Health & Health Care for Kids
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
An organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Search the AAP Pediatrician Referral Service at http://www.healthychildren.org/english/tips-tools/find-pediatrician/pages/pediatrician-referral-service.aspx.
American Holistic Health Association
AHHA's focus is to help you integrate mind, body and spirit in the process. Resources include offerings in both conventional and alternative medicine.
Child Health Plus
New York State has a health insurance plan for kids, called Child Health Plus. Depending on your family's income, your child may be eligible to join.
Family Health Plus
Family Health Plus is a public health insurance program for adults who are aged 19 to 64 who have income or resources too high to qualify for Medicaid.
KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.
Kids Helpline – Parent Info
The Kids’ Helpline is for parents too! Call today at 716-834-1144 or toll free at 1-877-KIDS-400.
National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders.
New York State Department of Health – Nutrition
Find out the qualifications/requirements for applying for state food programs such as WIC (Women, Infants and Children) and locate other nutrition-related information/resources like the Growing Up Healthy Hotline.
READY, SET, PARENT!
Hospital based program in birthing hospitals in erie and niagara county. FREE additional parenting workshops at community sites in WNY.