The HSHSL aims to educate health care providers and researchers about the importance of clear communication and to increase their overall health literacy awareness. October is Health Literacy Month. Did you know the library has resources & workshops to support health literacy? The HSHSL has a health literacy guide with resources for health care providers and patients. You can learn how to assess health literacy, write in plain language, write informed consent forms, and even how to convey numerical concepts to patients. The library also offers health literacy workshops throughout the year.