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Abuse, child

California Consortium to Prevent Child Abuse
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
National Center for Kids in Crisis
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect
Parents Anonymous

1-800-CHILDREN
1-800-422-4453
1-800-334-4KID
1-800-843-5678
1-800-FYI-3366
1-909-621-6184

Abuse, domestic

National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

1-800-799-7233
1-800-537-2238

Adoption

Adoptive Families of America
National Adoption Center

1-612-535-4829
1-800-TO-ADOPT

AIDS

CDC National HIV/AIDS Hotline

1-800-342-AIDS
1-800-344-7432 (Spanish)

Albinism

National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation

1-800-473-2310

Alcoholism

Al-Anon & Alateen Family Groups
Alcoholics Anonymous
American Council on Alcoholism
Calix Society
Children of Alcoholics Foundation
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Rational Recovery
Secular Organization for Sobriety

1-800-356-9996
1-212-870-3400
1-800-527-5344
1-800-398-0524
1-800-359-COAF
1-800-729-6686
1-800-622-2255
1-800-66-NO-FAS
1-800-303-2873
1-310-821-8430

Allergies

American Association of Allergy & Immunology
Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America
Environmental Health Clearinghouse
Lung Facts
National Allergy & Asthma Network
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

1-800-822-ASMA
1-800-7-ASTHMA
1-800-643-4794
1-800-552-5864
1-800-878-4403
1-301-496-5717

Alopecia Areata

National Alopecia Areata Foundation

1-415-456-4644

Alzheimer's disease
(see also Caregivers)

Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center
National Institute on Aging

1-800-272-3900
1-800-438-4380
1-800-222-2225

Amputation

National Amputation Foundation

1-516-887-3600

Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis

ALS Association of America
Center for Neurologic Study
Forbes Norris ALS Research Center
Les Turner ALS Foundation

1-800-782-4747
1-619-455-5463
1-415-923-3604
1-847-679-3311

Anemia

Cooley's Anemia Foundation
Fanconi Anemia Research Fund
National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute

1-800-522-7222
1-503-687-4658
1-301-251-1222

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Spondylitis Association of America

1-800-777-8189

Anxiety (see also Mental illness)
 
 

Agoraphobics in Motion (AIM)
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy
National Anxiety Foundation
National Panic/Anxiety Disorder News, Inc.
NIMH Panic Disorder Information Line

1-810-547-0400
1-301-231-9350
1-212-647-1890
1-606-272-7166
1-707-527-5738
1-800-64-PANIC

Aplastic Anemia

Aplastic Anemia Foundation of America

1-800-747-2820

Arthritis

American Juvenile Arthritis Organization
Arthritis Foundation
National Institute Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Clearinghouse

1-800-283-7800
1-800-283-7800
1-301-495-4484

Asthma

American Lung Association
Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America
Asthma Explorers Club (ages 6-12)
Lung Line
National Allergy & Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics
National Asthma Education Program

1-800-586-4872
1-800-7-ASTHMA
1-800-982-3902
1-800-222-LUNG
1-800-878-4403
1-301-951-3260

Attention Deficit Disorder (see also Learning disability)

Attention Deficit Disorder Advocacy Group
Attention Deficit Information Network
Children & Adults with ADD (CHADD)
National Attention-Deficit Disorder Association

1-303-690-7548
1-617-455-9895
1-800-233-4050
1-800-487-2282

Autism

Autism Society of America
Federation for Children with Special Needs
National Information Center for Children/Youth with Disabilities
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

1-800-328-8476
1-617-482-2915
1-800-695-0285
1-800-352-9424

Autoimmune diseases

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc.

1-800-598-4668

Battens Disease

Battens Disease Information

1-800-448-4570

Birth defects

Association of Birth Defect Children
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

1-407-245-7035
1-818-972-9449

Bladder cancer (see also Cancer)

American Foundation of Urologic Disease

1-800-242-2383

Bone cancer (see also Cancer)

International Myeloma Foundation

1-800-452-2873

Brain tumor (see also Cancer)

American Brain Tumor Association
National Brain Tumor Foundation

1-800-886-2282
1-800-934-CURE

Breast cancer (see also Cancer)

National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
Reach to Recovery (Mastectomy patients)
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization

