Patient Education & Support

Patient Education Articles

The following links take you to patient-friendly information provided by womenshealthchannel, a physician-monitored resource:

Featured Links and Support

  • The Heart Truth is a national public health education campaign to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke.
  • RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network)
    1.800.656.HOPE
    www.rainn.org
  • NSVRC (National Sexual Violence Resource Center)
    1.877.739.3895
    www.nsvrc.org

Support Organizations

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Hotlines

National Child Abuse Hotline

1.800.422.4453 (1-800-4-A-Child)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

1.800.799.7233 (1-800-799-SAFE)

Poison Control

1.800.222.1222

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1.800.273.8255 (1-800-273-TALK)

Abortion

Post Abortion Stress Syndrome Support

Cancer

Cancer Site Finder
Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF)
Shared Experience Cancer Support
oncologychannel

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

CFIDS Association of America
American Pain Foundation

Endometriosis

Endometriosis Association (EA)

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation

Fibromyalgia

National Fibromyalgia Association

Hysterectomy

HysterSisters

Infertility

The American Fertility Association (AFA)

Menopause

The North American Menopause Society
The Australasian Menopause Society

Miscarriage

The Miscarriage Association

Natural Medicine

alternativemedicinechannel
Dr. Laurie Steelsmith: Total Health Through Natural Healing

Pregnancy

American Pregnancy Association
Pregnancy Calendars

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome Association

Sexual Health

SexHealthMatters.org
A website for healthcare consumers by the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, Inc.

Vulvodynia

National Vulvodynia Association (NVA)

General

Safe Medication