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Headaches in Children (cont.)

Other Places To Get Help

Organizations

American College of Physicians
90 North Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572
Phone: 1-800-523-1546
(215) 351-2600
Web Address: www.acponline.org/patients_families

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is a national organization of internists. Doctors of internal medicine focus on adult medicine and have had special study and training focusing on the prevention and treatment of adult diseases. The ACP provides information for patients and families on the organization's website, including information on diseases and conditions, end-of-life care, women's issues, and immunizations. The site also offers video news stories, health tips, special reports, and a link to the ACP diabetes webpage.


American Headache Society Committee for Headache Education (ACHE)
19 Mantua Road
Mount Royal, NJ 08061
Phone: (856) 423-0043
Fax: (856) 423-0082
Email: achehq@talley.com
Web Address: www.achenet.org

The American Headache Society Committee for Headache Education (ACHE) is a nonprofit partnership between health professionals and headache sufferers. ACHE provides resources and tools to health care professionals to help them help their headache patients. This website has many educational resources for doctors, patients, families, schools, and employers. Resources include newsletters, articles on headaches, tools for both patients and doctors, and lists of certified headache doctors.


KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens
10140 Centurion Parkway North
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: (904) 697-4100
Fax: (904) 697-4220
Web Address: www.kidshealth.org

This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.


National Headache Foundation (NHF)
820 North Orleans
Suite 217
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: 1-888-NHF-5552 (1-888-643-5552)
Phone: (312) 274-2650
Email: info@headaches.org
Web Address: www.headaches.org

The National Headache Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to three major goals: educating the public that headaches are serious disorders and that sufferers need understanding and continuity of care; promoting research into potential headache causes and treatments; and serving as an information resource for sufferers, their families, and doctors who treat them. The NHF can provide lists of local doctors specializing in headache treatment. It also has a monthly newsletter and many pamphlets on a variety of topics related to the different headache syndromes.


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