1-800-719-9154
1-800-ACS-2345
1-800-IM-AWARE
1-800-221-2141

Breastfeeding

La Leche League

1-800-LA-LECHE

Burn injury

American Burn Association
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors

1-800-548-2876
1-800-888-2876

Cancer (see also specific types of cancer)

American Cancer Society
AMC Cancer Research Center
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation
National Cancer Institute
Wellness Community/Foothills

1-800-ACS-2345
1-800-525-3777
1-800-366-2223
1-800-4-CANCER
1-626-796-1083

Caregivers
 

Children of Aging Parents
National Council on Aging
Well Spouse Foundation

1-800-227-7294
1-202-479-1200
1-800-838-0879

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Association for Repetitive Motion Syndrome

1-707-571-0397

Cataracts

American Council of the Blind
Lighthouse National Center for Vision and Aging
National Eye Health Education Program
Prevent Blindness America

1-800-424-8666
1-800-334-5497
1-301-496-5248
1-800-331-2020

Celiac disease
 
 

American Celiac Society-Dietary Support Coalition
Celiac Disease Foundation
Celiac Sprue Association - USA
Gluten Intolerance Group of North America

1-201-325-8837
1-818-990-2354
1-402-558-0600
1-206-325-6980

Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy Associations

1-800-USA-5UCP

Cesarean childbirth

Cesareans/Support Education and Concern

1-508-877-8266

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc.
Chronic Fatigue & Immune Dysfunction Syndrome Association

1-800-598-4668
1-800-442-3437

Cleft palate

The American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

1-800-24-CLEFT

Colitis

Crohns & Colitis Foundation
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
United Ostomy Association

1-800-932-2423
1-301-654-3810
1-800-826-0826

Connective tissue disease

National Marfan Foundation

1-516-883-8712

Contraception

AVSC International
National Women's Health Network
Planned Parenthood Federation of America

1-212-779-9439
1-202-628-7814
1-800-230-7526

Cornelia De Lange Syndrome

Cornelia De Lange Syndrome Foundation

1-800-223-8355

Craniofacial disorders

Children's Craniofacial Association
National Assoc. for the Craniofacially Handicapped

1-800-535-3643
1-800-332-2373

Cystic fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

1-800-FIGHT-CF

Death

Aiding Mothers & Fathers Experiencing Neonatal Death
Compassionate Friends (bereaved parents)
Grief Recovery Helpline
National Air Disaster Alliance
Parents of Murdered Children
SHARE Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support
THEOS Foundation
Widowed Persons Service

1-818-887-7999
1-630-990-0010
1-800-445-4808
1-888-444-NADA
1-513-721-5683
1-800-821-6819
1-412-471-7779
1-202-434-2260

Dental health/disease

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Dental Association
Dental Health Foundation
National Oral Health Clearinghouse

1-312-337-2169
1-800-621-8099
1-415-499-4648
1-301-402-7364

Depression (see also
Mental Illness)
 

National Depressive & Manic Depressive Association
National Institute of Mental Health
Recovery, Inc.

1-800-826-3632
1-800-421-4211
1-312-337-5661

DES

DES Action USA
DES Cancer Network

1-800-337-9288
1-800-DES-NET-4

Diabetes
 
 
 
 
 

American Association of Diabetic Educators
American Diabetes Association
International Diabetic Athletes Association
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse
National Diabetes Outreach Program

1-800-338-DMED
1-800-232-3472
1-501-666-2523
1-800-JDF-CURE
1-301-654-3327
1-800-438-5383

Disability
 

Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps
Clearinghouse on Disability Information
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc.
National Easter Seal Society
National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
National Info. Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities
National Rehabilitation Information Center
Special Olympics International

1-410-828-8274
1-202-205-8241
1-800-466-4232
1-800-221-6827
1-800-298-6334
1-800-695-0285
1-800-34-NARIC
1-202-628-3630

Down Syndrome

National Down Syndrome Congress
National Down Syndrome Society

1-800-232-NDSC
1-800-221-4602

Drug abuse, children

Families Anonymous, Inc.
"Just Say No" International
Scott Newman Center

1-800-736-9805
1-800-258-2766
1-800-783-6396

Drug abuse, cocaine

Families Anonymous, Inc.
Narcotics Anonymous
National Helplines

1-800-736-9805
1-212-929-6262
1-800-COCAINE

Drug abuse, marijuana

Marijuana Anonymous

1-800-766-6779

Dystonia

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
National Spasmodic Torticollis Association

