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Personal Health and Mental Wellness

This guide is intended for Penn State students, faculty, and staff who have an interest in personal health and mental wellness.


Penn State University Libraries supports all students, staff, faculty, and community members who wish to improve their health. 

Please note that library employees are not qualified to diagnose or recommend treatment for health problems, nor are they responsible for the accuracy of the medical information within the web sites, books, and other resources listed in this guide. The library's health-related services are limited by RUSA Health and Medical Reference Guidelines and other best practices. For referrals to health professionals, see the "Getting Help" page. 

Below are some all-purpose resources that are starting points for any personal/consumer health topic. On the left side of this guide, click on tabs to learn about resources for specific health concerns.

Starting Points

Digging Deeper