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Important Numbers To Remember
911
Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention
1-800-234-0246

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Helpline and Treatment
1-800-234-0420

National Council on Alcoholism: 1-800-NCA-CALL (1-800-622-2255)

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention: 1-800-676-1730

American Council on Alcoholism: 1-800-527-5344

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment's National Drug and Treatment Routing Service: 1-800-662-HELP

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.: 1-800-622-2255

Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-572-7233

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE

National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453

Suicide Hotline - http://suicidehotlines.com/ - 1-800-784-2433 and 1-800-273-8255



Addictions and Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.aa.org/
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who
have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting,
nondenominational, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere.
There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who
wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.

Narcotics Anonymous
www.na.org
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of
recovering drug addicts. Started in 1947, the NA movement is one of the world's
oldest and largest of its type, with nearly twenty thousand weekly meetings in
seventy countries. NA provides information on its recovery program and
cooperates with others concerned about drug abuse in their countries and
communities.

National Cocaine Hotline – 1.800.COCAINE (262.2463)
www.ca.org
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their
experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their
common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The only
requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other mind-
altering substances.

Al-Anon/Alateen – 1.888.4AL.ANON (425.2666)
www.al-anon.org
Al-Anon/Alateen’s primary purpose is to help families and friends of alcoholics
recover from the effects of problem drinking. Inquirees are confidential and
anonymous. Currently more than 30,000 groups worldwide are available to assist
those whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking.

National Drug Information Treatment and Refferal Hotline – 1.800.622.HELP
Provides information, support, treatment options and referrals to local rehab
centers for any drug or alcohol problem. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
http://www.anad.org/
A nonprofit organization that provides information about anorexia
nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, compulsive exercising,and other
less well-known food and weight disorders. Material includes details
about recovery and prevention.

Gamblers Anonymous
www.gamblersanonymous.org
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their
experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common
problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. The only
requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – 1.800.NEWS.4.OCD
Free hotline that provides information on obsessive-compulsive disorder.


Overeaters Anonymous
http://www.oa.org/
Overeaters Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women from all walks of life
who meet in order to help solve a common problem - compulsive overeating. The
only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. OA is a
non-profit international organization that provides volunteer support groups
worldwide. Patterned after the Twelve-Step Alcoholics Anonymous program, the
OA recovery program addresses physical, emotional and spiritual recovery
aspects of compulsive overeating.

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
www.sca-recovery.org
Sexual Compulsives Anonymous a fellowship of men and women who share
their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their
common problem and help others to recover from sexual compulsion. The only
requirement for membership is a desire to stop having compulsive sex. The
primary purpose is to stay sexually sober and to help others to achieve sexual
sobriety.

COSA National Service Organization
http://www.cosa-recovery.org/
COSA is a recovery program for men and women whose lives have been affected
by compulsive sexual behavior. In COSA, we find hope whether or not there is a
sexually addicted person currently in our lives. With the humble act of reaching
out, we begin the process of recovery. The COSA recovery program has been
adapted from the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous and
Al-Anon. It is a program for our spiritual development, no matter what our religious beliefs.
As we meet to share our experience, strength and hope while working the twelve steps, we
grow stronger in spirit. We begin to lead our lives more serenely and in deeper fulfillment,
little by little, one day at a time. Only in this way can we be of help to others.



Family and Children

Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
– 1.800.899.4301
www.zerotothree.org
Zero to Three concentrates exclusively on first years of life – the critical period
when a child undergoes the greatest human growth and development. They
provide information for the parent or professional to make a great impact and
positively influence a child’s future. The mission is to help children best navigate
their first three years of life in order to develop a solid intellectual, emotional and
social foundation.

Child Abuse National Hotline – 1.800.4.A.CHILD (422.4453)
www.childhelpusa.org
Child Help USA Hotline provides multilingual crisis intervention and professional
counseling on child abuse. They provide referrals to local social service groups
offering counseling on child abuse. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

National Child Safety Council Childwatch – 1.800.222.1464
Provides answers to questions and distributes literature on safety, including drug
abuse, household dangers, and electricity. Takes information on missing children
sightings. Sponsor of the missing kids milk carton program. Operates 24 hours,
seven days a week.

