Help Organizations

 
Mental Health Resources
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=peer_landing&gclid=CJWOseWhx7wCFeRi7Aodi3EAPg
Mental Health America (MHA) http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/
National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) http://www.nami.org/
Alzheimer’s Association, Maintain Your Brain www.alz.org/maintainyourbrain/overview.asp
AARP Games and Puzzles www.aarp.org/fun/puzzles
Memory Fitness Institute www.memoryfitnessinstitute.org/default.asp
Brain Injury Association of America, Preventing Brain Injury Among Seniors www.biausa.org/Pages/prevention_matters.html#seniors
Mental Health Awareness Through Wristbands www.wristbandexpress.com/content/Mental-Health-Awareness-Through-Wristbands
Assisted Living Facilities and Senior Living Communities https://www.seniorguidance.org/

 

 
Victims of Violence, Abuse, Crisis and Crime Resources
Safe Horizon – Moving victims of violence from crisis to confidence http://www.safehorizon.org/?gclid=CNemnMyjx7wCFTRo7AodIxQAcA
Oprah’s Where to Get Help for Domestic Violence http://www.oprah.com/relationships/Domestic-Violence-Organizations-Where-to-Get-Help
Nova – National Organization for Victim Assistance – Crime/Crisis http://www.trynova.org/
Partners in Prevention – “End Intimate Partner Abuse in Your Relationship” http://www.enddomesticabuse.org/domestic_violence_trt.php?gclid=CNm5qeKmx7wCFVQV7AodJ2kALA
Joyful Heart Foundation – Joyful Heart works to heal, educate and empower the abused and assaulted http://www.joyfulheartfoundation.org/?gclid=CM-Uytukx7wCFWxp7Aod1w8AnQ
Domestic Abuse and Addiction http://www.drugrehab.com/guides/domestic-abuse/

 

 
Drug – Alcohol – Substance Abuse Resources
The Treatment Center – Alcohol and Drug Abuse http://www.thetreatmentcenter.com/lp/drug-abuse-lp/?mm_campaign=8dce91bb9eaf191799b730525ae912e9&keyword=drug%20and%20alcohol%20abuse&search&&utm_source=Google&utm_medium=CPC&utm_campaign=DrugAbuseSearch&ad_type=p&creative=26017843869&position=1t2&gclid=CODW–anx7wCFY1r7Aod51sAtA
National Institutes of Health – Drug Abuse Organization http://www.nih.gov/about/almanac/organization/NIDA.htm
List of addiction and substance abuse organizations – Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_addiction_and_substance_abuse_organizations
As You Age – A Guide to Aging, Medicines, and Alcohol from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration asyouage.samhsa.gov
Top Knoxville, TN Addiction Recovery Centers: Reviews and Ratings https://www.recovery.org/browse/knoxville-tn/
Knoxville Addiction Treatment Centers https://www.projectknow.com/find/knoxville-tn/
Domestic Abuse and Addiction http://www.drugrehab.com/guides/domestic-abuse/
Signs of Addiction http://www.advancedrecoverysystems.com/process-addiction/signs-of-addiction/
Association for Addiction Professionals http://www.naadac.org/
AlcoholAwareness http://alcoholawareness.org/resources
Alcohol Awareness Council http://www.alcohol.org/
Alcohol Addiction http://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/alcohol/

 

 
Family, Children and Marriage Resources
AAMFT American Association for Marriage and Family Theropy http://www.aamft.org/iMIS15/AAMFT/
iAMFC International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors http://www.iamfconline.org/
National Children’s Alliance http://www.nationalchildrensalliance.org/index.php?s=100
Child Welfare Information Gateway https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/reslist/rl_dsp.cfm?subjID=41&rate_chno=11-11136

 

 
Trying to quit smoking? There are free sites with great information, methods and alternatives
Smokefree – Get Help to Stop Smoking http://smokefree.gov/
Be Tobacco Free http://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/
American Cancer Society www.cancer.org
American Lung Association www.lungusa.org
National Center For Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS) www.cdc.gov/tobacco/how2quit.htm
How to quit smoking and improve your finances www.creditcards.com/credit-card-news/quit-smoking-financial-guide.php

