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Behavioral Health

Resources for students and faculty in the USF SONHP Behavioral Health program


This guide will introduce you to Gleeson Library resources that are essential for graduate behavioral health students. It includes links to select databases, as well as tutorials and guides. 


Web Resources

Google Search 

The open web (the web that is searchable using Google) is an excellent resource for health data. For more details about Google advanced search capabilities check out the brief video below, or the MIT Libraries "Google Power Tips" guide.


Other web resources

Find more information about the TOXNET suite of databases in the Environmental Health guide

Statistical Data

Resources that provide national, state, and local statistics and data.

These resources are excellent starting points when searching for health and socioeconomic statistics and data, as they provide data at the local, state, and national level. 


Policy Map Quick Start Tutorial 

American FactFinder Tutorial

National statistics & data

California (state level) statistics & data

Local (city/county) statistics & data 

More statistics & data

Didn't find what you're looking for? Try our full list of Statistics and Data resources

Tests and Measures




Search the library catalog

Select Behavioral Health textbooks

Laws & Legislation 


Citing Sources