Healthy Living Resources to Help Clients Prevent and Control Hypertension

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This list can be used to identify appropriate, free online resources to support clients in reaching healthy living goals to prevent and control hypertension.

This tool is part of the Hypertension Prevention and Control Improvement Toolkit.

 

The EveryONE Project Neighborhood Navigator

American Academy of Family Physicians

A curated database of social services programs searchable by zip code

 

www.211.org

United Way

Free, confidential referral and information helpline and website that connects people with essential health and human services

 

Find a Health Center

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

A tool to help individuals search for HRSA-funded health centers 

 

 

MyPlate

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Current nutrition guidelines, healthy eating tips, recipes, and resources

 

      MyPlate Plan

      A tool to help each individual identify a personalized plan for what and how much to eat 

      from each food group

 

      MyPlate Healthy Eating on a Budget

      Tips and tricks for making healthier meals that fit an individual’s schedule and budget

 

      MyPlate Kitchen

      Healthy recipes, meal plans, and cooking and grocery shopping tips

 

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Information on what a healthy eating plan is and how to craft one

 

      My Food Diary

      A food diary template to help individuals track meals and monitor eating habits

 

National Hunger Hotline

USDA

A hotline that provides local food assistance and other nutrition and social services information

  • For English, call 1-866-3-HUNGRY
  • For Spanish, call 1-877-8-HAMBRE
  • Text 97779

 

 

Healthy Weight, Nutrition, and Physical Activity

CDC

Information on safe ways to help individuals manage their weight, including getting optimal sleep, reducing stress, and maintaining healthy eating habits and regular physical activity

 

Weight Management

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Weight management resources and healthy living tips and tools

 

Aim for a Healthy Weight

NIH

Information about how to reach and stay at a healthy weight

 

 

Physical Activity Basics

CDC

An overview of physical activity guidelines and benefits, and strategies for overcoming barriers to being physically active

 

      Physical Activity for People with Disability

      Resources and guidelines to help adults with disabilities increase physical activity

 

      My Physical Activity Diary

      A physical activity diary template to help individuals track weekly activity

 

Staying Active at Any Size

NIH

Physical activity ideas for individuals of all sizes, and tips for sticking with a physical activity plan

 

Move Your Way Activity Planner

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

A tool to build a personalized weekly activity plan and tips for fitting activity into one’s daily routine

 

How to Quit Smoking

CDC

Resources to support individuals in quitting smoking, including a quit guide, free educational materials, and referrals to local resources

 

Quitline

CDC

Free quit help and access to a trained quit coach: 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)

 

Smokefree.gov

NIH

Information and tools to help individuals quit smoking and other nicotine products

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Resources and information to support individuals with drinking problems

 

SAMHSA's National Helpline  

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals dealing with issues related to mental health and substance use, including alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs addictions

  • 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
  • TTY: 1-800-487-4889

 

Treatment Services Locator

SAMHSA

A tool to help individuals find treatment facilities for issues related to mental health and substance use, including alcohol addiction

 

FindTreatment.gov

SAMHSA

A tool to find licensed providers who specialize in treating individuals dealing with issues related to mental health and substance use, including alcohol addiction

 

Tips for Better Sleep

CDC

A list of habits that can improve an individual’s sleep health

 

Educational Resources on Sleep

NIH

Tips for getting enough sleep, including a sleep diary and guide to healthy sleep (in English and Spanish)

 

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Foundation

An overview of sleep hygiene, including tips on how to revamp habits to get better nightly sleep

 

What is Sleep and Why is It Important?

American Sleep Association

Information about the importance of sleep and tips for getting better sleep