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THE USE OF A TELEPHONE AND A TOLL-FREE PHONE NUMBER IS A POWERFUL INFORMATION TOOL. CURRENTLY THE FREE PREFIXES ARE 1-800, 1-888, 1-877, 1-866, 1-855 AND IN THE FUTURE 1-700.

IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING CAN PROVIDE 800 HELP:

- 1-800-555-1212 - DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE
- 1-800-225-5411 - DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE

- 1-800-466-4411 - DIRECTORY ASSISTANCE

FINALLY IN PARTNERSHIP, THE SPECIAL HEALTH SEARCH ENGINE WWW DOT HEALIA DOT COM IS ALSO A POWERFUL INFORMATION TOOL.

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FOLLOWING HAS BEEN SEPARATED INTO TWO GROUPS - GOVERNMENT AND NON-GOVERNMENT.

FEDERAL AGENCIES:

AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE POLICY AND RESEARCH - HHS DEPT.
1-800-358-9295

ALZHEIMERs DISEASE EDUCATION AND REFERRAL CENTER
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-438-4380

CENTER FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-662-4357

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES - HHS DEPT.
1-800-633-4227

FOOD HOTLINE
- FDA
1-800-332-4010

HIV-AIDS HOTLINE
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-342-2437

LUPUS HOTLINE
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-994-9662

MEAT POULTRY AND ORGANIC HOTLINE
- AG DEPT.
1-800-535-4555

MEDICARE BENEFITS CENTER
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-638-6833

MEDICARE CLAIMS CENTER
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-444-4606

MEDICARE DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT CENTER - HHS DEPT.
1-800-899-7095

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-422-6237

NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-869-2020 - PUBLICATIONS
1-877-569-8474 - LOW VISION

NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION CENTER
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-336-4797

NATIONAL HUNGER HOTLINE
- USDA
1-866-348-6479

NATIONAL INFORMATION CENTER FOR ORPHAN DRUGS AND RARE DISEASES
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-336-4797

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
- HHS DEPT.
1-888-826-9438

NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-222-2225
1-866-615-6464

NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
- HHS DEPT.
1-888-346-3656

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR RARE DISORDERS
1-800-999-6673

OZONE HOTLINE
- EPA
1-800-296-1996

PESTICIDE INFORMATION
- EPA
1-800-858-7378

PRIMARY IMMUNO DEFICIENCY
1-866-463-6474

SAFE DRINKING WATER HOTLINE
- EPA
1-800-426-4791

SEXUAL DISEASES HOTLINE
- HHS DEPT.
1-800-227-8922

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OTHER ORGANIZATIONS:

ABORTION ALTERNATIVE
1-800-848-5683

ABORTION HOTLINE
1-800-772-9100

ACNE HELPLINE
1-800-222-7546

AGING
1-800-424-9046

AIDS INFORMATION HOTLINE - NATIONAL GAY TASK FORCE
1-800-221-7044

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP HEADQUARTERS
1-800-344-2666

ALCOHOL & DRUG HELPLINE
1-800-821-4357

ALCOHOL REHAB FOR THE ELDERLY
1-800-354-7089

ALTERNATIVE HEALTH BENEFITS SERVICE
1-800-966-8467

ALZHEIMER DISEASE ASSOCIATION
1-800-272-3900

ALZHEIMER DISEASE SAFE RETURN HOTLINE
1-888-572-8566

ALZHEIMER EDUCATION CENTER
1-800-438-4380

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
1-800-822-2762

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF AUDIOLOGY
1-800-222-2336

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGISTS
1-888-462-3376

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NUTRITION
1-800-637-8325

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
1-800-222-3937 - OVER 65 EYECARE

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
1-800-433-9016

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF POISON CONTROL CENTERS
1-800-222-1222

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION ON MENTAL RETARDATION
1-800-424-3688

AMERICAN BOARD OF FAMILY MEDICINE
1-877-223-7437

AMERICAN BOARD OF MEDICAL SPECIALISTS
1-800-776-2378

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
1-800-227-2345

AMERICAN CLEFT PALATE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
1-800-242-5338

AMERICAN COLLEGE FOR ADVANCED MEDICINE
1-800-532-3688

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY
1-800-842-7777

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
1-800-478-2876
1-866-427-7354 - IBS INFORMATION LINE

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF LEGAL MEDICINE
1-800-433-9137

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS
1-800-523-1546

AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
1-800-342-2383

AMERICAN DIETETIC HOTLINE
1-800-366-1655

AMERICAN GERIATRIC SOCIETY
1-800-563-4916

AMERICAN HEALTH ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION
1-800-437-2423

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
1-800-242-8721

AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CANCER RESEARCH
1-800-843-8114

AMERICAN KIDNEY FUND
1-800-638-8299

AMERICAN LEPROSY MISSIONS
1-800-543-3131

AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION
1-800-223-0179
1-800-465-4837

