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Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information


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PAIN

American Chronic Pain Association
(800) 533-3231

American Pain Foundation
(888) 615-7246

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PARALYSIS AND SPINAL CORD INJURY

See also STROKE

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
(800) 225-0292
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Rehabilitation Information Center
(800) 346-2742
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Spinal Cord Injury Association
(800) 962-9629
8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Paralyzed Veterans of America
(800) 424-8200
(800) 795-4327 (TTY)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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PARKINSON'S DISEASE

American Parkinson’s Disease Association
(800) 223-2732
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.
(800) 473-4636
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
(800) 457-6676
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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PESTICIDES

See CHEMICAL PRODUCTS/PESTICIDES

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POISON CONTROL

Poison Help Hotline
(800) 222-1222

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PRACTITIONER REPORTING

Institute for Safe Medication Practices
(800) 324-5723

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PREGNANCY/MISCARRIAGE

Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth
(800) 422-4784
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

DES Action USA
(800) DES-9288 (337-9288)
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

International Childbirth Education Association
(800) 624-4934 (Book Center orders)
8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Lamaze International
(800) 368-4404
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Liberty Godparent Home
(800) 542-4453

National Abortion Federation
(800) 772-9100
8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m., Monday–Friday; 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Saturday–Sunday (Eastern time)

National Prenatal Helpline
(800) 311-2229
(800) 504-7081 (Spanish)
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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PROFESSIONALS

AboutFace
(800) 665-3223

Academy of General Dentistry
(888) 243-3368
(877) 292-9327 (Referral Line)

Academy of Laser Dentistry
(877) 527-3776

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
(800) 543-9220

American Academy of Family Physicians
(800) 274-2237

American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
(888) 552-2667

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
(800) 213-7193
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

American Association of Critical Care Nurses
(800) 899-2226
7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

American Association of Endodontists
(800) 872-3636

American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
(800) 822-6637

American Association of Women Dentists
(800) 920-2293

American Chronic Pain Association
(800) 533-3231

American Council for the Blind
(800) 424-8666
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

American Counseling Association
(800) 347-6647
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

American Dental Assistants Association
(877) 874-3785

American Nurses Association
(800) 274-4ANA (274-4262)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

American Orthodontic Society
(800) 448-1600

AmeriFace
(888) 486-1209

Arthritis National Research Foundation
(800) 588-2873
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
(800) 477-8892
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Mountain time)

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
(800) 755-2676
7:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Mountain time)

CDC National Prevention Information Network
(800) 458-5231 (English/Spanish)
(800) 243-7012 (TTY)
(888) 282-7681 (Fax)
9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

College of American Pathologists
(800) 323-4040
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

DBTAC: Mid-Atlantic Americans with Disabilities Act Center
(800) 949-4232 (Voice/TTY)
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
(800) 377-3978
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Federal Emergency Management Agency
(800) 621-FEMA (621-3362)
(800) 462-7585 (TDD)
(800) 827-8112 (Fax)

Glaucoma Research Foundation
(800) 826-6693
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

Immune Deficiency Foundation
(800) 296-4433
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Indian Health Service Division of Oral Health
(800) 447-3368 (Dental Vacancies)

International Childbirth Education Association
(800) 624-4934 (Book Center orders)
8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

International Chiropractors Association
(800) 423-4690
9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
(800) 955-4572
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Lighthouse International
(800) 829-0500
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Medical Institute for Sexual Health
(800) 892-9484 (publication orders only)
8:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center, ACF
(800) 616-2242
(800) 516-2242 (TTY)
(800) 716-2242 (Fax)
8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials
(866) 821-5355
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Mountain time)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Information Inquiry Service
(800) 232-4636
(888) 232-6348 (TTY)
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

National Jewish Medical and Research Center
(800) 222-5864 (LUNG LINE)
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
(800) 537-2238
(800) 553-2508 (TTY)
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Technical Information Service
(800) 553-6847
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

Prevent Child Abuse America
(800) 244-5373

Research to Prevent Blindness
(800) 621-0026
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

School Nutrition Association
(800) 877-8822
8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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RARE DISEASES/DISORDERS*

*A rare disorder is defined as a disorder that affects less than 1 percent of the population at any given time.