1-800-377-3978
1-800-487-8385

Eating disorders

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.
Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention, Inc.
National Association of Anorexia and Related Eating D/O
National Eating Disorders Organization

1-541-344-1144
1-206-382-3587
1-847-831-3438
1-918-481-4044

Eczema

National Eczema Association

1-503-228-4430

Emphysema/COPD

American Lung Association

1-800-LUNG-USA

Endometriosis

Endometriosis Association

1-800-992-ENDO

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation of America
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
The Will Rogers Institute

1-800-EFA-1000
1-800-352-9424
1-914-761-5550

Familial polyposis

Familial Polyposis Registry

1-800-998-4785

Family/parenting

American Academy of Family Practice
Children's Television Resource and Education Center
Focus on the Family
National Maternal & Child Health Clearinghouse
Parents Anonymous
Toughlove International

1-800-274-2237
1-415-864-8424
1-800-A-FAMILY
1-703-821-8955
1-909-621-6184
1-800-333-1069

Fibromyalgia

Arthritis Foundation
Fibromyalgia Alliance of America
Fibromyalgia Network
National Fibromyalgia Research Assoc.

1-800-283-7800
1-614-457-4222
1-800-853-2929
1-503-588-1411

Fitness

Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
American Council on Exercise
American Heart Association
American Running & Fitness Association
National Association for Sport & Physical Education
Women's Sports Foundation

1-800-445-5950
1-800-529-8227
1-800-AHA-USA-1
1-800-776-ARFA
1-703-476-3410
1-800-227-3988

Food allergies

Food Allergy Network

1-800-929-4040

Fragile X

National Fragile X Foundation

1-800-688-8765

Galactosemia

Parents of Galactosemic Children, Inc.

1-409-731-8365

Gambling, compulsive

California Council on Problem Gambling
Consumer Credit Counseling Service
Council for Compulsive Gambling
Debt Counselors of America
Debtors Anonymous
Gam-Anon
Gamblers Anonymous
National Council on Problem Gambling
National Foundation for Consumer Credit

1-800-322-8748
1-800-388-CCCS
1-800-742-0443
1-800-680-3328
1-212-642-8220
1-818-377-5144
1-213-386-8789
1-800-522-4700
1-800-388-2227

Gaucher Disease

National Gaucher Foundation

1-800-925-8885

Genetic disease

Alliance of Genetic Support Groups
Hereditary Disease Foundation
National Organization of Rare Disorders

1-800-336-GENE
1-310-458-4183
1-800-999-NORD

Glaucoma

Glaucoma Research Foundation
National Eye Care Project
National Eye Health Education Program

1-800-826-6693
1-800-222-3937
1-301-496-5248

Group B Strep, perinatal

Group B Strep Association

1-919-932-5344

Headaches

American Chronic Pain Association
American Council for Headache Education
Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback
Excedrin Headache Resource Center
National Headache Foundation

1-916-632-0922
1-800-255-2243
1-800-477-8892
1-800-580-4455
1-800-843-2256

Head injury

Brain Injury Association
California Head Injury Foundation
Head Injury Hotline
National Rehabilitation Information Center

1-800-444-6443
1-800-457-2443
1-206-621-8558
1-800-346-2742

Hearing impairment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

American Society for Deaf Children
Beginnings: Parents of Hearing Impaired Children
Better Hearing Institute Helpline
DB-LINK
Deafness Research Foundation
Ear Foundation
Greater Los Angeles Council on Deafness
Meniere's Disease Network
National Association of the Deaf
National Hearing Aid Helpline
National Information Center on Deafness at Gallaudet Univ.
National Institute on Deafness Clearinghouse
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Self Help for the Hard of Hearing People

1-800-942-ASDC
1-800-541-HEAR (v/TTY)
1-800-EAR-WELL
1-800-438-9376
1-800-535-3323
1-301-545-4327
1-213-478-8000
1-800-545-4327
1-800-587-1789 (TTY)
1-800-521-5247
1-202-651-5051
1-800-241-1044
1-301-608-0050 (v/TTY)
1-301-657-2248

Heart disease

American Heart Association
Heart Information Service

1-800-AHA-USA-1
1-800-292-2221

Heart surgery

Mended Hearts

1-800-AHA-USA-1

Hemophilia

National Hemophilia Foundation

1-212-219-8180

Hepatitis (see also Liver disease)
 
