Visit the Health Resource Center to:
Learn more about a health condition, medical procedure or test, treatment options, nutrition, medications, or health and wellness with the help of one of our trained librarians available every day in our Health Resource Center.
- Pick up a healthy recipe and an exercise DVD
- Learn about stress management strategies
- Find out how to prevent or manage diabetes
- Discover the link between high blood pressure and stroke, and what you can do about it
- Discover ways to lead a healthy and active life at any age
- Check out a book on a topic
In this age of information explosion, seeking accurate, health information is challenging. Whether you're curious about a health condition, medical procedure or test, treatment options, nutrition, medications, or healthy living, we can help you locate health information that's reliable and easy to understand. We have information on everything from community resources to advance directives or the common cold to the most unusual diseases. Visit to register for an educational program, use an Internet kiosk or check out materials from the health lending library.
The Health Resource Center and the Cancer Resource Library provide books and publication for check out. You can search for specific titles or topics using our database and check out a book. Review our database of available books!
Visit us, call us or click here to "ask a librarian" your question.
Location: 215 Pesetas Lane, First Floor, Santa Barbara
Phone: (805) 681-7672
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00 - 4:00, Friday 9:30-12 noon.
The staff at the Health Resource Center is trained, knowledgeable and keeps your concerns confidential. You will find a comfortable place to get questions answered or to sit and talk with our friendly volunteers. We encourage you to share what you learn with your physician or healthcare professional so that she or he can help you evaluate what the information means for you.
The Health Resource Center is the only comprehensive health library in the region that focuses its services on consumers. It's one more way Sansum Clinic is helping you take charge of your health
You can email your non-urgent questions to one of our trained volunteers by using this online form:
Ask a Librarian
Coming soon: Access our Catalog of Resources.