Health and Wellness are primary concerns for a wide swath of our population. Although everyone knows what health is, wellness is a newer term that can be defined as actively pursuing a lifestyle that includes good nutrition, stress management, and exercise. In wellness an individual works proactively to promote his or her health rather than reacting to illness or injuries later.
This guide contains materials held at MCPL including books, movies, and magazines. It also includes information available through our resource databases as well as web sources including information about local organizations. The broader subject headings and their call numbers are: health: 613 | nutrition: 613.2 | exercise: 613.7 | medical care: 610 | mental health: 616.89 | self-care: 616.024 | sexual health: 613.9 and 306.7082 | sexual hygiene: 612.6