Features a help center along with news of events, publications, and resources for professionals and the public.
|Stress on the Job
Information, education, management resolution, on-line consultation, fast facts about job stress.
|Mental Health Net
Directory of articles and editorials covering mental health issues. Includes self help resources indexed by symptoms.
|Dr. Irene’s Verbal Abuse Site
Find out how to recognize verbal abuse, how it affects relationships, and what can be done about itfrom this relationship resource.
The Latest in the treatment of eating disorders.
|Internet Mental Health
Illnesses to learn more on include anorexia nervosa, alcohol dependence, autistic disorders and avoidant personality.Fast Facts About Mental Illness
Screening for depression website: http://www.depressionscreen.org/
Visit the virtual pharmacy, get health news, ask the doctor a questions, join a chat room or forum, or find out information about health topics.Cancer – a few additional supportive resources for those who are dealing with cancer, which offer insight surrounding some of the most traumatic aspects of the illness:‘Coming out ’with cancer What is Burial or Funeral Insurance & How Does it Work?Chemotherapy and Coping With Hair LossProviding for Your Pet’s Future Without YouTerminal Cancer: Acceptance Brings PeacePublicHealth.org is Educating Americans About Cancer PreventionMesothelioma.net
|Mayo Clinic-Health Oasis
Go to the online library or use the search facility to find fitness and exercise advice.
Consult the editors and physician writers of MedicineNet who will research your questions and publish answers.
|DRUG & ALCOHOL INFORMATION|
Founded in 1935, this fellowship has assisted more than two million people with alcohol problems.With contact and meeting information.Alcohol Addiction Center – alcoholaddictioncenter.org
Find Dual-Diagnosis Rehab Centers Near You –https://www.alltreatment.com/dual-diagnosis-addiction-treatment/
|Drugs, Medications & Other Substances|
|Al-Anon & Al-Ateen
Offers help and support for the families and friends of alcoholics. Includes special resources for teens.
|Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
Sponsors mental health services and substance abuse treatment programs. Browse statistics, publications, and news releases.
|National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
NIAAA is dedicated to providing alcohol and alcoholism information. Includes a related database and links.
|National Institute on Drug Abuse
Information on NIDA research programs, history, accomplishments, committees, publications and grants.NIH – Drug Abuse
|Information on Chemical Dependency
Nonprofit organization in Center City helps people recover from alcoholism and other drug addiction.
Beat addiction by becoming a member and following the 12-step program to a drug-free lifestyle.
American Cancer Society This Web site offers information on quitting tobacco, including an online guide.
QuitNet This online community for smokers and ex-smokers contains news, articles, and a national directory of smoking-cessation programs. The Web site operates in association with the Boston University School of Public Health.
Vaping and the dangers https://www.vapedanger.com/vaping/
How to get teenagers to stop vaping https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/vaping/
|Mountain Area Information Network
First Call – the source for community information. Matching service programs for support groups: Parenting, Gay Fathers, Grandparents Raising Children, Mother Love Mentoring Program, Parents of Children with ADD/ADHD, Single Parent, WNC Families CAN.
|401K Help Center|
2-1-1 is a free, 24-hour community number for access to community services and volunteer opportunities.
|On Track Financial Western North Carolina’s trusted non-profit source for financial education and counseling for over 30 years. We help people achieve their money and housing goals through financial education, counseling, and support so that they can overcome crises, afford their basic needs, improve their money-management skills, and make financial choices rooted in their values.|
Provides information and referral services, employment and volunteer opportunities, day care center programs, and transportation.
|Council on Aging – Jackson County
Jackson County Council on Aging, PO Box 596, Sylva NC, 28779, (828) 586-8562
|Council on Aging – Buncombe County
Keeping the Vital Flame Council on Aging Community Service Center, 50 South French Broad Avenue, Asheville NC, 28801 (828) 258-8027 & 8028 TDD (828) 252-4085
|Council on Aging – Transylvania County
Listing of senior services by county.
