recipe, practice meditation, or stay up-to-date with pandemic news, your librarians are hard at work assembling online resources for our community.

Mental health

Therapy in a Nutshell
Therapy in a Nutshell offers skills and psychological research condensed down into bite sized nuggets of help.
Harvard Medical School
Learn more about mental health through numerous short, informative articles on a variety of topics.
SLEEPTUBE HYPNOTIC RELAXATION
Calming music and visuals for sleep, relaxation, and meditation using a variety of proven techniques.

Mental health for youth

Mental Health America
Explore a variety of information and resources to encourage mental wellness in children.
Mayo Clinic Mental Health for Children
The symptoms of mental health conditions in children can be different than in adults. Learn what to watch for and how you can help.
YouthLine
YouthLine is a free confidential teen-to-teen crisis and helpline. No problem is too big or too small for the YouthLine.

COVID-19 resources

Center for Disease Control

The CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.

Oregon Health Authority

The Oregon Health Authority serves as the lead agency for the public health response.

World Health Organization

WHO's is a lead partner in global health responses.

National Library of Medicine

Access health information across the United States.

Health and Human Services—Eat Healthy

Take a small step to better nutrition today and move toward a healthier you.

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Oregon State University Food Hero Program

Find easy, healthy recipes, shopping tips, advice on growing your own garden, and more.

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Virtual Fitness Classes

Find exercise classes that fit your needs, abilities, and schedule with a selection of classes to choose from.

Fitness Blender Workout Videos

Over 500 free workout videos for all ages, levels, and abilities, plus lot of health and nutrition information.

HASfit

Over 1,000 full length, free workout routines and fitness programs for all goals and fitness levels. Plans include exercise routines, meal plans, and the best motivation to keep you moving forward.

Chloe Ting Workouts

Chloe's channel hosts weekly workout videos, healthy food recipes, free workout programs, and other fun videos!

Yoga with Kassandra

Find a huge library of yoga videos for developing strength, flexibility, and core. Kassandra teaches Yin Yoga, power, restorative, and hatha yoga as well as general workouts.

Family Health and Fitness

Cosmic Kids Yoga
Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids. Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence — and get kids into yoga and mindfulness early!
Get Kids Moving
Workout videos for your kids that are instructed by all your favorite movie and cartoon characters!
KidsHealth
Get advice on children’s health, behavior, and growth from before birth through teen years.

Food for Kids

Omari Goes Wild
Omari is a young vegan chef who loves cooking up delicious meals and snacks, checking out fun toys, gadgets, and array of other fun activities!
Food Hero
Food Hero is your go-to site for everything you need to know about food. Find healthy recipes, activities for kids, and food budgeting tips — all in English and Spanish.
Pick Your Plate!
Pick Your Plate! A Global Guide to Nutrition is an educational nutrition game that will help teach kids about building healthy meals while using nutritional guidelines from countries around the world!

Local Health and Wellness

WIC–Women, Infants, Children
WIC is a free nutrition education program that helps families identify healthy nutrition choices that work for them. Nutrition education program. Supplemental foods provided via WIC debit card. Learn more
Healthy U
Located in Cave Junction, Healthy U is a professional resource center that promotes personal growth, physical wellbeing, and helps with life’s challenges in a warm, confidential, and affordable manner. Learn more
AllTrails
Try out AllTrails to find the best trails for hiking, running, mountain biking, and even dog friendly trails! You will also find driving directions, photos, and detailed reviews from local hikers and campers. Learn more