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Emergency Contraception

http://ec.princeton.edu/ The Association of Reproductive Health Professionals and The Office of Population Research at Princeton University web site provides information on Emergency Contraception and a directory of EC Providers in the United States and British Columbia. Information is available in English, Spanish and French.

www.plannedparenthood.org/ec Planned Parenthood hosts a website dedicated to Emergency Contraception in English and Spanish.

www.go2planb.com Plan B® website is hosted by Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., subsidiary of Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the manufacturer of Plan B® (the sole progestin-only emergency contraception product in the United States). This site includes consumer information about Plan B®, where and how to get it, and information for health care providers. Site is in English, Spanish and French.


PATH’s Emergency Contraception Publications This page features a range of EC-related materials that are designed for advocacy and program implementation.

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Sex | Sexual Health

www.plannedparenthood.org National Planned Parenthood Association official website. Gives links to local clinics, information on sexual health issues and a legislative action center.

www.teenwire.com Planned Parenthood provides sexuality and relationship information for teens on this web site.

www.goaskalice.columbia.edu Columbia University’s Health Education Program web site Go Ask Alice gives advice on sexual health and relationships, as well as other health topics.

www.nfprha.org/ National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association provides information on sexual health issues and reproductive health services in your area.

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Domestic Violence | Rape | Sexual Assault | Women’s Shelters

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). The National Domestic Violence Hotline is staffed 24 hours a day by trained counselors who can provide crisis assistance and information about local shelters, legal advocacy, health care centers, and counseling.

www.rainn.org or 1-800-656-HOPE. The Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network (RAINN) hotline will automatically transfer you to the rape crisis center nearest you, anywhere in the nation. It can be used as a last resort if people cannot find a domestic violence shelter. The RAINN website also provides a search by zip code or state of local rape crisis centers and provides information about what to do if you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted.

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Mental Health Services | Counseling Services

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Hotline: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) This hotline is operated M-F, 10am-5pm, Eastern Time. Trained volunteers provide information, referrals, and support to all who have questions about or are affected by mental illness.

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STDs | AIDS

www.projinf.org Project Inform provides information, inspiration and advocacy for people living with HIV / AIDS.

www.ashastd.org/nah or 1-800-342-AIDS Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National AIDS Web Site and Hotline has specialists who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and can answer questions, provide referrals, and send free publications through email and postal mail to people with questions about prevention, risk, testing, treatment and other HIV/AIDS- related concerns. Hotline is available in Spanish and for TTY callers.

www.ashastd.org/NSTD or 1-800-227-8922 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National STD Web Site and Hotline provides toll-free information on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV to the general public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Health Communication Specialists offer callers referrals to free or low cost clinics and written materials, Health Communication Specialists also answer questions about transmission, prevention, and treatment for diseases. Hotline is available in Spanish and for TTY callers.

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Teen Resources

National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-227-621-4000 Provides non-judgmental, confidential crisis intervention and local and national referrals through a 24-hour hotline.

www.teenwire.com Planned Parenthood provides sexuality and relationship information for teens on this web site.

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Child Abuse

www.childhelpusa.org Child Help USA includes information on child abuse and how to report child abuse. Child Help USA also maintains a 24-hour a day National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD, staffed by crisis counselors.

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Abortion

www.gynpages.com Abortion Clinics On-Line provides listings of abortion clinics in the United States as well as Canada, Europe, Eastern Europe, India, South Africa, Australia and Southeast Asia, plus information on abortion procedures and issues, patient instructions, aftercare, gynecology, birth control, emergency contraception, and medical abortion.

www.plannedparenthood.org National Planned Parenthood Association provides links to local clinics and information on abortion and sexual health issues.

www.prochoice.org National Abortion Federation is a professional association for abortion practitioners, offers fact sheets and other information on abortion, clinic violence, and pro-choice views on related issues.

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Adoption

naic.acf.hhs.gov The National Adoption Information Clearinghouse web site includes links to resources for expectant parents who are considering adoption, parents wanting to adopt, adoptees, birth relatives and laws surrounding adoption.

www.adoptionhelp.org Independent Adoption Center web site includes information and referrals about independent open adoptions for the birth parent and the adoptive parent.

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Prenatal Care

www.fns.usda.gov/wic Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program helps pregnant women, new mothers, and young children eat well and stay healthy by providing eligible women with checks for food and milk, support and information about, breast feeding, nutrition information and help in finding health care and community services. The web site includes information about WIC eligibility and enrollment.

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Substance Abuse

The National Drug Information, Treatment, and Referral Line: 1-800-662-HELP; 1-800-66-AYUDA for Spanish-speaking callers. This toll-free hotline provides free, confidential answers to women seeking help for themselves or for someone they care about and provides referrals to a local drug treatment program. The hotline operates Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 3 a.m.

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