|Council on Aging – Henderson County
Listing of senior services by county.
|Land of Sky Regional|
|Council on Aging – Madison County
Listing of senior services by county.
|Family Caregiver Alliance
Advice and support for caregivers can be found on this website. Answers to commonly asked questions by caregivers are answered. The Family Care Navigator helps users navigate the long-term care system by locating local government, nonprofit, and private programs of interest to caregivers and the recipients of long-term care.Preparing for the Death of a Terminally-Ill Loved One: What to Expect, and How to Help the Entire Family Move Forward Transitions, particularly the loss of a loved one and the adjustment to living alone, are major risk factors for depression in the elderly population.Can Social Isolation be Solved with Technology? This article discusses how technology can be used to combat social isolation and why it shouldn’t be considered a total solution.Loneliness, Social Isolation, and Poor Health This is an interesting look at poor health as a cause and result of isolation. It also discusses the Roseto effect, and how a close-knit community can positively impact heart health.
|Elderly Care: A Guide for Families New to Caring|
Federal Government offers a health information search by topic and age group. With health news and details of support groups and publications.
|Division of Addiction – facility locator – https://www.divisiononaddictions.org/|
|Tuck Sleep Our guides cover everything from in-depth information about the six major types of anxiety and how they affect sleep to help for children and adults suffering from trauma to expert advice as to how to maintain good sleep health throughout life. Check them out here and at https://www.tuck.com/|
Magazine style updates on the range of health issues successful guys are thinking about.
|American Diabetes Guidelines
FAQs, listings of dietary practice groups, information on professional meetings, and nutritional resources.
|American Heart Association
Comprehensive heart disease resource includes risk factors and prevention information, A-Z guide to heart and stroke, and scientific and technical data.
Mental Health and Wellbeing for College Students
With more students taking on more rigorous academic loads, now, more than ever, the need for student access to mental health resources is imperative. We’ve recently updated our series of guidebooks that include information and actionable advice that students can utilize to maintain mental well-being in college. You can find a list of our guides here:
Key elements of our resources include:
– A comprehensive look at the some issues that college students may experience during their academic career
– Tips for how to identify and cope with warning signs of mental health issues with peers
– A list of top mental health organizations and resources students can utilize
– Advice from a number of experts who have excelled in assisting college students with mental health issues
Helpful Information For Student Mental Health
Fighting Suicide and Depression In College
Guide to Understanding and Avoiding Substance Abuse
How To Navigate Stressors, Get Help On Campus and Use Expert Advice
College Student Depression: How to Spot the Signs Early & Get Help
Suicide prevention for students
Research organization that promotes women’s health research in an otherwise biased research industry. Read about the programs and membership.The Breast Site
All you need to know for breast health.Plainsense helps with everyday health questions that individuals may have by clarifying general definitions and helps to alert one if medical attention is necessary.
|Employee Assistance Professionals Association
Association helps members become and stay certified and also provides them with press releases and a bimonthly magazine.
|Society for Human Resource Management
Industry bulletin with links to related areas.
North Carolina Employee Assistance Professionals Association
NC EAPA provides members with the resources they need to enhance performance and ensure continued growth and success. NC EAPA is the recognized voice of the employee assistance field
PACER Center – Specializing in children with disabilities, PACER Center provides a resource to help parents locate medical treatment and assistance.
My Medicare Matters – Put together by the National Council on Aging, My Medicare Matters aims to teach people about the Medicare system, including when to enroll, how much you’ll pay, and what to expect when coverage begins.
Medicare Rights Center – Established in 1989, the Medicare Rights Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring people living with disabilities and older adults have access to affordable health care that they require.
MedicareAdvantage.com – This site provides a helpful breakdown of drug assistance programs by state for people who are and are not enrolled in Medicare.
NeedyMeds.org – This national nonprofit provides a wealth of information about drug assistance programs and affordable healthcare options. Data on this website is updated on a regular basis using a number of credible resources.
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