ALS Association (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
(800) 782-4747
7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

American Behcet’s Disease Association
(800) 723-4238

American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association/Cleft Palate Foundation
(800) 242-5338 (Parent Hotline Only)
8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

American Leprosy Missions (Hansen’s Disease)
(800) 543-3135
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Thursday; 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Friday (Eastern time)

American SIDS Institute
(800) 232-7437
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Batten Disease Support and Research Association
(800) 448-4570
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association
(800) 606-2682
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday

Children's Tumor Foundation
(800) 323-7938
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Cooley’s Anemia Foundation
(800) 522-7222
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation, Inc.
(800) 223-8355
(800) 753-2357 (U.S.)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
(800) 344-4823
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Epilepsy Foundation of America
(800) 332-1000
(866) 748-8008 (Spanish)
(800) 332-4050 (National Epilepsy Library)
(866) 330-2718 (Publications)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Epilepsy Information Service
(800) 642-0500 (voice mail after hours)
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Fibromyalgia Network
(800) 853-2929
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Thursday (Mountain time)

First Candle/SIDS Alliance
(800) 221-7437

Genetic Alliance
(800) 336-4363
9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center
(888) 205-2311
(888) 205-3223 (TTY)
12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

Histiocytosis Association of America
(800) 548-2758
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Inc.
(800) 345-4372
9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

International Rett Syndrome Association
(800) 818-7388
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Les Turner Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation, Ltd.
(888) ALS-1107 (257-1107)
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Lupus Foundation of America
(800) 558-0121
(800) 558-0231 (Spanish)
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

March of Dimes
(888) 663-4637
(800) 925-1855 (Spanish)

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
(800) 532-7667 (National Headquarters)
8:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m., Monday–Thursday; 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Friday (Eastern time)

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
(888) 673-6287
8:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Muscular Dystrophy Association
(800) 572-1717
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Mountain time)

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation
(800) 541-5454
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

National Down Syndrome Congress
(800) 232-6372
9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Down Syndrome Society Hotline
(800) 221-4602
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Fibromyalgia Partnership
(866) 725-4404

National Fragile X Foundation
(800) 688-8765
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

National Hansen’s Disease Programs
(800) 642-2477
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

National Hemophilia Foundation
(800) 42-HANDI (424-2634)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)
Summer: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Friday (Eastern time)

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse
(877) 226-4267
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
(800) 352-9424
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

National Jewish Medical and Research Center
(800) LUNG LINE (222-5864)
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

National Lymphedema Network
(800) 541-3259
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

National Marfan Foundation
(800) 8-MARFAN (862-7326)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
(800) 344-4867
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation
(800) 473-2310
(800) 648-2310 (Fax)

National Organization for Rare Disorders
(800) 999-6673
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Reye’s Syndrome Foundation
(800) 233-7393
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Spasmodic Torticollis Association
(800) 487-8385
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death & Pregnancy Loss Resource Center
(866) 866-7437
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Neurofibromatosis, Inc.
(800) 942-6825 (Hotline)

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, Inc.
(800) 981-2663
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Paget's Foundation
(800) 237-2438
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association
(800) 926-4797
9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation
(877) 463-6757
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Scleroderma Foundation
(800) 722-4673 (Helpline)
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.
(800) 421-8453
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation, Inc.
(800) 475-6473
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Spina Bifida Association
(800) 621-3141
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Spondylitis Association of America
(800) 777-8189
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

Sturge-Weber Foundation
(800) 627-5482
8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
(800) 372-0928

Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 and Related Disorders
(800) 716-SOFT (716-7638)

Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
(888) 486-8738
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association
(800) 923-3608

Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
(800) 225-6872
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Turner Syndrome Society of the United States
(800) 365-9944
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

United Cerebral Palsy Association
(800) 872-5827
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

United Leukodystrophy Foundation
(800) 728-5483
8:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m., 7 days a week (Central time)

Vasculitis Foundation
(800) 277-9474
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Wilson’s Disease Association
(866) 961-0533
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday—Friday (Eastern time)

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REDUCED-COST HEALTH CARE SERVICES

Hill-Burton Medical Care Program
(800) 638-0742
(800) 492-0359 (Maryland)

Health Resources and Services Administration Information Center
(888) 275-4772
(877) 489-4772 (TTY)

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REHABILITATION

See also DISABLING CONDITIONS/DISABILITIES ACCESS and PARALYSIS AND SPINAL CORD INJURY

AbleData
(800) 227-0216
8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

Amputee Coalition of America
National Limb Loss Information Center
(888) AMP-KNOW (267-5669)
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Institute for Rehabilitation Engineering
(800) 736-2216
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Rehabilitation Information Center
(800) 346-2742
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors
(800) 888-2876
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME

See RARE DISORDERS

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SAFETY

See also CHEMICAL PRODUCTS/PESTICIDES

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Information Inquiry Service
(800) 356-4674
(888) 232-6348 (TTY)
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

National Program for Playground Safety
(800) 554-PLAY (554-7529)
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

National Safety Council
(800) 621-7615
(800) 767-7236 (National Radon Hotline)
8:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Safe Sitter
(800) 255-4089
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Hotline
(800) 638-2772
(800) 638-8270 (TTY)
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

Vehicle Safety Hotline
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(888) 327-4236
(800) 424-9153 (TTY)
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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SEXUAL EDUCATION