 

American Liver Foundation
Hepatitis B Foundation
Hepatitis Foundation International
Immunization Action Coalition

1-800-223-0179
1-215-884-8786
1-800-891-0707
1-612-647-9009

Herpes

American Social Health Association

1-800-230-6039

Homeless (see also Poverty)

National Coalition for the Homeless
National Resource Center on Homelessness & Mental Illness

1-202-775-1322
1-800-444-7415

Hospice

National Hospice Organization Helpline

1-800-658-8898

Huntington's Disease

Alliance of Genetic Support Groups
Hereditary Disease Foundation
Huntington's Disease Society of America
National Organization for Rare Disorders

1-800-336-4363
1-310-458-4183
1-800-345-HDSA
1-800-999-6673

Hydrocephalus

Guardians of Hydrocephalus Research Foundation
National Hydrocephalus Foundation

1-800-458-8655
1-800-431-8093

Hypertension
 

American Heart Association
National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute
National Hypertension Association

1-800-AHA-USA-1
1-800-575-WELL
1-212-889-3557

Hysterectomy
 

Hysterectomy Educational Resources and Services
National Women's Health Network
National Women's Health Resource Center

1-610-667-7757
1-202-628-7814
1-202-293-6045

Illiteracy

National Institute for Literacy

1-800-228-8813

Immunizations

CDC Immunization Hotline
Immunization Action Coalition
National Coalition for Adult Immunization

1-800-232 SHOT
1-612-647-9009
1-301-656-0003

Impotence

Impotence Information Center
Impotence World Association
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Info. Clearinghouse

1-800-843-4315
1-800-669-1603
1-301-654-4415

Immune Deficiency Diseases

Immune Deficiency Foundation

1-800-296-4433

Infertility

Resolve, Inc.

1-617-623-0744

Interstitial Cystitis

Interstitial Cystitis Association of America

1-800-ICA-1626

Intestinal Disorders

Crohns & Colitis Foundation
International Foundation for Bowel Dysfunction
Intestinal Disease Foundation
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
United Ostomy Association

1-800-932-2423
1-414-964-1799
1-412-261-5888
1-301-654-3810
1-800-826-0826

Iron overload

Hemochromatosis Research Foundation
Iron Overload Diseases Association

1-518-489-0972
1-407-840-8512

Kidney disease

American Association of Kidney Patients
American Kidney Fund
National Kidney Cancer Association
National Kidney Foundation
National Kidney & Urologic Disease Clearinghouse
National Medical Care Patient Travel Service
Polycystic Kidney Disease Research Foundation

1-800-749-2257
1-800-638-8299
1-800-850-9132
1-800-622-9010
1-301-654-4415
1-800-634-6254
1-800-753-2873

Laryngeal cancer (see also Cancer)

International Association of Laryngectomees

1-404-320-3333

Learning disability

National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Information Center for Children/Youth with Disabilities
Orton Dyslexia Society

1-212-545-7510
1-800-695-0285
1-800-ABCD-123

Leukemia

Leukemia Society of America
National Leukemia Association

1-800-683-2458
1-516-222-1944

Liver disease

American Liver Foundation
Biliary Atresia and Liver Transplant Network
United Liver Association

1-800-223-0179
1-718-987-6200
1-310-313-0707

Lung disease

American Lung Association

1-800-LUNG-USA

Lupus

American Lupus Society
Lupus Foundation

1-800-331-1802
1-800-558-0121

Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease Foundation

1-800-886-LYME

Lymphedema

National Lymphedema Network

1-415-921-1306

Macular degeneration (see also Vision impairment)

Association for Macular Diseases

1-212-605-3719

Malignant Hyperthermia

Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States

1-800-986-4287

Manic depressive illness (see also Mental illness)

National Depressive & Manic Depressive Association

1-800-826-3632

Marfan Syndrome

National Marfan Foundation

1-800-862-7326

Medical Information

Medic Alert Foundation, Inc.

