Help Organizations

Mental Health Resources
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Mental Health America (MHA)
National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)
Alzheimer’s Association, Maintain Your Brain
AARP Games and Puzzles
Memory Fitness Institute
Brain Injury Association of America, Preventing Brain Injury Among Seniors
Mental Health Awareness Through Wristbands
Assisted Living Facilities and Senior Living Communities


Victims of Violence, Abuse, Crisis and Crime Resources
Safe Horizon – Moving victims of violence from crisis to confidence
Oprah’s Where to Get Help for Domestic Violence
Nova – National Organization for Victim Assistance – Crime/Crisis
Partners in Prevention – “End Intimate Partner Abuse in Your Relationship”
Joyful Heart Foundation – Joyful Heart works to heal, educate and empower the abused and assaulted
Domestic Abuse and Addiction


Drug – Alcohol – Substance Abuse Resources
The Treatment Center – Alcohol and Drug Abuse–anx7wCFY1r7Aod51sAtA
National Institutes of Health – Drug Abuse Organization
List of addiction and substance abuse organizations – Wikipedia
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
Top Knoxville, TN Addiction Recovery Centers: Reviews and Ratings
Knoxville Addiction Treatment Centers
Domestic Abuse and Addiction
Signs of Addiction
Association for Addiction Professionals
Alcohol Awareness Council
Alcohol Addiction


Family, Children and Marriage Resources
AAMFT American Association for Marriage and Family Theropy
iAMFC International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors
National Children’s Alliance
Child Welfare Information Gateway


Trying to quit smoking? There are free sites with great information, methods and alternatives
Smokefree – Get Help to Stop Smoking
Be Tobacco Free
American Cancer Society
American Lung Association
National Center For Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Tobacco Information and Prevention Source (TIPS)
How to quit smoking and improve your finances


Exercise Resources
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Senior Health, Exercise for Older Adults
Weightlifting: 20 Benefits for Mind and Body
AARP Physical Activity Resource Webpage
National Council for Aging Care’s comprehensive guide on Exercising for Seniors


Health Resources – Blood PSI, Cholesterol, Weight and Nutrition
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Your Guide to Lowering High Blood Pressure
American Heart Association, High Blood Pressure
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s National Cholesterol Education Campaign
American Heart Association, Cholesterol (Dietary Guidelines) from the United States Department of Agriculture
Modified Food Pyramid for Older Adults from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
American Dietetic Association
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Weight-control Information Network, “Young at Heart: Tips for Older Adults”
U.S. Food and Drug Administration, How to Lose and Manage Weight
American Heart Association, Overweight


Oral Health Care Resources
American Dental Association
American Academy of Periodontology, “How to Keep a Healthy Smile for Life”
Oral Health For Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease Or Related Disorders (ADRD) Dr. Sedillo contact information:
Private practice located at:
12607 Gold Plaza, Suite #108, Omaha, NE 68130


Stress Reduction Resources
Discovery Health Channel, Stress Management Center
AARP, Managing Stress
American Heart Association, Managing Stress
American Federation for Aging Research,


Safety Resources

State Child Passenger Safety Laws
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute


General Resources
Geriatric Mental Health Foundation 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1050, Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 654-7850
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1050, Bethesda, MD 20814 (301) 654-7850
Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633 (800) 272-3900
Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center PO Box 8250, Silver Spring, MD 20907-8250 (800) 438-4380
American Psychiatric Association 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825, Arlington, VA 22209-3901 (703) 907-7300
Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance 730 N. Franklin Street, Suite 501, Chicago, IL 60610-7224 (800) 826-3632
Families for Depression Awareness 300 Fifth Avenue, Waltham, MA 02451 (781) 890-0220
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Healthy Aging
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Colonial Place Three, 2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201-3042 (800) 950-NAMI (6264)
National Institute on Aging (NIA) Building 31, Room 5C27, 31 Center Drive, MSC 2292, Bethesda, MD 20892 (301) 496-1752
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Public Information and Communications Branch, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663, Bethesda, MD 20892-9663 (866) 615-6464
National Mental Health Association 2001 N. Beauregard Street, 12th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22311 (703) 684-7722
Philadelphia Mental Health and Aging Resource 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 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