Resources

The purpose of these resources is to give the participating coordinators and consulates of Binational Health Week (BHW) an orientation on the educational materials available on various health issues, so they can be distributed during the BHW events and during the rest of the year through the Ventanillas de Salud.

Resources by topic:

Access to Healthcare

  1. 2-1-1 http://www.211.org/
  2. Health Insurance https://www.cuidadodesalud.gov/es/
  3. Find a health center https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/
  4. Find a free clinic https://www.freeclinics.com/
  5. Medicare and Medicaid service center https://www.cms.gov/
  6. Medicare and you http://spanish.binationalhealthweek.com/uploads/BHW%202017%20Resources/Medicare%20Y%20Usted%202018.pdf
  7. Local health departments directory https://www.naccho.org/membership/lhd-directory
  8. Covered California https://www.coveredca.com/espanol/
  9. California Health Plus https://www.californiahealthplus.org/
  10. Access to Health Care for Latinos in the U.S.
  11. How to get coverage from the health insurance market https://marketplace.cms.gov/technical-assistance-resources/logo-and-infographics/4-ways-to-get-coverage-spanish.pdf
  12. 10 things you need to know about the new Medicare card https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/12018-S-10-Things-to-Know-About-New-Medicare-Card.pdf
  13. You will receive a new Medicare card https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/New-Medicare-Card/Partners-and-Employers/Spanish-NMC-Flyer.pdf
  14. Still waiting for your new card? https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/New-Medicare-Card/Outreach-and-Education/Tear-Off-for-After-Card-Mailing-Ends-Spanish.pdf
  15. 5 ways to make the most of your health coverage https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/OMH/Downloads/5-Ways-to-Make-the-Most-of-Your-Coverage.pdf

Chronic diseases

  1. American Diabetes Association http://www.diabetes.org/es/
  2. National Program on Diabetes Education (English and Spanish) https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/communities/hispanic-latino-american/resources.html
  3. The road to health – User Guide https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/pdfs/toolkits/camino-buena-salud/road-to-health-toolkit-users-guide-spanish.pdf
  4. The road to health- Activity Guide https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/ndep/pdfs/toolkits/camino-buena-salud/road-to-health-toolkit-users-guide-spanish.pdf
  5. Healthy Diet Guide
  6. Recipe book: Sabores de mi Cocina
  7. Do it for them! But for you too!
  8. Diabetes and Latinos in the US http://spanish.binationalhealthweek.com/uploads/BHW%202017%20Resources/Diabetes%20y%20los%20latinos%20en%20los%20estados%20unidos.pdf
  9. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
  10. Weight control https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/informacion-de-la-salud/control-de-peso
  11. How to control your cholesterol levels https://www.cdc.gov/cholesterol/docs/fotonovela_cholesterol_spanish.pdf
  12. How to control your high blood pressure https://millionhearts.hhs.gov/files/TipSheet_Empower_Spanish.pdf
  13. Steps to reduce the risk of a heart attack https://millionhearts.hhs.gov/files/4_Steps_Forward.PDF
  14. Be active, in your own way! https://health.gov/paguidelines/pdf/PAG_Spanish_Booklet.pdf
  15. Cancer prevention and treatment https://www.cdc.gov/spanish/cancer/

Infectious diseases

  1. Sexually transmitted infections https://www.cdc.gov/std/spanish/default.htm
  2. AIDS https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/spanish/index.html
  3. HIV general information https://www.hiv.gov/
  4. National Campaign for testing and prevention https://www.cdc.gov/actagainstaids/spanish/campaigns/doingit/index.html
  5. Latinos and VIH https://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/factsheets/cdc-hiv-latinos-spanish-508.pdf
  6. Find a test center near you https://locator.hiv.gov/
  7. Flu https://espanol.cdc.gov/enes/flu/index.htm
  8. Tuberculosis (TB) https://www.cdc.gov/tb/esp/
  9. Tuberculosis, general information https://www.cdc.gov/tb/esp/publications/factsheets/pdf/tb_es.pdf
  10. Cure TB https://www.cdc.gov/usmexicohealth/esp/curetb.html
  11. Vaccinations https://www.cdc.gov/spanish/inmunizacion/index.html
  12. Vaccination finder by ZIP code https://vaccinefinder.org
  13. Zika Virus https://www.cdc.gov/zika/es/index.html
  14. Do not bring the Zika Virus home: https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/no-traigas-el-zika-a-casa.aspx

Mental Health and Addictions

  1. 2-1-1 Free service, 24/7  http://www.211.org/
  2. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-888-628-9454
  3. Psychological services for migrants. Crisis containment and orientation. From the US call 1-877-223-7725. From Mexico call 01-800-290-0024
  4. Mental Health in the Latino Community https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Diverse-Communities/Latino-Mental-Health/La-salud-mental-en-la-comunidad-latina
  5. Latino communities and mental health. Spanish resources: http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/issues/latinohispanic-communities-and-mental-health
  6. General information about mental health https://espanol.mentalhealth.gov/
  7. Various topics pertaining mental health and conduct https://medlineplus.gov/spanish/mentalhealthandbehavior.html
  8. Sanamente, California’s mental health mobilization https://www.sanamente.org/
  9. Medical and mental insurance services https://espanol.mentalhealth.gov/pida-ayuda/seguro-de-salud
  10. Promotores’ manual for migrant’s mental health https://hiaucb.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/manual-salud-mental-2011.pdf
  11. Ulysses Syndrome https://hiaucb.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/sindrome-de-ulises-final.pdf
  12. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA https://www.samhsa.gov/  
  13. Free Spanish publications from SAMHSA https://store.samhsa.gov/espanol
  14. Tabaco addiction https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/campaign/tips/spanish/
  15. Quitting smoking https://espanol.smokefree.gov/
  16. Alcoholism  https://medlineplus.gov/spanish/alcoholismandalcoholabuse.html
  17. Rethinking drinking https://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/RethinkingDrinkingSpanish/Rethinking_Drinking_Spanish.pdf
  18. Find mental health, and addiction services https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/
  19. Migration and Mental Health: Ulysses Syndrome  Español / English

Occupational Health

Safety and occupational health resources http://migranthealth.ucdavis.edu/

Other Resources:

Public Health in the US and Mexico https://www.cdc.gov/usmexicohealth/esp/index.html

Minority Health Office, Department of Health and Human Services, United States https://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/espanol/

Acceso Latino https://accesolatino.org/