1-800-432-5378

Meniere's Disease (see also Hearing impairment)

Meniere's Disease Network

1-800-545-4327

Menopause

American Menopause Foundation
National Women's Health Network
North American Menopause Society

1-212-714-2398
1-202-628-7814
1-216-844-8748

Mental health
 
 

American Psychiatric Association
Emotions Anonymous
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia & Depression
Natl Clearinghouse on Family Support/Children's Mental Health
National Mental Health Association
Natl. Mental Health Services Knowledge Exchange Network
National Mental Health Consumer Self-Help Clearinghouse
Recovery, Inc.

1-202-682-6220
1-612-647-9712
1-800-950-6264
1-516-829-0091
1-800-628-1696
1-800-969-NMHA
1-800-789-2647
1-800-553-4539
1-312-337-5661

Mental retardation

American Association on Mental Retardation
Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC of the United States)
Mental Retardation Association of America
National Apostolate with People with Mental Retardation

1-800-424-3688
1-800-433-5255
1-801-328-1575
1-800-736-1280

Mitral Valve Prolapse

MVP/Dysautonomia Foundation

1-800-541-8602

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc.
Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

1-800-833-4672
1-800-441-7055
1-800-FIGHT-MS
1-800-352-9424

Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy Association

1-800-572-1717

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation

1-800-541-5454

Myeloma

The International Myeloma Foundation

1-800-452-2873

Myoclonus

Moving Forward
Myoclonus Research Foundation
We Move

1-513-293-0409
1-201-585-0770
1-800-437-MOV2

Narcolepsy
 
 

American Sleep Apnea Association
American Sleep Disorders Association
Children's Sleep Disorders Center
Narcolepsy Networks
National Sleep Foundation
National Narcolepsy Registry

1-202-293-3650
1-507-287-6006
1-708-368-6799
1-914-834-2855
1-202-785-2300
1-202-347-3471

Neurologic disease

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
National Institute of Neurological Disorders

1-800-377-DYST
1-800-352-9424

Neurofibromatosis

National Neurofibromatosis Foundation
Neurofibromatosis, Inc.

1-800-323-7938
1-800-942-6825

Neuromuscular disease

Muscular Dystrophy Association

1-800-572-1717

Nutrition

National Center for Nutrition & Dietetics
Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Hotline

1-800-366-1655
1-888-942-2229

Obsessive-compulsive (see also Mental illness)

Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
OCD Hotline

1-203-878-5669
1-800-NEWS-4-OCD

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation

1-800-981-BONE

Osteoporosis

Dairy Council of California
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases

1-310-342-6122
1-800-223-9994
1-800-624-BONE

Ostomy

United Ostomy Association

1-800-826-0826

Ovarian cancer (see also Cancer)

Gilda Radner Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry

1-800-OVARIAN


Overweight

American Heart Association
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, Inc.
Overeater's Anonymous
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
Weight-Control Information Network

1-800-AHA-USA-1
1-800-442-1214
1-505-891-2664
1-800-932-8677
1-800-946-8098

Paget's Disease

The Paget Foundation for Paget's Disease

1-800-23-PAGET

Pain, chronic

American Chronic Pain Association
Back Pain Association of America
Back Pain Hotline
National Chronic Pain Outreach Association

1-916-632-0922
1-410-255-3633
1-800-247-2225
1-301-652-4948

Paralysis

American Paralysis Association
National Spinal Cord Injury Association

1-800-225-0292
1-800-962-9629

Parkinson's Disease

American Parkinson's Disease Association
National Parkinson Foundation
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Parkinson Support Groups of America

1-800-223-2732
1-800-327-4545
1-800-457-6676
1-301-937-1545

Phenylketonuria

Children's PKU Network
National Phenylketonuria Foundation

1-619-233-3202
1-713-487-4802

Pituitary Disorders

Brain-Pituitary Foundation of America
Diabetes Insipidus and Related Disorders Network
Human Growth Foundation
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Organization for Rare Disorders

1-209-434-0610
1-515-782-7838
1-800-451-6434
1-301-496-5133
1-800-999-6673

Polio

International Polio Network
Polio Survivors Association
Post Polio Support Group

1-314-534-0475
1-310-862-4508
1-800-922-7325

Poverty

Access to Care
Habitat for Humanity International
Saint Vincent DePaul Society

1-708-531-0680
1-912-924-6935
1-314-531-2183

Pregnancy, bedrest

Sidelines

1-626-915-2017

Pregnancy, crisis
 

Carenet
Elizabeth House
National Life Center Hotline
Vista Del Mar

1-703-478-5661
1-818-577-4434
1-800-848-5683
1-818-836-1223

Pregnancy, delivery

American Society of Psychoprophylaxis/Lamaze
Bradley Method -Childbirth

1-800-368-4404
1-800-422-4784

Pregnancy, postpartum

Depression After Delivery-National
Postpartum Health Alliance of Southern California
Postpartum Support, International

