Health Resources

Health Resource Centers within UMHS
Programs and educational materials to meet your various health needs. The HERC also offers classes on parenting, baby care, grandparenting and more.

Programs Available Online
A variety of online programs highlighting specific health topics are available to inform and support you in achieving your health goals.

Additional online healthy living programs are available through your medical insurance carrier. Please follow the links below to access these programs for yourself and your covered family members.

Online Health Education Information

  • UMHS Patient-Education Clearinghouse - Locate materials created by UMHS faculty & staff for patients, families and the general public. Also includes some external materials that were approved for patient education by the relevant UMHS committees and/or clinics.
  • MD Consult - A premier source for print-friendly handouts. It includes handouts from the American Academy of Family Physicians, A.D.A.M. Inc. and selected handouts from Relay Health (known to UMHS clinicians as "Patient Advisor").
  • Relay Health Patient Advisor - Relay Health Patient Advisor content is available to the UMHS community through the Health & Wellness Resource Center. These are health topics written and reviewed by physicians and nurses from leading health institutions in the United States.
  • Healthwise Knowledgebase - Healthwise is a nonprofit organization founded in 1975 with the mission to help people make better health decisions. More than 100 million times a year people like you use Healthwise┬« information to take an active role in their health.

Health Condition Management Resources

  • Cancer AnswerLine - Oncology nurses are available at 800-865-1125 to answer cancer-related questions, provide information about appointments and help you find resources at U-M and in the community.

Physical Activity Resources
Physical activity resources including fact sheets, fitness center discounts, walking maps, training routines and much more.

Nutrition Resources
Nutrition resouces including fact sheets and links to other credible nutrition resources.

Weight Management Resources
Weight Management resouces including fact sheets and links to other credible nutrition resources.

Mental and Emotional Health Resources
This website includes useful information, resources, and online screenings to help you manage the ups and downs of life.

Ergonomic Resources
Resources include, tutorials, keyboard shortcuts, stretching tips, and more. Check out the Ergonomics "How to Get Help" section for more resources.

Tobacco Treatment Resources
Resources include fact sheets and links to programs offered by medical insurance carriers.

Alcohol Management Resources
Links to U-M Health System resouces and other credible resouces.

Change in Ability to Work Resources
The University of Michigan offers resources to faculty and staff who may be experiencing a change in their ability to perform effectively at work.