Complementary and Alternative Medicine-Resources

American Music Therapy Association
Access information on frequently asked questions about music therapy, such as who can benefit from music therapy, how music therapy is utilized in different settings, and misconceptions about music therapy.

Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine

Cochrane Collaboration
Produces and disseminates systematic reviews of health care interventions.

Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine 
The mission of the Consortium is to advance the principles and practices of integrative healthcare within academic institutions.

Duke Integrative Medicine 

Harvard Medical School Osher Research Center 

Health Alliance Hospital Simonds-Hurd Complementary Care Center 

Lamar Soutter Library at the UMass Medical School
The library has licensed access to Alternative and Complementary Therapies, volume I, 1995 to present.  This information can be accessed from UMass Medical School or UMass Memorial Health Care computers.  For non-school or hospital employees, you are welcome to come to the Lamar Soutter Library to access the journal online as a "walk-in guest".

Lucy's Love Bus
Lucy’s Love Bus™ eases the suffering of pediatric cancer patients by providing free integrative therapies such as massage, acupuncture, and therapeutic horseback riding to children with cancer and children coping with late effects of prior cancer treatment.

Mayo Clinic

Medline Plus 

Mental Health America
Mental Health America provides a comprehensive, objective web resource describing principal complementary and alternative treatments for mental health conditions.

National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements

Natural Standard
Provides high-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.

NCCAM Clinical Digest
The digest summarizes the state of the science on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and a health condition.  It also provides clinical guidelines, literature searches, research highlights, and information for patients.

NCCAM Time to Talk Tips on Complementary Health Practices.

New England School of Acupuncture

NIH Office of Dietary Supplements
Provides access to bibliographic citations and abstracts for published, international, and scientific literature on dietary supplements.

PubMed®
Provides access to citations from the MEDLINE database and additional life science journals. It also includes links to many full-text articles at journal Web sites and other related Web resources.

Spirit of Change Magazine
Provides an online alternative health directory.

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services