Wellness Resources



Health and Wellness Websites


Physical Activity/Exercise

American College of Sports Medicine
American Council on Exercise
CDC Physical Activity for Everyone
Exercise Prescription on the Net
Houston Parks & Recreation Department

Nutrition

American Dietetic Association
CDC Nutrition
Cooking Light
Food and Nutrition Information Center
Food Safety and Inspection Service
MyPyramid.gov 
National Eating Disorders Association
Nutrition.gov

Substance Abuse Prevention

M.D. Anderson Tobacco Cessation Program
National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
National Institute on Drug Abuse 
USDHHS & SAMHSA Alcohol and Drug Information

Condition-Specific Health

American Cancer Society
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Liver Foundation
American Lung Association
Arthritis Foundation
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
National Cancer Institute
National Headache Foundation
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Stroke Association

Wellness Resources

Center for Spirituality and Healing, University
of Minnesota, Free Online Learning

HealthierUS.GOV
National Wellness Institute

The Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA)

Health and Medical Self-Care Reference

American Medical Association
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
Healthy People 2010
MayoClinic.com: Tools for healthier lives 
MedlinePlus Health Information
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Health Information Center
National Mental Health Association
United Health Foundation
WebMD
World Health Organization

Community and Social Health

American Red Cross
CDC National Prevention Information Network (HIV, STD, TB Prevention)
Child Abuse Information Services – Childhelp USA
Get Moving Houston
Houston Wellness Association
Houston Department of Health and Human Services
Shape Up Houston

Spiritual Health

Belief.net
Center for Spirituality and Healing, University of Minnesota, Healthcare Professional Series
Gratefulness.org
Spirituality & Health magazine

Environmental Health

Earth Day Network
Earth Day Portal for U.S. Government Events & Information
Mammoth Cave National Park 
National Safety Council
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
AARP
Alzheimer's Association
National Council on Aging
U.S. Administration on Aging