A new emphasis on telehealth - American Psychological Association (APA)
This article describes the rise of "telehealth" for behavioral health needs-remote counseling sessions via technology such as Skype or Facetime. For those who may be in isolation or quarantine from an Ebola outbreak and experiencing stress as a result, telehealth is a possible solution to maintaining a connection with a behavioral health care provider.
Advice for humanitarian aid workers traveling to Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, or Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (HHS, CDC, NCEZID)
This resource provides an overview of the Ebola situation around the world and lists things for humanitarian aid workers to do before traveling to areas affected by Ebola outbreaks, and while traveling to protect their health and the health of others. It also recommends steps for health care workers to take to prevent Ebola and things for people to do if they become sick with Ebola while they are traveling. It concludes with steps for travelers to take when they return from areas affected by Ebola outbreaks. Throughout and in a final section, links are provided for more information on a range of topics in the area of protecting yourself while traveling to and from areas affected by Ebola.
Al-Anon Family Groups - Al-Anon World Service
Al-Anon Family Groups, founded in 1951, provide a forum in which members can give direction or advice to other members who are in households with people who misuse alcohol. The Al-Anon Family Groups' website provides information for professionals and for adults and teens about meetings.
AlcoholScreening.org - The Partnership at Drugfree.org
Offers a series of questions that when answered give personalized results that assess individual alcohol consumption patterns and the potential harm to overall health. Includes educational resources and a search tool to find treatment programs in one’s area.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.
Founded in 1935, AA aims to help people with alcohol use disorders to recover and stay sober. It provides meetings worldwide during which people can share their experiences and receive advice on resolving their alcohol use disorder.
Alcoholism: MedlinePlus - U.S. Department of Health, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine (HHS, NIH, NLM)
Provides a basic definition and overview of alcoholism and links to a range of resources associated with the topic, including treatment, screening, recovery, statistics, and more. Also links to videos, tutorials, organizations and resources in other languages.