KID SAVE. – 1.800.543.7283
www.kidspeace.org
Provides information and referrals to public and private services for children and
adolescents in crisis. Referrals to: shelters, mental health services, sexual abuse
treatment, substance abuse, family
counseling, residential care, etc.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children – 1.800.872.5437
Assists parents of missing children to locate them. Services are free.

National Hotline for Missing and Exploited Children – 1.800.843.5678
Report missing children and sightings of missing children.



Crisis Hotline

Runaway Hotline – 1.800.231.6946
www.nrscrisisline.org
The National Runaway Switchboard operates a confidential hotline for runaway
youth, teens in crisis, and concerned friends and family members. Provides crisis
intervention and travel assistance to runaways, and information and local
referrals to shelters nationwide. Also relays messages to, or sets up conference
calls with, parents at the request of the child. All services are free and available
24 hours every day.

NineLine (Crisis Line for Youth, Teens and Families) – 1.800.999.9999
NineLine is a nationwide crisis/suicide hotline. It provides callers with locally-
based referrals, provides help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse,
homelessness, runaway children, and message relays. Operates 24 hours,
seven days a week.


Boys Town National Hotline / Crisis Intervention – 1.1.800.448.3000
www.boystown.org
The Boys Town provides short-term intervention and counseling and refers
callers to local community resources, counsels on parent-child conflicts, family
issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaway youth, physical and sexual abuse, and ANY
other issues that impact children and families. Spanish-speaking operators
available. Operates 24 hours, seven days a week.

Domestic Abuse National Hotline – 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)
www.ndvh.org
The National Domestic Violence Hotline links individuals to help in their area
using a nationwide database that includes detailed information on domestic
violence shelters, other emergency shelters, legal advocacy and assistance
programs, and social service programs. One call summons immediate help in
English or Spanish. Operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Nationwide RAINN National Rape Crisis Hotline – 1.800.656.HOPE (4673)
Offers free, confidential counseling and support 24 hours, seven days a week.
Connects caller to the nearest counseling center, which provides counseling
for rape, abuse and incest victims.



Consumer/ Legal Issues

Americans with Disabilities Act Hotline - 1.800.514.0301
www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm
The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment,
programs and services provided by state and local governments,
goods and services provided by private companies, and in commercial facilities.
The ADA was signed into law on July 26, 1990. It contains requirements for
new construction, for alterations or renovations to buildings and facilities, and for
improving access to existing facilities of private companies providing goods or services
to the public. It also requires that State and local governments provide access to
programs offered to the public. The ADA also covers effective communication with
people with disabilities, eligibility criteria that may restrict or prevent access, and
requires reasonable modifications of policies and practices that may be discriminatory


National Insurance Consumer Helpline – 1.800.942.4242
www.iii.org
The Insurance Information Institute provides facts and assistance free of charge
to the media, individuals and organizations.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – 1.800.962.6215
www.epa.gov
The mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human
health and to safeguard the natural environment — air, water, and land — upon
which life depends. Provides information on becoming famiDelilahr with
environmental issues and potential environmental and human health risks
caused by pollution. Learn how you, your family, and your community can protect
the environment.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration – 1.800.532.4440
www.fda.gov
FDA is a public health agency, charged with protecting American consumers by
enforcing the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and several related public
health laws. It is FDA's job to see that the food we eat is safe and wholesome,
the cosmetics we use won't hurt us, the medicines and medical devices we use
are safe and effective, and that radiation-emitting products, such as microwave
ovens, won't do us harm. Feed and drugs for pets and farm animals also come
under FDA scrutiny. FDA also ensures that all of these products are labeled
truthfully with the information that people need to use them properly.



Human Services and Causes

National Institute on Aging Information Center
http://www.nia.nih.gov/
The National Institute on Aging provides information on older persons and
services for the elderly, their families, as well as those concerned about providing
the opportunities and services to enrich the lives of older persons and support
their independence.

