WAP Program Links

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 Other Helpful Links


Recovery/Treatment


 

Al-Anon and AlaTeen •    Al-Anon/AlaTeen – Official web site

•    Co-Anon Family Groups


Alcoholics Anonymous/Alcohol Resources •    Alcoholics Anonymous

•    Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

•    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

•    Join Together Online – Communities working to reduce the harms of excessive alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.


Drug Addiction •    National Institute on Drug Abuse

•    The Marijuana Anonymous Home Page

•    Cocaine Anonymous Home Page

•    Narcotic Anonymous Website

• International Coalition for Drug Awareness

•    Pills Anonymous

•    Partnership for a Drug Free Texas    


Food Addiction •    Overeaters Anonymous


Gambling Addiction •    Gamblers Anonymous


Sexual Addiction •    Sexaholics Anonymous


Tobacco Addiction •    Nicotine Anonymous



Gambling


 

Help & Treatment •    Gamblers Anonymous – Official Gamblers Anonymous website


For Family & Loved Ones •    Gam-Anon – Support for spouse, family, or close friends of the problem gambler


Youth Gambling •    Don’t Throw Your Chances Away

•    International Center for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors

•    Wanna Bet? Magazine – “A Cool Magazine for Kids Concerned about Gambling”

•    Youthbet.net – A fun, interactive site for youth about gambling


Research •    Gemini Research –  The “Reports and Links” section offers a number of international research studies and reports available online.

•    Problem Gambling: A bibliography – North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) provides a number of research resources divided into categories related to problem gambling



HIV / AIDS


Texas Links •    Texas Department of State Health Services

•    Texas HIV Connection

•    AIDS Services of Austin


National Links •    National Institute on Drug Abuse

•    The Body- The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource

•    CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)

•    Drug Policy Alliance

•    Harm Reduction Coalition

•    National Institutes of Health

•    Health Resources and Services Administration

•  National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases



For Teens


 

Gang Violence •    GRASP


Drugs/ Alchohol/ Tobacco •    FreeVibe

•    Partnership for a Drug-Free America

•   DanceSafe – “Promoting health and safety in the rave and nightclub community”

•    Marijuana: Facts for Teens

•    TobaccoFree.org

•    Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids – See The Toll of Tobacco in Washington. Lots of facts on tobacco use and marketing of tobacco products.


Dating •    Love is Respect


Teen Pregnancy •    National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

•    Life Services

•    Planned Parenthood of America

•    Pregnancy Centers Online


Depression/ Suicide •  YellowRibbon.org – Teen suicide prevention

•  Texas Suicide Hotlines

•  Online Colleges.net- Critical Mental Health Resources  for College Students


Eating Disorders •  Ask the Dietitian: Anorexia – Written by a registered dietitian.

•  Center for Eating Disorders of St. Joseph Medical Center

•  National Eating Disorders Association – See Links and Other Available Resources


General Health Topics •  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention –  See Health Topics A-Z – Travelers Health

•    Go Ask Alice! Columbia University’s Health Q & A Service  

•  Ivillage Health – Women’s health


Sexually Transmitted Infections •    American Social Health Association – 
See Facts and Answers About STDs•    Get Yourself Tested


Shyness •  Shykids.com
 – Great site for teens. Also has sections for parents and teachers.



Parental Resources


 

ADHD •    Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


Contraception •    Epigee Birth Control Guide

•  Planned Parenthood Online – An array of sexual health resources. See also the Sexual Health Glossary.


Dating •    Dating Violence


Divorce •    Children and Divorce


Drugs and Alcohol •  Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters –  Call 888-4AL-ANON, M-F, 8 am – 6 pm for meeting info

•  Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids – See The Toll of Tobacco in Washington. Lots of facts on tobacco use and marketing of tobacco products.

