Local Support Organizations


Alcoholics Anonymous

Coastal Care 
Home Care Service

HAWC 
Help for Abused Women and their Children

Massachusetts Aids/HIV Bureau

MSPCC 
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

National Healthy Start Association

NCADD 
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency

NIAAA  
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

NOFAS 
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

North Shore Children's Hospital  http://www.nsmc.partners.org/web/support/pediatrics_resource_center

North Shore Elder Services

Project Bread

WIC - Women, Infants, Children 
USDA Food & Nutrition Programs

Document Downloads - Web Resources

Aging

Aging Parents

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/aging-parents/HA00082
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/senior-health/HA00029
http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-Fact/5000/5201.html
http://www.aarp.org/

Anger Management
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/anger-management/MH00073
http://psychcentral.com/lib/2007/tips-for-managing-anger/

Anger Management – Children

Anxiety
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/KEN98-0045/default.asp
http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter4/sec2.html

Anxiety – Children and Adolescents
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/ca-0007/default.asp
http://www.adaa.org/GettingHelp/FocusOn/Children&Adolescents.asp
http://www.massgeneral.org/schoolpsychiatry/info_anxiety.asp
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml

At Risk Teens
http://psychcentral.com/lib/2007/child-depression-and-adolescent-depression

Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001551.htm
http://add.about.com/od/adhdthebasics/a/ADHDbasics.htm

Becoming a Parent

Bipolar Illness/Manic Behavior

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/bipolar-disorder
http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.bipolar.html
http://www.nami.org/

Child Abuse or Neglect
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/child_abuse

Children's Behavioral Issues
http://www.aap.org/healthtopics/behavior.cfm
http://www.parentingideas.org/articles/discipline/

Co-Parenting After Divorce
http://extension.unh.edu/Family/Documents/s_share.pdf

Couples Issues
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/marriage-counseling/MH00104

Depression
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression/complete-index.shtml
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/mentalhealth/depression/046.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/depression/htm/index.htm

Depression – Children and Adolescents
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression/complete-index.shtml
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/mentalhealth/depression/046.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/depression/htm/index.htm

Domestic Abuse
http://www.webster.edu/~woolflm/abuse.html
http://www.apa.org/pi/aging/eldabuse.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/elderabuse.html

Domestic Abuse
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/domestic-violence/WO00044
http://www.acog.org/departments/dept_notice.cfm?recno=17&bulletin=198
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/domesticviolence.html

Eating Disorders
http://psychcentral.com/lib/2007/a-brief-overview-of-eating-disorders/
http://psychcentral.com/eatingquiz.htm
http://psychcentral.com/quizzes/eat.htm
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/eating-disorders/what-are-eating-disorders.shtml

Elder Abuse or Neglect

http://www.injury-settlement-guide.com/elder-abuse-and-neglect.html

Elderly Mental Health

http://healthyminds.org/More-Info-For/Seniors.aspx
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/older-adults-depression-and-suicide-facts.shtml

Empty Nest Syndrome

Family Development & Support – Elderly

http://www.caring.com/articles/family-conflicts-and-sibling-rivalry-caring-for-elderly-parents

Financial Concerns

Gambling

http://psychcentral.com/lib/2006/what-if-someone-i-know-is-a-compulsive-gambler/
http://psychcentral.com/lib/2006/symptoms-of-compulsive-gambling/

Gender Identity
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec07/ch104/ch104b.html
http://abcnews.go.com/2020/story?id=3074520&page=1
http://www.umm.edu/ency/article/001527.htm
http://healthguide.howstuffworks.com/gender-identity-disorder-dictionary.htm

Grief and Loss
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/Ken-01-0104/default.asp
http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/children_and_grief

Hoarding Behavior
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/index.shtml
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/obsessive_compulsive_disorder_ocd.htm
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/mentalhealth/anxiety/133.html
http://www.squalorsurvivors.com/squalor/hoarding.shtml

Life and Work Balance

Mediation

Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/index.shtml
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/obsessive_compulsive_disorder_ocd.htm
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/common/mentalhealth/anxiety/133.html

Parent/Child Relationships
http://www.extension.umn.edu/info-u/families/BE699.html

Peer & Sibling Relationships
http://cujo.clemson.edu/manuscript.php?manuscript_ID=185

Post Traumatic Stress
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/anxiety-disorders/post-traumatic-stress-disorder.shtml

Retirement

Senile Dementia

http://neurology.health-cares.net/senile-dementia.php
http://www.medicinenet.com/dementia/page2.htm#tocc
http://www.ehow.com/how_7379_recognize-signs-senile.html

Separation & Divorce - Adults
http://www.nmha.org/go/information/get-info/coping-with-separation-and-divorce

Separation & Divorce - Kids
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/children_divorce.htm
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/science-news/2002/preventive-sessions-after-divorce-protect-children-into-teens.shtml

Social Skill Development

Substance Abuse -- Alcohol
http://psychcentral.com/lib/2007/if-someone-you-know-has-a-problem-with-alcohol/
http://psychcentral.com/lib/2006/alcoholism-and-its-treatment/
http://psychcentral.com/lib/2006/children-of-alcoholics/
http://psychcentral.com/lib/2006/treatment-of-alcoholism/
http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org/?Media=PlayFlash
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/


Substance Abuse -- Illegal Drugs
http://www.nida.nih.gov/Infofacts/understand.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/drugabuse.html
http://newenglandna.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narcotics_Anonymous

Substance Abuse -- Prescriptions
http://www.nida.nih.gov/DrugPages/prescription.html
http://www.prescription-drug-abuse.org/
http://www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/drugfact/prescr_drg_abuse.html
http://www.drugabuse.gov/ResearchReports/prescription/prescription.html

Other Addictions
http://www.indiana.edu/~engs/hints/addictiveb.html
http://www.umass.edu/fsap/articles/addictive.html

 


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