YMCA of the USA – 1.800.872.9622
www.ymca.net
YMCA programs are tools for building the values of caring, honesty, respect and
responsibility. Longtime leaders in community-based health and fitness and
aquatics, Ys teach kids to swim, offer exercise classes for people with disabilities
and lead adult aerobics. They also offer hundreds of other programs in response
to community needs, including camping, child care (the Y movement is the
nation's largest not-for-profit provider), teen clubs, environmental programs,
substance abuse prevention, youth sports, family nights, job training,
international exchange and many more activities.

MADD – Mothers Against Drunk Driving
www.madd.org
"Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is more than just a bunch of angry
moms. We're real people, moms, dads, young people, and other individuals just
trying to make a difference. We are determined to stop drunk driving and to
support victims of this violent crime." Mothers Against Drunk Driving is a non-
profit grass roots organization with more than 600 chapters nationwide, with the
focus to look for effective solutions to the drunk driving and underage drinking
problems, while supporting those who have already experienced the pain of
these senseless crimes."

American Red Cross
www.redcross.org
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and
guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the
International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and
help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. Resources, links,
and extensive information on how you can become involved.


National Fire Protection Association – 1.800.344.3555
www.nfpa.org
The NFPA provides the latest information about the National Fire Protection
Association (NFPA), its departments, publications, seminars, and educational
programs. The mission of NFPA, which was organized in 1896, is to reduce the
burden of fire on the quality of life by advocating scientifically based consensus
codes and standards, research and education for fire and related safety issues.


Diseases and Disability

Make-A-Wish Foundation – 1.800.722.WISH (9474)
www.wish.org
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants wishes to children under the age of 18 with life-
threatening illnesses.

Special Olympics
www.specialolympics.org
Special Olympics is a nonprofit program of sports training and competition for
individuals with mental retardation. They provide year-round training and athletic
competition for more than one million athletes in nearly 150 countries and all 50
states in the United States. For information on participation & volunteer positions,
check out their site.


National Hospice Organization – 1.800.658.8898
www.nhpco.org
Founded in 1978, the National Hospice Organization is the oldest and largest
nonprofit public benefit organization devoted exclusively to hospice care. NHO is
dedicated to promoting and maintaining quality care for terminally ill persons and
their families, and to making hospice an integral part of the U.S. health care
system. NHO's Organizational Vision NHO is committed to be the nation's leader
in improving end-of-life care, and in expanding access to hospice care - there by
profoundly enhancing the quality of life for people dying in America.

National Easter Seal Society – 1.800.221.6827
www.easter-seals.org
Easter Seals is a non-profit, community-based health agency dedicated to
helping children and adults with disabilities attain greater independence. Today,
millions of Easter Seals clients lead improved lives because of the high quality
programs for children, vocational training and employment, and medical
rehabilitation services offered by Easter Seals affiDelilahtes.

VA Persian Gulf Helpline – 1.800.749.8387
Insures that veterans with medical problems get prompt and thorough attention.

National Health Information Center – 1.800.336.4797
www.health.gov/nhic/
The National Health Information helps both professionals and the general public
locate health information through identification of health information resources,
and information and referral system, and publications. Utilizing a database which
contains descriptions of health-related organizations, the NHIC staff refer
inquiries to the most appropriate resource.

National Kidney Foundation – 1.800.622.9010
www.kidney.org
The National Kidney Foundation is a major voluntary health organization that seeks to prevent kidney and urinary tract diseases, improve the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases, and increase the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Lupus Foundation of America – 1.800.558.0121
www.lupus.org
The Lupus Foundation works to educate and support those affected by lupus and find the cure. The Web site strives to provide information to those affected by lupus as well as support.

Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
www.bpkids.org
The Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation educates families, professionals, and the public about early-onset bipolar disorders; supports families to maximize the well-being of the child while minimizing the adverse impact of bipolar disorders on the family; and advocates for increased services to families and research on the nature, causes, and treatment of bipolar disorders in the young.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder – 1.800.233.4050
www.chadd.org
CHADD is a national, non-profit organization representing children and adults
with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD). Founded in 1987 by a group
of concerned parents, CHADD works to improve the lives of people with
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder through education, advocacy and support.
Working closely with leaders in the field of AD/HD research, diagnosis and
treatment, CHADD offers its members and the public extensive information and
resources.

AIDS National Hotline – 1.800.342.AIDS
www.ashastd.org/nah/index.html
The National AIDS Hotline, including its Spanish Service and TTY Service, is
operated under contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The hotline handles about 1 million calls per year -- about 2,740 calls per day --
from people with questions about prevention, risk, testing, treatment and other
HIV/AIDS-related concerns. Information Specialists are available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week, and can answer questions, provide referrals, and send free
publications through the mail.

Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center – 1.800.438.4380
www.alzheimers.org
Provides information and publications on Alzheimer’s disease to health and
service professionals, patients and their families, caregivers and public.

Arthritis Foundation – 1.800.283.7800
www.arthritis.org
The Arthritis Foundation has continued to speak for the millions of Americans
with arthritis. Two key examples of these successful efforts were the revision of
Social Security Administration rules on children's disability benefits and the support
of the Health Insurance Portability Act. Throughout its 50-year history, the Arthritis Foundation has made great strides in the treatment of the many forms of arthritis.

Asthma Control Program – 1.800.843.2473
Provides education about asthma to better understand, treat and manage asthma.
Leave name and address, they’ll send free information.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America – 1.800.7.ASTHMA (727.8462)
www.aafa.org
AAFA was founded 1953, as a non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure
for and controlling asthma and allergic diseases. The AAFA serves the estimated
50 million Americans with asthma and allergies through research, patient and
public education programs, direct individual and family support through their
nationwide network of chapters and support groups for adults, parents and
adolescents, public awareness campaigns, and public and governmental
advocacy.

American Diabetes Association – 1-800-342-2383
http://www.diabetes.org/
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading nonprofit health
organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. The mission
of the organization is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all
people affected by diabetes. To fulfill this mission, the American Diabetes
Association funds research, publishes scientific findings, and provides
information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health care
professionals and the public.


Autism Society of America – 1.800.328.3476
www.autism-society.org
The mission of the Autism Society of America is to promote lifelong access and
opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families, to be fully
included, participating members of their communities through advocacy, public
awareness, education, and research related to autism.

Brain Injury Association, Inc. – 1.800.843.2256
www.biausa.org
The mission of the Brain Injury Association is to create a better future through
brain injury prevention, research, education and advocacy. Provides extensive
information, local referrals, mass-link listing, and support resources.

National Brain Tumor Foundation – 1.800.934 CURE (2873)
www.braintumor.org
NBTF provides information on brain tumor diagnosis, treatments and how to
cope, frequently asked questions about brain tumors, information about brain
tumor types, background on brain tumor treatments and rehabilitation and clinical
trials. NBTF provide patients and families the information they need to
successfully cope with their illness.

American Cancer Society – 1.800.227.2345
www.cancer.org
The American Cancer Society provides information and referrals on various
issues related to cancer (treatment, services, literature, transportation,
equipment, encouragement and support).

Cancer Hope Network – 1.877.HOPE.NET
www.cancerhopenetwork.org
One-on-one support to cancer patients and their families undergoing cancer
treatments from trained volunteers who have survived cancer themselves.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, Inc. – 1.800.932.2423
www.ccfa.org
The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Inc., is a non-profit, research
oriented, voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the cause of, and
cure for, Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.

American Society for Deaf Children – 1.800.942.2732
www.deafchildren.org
ASDC is a national organization of families and professionals committed to
educating, empowering and supporting parents and families to create
opportunities for their children who are deaf and hard of hearing in gaining
meaningful and full communication access, particularly through the competent
use of Sign Language, in their home, school and community. ASDC's primary
mission is to assure the highest quality programs and services for parents in
making sound and informed choices to meet their children's educational,
communication, personal and social needs so that they may fully participate in
the global community now and in the 21st century.

