Resources

Links

We are pleased to offer the following helpful links and information resources:

  •  General Mental Health
  •   Eating Disorder
  •   Animal and Pet Loss
  •   Cancer
  •   Infertility
  •   Domestic Violence
  •   Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer/Questioning

General Mental Health:

National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI
This national organization provides easy to understand information about mental illnesses, mental health care, diagnosis, treatment and recovery.
www.nami.com

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – DBSA
This is a patient-directed national organization which works to foster an environment of understanding about the impact and management of mood disorders. DBSA works to ensure that people living with mood disorders are treated equitably and provides educational materials and support groups.
www.dbsalliance.com

The International OCD Foundation – IOCDF
IOCDF provides information to educate the public about OCD and other related disorders in order to raise awareness and improve the quality of treatment provided.
www.ocfoundation.com

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – CHADD
This organization provides education, advocacy and support in order to improve the lives of individuals with AD/HD.
www.chadd.org

Eating Disorder:

Binge Eating Disorder Association – BEDA
BEDA (Binge Eating Disorder Association) offers education and resources and best practice guidelines for the prevention and treatment of BED.
www.Bedaonline.com

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorder – ANAD
ANAD provides a crisis hotline and sponsors support groups. ANAD also provides a listing of treatment providers and hospitals. Contact 847-831-3438
www.ANAD.org

National Eating Disorder Association – NEDA
NEDA sponsors National Eating Disorder Awareness Week in February and a national conference. NEDA provides a parent, family and friends network and media watchdog program.
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

Animal and Pet Loss:

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement – APLB
APLB is a non-profit organization dedicated to the welfare of persons grieving for their pets and provides educational materials on bereavement and links to trained counselors.
www.aplb.org

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals – ASPCA
The ASPCA provides information on the end of life care for pets, grieving and honoring deceased pets.
www.aspca.org/pet-care/pet-loss

University of Illinois, School of Veterinary Medicine
Provides a pet loss hotline toll free (877) 394 2273.
www.cvm.uiuc.edu/CARE

University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
Offers information on pet loss and links to resources and hotlines.
www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/ccab/petloss.html

Cancer:

American Cancer Society
Organization which provides information on diagnoses, treatment, research and general support for individuals diagnosed with cancer and their families.
www.cancer.org

National Cancer Institute
The U.S. government’s principal agency for cancer research which provides the most current and comprehensive information on cancer to patients, health professionals and the general public.
www.cancer.gov/

Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization
Organization which provides information, a 24 hour hotline, educational programs and self-help meetings for breast cancer patients and their families. Offers a survivor-match program for patients with similar diagnoses and life experiences.
www.y-me.org

Young Survival Coalition
Organization dedicated to providing support, information and advocacy for young women diagnosed with breast cancer. Addresses issues relevant to younger women including treatment options, dating and marriage, fertility and insurance issues.
www.youngsurvival.org

Infertility:

Resolve – The National Infertility Association
Organization which provides information on diagnoses, treatment and support for those affected by infertility. Provides resources for IVF, egg/sperm donation, adoption, embryo donation and living without children.
www.resolve.org

 

INCIID – the InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination, Inc
A consumer-oriented organization providing links to the latest information on infertility diagnosis and treatment, miscarriage and pregnancy loss, adoption and financial/legal issues.
www.inciid.org

Domestic Violence: 

National Domestic Violence Hotline – NDVH
This organization provides a confidential and anonymous 24/7 hotline to assist those who may be experiencing partnership violence.  The NDVH web site provides warning signs to assess if you may be experiencing an abusive relationship.
1800-799- SAFE (7233)
www.ndvh.org

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention.
This site provides a free online course to learn what teen dating violence is and how to prevent it.
www.vetoviolence.org/datingmatters

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network- RAINN
The largest anti-sexual assault organization in the nation provides tips on preventing assault, legal advice, and information to assist any victim including military families.  It provides a National Sexual Assault Hotline – a 24/7 at 1 -800-656- HOPE
www.rainn.org

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer/Questioning:

Human Rights Campaign- HRC
“The largest national lesbian and gay political organization, envisions an American where lesbian and gay people are ensured of their basic equal rights – – and can be open, honest, and safe at home, at work, and in the community.”
www.hrc.org.

Center on Halsted
This is the Midwest’s most comprehensive community center. It is dedicated to advancing community and securing the health and well-being of the LGBTQ people of the Chicagoland area. More than 1,000 community members visit the Center ever day, located in the heart of Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood.
www.centeronhalsted.org.

PFLAG of Palatine
PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization. It is made up of parents, families, friends, and allies united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. Contact Carole Abrams at Carole1627@aol.com or 847-398-5704.
www.community.pflag.org.

 

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