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The following links are listed to provide you with additional online care information and counseling resources.  The links are provided for user convenience. Dr. Joe does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, or completeness of information listed on each site.  The inclusion of the links is not intended to endorse views, products or services expressed.  


The American College of Lifestyle Medicine
Lifestylemedicine.org

Lifestyle Medicine Global

lifestylemedicineglobal.org

True Health Initiative

http://www.truehealthinitiative.org/

Society of Behavioral Medicine

www.sbm.org

The American College of Sports Medicine
acsm.org

The American College of Healthcare Executives
ache.org

The American Psychological Association
apa.org

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist
camft.org

WEBSITES AND RESOURCES

http://healthfinder.gov/HealthTools/#
Multiple sources and tools for healthy living.

http://drmcdougall.com/video/mcdougalls_moments.html
Two minute videos from John McDougall, MD on health and medicine topics.

Healthy Roads Media
A source of quality health information in many languages and multiple formats.

http://community.breastcancer.org/livegreen/think-pink-live-green-a-step-by-step-guide-to-reducing-your-risk-of-breast-cancer/
A Guide to Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer from BreastCancer.org

http://www. healthandlongevityradio.com/ currarchshows.htm
Podcasts by ACLM member John Westerdahl, PhD, MPH, RD, CNS

www.health.harvard.edu/healthbeat/co_reg.php
Free newsletters on a wide range of health topics from Harvard Medical School.
 

Population Health

wellsource.com

Arthritis

http://www.cdc.gov/Features/arthritis/
"Move to Improve" The CDC offers exercise community program information and advice for individuals.

Heart Health

http://www.americanheart.org
American Heart Association

http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/podcasts/gupta/site/2011/08/29/sgmd.last.heart.attack.cnn
"The Last Heart Attack": Sanjay Gupta Interviews President Bill Clinton, Dean Ornish, and Caldwell Esselstyn.

Diet & Nutrition

NutritionFacts.org.
Nutrition-related research, as published in scientific journals, in short, easy to understand video segments.

 

Addiction Treatment Centers

sovhealth.com

americanaddictioncenters.com

addictioncenter.com

https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org/

Addiction Resources for Family

http://drug-and-alcohol-treatment.net/20-parenting-techniques-can-help-discourage-addiction/

 

20 Parenting Techniques that Can Help Discourage Addiction

 

Emerging Trends in Drug Use

 

Is Your Home an Accomplice for Your Rebellious Teen?

 

Parent Talk Kit: Tips for Talking and What to Say to Prevent Drug and Alcohol Abuse

 

Signs of Addiction and Drug Use

 

My Child Is Using Drugs or Drinking Alcohol -- What Should I Do?

 

Home After Rehab: The Guide to Finding the Right Place for Recovery

 

9 Steps to Take When Your Recovering Teen Comes Home from Treatment

NUTRITION
http://win.niddk.nih.gov/order/orderpub.htm
Weight Control Information Network. Many free downloads about weight and fitness for all ages.

http://health.nih.gov/category/FoodNutritionandMetabolism
Broad spectrum of nutrition, eating disorders and other health/diet information from National Institutes of Health.

Nutrition and Healthy Eating
Nutrition basics by the Mayo Clinic, with many links to articles

http://depts.washington.edu/nwlrc/dietfis.html
The Northwest Lipid Research Clinic Fat Intake Scale.

http://riskfactor.cancer.gov/DHQ
The National Cancer Institute site with a self-administered food frequency questionnaire.

http://www.nalusda.gov/fnic
Food & Nutrition Information Center, US Dept of Agriculture for food guide pyramid, dietary supplements, and much more.

http://www.usda.gov/cnpp
Center for Nutrition Policy Promotion, US Dept of Ag for dietary guidelines, interactive healthy eating index and more.

Lighter

www.lighter.world

Plant Based Menu Planning, Nutritional Consults, Food Delivery

We show you what food to buy and how to throw great meals together, based on the recommendations of food leaders.


http://www.cyberdiet.com
Nutrition information and self-assessment materials 

http://vrg.org
Information about vegetarian diets from the Vegetarian Resource Group.

http://www.meatlessmonday.com/
Meatless Monday, a non-profit initiative to encourage Americans to cut meat from their diet one day a week.

EXERCISE AND FITNESS


http://www.abeforfitness.com
The A-B-E for Fitness program offers a free video library of 3 to 8 minute activity bursts that will allow you, your colleagues and your family to move and exercise everywhere, everyday!

http://www.health.gov/paguidelines
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaInS6HIGo
Entertaining and educational video by Dr. Mike Evans, featuring the wisdom of ACLM advisor Steven Blair, PED.

http://www.shapeup.org
Consumer weight control site.

http://www.justmove.org
Affiliated with American Heart Association; exercise diary.

http://www.fitness.gov
President's Council on Physical Fitness and sports site with links.

http://www.exerciseismedicine.org
By the Exercise is Medicine Task Force, resources for providers, professionals and the public
 

Online Diet & Exercise Trackers

http://www.webmd.com/diet/ food-fitness-planner
WebMD offers this free tool

http://www.sparkpeople.com/
Another tool recommended to us

http://www.mapmywalk.com/
Utilize a mapping tool to measure your walking distance

http://bikejournal.com/home. asp
A free membership includes a mileage log, and ranks riders (competitive motivation)

 

Nutrition, Fitness, Smoking & Drug Awareness for Children and Teens

http://www.dole5aday.com
Educates about fruits and vegetables.

http://www.fns.usda.gov/tn
Teen Nutrition site to empower children to make healthy food and activity choices.