Medical Institute for Sexual Health
(800) 892-9484 (publication orders only)
8:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
(800) 230-7526 (Recording)
(800) 669-0156 (Order line)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

See also AIDS/HIV

American Social Health Association
(800) 227-8922
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

CDC INFO
(800) CDC-INFO (232-4636) (English/Spanish)
(888) 232-6348 (TTY)

CDC National Prevention Information Network
(800) 458-5231 (English/Spanish)
(888) 282-7681 (Fax)
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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SKIN DISEASE

Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, Inc.
(800) 545-3286
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse
(877) 226-4267
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

National Psoriasis Foundation
(800) 723-9166
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

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SMOKING/SMOKELESS TOBACCO

National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse
(866) 232-4528

Smoking Quitline of the National Cancer Institute
(877) 44U-QUIT (448-7848)
(800) 332-8615 (TTY)
9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

Smoking, Tobacco and Health Information Line
Office on Smoking and Health, CDC
(800) 232-4636 (Recording)
(800) 784-8669 (QUIT NOW)
(888) 232-6348 (TTY)

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SPINAL CORD INJURY

See PARALYSIS AND SPINAL CORD INJURY

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STROKE

See also PARALYSIS AND SPINAL CORD INJURY

American Heart Association Stroke Connection
(888) 478-7653
24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
(800) 352-9424
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

National Stroke Association
(800) STROKES (787-6537)
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Friday (Eastern time)

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STUTTERING

National Center for Stuttering
(800) 221-2483
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Stuttering Association
(800) We Stutter (937-8888)

Stuttering Foundation of America
(800) 992-9392
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE

See also ALCOHOL ABUSE and DRUG ABUSE

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition
(800) 269-4237 (Recording)
8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
(877) 767-4727

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SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME

See RARE DISORDERS

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SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINES

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK (273-8255)
(800) 799-4TTY (779-4889) (TTY)
(888) 628-9454 (Spanish)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service that routes calls from anywhere in the country to the nearest available certified crisis center where trained crisis counselors talk to callers and can link them to local services.

The Trevor Helpline
(866) 4-U-TREVOR (488-7386)

The Trevor Helpline is a national toll-free suicide prevention hotline aimed at gay and questioning youth. It’s open 24 hours a day, 7days a week, 365 days a year. Teens with nowhere to turn can call and talk confidentially to trained counselors and find local resources.

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SURGERY/FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Inc.
(888) 475-2784 (Referral Service)

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TRAUMA

American Trauma Society
(800) 556-7890
8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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UROLOGICAL DISORDERS

American Association of Kidney Patients
(800) 749-2257
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

American Kidney Fund
(800) 638-8299
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Thursday; 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., Friday (Eastern time)

American Urological Association
(866) RING-AUA (746-4282)
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Health Care Services
National Kidney Foundation
(800) 622-9010
8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Association for Continence
(800) 252-3337
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
(800) 891-5390
(866) 569-1162 (TTY)
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

PKD Foundation
(800) 753-2873
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Simon Foundation for Continence
(800) 237-4666
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

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VENEREAL DISEASES

See SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

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VETERANS

National Veterans Services Fund, Inc.
(800) 521-0198
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Paralyzed Veterans of America
(800) 424-8200
(800) 795-4327 (TTY)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
(800) 827-1000

Veterans Special Issue Helpline
Department of Veterans Affairs
(800) 749-8387 (Agent Orange/Persian Gulf War)
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

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VIOLENCE

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE (799-7233)
(800) 787-3224 (TTY)

National Organization for Victim Assistance
(800) TRY-NOVA (879-6682)
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
(800) 656-4673

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VISION

See also LIBRARY SERVICES

American Council of the Blind
(800) 424-8666
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

Braille Institute of America
(800) BRAILLE (272-4553)
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

EyeCare America
(800) 222-3937

Foundation Fighting Blindness
(800) 683-5555
(800) 683-5551 (TDD)
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Glaucoma Research Foundation
(800) 826-6693
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
(800) 548-4337
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Guide Dogs for the Blind
(800) 295-4050
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Pacific time)

Lighthouse International
(800) 829-0500
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Louisiana Center for the Blind
(800) 234-4166
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
(800) 562-6265
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness
(800) 438-9376
(800) 854-7013 (TTY)
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

National Family Association for Deaf-Blind
(800) 255-0411 (Voice/TTY)
8:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Prevent Blindness America
(800) 331-2020
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Central time)

Vision Council of America
(800) 424-8422

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W

WOMEN

Endometriosis Association
(800) 992-3636 (Recording)

National Osteoporosis Foundation
(800) 231-4222
8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

Womenshealth.gov
(800) 994-9662
(888) 220-5446 (TDD)
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday, except Federal holidays (Eastern time)

Women’s Sports Foundation
(800) 227-3988
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., 9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m., Monday–Friday (Eastern time)

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