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Self Help

  • MPLIC's LINC Community Resources  
    This resource database contains information on community services that individuals and organizations need to sustain and improve their daily lives and operation.
    National Library of Medicine's database of health organizations and research resources.
  • Organizations
    This page links to various government and private organizations that provide health information.  The list is also available by Health Topic.
  • National Health Information Center
    Directs individuals with general health questions to the organizations that can provide answers.  Contains database of over 1,100 organizations and government offices.
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
    This searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs shows the location of facilities around the country that treat alcoholism, alcohol abuse and drug abuse problems.  The Locator includes more than 11,000 treatment centers and includes treatment programs for marijuana, cocaine and heroin addiction, as well as drug and alcohol treatment programs for teenagers, adolescents, and adults.
  • Family Violence Prevention Fund
    News, resources and information on programs that try to prevent abuse in families.
  • The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
    This site provides information on the free library program for Tennessee residents who are not able to use standard print materials because of a visual or physical disability.  This site works in cooperation with the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.  
  • Wings Cancer Foundation
    Wings is a unique collaboration of people, programs and resources whose mission is to provide services, to promote support, research and hope to anyone in the community touched by cancer.
    Address: 100 North Humphreys Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee 38120
    Phone: (901) 322-2984
  • National Eating Disorders Association
    This site has information on eating disorders and body image concerns as well as information on how to help others who may be at risk or who are currently dealing with an eating problem.
  • Mesothelioma 
    This comprehensive site has had a presence on the internet for over ten years providing information and support to those who have been exposed to asbestos. 
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center Support Programs
    Provides educational resources and access to support groups for cancer patients.
  • The Body
    The Body's mission is: to use the internet to lower barriers between patients and clinicians, to demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment, to improve patients' quality of life, and to foster community through human connection.
  • Philadelphia FIGHT  A self help association with information and links for individuals with AIDS and their families.
  • Gambling Clinic: A Center for Self-Change
    Located at the University of Memphis, the Gambling Clinic provides low-cost outpatient services for individuals experiencing gambling problems.