Educational Health Resources

Providing health resources to increase knowledge and awareness of the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of health.

Palouse Resource Guide

Connecting individuals, families, and communities to available resources in Whitman and Latah counties.

 
Health Resource Library

The Wilson Health Resource Library at Pullman Regional Hospital is a community lending library with a collection of resources on a number of health-related topics and material for recreational reading. It offers access to a computer, Wi-Fi, TV, CD/DVD player, DVDs, puzzles and worksheets for children to keep amused.

 
E-Healthcare Library

Full access to the most up to date healthcare information all at the click of a button. Take quizes, utilize health calculators and share your results with your friends.  

 
E-Newsletters

It’s easy to subscribe to Pullman Regional Hospital's free e-newsletters. Choose from our four themes: Keeping Well, This Week in Health, New Parents and Pregnancy. Just select your newsletter & fill out the required information. You can unsubscribe at any time.

 

Cancer

Pullman Regional recognizes that a cancer diagnosis can be an overwhelming and confusing time for patients and their families and friends. Finding accurate information is essential to understanding the disease process, existing treatments and resources available. This list of local and national resources will assist you in finding information that is reliable.

Local/Regional

National

 

Diabetes

Do you or someone you know have diabetes? Managing diabetes often feels like comparing apples to oranges—complicated. Pullman Regional is the place to begin your diabetes education. Our certified staff and support group can help you to live well with your diagnosis. This list of local and national resources will assist you in finding information that is reliable.

Local/Regional

  • Pullman Regional Hospital Nutrition Therapy staff offer outpatient therapy with patients diagnosed with diabetes. Contact: marilyn.burch@pullmanregional.org              

National

 

Heart Health

A healthy heart and a healthy life go hand-in-hand. Heart disease is the number one killer in the US, so learning how to manage your cardiac health can add years to your life. If you want to learn how to prevent heart disease, the following resources will provide reliable and accurate information.

Local

National

 

Fibromyalgia/Lupus

Feel invisible at times? Your pain is real. Finding information that will help others understand your disease, how to treat it and the resources available can start with Pullman Regional Hospital. This list of local and national resources will assist you in finding information that is reliable.

Local

  • Fibromyalgia Lupus Education & Support Group, Noel Nicolai, PhD. (509) 336-7404

National

 

Smoking/Tobacco Cessation Resources

Smoking raises your risks for cancer, lung disease and heart disease. While quitting can be difficult, you don't have to go through it alone. While Pullman Regional Hospital does not offer this service, there are many programs that have been established to help smokers who want to quit. This list of local and national resources will assist you in finding information that is reliable.

Local

  • WSU Health and Wellness Services: Individual tobacco cessation counseling is available for WSU students and employees.
  • Palouse Recovery Center LLC Pullman (509) 334-0718                                                                                                       
  •  1-800-Quit-NOW (1-800-784-8669)

Free Online Smoking/Nicotine Cessation Programs:

 

Caregiving, Loss & Grief

Whether you are in the position of caregiver or coping with a loss, it may be hard for you to feel optimistic about the future right now. Pullman Regional would like to offer support as you heal.

Local

  • Summit Therapy & Health Services (509) 332-5106
  • Palouse Caregivers Support Group (509) 397-4305
  • Friends of Hospice Community Grief Support Group, Annie Pillers, (509) 338-5792 www.friendsofhospice.net/
  • Willow Center Grieving Children, www.willow-center.org, Palouse Center (208) 669-0730 

 

Memory

Concerns about a friend or loved ones forgetfulness that continues to occur could be more than a simple “senior moment.” It is important to speak to a physician about memory loss or other symptoms of Alzheimer's or dementia. Our region offers education and support to those looking for help.  

Local

  • SJRMC Neurology Pullman Regional Hospital Specialty Clinic (509) 336-7357
  • Circles of Caring Adult Day Services-Dementia with Dignity: Dementia & Alzheimer's Wellbeing Netowork (208) 388-8898 or info@thedawnmethod.com

National

 

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease does not just affect the person living with it – it affects the entire family and their community of friends. Our certified staff and support group can assist re-establishing both internal and external health. This list of local and national resources will assist you in in finding information that is reliable.

Local

  • The Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LSVT) BIG and LOUD programs at Summit Therapy & Health Services (509) 332-5106
  • Parkinson’s Telehealth Support Group, Bonnie (509) 336-7514

Regional

  • Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation : Improve the quality of life of people in the PD community right now. Tomorrow, there is unlikely to be a cure for this disease, but we know for certain that someone in the northwest will be diagnosed with PD. Our goal is to bridge that gap between diagnosis and cure, with the best evidence-based programming available at no or low cost. We want people to Move, Connect and Engage. https://nwpf.org/

National

 

Traumatic Brain Injury

Local

  • Pullman Regional Hospital TBI Support Group. Forth Monday of each month from 6-8 pm in Conference Rooms C & D. Daniella, This support group is free and open to the Pulblic. No RSVP required. Daniella, 509-592-8931 or email daniellaclark60@gmail.com

Regional

  • The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington provides free services to Individuals throughout Washington whose lives are affected by Brain Injury.

    The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington (BIAWA) is a small nonprofit organization that has exhibited the power to do great things. BIAWA was originally founded in 1982 as the Washington State Head Injury Foundation by family members united by a determination to create a system of support for all Washingtonians whose lives are affected by Brain Injury. Today, a cadre of volunteers, board members and staff work collaboratively to carry out the organization’s mission: to increase public awareness, support and hope for those affected by Brain Injury through education, assistance and advocacy

     

National.

  •  Brain Trauma Foundation  (BTF) is a national non-profit organization founded in 1986 whose mission is to translate neuroscience into effective solutions.

    Since our founding in 1986, we have worked toward our vision of improving the outcomes of patients with traumatic brain injuries. We do this through the development of our best-in-class, evidence-based guidelines, groundbreaking research partnerships, and educational outreach.

Talking Openly with Your Medical Provider

Clear and honest communication between you and your physician can help you both make smart choices about your health. It’s important to be honest and upfront about your symptoms even if you feel embarrassed or shy.

Lifespan Safety

Addressing preventable injuries throughout your lifespan

Looking for more information?

Contact our Education Department at noel.nicolai@pullmanregional.org or (509) 336-7404.

Community Partners

This hospital is deeply rooted in our community, and we collaborate with many organizations to facilitate a healthy future.