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    The structure of the services index and definitions of the terms contained herein were orginally published in A Taxonomy of Human Services: A Conceptual Framework with Standardized Terminology and Definitions for the Field by the Information and Refferal Federation of Los Angeles County, Inc., 3035 Tyler Ave, El Monte, CA 91731; Copyright (c) 1983, 1987, 1991. No part of there listing of human service terms and definitions may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electrical, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the prior written permission of the Information and Referral Federation of Los Angeles County, Inc.

    Taxonomy Code: TJ-3200.5000

    Programs that provide telephone information about specific health and health-related topics including specific diseases and conditions, birth control, alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, safety and other similar topics. Included are programs that have tapes on specific topics that people can select and access through a central number which are then played over the telephone, those that are staffed by live operators who have medical expertise and who answer questions directly, and those that provide medical information via an Internet website.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Alzheimer's Resources (Pueblo/Southern Colorado) - Alzheimer's Association Colorado ChaptersOffers a variety of services to persons with Alzheimer's or Dementia and their caregivers or family members, including: - The Safe Return Program; a nationwide system to help identify, locate, and return inidviduals who are memory impaired due to Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder to safety - Support group meetings for persons with Alzheimer's and their family or caregivers - A helpline provides telephone information, support, and referrals in Southern Colorado - Family Options Counseling - Community education workshopsPueblo CountyPueblo/Southern Colorado - Alzheimer's ResourcesAlzheimer's Association Colorado Chapters
    American Sexual Health Association- STD research; public policy; educational pamphlets. - Herpes Resource Center, which provides Herpes information via the Helper newsletter, books, audio and video tapes, and pamphlets. - Herpes and HPV support groups; HPV support program, which provides information via pamphlets and the HPV News journal; information hotlines - CDC National STD and AIDS hotlines.Out of StateOrganizational/Community/International Services - American Social Health AssociationAmerican Sexual Health Association
    Breast Cancer Information - Y-ME National Breast Cancer Org.Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization provides information, support and education to women and men diagnosed with breast cancer, their family and friends and those concerned about breast cancer and breast health. Its 24-hour Hotline (Spanish and English) is staffed by training peer counselors who are breast cancer survivors.Out of StateBreast Cancer Information - ABCDABCD Breast Cancer Organization
    Centura Health Connections (2222 N Nevada Ave) - Centura HealthCentura Health provides a nurse advice line where a nurse can assist with free health assessments, as well as a line to assist with finding a health care provider in your area.El Paso County2222 N Nevada Ave - Centura HealthCentura Health
    Colorado Health Emergency Line for Public Information (Cherry Creek Dr S) - Colorado Department of Public Health and EnvironmentColorado Health Emergency Line for Public Information (COHELP) provides current public health or bio-terrorism information to the public. Denver CountyCherry Creek Dr - Colorado Department of Public Health and EnvironmentColorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    Diabetes Services and Information (Denver Chapter) - American Diabetes AssociationResource and referral center to meet the needs of persons with diabetes and their families.Denver CountyDenver Chapter - American Diabetes AssociationAmerican Diabetes Association
    Disease Information - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)The CDC information hotline provides information about diseases and conditions, including Ebola Virus, Zika Virus, healthy living, traveler's health, emergency preparedness, and other topics.Out of StateCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Family Healthline (Cherry Creek Dr S) - Colorado Department of Public Health & EnvironmentProvides information and referral services for all Colorado families, especially pregnant women and their families, by connecting individuals to health programs and other social services.Denver CountyCherry Creek Dr - Colorado Department of Public Health and EnvironmentColorado Department of Public Health and Environment
    Health Information - United States Food and Drug Administration Denver District OfficeHealth information is provided, enabling consumers to make educated decisions regarding the safe and effective use of food, food additives, dietary supplements, drugs (prescription and over the counter), medical devices, blood, vaccines, radiological health, and veterinary drugs. Information on health fraud is also available.Denver CountyUnited States Food and Drug Administration Denver District OfficeUnited States Food and Drug Administration Denver District Office
    Hearing Help - Better Hearing InstituteAssist with information about treatment, technologies and prevention for those in danger of losing their hearing or already have hearing loss.Out of StateHealth Care - Better Hearing InstituteBetter Hearing Institute
    Hearing HelpLine - Better Hearing InstituteMaintains a toll-free Hearing HelpLine telephone service and Internet Hearing Help-On-Line that provide free information on hearing loss, hearing care provider, hearing aids, and tinnitus to callers from anywhere in the United States and Canada.Out of StateHealth Care - Better Hearing InstituteBetter Hearing Institute
    Infertility Support & Resources - Resolve: The National Infertility AssociationProvides free support groups for individuals experiencing infertility. Also offers a voicemail system called the helpline where individuals can leave messages on infertility related topics and for infertility support and receive a call back from a volunteer with 1 to 3 days.Out of StateResolve: The National Infertility AssociationResolve: The National Infertility Association
    Information and Referral - Epilepsy Foundation of ColoradoOffers an information and referral line to connect individuals to community resources and answer questions regarding epilepsy.Arapahoe CountyEpilepsy Foundation of ColoradoEpilepsy Foundation of Colorado