National Family Association for Deaf-Blind – 1.800.255.0411 ext. 275
www.nfadb.org/
AADB is a national consumer advocacy organization for people who have
combined hearing and vision impairments. AADB is open to all persons who
are deaf-blind and individuals directly concerned with their well being, including
spouses, children, friends, and health care professionals. AADB seeks to
encourage independent living for individuals who are deaf-blind, and provides
technical assistance to persons who are deaf-blind, families, educators, and
service providers.

Down Syndrome Hotline – 1.800.221.4602
www.ndss.org
The Down Syndrome Hotline provides information and referrals, free packets to
new parents, information on education, support groups, medical research,
newsletter and phone support.

International Dyslexia Association – 1.800.ABCD.123
www.interdys.org
The IDA (formerly The Orton Dyslexia Society) is an international, non-profit,
scientific and educational organization dedicated to the study and treatment of
dyslexia.

National Headache Foundation – 1.800.843.2256
www.headaches.org
The National Headache Foundation provides knowledge and support, explaining
the causes and symptoms of headache, the latest information on advances in
headache treatment, and educational publications.


American Heart Association –1.800.242.8721
www.americanheart.org
AHA is dedicated to providing education and information on fighting heart
disease and stroke. Website includes extensive reference guides, information on
family heath issues, CPR, technological advances, and much more.

Hepatitis Foundation International – 1.800.891.0707
www.hepfi.org
HFI seeks to increase awareness of the worldwide problem of viral hepatitis and
to educate the public and healthcare providers about its prevention, diagnosis,
and treatment. Our goal is renewed health for those afflicted, and a future free of
the threat of viral hepatitis. Hepatitis Foundation International is the only
organization focused exclusively on bringing viral hepatitis under control,
supporting research, educational programs, and materials for medical
professionals, those with hepatitis, and the public, and also through a vast
network of support for those afflicted.

National Mental Health Association – 1.800.969.6642
www.nmha.org
The National Mental Health Association provides free information on over 200
mental health topics including manic-depression, bereavement, post-traumatic
stress disorder, and warning signs of mental illness. Also provides referrals to
mental health providers, distributes free national directory of local mental health
associations, and offers low-cost materials.

Mental Health Net
www.mentalhelp.net
Mental Health Net provides a free, easy-to-use, friendly resource in which to
access ALL the mental health topics on the Internet.

National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness
http://www.nrchmi.samhsa.gov/default.aspx
An interactive community of providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at federal, state, and local levels. We share state-of-the art knowledge and promising practices to prevent and end homelessness through:
• Training and technical assistance.
• Publications and materials.
• On-line learning opportunities.
• Networking and collaboration.

American Liver Foundation – 1.800.223.0179
www.liverfoundation.org
The ALF is the only national, voluntary non-profit health agency dedicated to
preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and all liver diseases through research,
education and support groups. The ALF is leading the way in many of these
important advances: disseminating information vital to improving the
understanding of the liver and the quality of care to those who live with the more
than 100 liver diseases; informing the public about ways to take better care of the
liver through vaccination and lifestyle changes; and supporting research into the
mysteries of this miraculous organ.

American Lung Association – 1.800.586.4872
www.lungusa.org
Since 1904, the American Lung Association has been fighting lung disease
through education, community service, advocacy and research. Lung disease,
including asthma, emphysema, and lung cancer, is the third leading cause of
death in America. The ALA is a resource for information and education about
asthma. They have assumed a leading role in the fight against tobacco, helping
smokers to quit, encouraging children not to start smoking, and protecting
nonsmokers from secondhand smoke.

Lyme Disease Foundation – 1-860-870-0070
www.lyme.org
The Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc. (LDF) is a nonprofit medical healthcare
agency dedicated to finding solutions to tick-borne disorders. The LDF is the first,
largest, most influential, and most scientific such organization. The LDF is
national in scope, with strong ties in the international scientific community,
working with grass-root groups across the world.

