Helpful Links

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GENERAL PEDIATRIC INFORMATION

Healthchildren.org - American Academy of Pediatrics official website for parents

www.healthyminds.org - American Psychiatric Association website for patients

www.MayoClinic.org  Detailed descriptions and guides about many diseases


VACCINE INFORMATION

www.cdc.gov/vaccines 

 "Vaccine Information Sheets" (VIS) from the CDC     

BREASTFEEDING INFORMATION

National Breastfeeding Helpline 1(800) 994-9662 

 www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding


ADHD

CHADD Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder  www.chadd.org

Book: Taking Charge of ADHD a Parents Authoritative Guide by Russell Barkley

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

  • Early Intervention Suffolk County: (631) 853-3100
  • Early Intervention Nassau County: (516) 227-8661
  • Poison Control: 1(800) 222-1222
  • Suffolk County Police (Non-emergency line): (631) 852-COPS
  • Child Protective Services (CPS): 1(800) 342-3720
  • NY State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1(800) 942-6906
  • 24/7 Mental Health Hotline: (631) 544-2222
  • Post-Partum Depression Hotline New York: 1(855) 631-0001, 1(631) 422-2255 or www.postpartum.net
  • Free Health Insurance (Medicaid, CHIP): 1(877) KIDS-NOW or  www.InsureKidsNow.gov
  • NY State Health Exchange  https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/




 

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