    Information - Liver Health ConnectionProvides information and support to people with Hepatitis C and their families. Programs include: - telephone consultation - information and referrals - testing - newsletters - patient information kits - educational seminars - training sessions for health care professionals and interested groups. Hepatitis-C Testing is free and confidential.Denver CountyLiver Health ConnectionLiver Health Connection
    Information & Physician Referral - American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and ImmunologyInformation and patient referrals regarding allergies and asthma are given nationwide.Out of StateOrganizational/Community/International Services - American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and ImmunologyAmerican Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
    Kidney Disease Education and Services - National Kidney FoundationThe National Kidney Foundation's direct patient programs include: - KEEP Healthy kidney disease screenings - Your Kidneys and You educational presentations - NKF Cares and NKF Peers patient support hotlines - The Big Ask/The Big Give organ donation education initiative NKF also improves patient health and well-being through the development of widely-adopted clinical practice guidelines, professional education opportunities for those who care for kidney patients, research grants that support new treatment approaches, and advocacy efforts at the state and national level that focus on protecting patients and increasing investment in kidney disease prevention and research.Denver CountyNational Kidney FoundationNational Kidney Foundation
    Kidney Disease Helpline - American Kidney Fund, Inc.Our trained health educators, social workers and patient services staff answer questions every day about: AKF Programs; Chronic kidney disease; Dialysis; Kidney transplants; Diabetes; High blood pressure; Paying for treatment; Kidney cancer; Organ donation; Specific kidney disorders; Kidney-friendly nutrition Out of StateOrganizational/Community/International Services - American Kidney Fund, Inc.American Kidney Fund, Inc.
    Nurse Advice Line - Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and FinancingProvides answers to medical questions, care advice, and help determining when to see a doctor immediately for Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) members.Denver CountyColorado Department of Health Care Policy and FinancingColorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
    Nurse Advice Line, Physician Referrals, & Health Classes (1400 E Boulder Street) - UCHealthUCHealth Memorial Hospital provides a free phone line called HealthLink that provides medical advice, helps with finding a physician, and helps with scheduling health classes through Memorial Hospital.El Paso County1400 E Boulder Street - UCHealthUCHealth
    Nurse Advice Line - TricareThe Nurse Advice Line, available at no cost to beneficiaries, helps callers make informed decisions about self-care at home or when to see a health care provider. The Nurse Advice Line is available 24/7. Nurse Advice Line registered nurses ask a series of questions about a caller’s specific health concern and advise the caller on when and how to seek care for an urgent problem or give instruction on selfcare at home.Out of StateTricareTricare
    Nurse Hotline (E Mineral Cir) - Centura HealthThe CenturaConnect Nurseline is staffed by registered nurses who can provide free information about staying well, as well as help with assessing symptoms or questions about a particular illness or disease. Nurses can advise individuals on whether self-care is appropriate or if medical attention should be sought.Arapahoe CountyE Mineral Cir - Centura HealthCentura Health
    NurseLine (777 Bannock St) - Denver HealthThe Denver Health NurseLine provides: - Registered Nurses to answer medical questions, provide care advice, and help patients determine if they should be seen right away by a physician - Help with chronic conditions, such as diabetes or asthma - The right level of care if patients have an urgent medical concern - Access to immediate medical information - Access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year Denver County777 Bannock St - Denver HealthDenver Health
    Patient Services - Arthritis FoundationProvides information, support groups, community events, and a national helpline staffed by social workers to address requests for physician referrals, medical advice, etc. for individuals with arthritis.Denver CountyArthritis FoundationArthritis Foundation
    Resource Line - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Rocky Mountain ChapterOffers a national hotline staffed by physicians and physician assistants who provide information on Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis treatment, symptoms and more.Denver CountyCrohn's & Colitis Foundation Rocky Mountain ChapterCrohn's & Colitis Foundation Rocky Mountain Chapter
    Spinal Bifida Resources & Referrrals (Denver) - Spina Bifida Association of AmericaThe Spina Bifida Association serves adults and children who live with the challenges of Spina Bifida. There is a Colorado Chapter located in Denver that serves the state of Colorado. This office assists with direct financial support for medical expenses not covered by insurance, resources and referrals, playgroups, support groups, mentorship, and more.Denver CountyDenver - Spina Bifida AssociationSpinal Bifida Association
    STI Resource Center Hotline- American Social Health AssociationThe STI Resource Center Hotline is a program of the American Social Health Association (ASHA) that provides information, materials and referrals to anyone concerned about sexually transmitted infections (STI). For more information visit website if you cannot get through to a representativeOut of StateHealth Care - American Social Health AssociationAmerican Sexual Health Association
    Tinnitus Information - American Tinnitus AssociationThe nonprofit American Tinnitus Association is the nation's foremost organization working to cure tinnitus. Our board and staff work with researchers, tinnitus sufferers, donors, legislators and other concerned individuals to support vital tinnitus research. The researchers we fund work hard to discover the sources of tinnitus, to identify the best methods that will help people cope with their tinnitus and, especially, to find a cure for this often devastating condition.Out of StateOrganizational/Community/International Services - American Tinnitus AssociationAmerican Tinnitus Association

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