Links to Useful Information

We have provided the following links to documentation and websites
that we have found helpful and informative:

GENERAL:

 Health information for the entire family from the American Academy of Family Physicians

 What is a PA? –  American Academy of Physician Assistants 

 What is Marriage and Family Therapy? – American Academy of Marriage and Family Therapy 

 General Medical Questions – Mayo Clinic 

 Resource for couples – Hold Me Tight

 Emotionally Focused Therapy – ICEEFT

 Maine Centers for Disese Control (CDC) – maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc

 ADHD – chadd.org

 Hotlines in ME for crisis maine.gov/dhhs/about/contact/hotlines

 Sexual Assault Support Services Midcoast Maine – https://www.sassmm.org/

 Northern NewEngland Posion Center https://www.nnepc.org/

 Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment – OMT

 

 

DIABETES:
• American Diabetes Association – http://www.diabetes.org/

• Diabetes Risk Test:  http://www.diabetes.org/are-you-at-risk/diabetes-risk-test/

• John Hopkins Self-Management Help –  https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/population-health/dpep/diabetes-self-management-training/index.html

 

 

HEART DISEASE:

• American Heart Association – https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/heart-valve-problems-and-disease

• Mayo Clinic – http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20034056

 

 

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION:

• American Heart Association – https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/atrial-fibrillation/why-atrial-fibrillation-af-or-afib-matters

 

 

STOP SMOKING:

• Maine Tobacco Helpline – https://preventionforme.org/quit/

 

 

HEALTHY WEIGHT:

• Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/index.html

 

 

HYPERTENSION:

• Mayo Clinic – http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-pressure/basics/definition/con-20019580 

 Lowering your Blood Pressure with DASH

 

 

CHILDREN:
• American Academy of Pediatrics, childrens health and includes recommended
immunization schedules
 – healthychildren.org 

• Maine Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics, Maine specific resources for children’s health – maineaap.org

• LetsGo 5210, A good site for information on managing weight and activity mainehealth.org/Lets-Go

• Children’s Mental Health – Kidsmentalhealthinfo.com

• Dental – fromthefirsttooth.org/by-state/maine/