Federal Government Websites

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A vast collection of health information produced by the CDC. In addition to an alphabetic list covering a wide range of topics,  sections on traveler’s health and health statistics are featured. Some highlighted resources include Spanish translations and links to Spanish language sites, Prevention Guidelines, Hoaxes and Rumors and Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Department of Health and Human Services

This site contains specifics on DHS programs, such as Head Start and Medicaid, as well as general information on public health topics like HIV/AIDS and teen pregnancy.

Food and Drug Administration

Well-designed site covering subject areas of animal drugs, foods, human drugs, biologics, cosmetics, and medical devices. FAQ’s for each topic area provide concise answers to questions commonly asked by consumers. Includes material aimed at all levels of interest from children to medical professionals and scientists.

National Institutes of Health

This site was established “to assist users in finding information about NIH programs and services and to highlight important items of interest to the general public and the medical research community.

National Library of Medicine

World’s largest biomedical library provides access to both consumers and health professionals through Medline and other bibliographic databases, library services, conferences, research programs and on-site and regional training programs.

Mental Health Websites

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Information service of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Select from thousands of resources including fact sheets, brochures, pamphlets, posters and videotapes. There is information specific to a wide variety of individuals and communities, including ethnic groups, homosexuals, the disabled, and children. Outstanding links to topical information from other Internet sources.

California Association of Anger Management Providers (CAAMP)

The California Association of Anger Management Providers is an independent, professional organization for the advancement of anger management services, research, and the professional certified anger management facilitator. CAAMP recognizes there are varied techniques and methods for effectively treating anger problems, and is therefore supportive of expanding the body of knowledge of clinical research and treatment. CAAMP is presently providing leadership through the Certified Anger Management Facilitator Training program, the anger management provider directory, and various other projects.

National Anger Management Association (NAMA)

The National Anger Management Association (NAMA) is the international professional association (represented in 26 countries) for the fields of anger management, crisis intervention and domestic violence.

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

What is CAMFT?

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) is an independent professional organization of over 32,222 members representing the interests of licensed marriage and family therapists.  It is dedicated to advancing the profession as an art and a science, to maintaining high standards of professional ethics, to upholding the qualifications of the profession and to expanding the recognition and awareness of the profession.

Pro-ACT Training and Consulting

Establishing a student-centered, non-restraint culture means teachers and para-educators need tools and skills that allow them to engage with students in positive ways and kids need to feel safe enough to learn. Pro-ACT principles have been getting results in classrooms throughout the U.S. for four decades.

Breakthrough Parenting®

For more than 25 years, we have helped families from all backgrounds achieve what they described as solid breakthroughs.

We put in more than 20,000 hours of development to create a truly comprehensive program to help parents understand how children think, how they function at different ages, and how to get effective discipline through teaching what to do, as opposed to what not to do. All of this with no manipulation and no violence.

Multicultural Health Care Websites

EthnoMed

Contains medical and cultural information on a variety of ethnic groups in order to assist providers in bridging language and cultural barriers during medical visits. It is designed to be used quickly by providers before seeing a patient. Includes patient education materials in language other than English.

A list of sites for non-English source of health information; primarily Spanish language.

Health information for African Americans, Asians, Latinos, Native Americans, gay/lesbian and students with disabilities.

Alternative Medicine Websites

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

This annotated directory is for consumers, professionals, and students who would like to learn more about various forms of alternative health care. It links to sources of information on unconventional, unorthodox, unproven, or alternative, complementary, innovative, integrative therapies. Includes practitioners’ directories.

Physicians and pharmacists offer objective information derived from scientific studies about alternative therapies. They discuss herbs and supplements and present both the positive and negative findings so that users can make informed decisions. Detailed scientific information, treatments for specific conditions, and facts about interactions with other drugs are available. Free registration required.

A project of the Alternative Medicine Foundation, HerbMed provides access to the scientific data underlying the use of herbs for health. It is an evidence-based information resource for professionals, researchers, and the general public.