SMOKING CESSATION

http://www.smokefree.gov/
Resources and tools to help stop smoking

http://www.womenshealth.gov/quit-smoking/tools/calendar.cfm
Smoking and how to quit

http://www.quitnow.ca/healthcare_providers/video_gallery.php
Video Gallery Demonstrating Smoking Intervention in a Primary Care Setting, in a Dental Office, and in a Pharmacy Setting, Demonstrations of how to use Nicotine Replacements,  from British Columbia Ministry of Health

http://www.nida.nih.gov/drugpages/nicotine.html
National Institute on Drug Abuse

http://psych.med.nyu.edu/conditions-we-treat/conditions/tobacco-use-disorder
Nicotine addiction

http://www.lungusa.org/stop-smoking/about-smoking/
American Lung Association information pages

http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/CancerCauses/TobaccoCancer/index
American Cancer Society, tobacco and cancer

 

http://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/daily-checkup/easy-ways-reduce-your-cancer-risk/

9 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Cancer Risk


 

SMOKE, Second Hand Smoke, Cost of Smoking to Healthcare


http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Tobacco/help-quitting
National Cancer Institute: Where to Get Help When You Decide to Quit Smoking

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/index.htm
CDC: Quit Smoking Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/effects_cig_smoking
CDC: Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking

http://www.nyhealth.gov/prevention/tobacco_control/smoking_can_lead_to_vision_loss_or_blindness.htm
New York State Dept. of Health, smoking as a cause of blindness

http://www.girlshealth.gov/substance/quizzes/tobaccoquiz.cfm
Quiz for teens (girls) about chemicals in cigarettes

http://stopsmoking.stanford.edu/facts.html
Bullet point list on benefits of quitting, chemicals in cigarettes

http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/drugs/tobacco/quit.aspx?print=1
Bullet point list on benefits of quitting, links to more resources

Smoke-free Homes & Cars  http://www.epa.gov/smokefree/
Follow this EPA program to create a smoke free environment.

http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/secondhandsmoke/factsheets/factsheet1.html
Second hand smoke

Secondhand Smoke:http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/tobaccocancer/secondhand-smoke
The American Cancer Society provides a lot of facts and information on secondhand smoke.

Secondhand Smoke Factshttp://www1.umn.edu/perio/tobacco/secondhandsmoke.html
Come here to learn about the important facts about secondhand smoke.

Secondhand Smoke & Cancerhttp://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Tobacco/ETS
Find out how secondhand smoke can cause cancer.

Carshttp://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/ets/documents/ets_cars.pdf
The fact sheet highlights the dangers of secondhand smoke in cars.

Basic Informationhttp://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/secondhand_smoke/
The CDC provides a list of links to learn more about secondhand smoke.

Health Consequenceshttp://www.smokefree.gov/topic-secondhand_smoke.aspx
Find out about the health consequences of secondhand smoke.

http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/second-hand-smoking-risks
The Government of Saskatchewan explains the risks of secondhand smoke for children.

Mental Health Hazardhttp://www.healthfinder.gov/news/newsstory.aspx?docID=639897
The article explores how secondhand smoke can be a mental health hazard.

Booklet
The Welsh Assembly Government offers a booklet that explains all about secondhand smoke.

http://life.umt.edu/curry/Health%20Topics/Tobacco/Social%20Smoking.php
Social smoking

http://ijahsp.nova.edu/articles/Vol2num1/pdf/parish.pdf
Cost of smoking to healthcare system (PDF)

http://www.mit.edu/people/jeffrey/House_Testimony_Nov_1993.html
Cost of smoking to healthcare system

http://www.berkeley.edu/news/berkeleyan/1998/0916/smoking.html
Berkeley University: Cost of Smoking, 1998
 

Alcohol Abuse

http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
 

Environmental

http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/pesticides/index.cfm
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences page on pesticides, with links to pages on other environmental issues.

 

Addiction and Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous
Center for On-Line Addiction
SAMHSA's Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA's Treatment and Recovery
Web of Addictions

Anxiety Disorders
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Mayo Clinic
International OCD Foundation
Calm Clinic

Associations & Institutes
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health America
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA - Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD

Cancer

Financial Resources for Cancer Patients
Assistance Speaking to Your Doctor about Treatment
Looking Good with Cancer: Tips for Looking Your Best
Online Communities For Cancer Patients
Legal Resources for Cancer Patients

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA's Children and Families
SAMHSA's Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website

Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Depression
Bipolar Disorder News - Pendulum.org
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression

Developmental Disorders
Asperger's Disorder
NeuroWeb
Yale Autism Program

Diagnosis
DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria

Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute

Drugs

www.drugwatch.com

Eating Disorders
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Something Fishy

Journals & Magazines
ADHD Report
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Autism
Childhood
Contemporary Hypnosis
Dementia
Depression and Anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Review
Dyslexia
Early Child Development and Care
Eating Disorders
Educational Assessment
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Happiness Studies
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Language and Cognitive Processes
Loss, Grief & Care
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Metaphor and Symbol
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Parenting
Personal Relationships
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychiatric Bulletin
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Psychology Today
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Substance Abuse
Trauma, Violence & Abuse

Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions, Drugs.com
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medical Dictionary
Medications, FDA
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Medications, PDR
Medline, Comparison
Multivitamins

Mental Health Care General Links
CounsellingResource.com
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources, About.com
Mental Help Net
PsychCentral.com
University of Michigan Health Library
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association

Personality Disorders
Mental Help Net - Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders - Focus Adolescent Counselor Services

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
SAMHSA's Suicide Prevention
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Disaster/Trauma
HIV/AIDS
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause

Exercise Retreats

https://upgradedpoints.com/fitness-vacations-retreats/


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