AIDS Services of Austin
AIDS Services of Austin responds to the HIV needs of the Austin area by providing services that enhance the health and well-being of individuals and the community in the face of an evolving epidemic. Services include testing, prevention services, case management, access to emergency funds, legal assistance, dental clinic, food bank, and services especially for women living with HIV disease.
Austin and Travis County - Health and Human Services
We provide Public Health, Social, and Environmental Health services for Austin and Travis County, and serve a population of nearly one million. The role of public health is to promote community-wide wellness; prevent disease; and to protect the community from infectious diseases, environmental hazards, and epidemics.
Care Communities provides practical and compassionate support, through their care team volunteers, for people with serious illness. Volunteers go in to the home and can help with buying groceries, picking up prescriptions or just visiting with the client.
Independent social worker Bill Malone, MSW, LISW, in West Chester, Ohio has a web site that offers recommendations and tips on anger management.
Deaf Queer Resource
The Deaf Queer Resource Center (DQRC) is a national nonprofit resource and information center for, by and about the Deaf Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Intersex and Questioning communities (hereafter referred to as the "Deaf Queer community").
Provides daily doses of the most essential health and wellness information for the GLBT community.
GLMA (LGBT-Friendly Healthcare Provider)
GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and health care providers. The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) is the world's largest and oldest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) health care professionals. GLMA was founded in 1981 as the American Association of Physicians for Human Rights with the mission of ensuring equality in health care for LGBT individuals and health care professionals. Today, there is still considerable ignorance about LGBT health issues, with many assuming that LGBT health involves only HIV/AIDS. In fact, the full scope of the LGBT health agenda includes breast and cervical cancer, hepatitis, mental health, substance abuse, tobacco use, depression, access to care for transgender persons, and other concerns.
Help Center - American Psychological Association
American Psychological Association web site with valuable information about a number of topics having to do with mental health.
At Hospice Austin the emphasis s on living each day to the fullest, in a comfortable place, free of pain and in the company of loved ones. Hospice Austin has provided compassionate end-of-life care to patients and their loved ones for 30 years.
As Austin's only community-based non-profit hospice, all our resources go back into caring for our patients and their families.
Mental Health Channel
Physician developed website including video related to many mental health topics.
National Mental Health Association
Mental Health America is the nation’s largest and oldest community-based network dedicated to helping all Americans live mentally healthier lives. With our more than 300 affiliates across the country, we touch the lives of millions—Advocating for changes in policy; Educating the public & providing critical information; & delivering urgently needed Programs and Services.
Wright House Wellness Center
The Wright House Wellness Center was founded in 1988 by PLWAs (Persons Living with AIDS) and several holistic/complementary health therapy practitioners who believed that many of the symptoms of chronic illnesses could be effectively treated with holistic/complementary health therapies. Services include outreach, advocacy, case management, food pantry, nutrition, mental health services, message therapy, and yoga.
Wright House Support Group for People Living with HIV/AIDS
Karen Finley Breeding, LPC facilitates this dynamic support group for people living with HIV/AIDS. The informal setting permits group members to focus on supporting one another and sharing what works for them. There is no cost for this service, but registration is required. For more information, call Vincetta Green at 512-467-0088.