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1 Online Resources to Support Mental Health: Information for Clinicians and Patients Kate Flewelling, MLIS National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region

2 Agenda Introduction to the National Library of Medicine and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Patient Education: MedlinePlus Drug Information: Drug Information Portal DailyMed Pill Box Clinical Resources National Guideline Clearinghouse PubMed Health Questions

3 National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) NN/LM, formerly Regional Medical Library Program Established in the Medical Library Assistance Act (1965) Mission Provide health professionals and the general public with equal access to biomedical information Coordinated by the National Library of Medicine 8 Regional Offices Support Network members to achieve NN/LM mission 5-year contracts

4 Any library, information center or other organization providing health information Membership is free! Resource Libraries Other Libraries Academic, community college, public, hospital, K-12 Community and Faith-Based Organizations Public Health Departments Health Organizations Who can become Network Members?

5 Training and educational opportunities Networking opportunities Funding opportunities If your organization provides health information services become a member at: Benefits of Membership

6 National Library of Medicine Part of the National Institutes of Health, NLM is the provider of PubMed.gov, MedlinePlus.gov, and many other health information resources

7 Patient Education Over half of US adults have looked online for health information in the past year. 35% of US adults have used the Internet to self-diagnosis, but only half of them talked to a clinician about what they found online. 54% of those 65+ are online—and over half of them have looked up health information online in the past year. Source: Pew Internet and American Life Project (2013)

8 MedlinePlus

9 MedlinePlus In a Nutshell Over 900 health topics in English and Spanish Drug and herbal supplement information Videos and animations Surgery videos Health Check tools Easy-to-read Materials Multiple Languages Medical Dictionary & Encyclopedia Health News

10 Mental Health Topics Learning Disorders Prescription Drug Abuse Living with Cancer Coping with Disasters Depression Stress Self-Harm Coping with Chronic Illness Seasonal Affective Disorder Substance Abuse Problems Personality Disorders

11 Post-traumatic stress disorder

12 Health Topic: PTSD

13 Link MedlinePlus to EHRs!

14 Information Rx Refer people to MedlinePlus Order special prescription pads and other materials Help people: better understand health information enhance conversations between healthcare providers and patients encourage the use of evidence- based health information on the Internet

15 Drug Information Portal

16 Drug Information Portal: Haldol

17 DailyMed Manufacturer’s Label Indications and Usage Contraindications Warnings Dosage and Administration Patient Counseling Information

18 Pillbox Pillbox enables rapid identification of unknown solid-dosage medications (tablets/capsules) based on physical characteristics and high-resolution images. Once a medication is identified, Pillbox provides links to drug information and drug labels.

19 National Guideline Clearinghouse Search evidence-based guidelines from a variety of sources Compare Guidelines side by side Save your favorite guidelines and organizations.

20 Examples-Organizations American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry American Psychiatric Association American College of Physicians Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) Clinician's Network National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (UK)

21 PubMed Health Clinical effectiveness research Summaries for practitioners and consumers Systematic Reviews Partners include: AHRQ, Cochrane, NHS

22 Search results

23 NLM Mobile Apps and Sites Quality resources for clinicians, researchers, emergency responders, and the general public PubMed Drug Information Portal MedlinePlus AIDSInfo and HIV/AIDS Glossary and many more

24 NLM Mobile Guide

25 Questions?

26 Thank You! This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N C with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. Kate Flewelling, MLIS National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region


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