Speare Memorial Hospital

Helpful Links

Addiction Resource

AddictionResource.com is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to guiding people through every step of the addiction treatment and recovery process. Our goal is to connect those battling addiction to the help they need to put their lives back on track. addictionresource.com

American Cancer Society

This site and the free phone line provide information to patients on cancer treatment, early detection, prevention, and information on a variety of services available to cancer patients and their families. www.cancer.org

American College of Cardiology

A professional society of over 23,000 cardiovascular physicians and scientists. Includes information for both patients and medical professionals, and links to other internet sites. www.acc.org/

American Diabetes Association

The official website of the American Diabetes Association offers comprehensive information about diabetes, ongoing research and legislation, information for health professionals, links and reviews of other diabetes related sites on the internet and listings of diabetes sources in your area.

American Heart Association

Comprehensive information on heart disease and stroke as well as late breaking news. Links to other cardiovascular information on the web.  www.americanheart.org

American Lung Association

This website offers information about asthma, tobacco control and air quality, as well as an A-Z listing of lung diseases. Read about advocacy activities, programs and events, publications, research, jobs and volunteer opportunities. www.lungusa.org

American Medical Association

The AMA is the nation’s leader in promoting professionalism in medicine and setting standards for medical education, practice and ethics. www.ama-assn.org

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people – at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. www.cdc.gov

Communities for Alcohol and Drug-Free Youth

Communities for Alcohol and Drug-free Youth (CADY, Inc.) is a local coalition dedicated to working with schools and communities to prevent and reduce youth alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and to promote healthy environments and promising futures for area teens. www.cadyinc.org

Compare Medical Care Prices

This Web site allows health care consumers to receive basic, facility-specific information about services and charges. The information being displayed is based on charges only, you will need to contact your insurer to determine the specific amount that will be paid under your policy for the selected service. www.nhhealthcost.org

Healthfinder Information Line

A gateway consumer health and human services information web site from the United States government. Provides links to online publications, clearinghouses, databases, web sites and support and self-help groups, as well as government agencies and not-for-profit organizations that produce reliable information for the public. www.healthfinder.gov

Managing Your Personal Health Record

This Web site is provided as a free public service by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).Your personal health information is a valuable resource to you, your family, and the doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who provide your treatment and care. www.myPHR.com

Medline Plus

Information on diseases currently under investigation by the National Institutes of Health or NIH supported scientists, major NIH research areas and important health-related topics. www.nih.gov

National Institute of Mental Health

A US government agency that conducts and supports research in mental illness and mental health. www.nimh.nih.gov

National Stroke Association

This site offers information on stroke prevention, treatment & rehabilitation, including a library of publications and links to other Internet sites. www.stroke.org

New Hampshire Health Care Quality Assurance Commission

New Hampshire hospitals are committed to providing high quality care to every patient. They regularly measure what they do and use that information to continually improve their care. This website is designed to provide you with accurate and honest information about how often hospitals provide the recommended care to adults being treated for a heart attack, heart failure or pneumonia. www.healthynh.com

New Hampshire Hospital Association

The NH Hospital Association is working to preserve the regulatory and business climates that support both the clinical and economic performance of healthcare organizations, to expand access to coverage and care, to enhance the future viability of essential community providers, and to improve public confidence in hospitals and healthcare statewide. www.nhha.org