Where to get help ? Where to get information?
Alcohol and Drug Abuse or Dependence
- Alcoholics Anonymous
Provides information and a list of local AA meetings
- Narcotics Anonymous
/www.westernqueensna.org / 212.929.6262
Includes information on how to find an NA meeting. The western Queens branch serves the Bronx.
- The 12 Steps of AA
- Phoenix House
http://www.phoenixhouse.org/888.286.5027 / 800.378.4435 (Bronx)
Provides information on specific drugs and treatment options, and referrals to treatment programs, self-help groups, and crisis centers
- National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
www.ncadd.org / 800.622.2255
Access information about treatment, resources, and support groups.
- National Institute on Drug Abuse
Bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Government's National Mental Health Information Center, providing information about drug abuse andmental health
Drugwatch.com-"keeping an eye on pharmaceuticals"
- Drugwatch.com is a comprehensive database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide.
- Drug Policy Information Clearinghouse
Supplies information on drug abuse and publications on national drug policies.
Mental Health Concerns
- National Alliance on Mental Illness
www.nami.org / www.naminycmetro.org /212.684.3265
Provides information on serious mental health issues including obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and depressionand provides referrals for treatment.
- Anxiety Disorders Association of America
www.adaa.org / 240.485.1001
Dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety disorders and to improving the lives of all people who suffer from them.
- Obsesessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Support and Cognitive behavioral techniques for individuals with OCD
www.afocd.org / www.ocdcenter.org / www.ocdfoundation.org
Each of these websites offers general information and educational materials on symptoms and treatment.
- National Mental Health Association
Provides free information on over 200 mental health topics including manic-depression, bereavement, post-traumatic stress disorder, and warning signs of mental illness
1.800.969.6642 / http://www.nmha.org
Provides general information on self-injury and treatment options.
- Overeaters Anonymous Twelve Step Program:
Find a meeting; talk to someone. www.oa.org
- National Eating Disorders Association:
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org /Information and referral helpline.800.931.2237, 9am - 5pm
Dedicated to providing education, resources and support to those affected by eating disorders
- National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
www.anad.org / Helpline 630.577.1330 9am - 5pm CST Assists individuals and their families to find resources and provides referrals to professionals
Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender
- Gay and Lesbian National Help Center:
GLBT peer-counseling, information and referrals.
Monday through Friday, 4pm to midnight; Saturday from Noon to 5pm,
Learning Disorders /ADHD /Dyslexia
- Medical H.E.L.P
Corrective course designed for medical students and physicians with learning disabilities, ADHD, or test taking strategies and other academic difficulties
304.696.6315 / http://marshall.edu/medicalhelp
- International Dyslexia Association
Information and referrals for persons with dyslexia
410-296-0232 / http://www.interdys.org
- National Center for Learning Disabilities
- Learning Ally
A non-profit group that provides audiobooks, including textbooks, to individuals with learning disabilities and visual impairments. Requires a membership fee.
800.221.4792 / www.learningally.org
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Provides information, advocacy and support for people with ADHD
800.233.4050 / www.chadd.org
Sexual Assault and Rape
- Safe Horizons-"moves victims of violence from crisis to confidence"
Keeps your information confidential and private
- Safe Horizons Counseling Center, by appointment only: 347-328-8110
718.933.1000 / http://www.safehorizon.org/index/what-we-do-2/rape--sexual-assault-64.html
- Can help you with safety planning.
- Can offer referrals to counseling, legal services, housing, and other support
- Safe Horizons Crime Victims Hotline: 866.689.HELP (4357)
- Safe Horizons Rape, Sexual Assault & Incest Hotline: 212.227.3000
- TDD phone number for all hotlines: 866.604.5350
- If you are in immediate danger or need emergency assistance, call 911.
- “Domestic Violence is still Violence”
For Information and Help 24-hours-a-day contact Safe Horizons at800.621.4673 / 800.621.HOPE
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1.800.799.7233 / www.thehotline.org
Provides information and referrals for victims and perpetrators of domestic violence
Please review the Einstein policy at http://www.aecom.yu.edu/home/policies2/complaints_of.htm for more information.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- American Sexual Health Resource Center
STD information and materials: http://www.ashastd.org/919.361.8400
- Education, research and public policy about sexually transmitted diseases
CDC National STD Hotline: 800.232.4636; TTY: 888.232.6345
Cancer--GILDA's CLUB New York City
Named after comedienne Gilda Radner. Provides free support for everyone living with cancer--men, women, teens and children--along with their families and friends. Includes networking and support groups and workshops.
212.647.9700 ext 243 /www.gildasclubnyc.org
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