Health & Wellness

Resources from Find It VA

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and ebooks and digital audiobooks for Virginians of all ages.

Cancer Research and Resource Centers

Massey Cancer Center resources in Danville and Lawrenceville for information about cancer screening, diagnoses, and treatment options; financial assistance and support services, and other information.

Danville-Pittsylvania County Community Services

Behavioral health, development, and prevention services in Danville and Pittsylvania County.

The Health Collaborative

A cross-sector group of residents working together to improve the health and well-being of the Dan River Region.

Pittsylvania County Department of Parks & Recreation

Official site for parks & recreation information and programs, including youth sports and recreation activities.

Deaf Culture Digital Library

Offers resources for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing communities, including a collection of Deaf resources in digital formats and access to information regardless of location. Provides assistance to Virginia residents as well as public and academic library staff throughout the state.

Other Uselful Links - This guide takes an in-depth look at the positive impact reading can have on your life as you age. It also provides advice on how to boost your reading, how libraries can give you access to more books and how to join libraries, both locally and interstate. Whether you’re a lifetime lover of reading or it’s a new hobby, this guide will help you make the most of your local resources.
Mental Health Wellness Resources from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (includes links to multiple resources)
National Institute on Aging – science-based information on health, aging, and Alzheimer’s
PubMed – more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books, from the National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health - science-based health and wellness resources (includes links to Your Healthiest Self, NIH News in Health, Delicious Heart-Healthy Recipes,, Rethinking Drinking, It’s a Noisy Planet, NIDA for Teens, NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, Healthy Eyes, NIH Senior Health, We Can! Kids Health, Talking to Your Doctor, NIH’s Office of Dietary Supplements, The Bone Resource Center, Know Stroke, Aim for a Health Weight, The Heart Truth, NIH’s Weight-control Information Network, and My Family Health Portrait)
Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired – services to assist Virginians who are blind, deafblind, or vision impaired
Virginia Department of Health – links to local health departments, vital records, health topics, and programs
WebMD – health and medical news and information