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Health Related Web Sites

FLU VIRUS
     http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseases/communicable/influenza/fact_sheet.htm

MRSA  INFECTIONS
        http://www.cdc.gov/Features/MRSAinSchools/

ASTHMA
       http://www.health.state.ny.us/diseases/asthma/index.htm

SMOKING
        http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/index.htm

TEEN DATING VIOLENCE
        http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/pub-res/DatingAbuseFactSheet.pdf

HEALTHY WEIGHT AND BMI       
        http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/childrens_BMI/about_childrens_BMI.htm

CONCUSSION IN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
   http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/tbi/CGToolKit/A_Fact_Sheet_For_Parents.htm
   http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/tbi/CGToolKit/ParentsFactsheet.pdf

DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE
   http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/alcoholdrug/links.htm
   http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/
 
PHONE NUMBERS FOR ST. LAWERENCE COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES
 Mental Health Clinic 315 386 2167
 Chemical Dependency Clinic 315 386 2189

PHONE NUMBER FOR REACHOUT of ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY - a telephone crisis intervention and information and referral, 24 hour Hotline.  Deals with alcohol/drug problems, family violence, mental health and basic needs:  315 265 2422

St. Lawrence County Network of Care for BEHAVIORAL HEALTH web site:  http://stlawrence.ny.networkofcare.org/mh/home/index.cfm
This Web site is a resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health. It provides information about behavioral health services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools and other features. Regardless of where you begin your search for assistance with behavioral health issues, the Network of Care helps you find what you need - it helps ensure that there is "No Wrong Door" for those who need services. This Web site can greatly assist in our efforts to protect our greatest human asset - our beautiful minds.


St Lawerence County Health Initiative ph 315 267 2740 has an excellent website below:
                                   http://www.slchiinc.org/
Their mission is to reduce the burden of chronic disease in both individuals and the
community by empowering individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to live healthier lives and by creating community-wide policy, environment, and practice changes to increase options for healthy living.
SLCHI concentrates on three main health issues identified by a community needs assessment:
**To increasing access to healthcare for all county residents and promote preventive health care
**To reduce the incidence of substance abuse through education, prevention and treatment        
    opportunities, with a focus on youth tobacco cessation.
** Lastly, to increase opportunities for sound nutrition and physical activity