•    Cocaine Anonymous

•    Drug Slang Dictionary

•    Marijuana Anonymous World Service

•  Partnership for a Drug-Free America – See Drug Resources
Parents/Caregivers

•    Web of Addictions


Eating Disorders •  Ask the Dietitian: Anorexia – Written by a registered dietitian.•  National Eating Disorders Association – See Links and Other Available Resources


General Health Topics •  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention –   See Health Topics A-Z
Travelers Health

•    Go Ask Alice! Columbia University’s Health Q & A ServiceiVillage Women’s Health


Media Literacy •    Don’t Buy It Get Media Smart

•    Media Smart Youth


Mental Health Information •  Facts for Families – Concise and updated information on mental health issues that affect children, teens, and their families compiled by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.


Parenting •    Kidsource Online


Sexually Transmitted Infections •  American Sexual Health Association – See Facts and Answers About STDs


Shyness •  Shykids.com – Great site for teens. Also has sections for parents and teachers.


Stepfamilies •    Stepfamily Association of America


Stress •    Stress Management from Mindtools

•    American Heart Association


Suicide Prevention •  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention



Evaluation Resources


Evaluation Guides •    BJA Center for Program Management and Performance Measurement

•    Community Tool Box: A Framework for Program Evaluation

•    NSF Handbook for Mixed-Method Evaluations•    Overview of Program Evaluation

•    Community-Based Project Evaluation Guide Instructions


Other Evaluation Resources •    American Evaluation Association

•    CYFERNet Evaluation Resources

•    NIDA Monograph: Meta-Analysis of Drug Abuse Prevention Programs

•    Online Evaluation Resource Library



Healthy Lifestyle Choices


Physical Activity Promotion •    American College of Sports Medicine

•    American Running Association

•    National Association for Health and Fitness

•    National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCPPA)

•    President’s Council for Physical Fitness and Sports

•    Shape Up America!


Federal Nutrition Sites •    USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

•    USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center

•    USDA, Economics Research Service Food Publications– nutrient intake, and the roles of economic factors and nutrition education and information.

•    US National Library of Medicine Directory of Information Resources



Disease Prevention


Aging •    CDC- Healthy Aging

•    National Institute on Aging

•    The AARP Guide to Internet Resources Related to Aging


EnvironmentalHealth •  Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) – Prevent exposure and adverse human health effects associated with exposure to hazardous substances

•    National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

•    CDC- Salud Ambiental – Version of NCEH (Página del CDC Centro de Salud Ambiental en español)


General Health •  Health Topics AZ – CDC topical list (in alphabetical order) of disease and health topics found on the CDC web site.

•    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)

•  National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) – with injuries.

•  National Immunization Program (NIP)

•    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

•    Oral Health Resources – CDC

•    Tobacco Information and Prevention Source


Minority Health •   Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities

•  Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Spanish) – Sitio web del Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades, en español. Ese sitio contiene información sobre la salud para profesionales y también para la comunidad general.


Sexually Transmitted Infections •  National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention (NCHSTP) This center contains resources for HIV, STDs, and TB prevention.

•  STD Prevention – CDC Division of STD Prevention

•  American Sexual Health Association



Peer Helping


Texas Links •    Texas Department of State Health Services

•    PAL® Peer Assistance and Leadership


National Links •    Learn and Serve America

•    National Association of Peer Program Professionals

•    PAL® of Orange County, California

•    Bacchus and Gamma

•    National Network for Youth

•    America’s Promise The Alliance for Youth

•    The Points of Light Foundation

•    Youth Service of America

•    Search Institute


Grants •    Grants Net



Funding


Texas Links •    Texas Department of State Health Services Funding Information Center

•    Window on State Government, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts – Provides access to a listing of grants available from the State of Texas and federal governement under Local Government Assistance.


National Links •    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)(publication)

•    Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)- Grants Net

•    Federal Register (publication)

•    SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Publications

•    National Institutes of Health

•    National Institute on Drug Abuse Funding

•    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


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