Professional and Organizational Development
Source Listing of Organizations
Addictions and Substance abuse
Al-Anon and Alateen, http://www.al-anon.org
Self-help info for families and friends of alcoholics.
Alcoholics Anonymous Net, http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org
Self-help info for alcohol/drug addictions.
Cocaine Anonymous, http://www.ca.org
Self-help info for cocaine addiction.
Narcotics Anonymous, http://www.detox911.com
Self-help info for narcotic addiction.
Nicotine Anonymous, http://www.nicotine-anonymous.org
Self-help info for nicotine addiction.
Overeaters Anonymous, http://www.overeatersanonymous.org
Self-help info for compulsive overeaters.
Rational Recovery, http://www.rationalrecovery.com
Self-help info for alcohol/drug addictions (non-spiritual approach).
Secular Organization for Sobriety, http://www.unhooked.com/index.htm
Self-help recovery method for alcoholics/drug addicts who are uncomfortable with the spiritual content of 12-Step programs.
SCA - Sexual Compulsives Anonymous, http://www.sca-recovery.org/
Self-help info for men and women dealing with compulsive sexual behavior.
SMART Recovery, http://www.smartrecovery.org/
Self-help program for alcohol/substance abuse (non-spiritual approach).
Women for Sobriety, http://www.womenforsobriety.org/
Self-help program for women dealing with alcoholism and other addictions.
Workaholics Anonymous, http://www.workaholicsanonymous.com/
Self-help info for people addicted to work.
Job Hunt, http://www.job-hunt.org
Organized by career field, linked to other sites.
Career Path, http://www.careerbuilder.com
You can register to do on-line job searches here.
Mapping Your Future, http://www.mapping-your-future.org/planning/
A "must-visit" if you have a high school student in the house! Guided tours explain how to choose a career, select a school and get financial aid. This site is sponsored by state agencies that administer the US Federal Family Education Loan Program.
National Directory of Internships, http://www.internships.com
Online database of internship opportunities - one of the best ways to investigate a career and to find a job.
Features many "financial decision calculators" - from buying a home to leasing a car and paying off installment loans. Also info on loan and credit card rates.
Financial Aid Information Page, http://www.finaid.org
Links to sources of information about student financial aid. Maintained by the author of "The Prentice Hall Guide to Scholarships and Fellowships for Math and Science Students."
Alzheimers Association, http://www.alzheimerssupport.com
Information on drugs/treatment options, caregiver resources, fact sheets, support group info.
Centers for Disease Control, http://www.cdc.gov
Health recommendations by geographic location, food and water precautions, disease outbreak info. -- a "must see" site for the traveler.
Cyber Diet, http://www.nutrisystem.com
A dieter's delight. Don't miss the "interactive nutritional profile" where you'll receive an instant evaluation.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Home Page, http://www.noah-health.org/english/alternative/alternative.html
From acupuncture and Ayruvedic medicine to vision enhancement and yoga.
Directory of Travel Clinics and Physicians, http://www.astmh.org/scripts/clinindex.asp
Traveling to far off places on your vacation? Here's an international listing of physicians specializing in tropical medicine, medical parasitology and traveler's health.
A gateway consumer health info site from the U.S. Government.
A free medical reference with disease and treatment, pharmacy, medical dictionary, poison control center, and news sections.
Men's Health, http://www.msnbc.com/news/menshealth_front.asp
Prevention's Healthy Man is a one-stop resource for men's health issues with dozens of articles on medicine, nutrition, exercise, etc. and the most curent info. to help men of all ages build a healthy lifestyle.
The Prostate Cancer InfoLink, http://www.phoenix5.org/menuprostate.html
Should you be screened? Understanding diagnosis and treatment, getting help and support.
Repetitive Strain Injury, http://www.ergonosoft.com
lots of information about the condition that strikes people who type on keyboards.
Women's Health, http://www.drkoop.com
The Mayo Clinic's Health Oasis features dozens of articles dealing with women's health concerns.
Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization, http://www.y-me.org/ or http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/
Cancer resources, early detection programs, monthly newsletter and information for anyone who has been touched by breast cancer.
Legal and Consumer Information
Consumer Law Page, http://www.consumerlawpage.com
Over 150 articles and brochures on topics of interest to consumers.
Divorce Helpline Home Page, http://www.divorcehelp.com
Legal, practical, financial, and self-help information.
The home page of Quackwatch, Inc., a nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads and fallacies.
Kelley Blue Book, http://www.kbb.com
Check the retail or trade-in value for almost any car or truck model from the past 21 years.