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
http://www.nbmtlink.org/
The mission of the National Bone Marrow Transplant Link is to help patients, caregivers, and families cope with the social and emotional challenges of bone marrow/stem cell transplant from diagnosis through survivorship by providing vital information and personalized support services

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
www.msfacts.org
The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation provides support services for those diagnosed
with MS, and information and referrals on traditional and alternative treatments.



Health Organizations

America’s Blood Centers – 1-888-USBLOOD
www.americasblood.org
The ABC Foundation is a public education organization established to increase
awareness about the need and importance of volunteer blood donation. The ABC
Foundation is affiDelilahted with America's Blood Centers, the 36-year-old national
network of non-profit, independent community blood centers that collect about
half (47%) of the U.S. blood supply at more than 450 blood donation sites in 45
states.


American Dental Association – 312-440-2500
www.ada.org
The ADA is the professional association of dentists dedicated to serving both the
public and the profession of dentistry. The ADA promotes the public's health
through commitment of member dentists to provide quality oral health care,
accessible to everyone. The ADA promotes the profession of dentistry by
enhancing the integrity and ethics of the profession, strengthening the
patient/dentist relationship and making membership the foundation of successful
practice. The ADA fulfills its public and professional mission by providing services
and through its initiatives in education, research, advocacy and the development
of standards.

Centers For Disease Control
www.cdc.gov/
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located in Atlanta,
Georgia, USA, is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Visit their site for information on health and preventing and controlling disease,
injury, and disability.

United Network for Organ Sharing
www.unos.org
UNOS, sponsored by the Department of Health and Services, distributes donor
cards and provides answers to questions on organ donation and transplants.

Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center
http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/default.asp
The National Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource
Center provides information to health care professionals, patients and the public
about metabolic bone diseases.

National Prenatal Care - (800) 370-2943
http://health.nih.gov/topic/PrenatalCare


National Coalition of Hispanic Health & Human Services – (202) 387-5000
http://www.cehn.org/national_coaliti..._organizations
The mission of the National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Services Organizations (COSSHMO) is to improve the health and well-being of Hispanics. Issues covered include the full range of health and human services issues, including environmental health.
* Geographic focus: national
* Membership: 400 organizations and over 800 individuals
* Other organizational activities (not directed specifically toward children): advocacy, community research, education, research, technical assistance, training

National Sexually Transmitted Disease
http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/
The National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention maximizes public health and safety nationally and internationally through the elimination, prevention, and control of disease, disability, and death caused by HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB.

Stuttering Foundation of America – 1.800.992.9392
www.stutterhelp.org
SFA provides information and referrals for stutterers and those who treat
stutterers. Phone support, conferences and a nationwide referral list of speech
pathologists who specialize in stuttering.

National Organization of Rare Diseases – 1.800.999.6673
www.rarediseases.org
The National Organization of Rare Diseases provides information and networking
for persons with rare disorders.

National Patient Air Transport Helpine - (800) 296-1217
National Patient Travel HELPLINE provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical air transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical air transportation network. The HELPLINE is staffed live 9am to 5pm Eastern Time, Monday thru Friday. After hours help is available within 10 minutes of leaving an after-hours message marked urgent.

American Trauma Society - 1.800-556-7890
www.amtrauma.org
The ATS is a nationwide, non-profit, voluntary organization dedicated to the prevention
of trauma and improvement of trauma care. The American Trauma Society is a public
education/awareness association with projects and operations funded through grants from the private sector, donations, and membership dues. The Society currently has over 2,700 members, which include individuals (i.e., physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians and paramedics, other allied health professionals, and the general public), institutional members (i.e., trauma centers), and corporations. In addition, the Society has state divisions to encourage participation on the grass-roots level.

Vestibular Disorders Association - 1.800.837.8428
http://www.vestibular.org/
VEDA is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide information and support to
people suffering from inner-ear balance disorders. Symptoms of vestibular
disorders may include dizziness, imbalance, vertigo, nausea, and fuzzy vision,
and may be accompanied by hearing problems.
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