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Sites of Special Interest to Patients and Consumers

California Alliance for the Mentally Ill
California Nurses Association - Patient Watch
CancerGuide: Steve Dunn's Cancer Information Page
Complaints Against Practitioners: CA Department of Consumer Affairs
Complaints Against Hospitals and Clinics: CA Department of Health Services
Complaints against HMOs and most PPOs, including behavioral health service plans: CA Dept. of Corporation
Complaints Against Other Insurance Companies: CA Dept. of Insurance
Consumer Watchdog
disABILITY Information and Resources
Health Administration Responsibility Project (HARP)
Home Health Care Agencies
Kaiser Family Foundation
Long Term Care Info
National ADD Association
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
National Center for Children Exposed to Violence (NCCEV)- Under U.S. Dept. of Justice to increase public and professional awareness of the effects of violence on children & to assist individuals and communities to reduce the impact of violence.
National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers
Oncology Nursing society (ONS)
Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation (OCF)
PACE (Professional Academy of Custody Evaluators- National Organization that provides custody & divorce resources as well as free information for patients and parents involved in divorce/custody related issues.
Psychopharmacology Tips
Self Help and Psychology Magazine
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health- Release 12/99. Comprehensive public policy document advocating that improved mental health care is a national priority.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration- Info & resources on substance abuse and mental health an agency of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center

Sites of Special Interest to Professionals

Right to Privacy and Managed Care

Legal Perspectives on Managed Care

Directories on Mental Health and Related Topics

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