Government Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as part of the Public Health Service, is charged with protecting the public health of the Nation by providing leadership and direction in the prevention of and control of diseases and other preventable conditions, and responding to public health emergencies. Learn more about the work of CDC.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services combines the oversight of the Medicare program, the Federal portion of the Medicaid program and State Children’s Health Insurance Program, the Health Insurance Marketplace, and related quality assurance activities. Learn more about the work of CMS.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable. Learn more about the work of HRSA.

The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH)

The Office of Adolescent Health, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, is dedicated to improving the health and well being of adolescents to enable them to become healthy, productive adults. Learn more about the work of OAH

Office of Minority Health (OMH)

The Office of Minority Health, an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services, is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will eliminate health disparities. Learn more about the work of OMH (Link: minorityhealth.hhs.gov)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), as part of the Public Health Service, supports biomedical and behavioral research domestically and abroad, conducts research in its own laboratories and clinics, trains promising young researchers, and promotes acquisition and distribution of medical knowledge. Learn more about the work of NIH.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, a part of the Public Health Service, provides national leadership to ensure that knowledge acquired is effectively used for the prevention and treatment of addictive and mental disorders. It strives to improve access and reduce barriers to high quality, effective programs and services for individuals who suffer from or are at risk for these disorders, as well as for their families and communities. Learn more about the work of SAMHSA.

Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

The Administration for Children & Families promotes the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities through a range of educational and supportive programs in partnership with states, tribes, and community organizations.  Learn more about the work of ACF.