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Links to other web sites

Part 1 of 2 parts

Web sites discussing addiction,
mental health, physical health,
healing
, disability, meditation,
therapy, counseling, safety, etc.

Disclaimer:

We have no method of evaluating the quality, accuracy, and safety of the following web sites. Use them with care.

Nothing contained on this website should be construed nor is intended to be used for legal advice, or medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Consumer dangers:

  • Consumer Safety Guide educates "... the public and ensure consumers are informed about defective medical products, dangerous drugs, and high-risk consumer products," at: https://www.consumersafetyguide.com/

  • Recall Report contains public alerts on the health dangers of drugs and other products at: https://www.recallreport.org/

  • Drug Watcher monitors the pharmaceutical industry, informs and warns the public, and provides a road map for taking legal action. See: https://www.drugwatcher.org

  • Drug Dangers provides information on a range of medications 
and medical devices that have serious complications. See: https://www.drugdangers.com/

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Guide to online therapy apps: Consumers Advocate publish a comprehensive guide to online therapy apps. See: https://www.consumersadvocate.org/

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Review of medical alert systems: The Reviews.com website pubishes a "Senior-Friendly Guide to Medical Alert Systems" which enable individuals to call for help in emergencies.

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College Partners Online is a research and media organization that focuses on education and labor trends in the US for degree-holding professionals. Two of their Psychology Education Guides help job seekers, professionals, and students understand the changing landscape of psychology and its impact on careers and employment. See: https://www.psychologydegrees.org/ and https://www.counselingdegreesonline.org/

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The Food and Drug Administration has a section on their web site that discusses adverse event reports on drugs, medication error reports and product quality complaints resulting in adverse events See: https://www.fda.gov/

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Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV):

  • AIDS & HIV: The World Health Organization has an information web sites on HIV and AIDS at: http://www.who.int/

  • Support: The United Methodist Church maintains a website which supports people with AIDS. See the HIV/AIDS Ministries Network, at: http://gbgm-umc.org

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Therapy:

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Addiction Resources:

  • star symbol Comment about addiction in general by "Brandie The Barber Bauer:"

    Personal statement on addiction

  • star symbol Abbeycare group has clinics throughout the UK. They feature supervised detox, holistic and alternative treatments, individually tailored recovery care plans, attractive fees, and payment options.
  • star symbol Addictions.com has a valuable medically-reviewed article discussing drug and alcohol addition.

  • star symbol All Treatment provides information on: "substance abuse treatment based on treatment models, payment, insurance taken, length of treatment and your location. You may also find addiction treatment centers by the state that you would like to go to.  You will also have the ability to locate rehabs that will accept your your insurance plans; private, state and  governmental."

  • star symbol Detox.com is a network of U.S. addiction treatment facilities that provide drug and alcohol detox, support, and comprehensive substance abuse treatment services to the individuals and families struggling with addiction. In addition to offering medical detox in safe, controlled stabilization units, we also offer a wide range of patient care services for ongoing addiction treatment and recovery needs. They have a 24 hour detox hotline at 800-483-2193 which can be accessed from the U.S. or Canada.

  • star symbolThe Delphi Health Group has an online "Guide to Low Cost or Free Drug Rehab Options," and an Addiction Treatment and Recovery Guide for Disabled Persons

  • star symbol Carla Vista has 4 homes in Arizona, 2 in Colorado, and single homes in Nebraska, Nevada, Missouri and Texas. They ask their residents to commit to 90 days of living in their drug-free environment. Most stay for six to nine months. The group links residents with jobs, counselling, and treatment. During their stay, they change. They become "... filled with gratitude and a new peace of mind. They’d become part of a family that learns, laughs and grows together in sobriety."

  • star symbol "Co-Occurring Disorders (a.k.a. dual diagnosis or co-morbid disorders). These are are mental health conditions that exist along with substance abuse issues. They can heavily react with each other. About 8 million U.S. adults experienced this in 2014. See: https://www.rehabspot.com/

  • star symbol "Drug and alcohol addiction in the LGBTQ community

  • star symbolAmerican Addiction Centers: Since they were founded in 2007, they have become the largest network of rehab facilities in the U.S. with programs in seven states. They claim a success rate that is double the national average!

  • Faith and Smoking Addiction is an article by Christina Matthews at VapingDaily. She has extensively studied the dangers of cigarettes and the objective side of e-cigs.

See also: "The Guide to Rebuilding Bridges with Your Loved Ones After Battling Addiction" by Addiction Campuses

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bullet ShesInRecovery.com is an online community to support women in recovery from alcohol or other drug addiction. See: http://www.shesinrecovery.com/

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Alzheimer's and Dementia:

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Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD); Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD):

bullet Bereavement: Unconventional Grief: Grieving Someone Alive at The American Academy of Bereavement.

bullet Breast Cancer information is available at: http://breastcancer.answers.com/

bullet Burn Support Groups Database provides links to worldwide burn support groups, burn camps, etc. See: http://www.burnsupportgroupsdatabase.com/ As of 2017-AUG, this web site appears to exist but is inaccessible.

bullet Cancer Misdiagnosis Guide provides information about incorrect and delayed diagnosis, misdiagnosis and and failure to diagnose cancer. See: http://cancermisdiagnosisguide.com/

bullet The Chinese Medicine Directory includes links to sites with information on Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Oigong and alternative medicine. See: http://www.chinese-medicine-directory.com/

bullet Cities and towns: This study guide discusses how to make urban areas spiritually healthy. See: http://www.baylor.edu/

bullet Christian Counseling: Abba Christian Counseling is a service in Southlake and Colleyville, TX. Their goal is "to see that everyone can live life abundantly, as intended for them endowed by our creator." Their goal is: "To provide a peaceful, non-judgmental sanctuary to grow and heal." See: https://abbachristiancounseling.com
 
bullet Consumer Dangers: Across the world, death and serious injuries occur from Consumer Products all too often.  The web site http://www.consumerdangers.com/ "... is dedicated to helping raise awareness of these products that we hope will decrease the amount of these tragedies.  Education is the key to consumer protection, and we hope to be the best resource available."  They cover a wide range of dangers, including air bags, E. Coli contamination, shopping scams. poisoning, child safety, etc.

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bullet Dementia: Family Caregiver Alliance has a "Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors. See: https://www.caregiver.org/

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Diabetes: Helpful information on how to travel with diabetes is available at: http://www.insurancewith.com/

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Dietary Practices among various religions are described at: http://www.diet.com/

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Disability information:

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