1-800-944-4773
1-310-915-7028
1-805-967-7636

Pregnancy, termination of

National Abortion Federation
Planned Parenthood

1-202-667-5881
1-800-230-7526

Premenstrual syndrome

PMS Access

1-800-222-4PMS

Prostate health (see also Cancer)

American Foundation for Urologic Disease
Male Health Center
National Association for Continence
National Cancer Institute
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Info. Clearinghouse
Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatments
Us Too International

1-800-242-2383
1-800-422-6253
1-800-BLADDER
1-800-422-6237
1-301-654-4415
1-616-453-1477
1-800-828-7866

Psoriasis

National Psoriasis Foundation

1-800-723-9166

Rare diseases

Alliance of Genetic Support Groups
National Organization for Rare Disorders

1-800-336-GENE
1-800-999-NORD

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

RSD Syndrome Association of America

1-609-795-8845

Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation

1-919-834-0821

Retinitis pigmentosa (see also Vision impairment)

Foundation Fighting Blindness

1-800-683-5555

Reye's Syndrome

National Reye's Syndrome Foundation

1-800-233-7393

Rosacea

National Rosacea Society

1-847-382-8971

Runaway child/teen (see also Homeless)

Covenant House Runaway Hotline
National Runaway Switchboard

1-800-999-9999
1-800-621-4000
1-800-621-0394 (TDD)

Safety  

Advocates for Highway & Auto Safety
Bicycle Federation of America
DOT Auto Safety Hotline
EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline
Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury Prevention
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
National Child Safety Council
National Coalition to Prevent Childhood Injury
National Fire Protection Association
National Lead Information Center
Safe Sitter
Safety BeltSafe U.S.A.
USDA Meat & Poultry Hotline
U.S. Consumer Product Safety

1-202-408-1711
1-202-463-6622
1-800-342-0330
1-800-426-4791
1-800-342-0330
1-214-744-MADD
1-800-327-5107
1-202-662-0600
1-617-770-3000
1-800-LEAD-FYI
1-800-255-4089
1-800-745-SAFE
1-800-535-4555
1-800-638-2772

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis Family Aid and Research Foundation

1-800-223-6429

Scleroderma

Scleroderma Federation
United Scleroderma Foundation

1-800-422-1113
1-800-722-HOPE

Scoliosis

National Scoliosis Foundation
Scoliosis Association

1-800-673-6922
1-800-800-0669

Senior citizens
 
 
 

American Association of Retired Persons
Elder Care Locator Services
National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
National Caucus and Center on Black Aged
National Council on Aging
National Health Information Center
National Hispanic Council on Aging
National Indian Council on Aging
National Institute on Aging
Senior Information Services of America

1-800-424-3410
1-800-677-1116
1-206-624-1221
1-202-637-8400
1-202-479-1200
1-800-336-4797
1-202-745-2521
1-505-888-3302
1-800-222-2225
1-800-657-2280

Sexual disease

American Social Health Association
CDC Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline
Impotence Hotline

1-800-230-6039
1-800-227-8922
1-800-221-5517

Short stature

Human Growth Foundation
Short Stature Foundation

1-800-451-6434
1-800-243-9273

Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America

1-800-421-8453

Sjogren's Syndrome

National Sjogren's Syndrome Association
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation

1-800-395-6772
1-800-4-SJOGRENS

Skin cancer

American Academy of Dermatology
Melanoma Research Foundation
National Cancer Institute
Skin Cancer Foundation

1-847-330-0230
1-800-452-2873
1-800-422-6237
1-800-SKIN-490

Skin disease

American Academy of Dermatology
Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types

1-847-330-0230
1-800-545-3286

Sleep disorders

American Sleep Apnea Association
American Sleep Disorders Association
Children's Sleep Disorders Center
Narcolepsy Networks
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
National Sleep Foundation
Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation

1-202-293-3650
1-507-287-6006
1-708-368-6799
1-914-834-2855
1-301-496-7443
1-202-785-2300
1-919-571-1599