 

 
Exercise Resources
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Senior Health, Exercise for Older Adults nihseniorhealth.gov/exercise/toc.html
Weightlifting: 20 Benefits for Mind and Body http://muscles.zone/weightlifting-20-benefits-for-mind-and-body
AARP Physical Activity Resource Webpage www.aarp.org/health/fitness
National Council for Aging Care’s comprehensive guide on Exercising for Seniors www.aging.com/exercising-for-life/

 

 
Health Resources – Blood PSI, Cholesterol, Weight and Nutrition
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure www.nhlbi.nih.gov/hbp
American Heart Association, High Blood Pressure www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=2114
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s National Cholesterol Education Campaign www.nhlbi.nih.gov/chd
American Heart Association, Cholesterol www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1516
MyPyramid.gov (Dietary Guidelines) from the United States Department of Agriculture www.mypyramid.gov
Modified Food Pyramid for Older Adults from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy nutrition.tufts.edu/consumer/pyramid.html
American Dietetic Association www.eatright.org/Public
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements ods.od.nih.gov
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Weight-control Information Network, “Young at Heart: Tips for Older Adults” win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/young_heart.htm#tipsolder
U.S. Food and Drug Administration, How to Lose and Manage Weight www.fda.gov/loseweight
American Heart Association, Overweight www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=497

 

 
Oral Health Care Resources
American Dental Association www.ada.org
American Academy of Periodontology, “How to Keep a Healthy Smile for Life” www.perio.org/consumer/smileforlife.htm
Oral Health For Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease Or Related Disorders (ADRD)  www.emergencydentistsusa.com/alzheimers-dental-care/ Dr. Sedillo contact information:
Private practice located at:
12607 Gold Plaza, Suite #108, Omaha, NE 68130
 (402)
934-5200

 

 
Stress Reduction Resources
Discovery Health Channel, Stress Management Center health.discovery.com/centers/stress/stress.html
AARP, Managing Stress www.aarp.org/health/staying_healthy/stress
American Heart Association, Managing Stress www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=360
American Federation for Aging Research, Infoaging.org www.infoaging.org/l-stress-home.html

 

 
Safety Resources

State Child Passenger Safety Laws

www.ghsa.org/html/stateinfo/laws/childsafety_laws.html
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute www.bhsi.org

 

 
General Resources
Geriatric Mental Health Foundation www.GMHFonline.org 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1050, Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 654-7850
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry www.AAGPonline.org 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1050, Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 654-7850
Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633 (800) 272-3900
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center www.alz.org/ PO Box 8250, Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250 (800) 438-4380
American Psychiatric Association www.psych.org 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209-3901 (703) 907-7300
Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance www.dbsalliance.org 730 N. Franklin Street, Suite 501, Chicago, IL 60610-7224 (800) 826-3632
Families for Depression Awareness www.familyaware.org 300 Fifth Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451 (781) 890-0220
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Healthy Aging www.cdc.gov/aging/health_issues.htm
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill www.nami.org Colonial Place Three, 2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201-3042 (800) 950-NAMI (6264)
National Institute on Aging (NIA) www.nih.gov/nia Building 31, Room 5C27, 31 Center Drive, MSC 2292, Bethesda, MD 20892 (301) 496-1752
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) www.nimh.nih.gov Public Information and Communications Branch, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663, Bethesda, MD 20892-9663 (866) 615-6464
National Mental Health Association www.nmha.org 2001 N. Beauregard Street, 12th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22311 (703) 684-7722
NIH SeniorHealth.gov nihseniorhealth.gov
Philadelphia Mental Health and Aging Resource Guide www.mhaging.org/guide Mental Health/Aging Advocacy Project, Mental Health Association of SE PA, 1211 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 751-1800, ext. 266
Real Men Real Depression menanddepression.nimh.nih.gov National Institute of Mental Health, Public Information and Communications Branch, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663, Bethesda, MD 20892-9663 (866) 615-6464
Assisted Living Facilities and Senior Living Communities https://www.seniorguidance.org/