Smoking

American Cancer Society
American Lung Association
California Smoker's Helpline
California Smoker's Helpline
California Smoker's Helpline
California Smoker's Helpline
California Smoker's Helpline
California Smoker's Helpline
Chew Tobacco Helpline
Nicotine Anonymous
Office on Smoking and Health
Pasadena Tobacco Control Program

1-800-ACS-2345
1-800-252-LUNG
1-800-766-2888 (English)
1-800-456-6386 (Spanish)
1-800-400-0866 (Chinese)
1-800-778-8440 (Vietnamese)
1-800-556-5564 (Korean)
1-800-933-4TDD
1-800-844-CHEW
1-800-642-0666
1-800-CDC-1311
1-626-744-6057

Speech problem

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
National Aphasia Association

1-800-638-8255
1-800-922-4622

Stuttering

National Center for Stuttering
National Stuttering Project
Stuttering Foundation of America

1-800-221-2483
1-818-355-3397
1-800-992-9392

Spina Bifida

Spina Bifida Association of America

1-301-870-6767

Stroke

America Heart Association
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Stroke Association

1-800-AHA-USA-1
1-800-352-9424
1-800-STROKES

Sturge-Weber disease

Sturge-Weber Foundation

1-800-627-5482

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Council of Guilds for Infant Survival
National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute
SIDS Alliance
SIDS Information Clearing House
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Network, Inc.

1-800-247-4370
1-800-505-CRIB
1-800-221-SIDS
1-703-821-8955
1-800-560-1454

Suicide

American Association of Suicidology
American Suicide Foundation
National Adolescent Suicide Hotline

1-202-237-2280
1-888-AFS-5599
1-800-621-4000

Tay-Sachs Disease

National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association

1-800-906-8723

Thyroid disease

American Thyroid Association
National Graves' Disease Foundation
Thyroid Foundation of America
Thyroid Society

1-800-542-6687
1-904-724-0770
1-800-832-8321
1-800-THYROID

Tinnitus

American Tinnitus Association

1-503-248-9985

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome Association

1-800-237-0717

Transplanted organ
 
 
 

Bone Marrow Transplant Family Support Network
Children's Organ Transplant Association
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
National Heart Assist and Transplant Fund
National Marrow Donor Program
Organ Transplant Fund, Inc.
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
The Living Bank

1-800-826-9376
1-800-366-2682
1-800-LINK-BMT
1-800-642-8399
1-800-627-7692
1-800-489-3863
1-800-24-DONOR
1-800-528-2971

Tuberous Sclerosis

National Tuberous Sclerosis Association

1-800-225-6872

Turner's Syndrome

Turner's Syndrome Society of the United States

1-800-465-6744

Twins/multiple births

National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs
The Triplet Connection

1-800-243-2276
1-209-474-0885

Urinary incontinence
 

American Foundation for Urologic Disease
National Association for Continence
National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Info. Clearinghouse
The Simon Foundation for Continence

1-800-242-2383
1-800-BLADDER
1-301-654-4425
1-800-237-4666

Vestibular Disorders

American Tinnitus Association
Meneire's Network
Vestibular Disorders Association

1-503-248-9985
1-800-545-4327
1-800-837-8428

Vision impairment

American Council of the Blind
American Foundation for the Blind
Better Vision Institute
Blind Children's Center
Braille Institute
DB-LINK
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
National Eye Care Project
National Eye Institute
National Eye Research Foundation
Prevent Blindness America

1-800-424-8666
1-800-AFB-LINE
1-800-424-8422
1-800-222-3567
1-800-272-4553
1-800-438-9376
1-800-548-4337
1-800-222-EYES
1-800-869-2020
1-800-621-2258
1-800-221-3004

Vitiligo

National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
National Vitiligo Foundation

1-800-473-2310
1-903-531-0074

Vulvar pain

National Vulvodynia Association
Vulvar Pain Foundation

1-941-927-8503
1-910-226-8518

 

 

 


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Dr. Kavitha Kotrappa, a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician, leads a team of experienced and compassionate health care professionals to offer the best health care for your entire family. She has received numerous awards for quality of care and is one of the most respected physicians in the community. She has been practicing in the San Gabriel Valley area since 1996.

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Women
Children as young as 6 months old
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Our Treatments

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