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION
1-800-586-4872

AMERICAN MASSAGE THERAPY ORGANIZATION
1-800-696-2682

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
1-800-864-5050

AMERICAN MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS ASSOCIATION
1-800-326-2642

AMERICAN NARCOLEPSY ASSOCIATION
1-800-222-6085

AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION
1-800-668-8255

AMERICAN OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATION
1-800-365-2219 - INFORMATION CENTER
1-800-766-4466 - LOW INCOME EYECARE
1-800-262-3947 - DIABETES INFORMATION

AMERICAN PARKINSON DISEASE ASSOCIATION
1-800-223-2732

AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION
1-800-999-2782

AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
1-800-366-8227

AMERICAN PREVENTATIVE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
1-800-230-2762

AMERICAN RED CROSS
1-800-435-7669

AMERICAN SCHIZOPHRENIC ASSOCIATION
1-800-847-3802

AMERICAN SOCIAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
1-800-342-2437

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CATARACT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY
1-800-451-1339

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEONS
1-800-635-0635

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE
1-800-473-0620 - BODYWORK

AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION
1-800-638-8255

AMERICAN SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME INSTITUTE
1-800-232-7437

AMERICAN TINNITUS ASSOCIATION
1-800-634-8978

AMERICAN TRAUMA SOCIETY
1-800-556-7890

AMPUTEE COALITION OF AMERICA
1-888-267-5669

AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS) ASSOCIATION
1-800-782-4747

ANOREXIA AND BULIMIA HOTLINE
1-800-762-3334

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION
1-800-283-7800
1-800-568-4045

ARTHRITIS MEDICAL CENTER
1-800-327-3027

ASBESTOS DISEASE ASSOCIATION
1-800-446-6700

ASH-KICKER STOP SMOKING INFORMATION
1-888-828-7774

ASPARTANE - NUTRISWEET HOTLINE
1-800-969-6050

ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS
1-800-642-1904

ASSOCIATION OF HEART PATIENTS
1-800-241-6993

ASSOCIATION OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS
1-800-637-7433

ASTHMA & ALLERGY FOUNDATION
1-800-727-8462

ASTHMA AND RESPIRATORY DISORDERS INFORMATION
1-800-222-5864

AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA
1-800-328-8476

BE HEALTHY - PREGNANCY AND PARENTING
1-800-433-5523

BETTER HEARING INSTITUTE
1-800-327-9355

BIRTHS - INT’L. CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
1-800-624-4934

BIRTH CONTROL - AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBGYN
1-800-468-3637

BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1-800-934-2873

BULIMIA ANOREXIA SELF HELP
1-800-227-4785

CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
1-800-922-9234

CENTER FOR JOURNAL THERAPY
1-888-421-2298

CHILDHELP USA - CHILD ABUSE
1-800-422-4453

CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
1-800-233-4050

CHILDRENS CRANIOFACIALASSOCIATION
1-800-535-3643

CHILDRENs HOSPICE INTERNATIONAL
1-800-242-4453

CHRONIC FATIGUE AND IMMUNE DYSFUNCTION SYNDROME ASSOCIATION
1-800-442-3437

CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1-888-777-3013

CLEFT PALATE FOUNDATION
1-800-242-5338

COMMISSION ON PROFESSIONAL
AND HOSPITAL ACTIVITIES
1-800-521-6210

COOLEYs ANEMIA FOUNDATION
1-800-221-3571

CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION RESOURCE INSTITUTE
1-800-821-6671

CROHNs & COLITIS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
1-800-343-3637

CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION
1-800-344-4823

DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE
1-800-826-3632

DIABETES SUPPLY CLUB
1-800-358-2525

DIAL-A-HEARING SCREENING TEST
1-800-222-3277

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP
1-800-333-7233

DOWNS SYNDROME SOCIETY
1-800-221-4602

DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION
1-800-638-2045

DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT REFERRAL
1-800-262-2463

DRUG ADDICTION HOTLINE - JUVENILE
1-800-554-5437

DRUG EDUCATION CENTER
1-800-241-9746

DRUG FREE KIDS
1-800-882-3733

EASTER SEALS
1-800-221-6827

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
1-800-332-1000

FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY INFORMATION SERVICE
1-800-332-3223

FAMILY PHARMACEUTICALS OF AMERICA
1-800-922-3444

FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION FUND
1-800-363-2287

FIBROMYALGIA NETWORK
1-800-853-2929

FOOD ADDICTION HOTLINE
1-800-872-0088

FOOD & WATER
1-800-328-7233

FOUNDATION FOR SPINAL CORD INJURY PREVENTION
1-800-342-0330

GALLSTONES - NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES, DIGESTIVE AND KIDNEY DISEASES
1-800-891-5390

GLAUCOMA FOUNDATION
1-800-452-8266

GLAUCOMA RESEARCH FOUNDATION
1-800-826-6693

GRIEF RECOVERY INSTITUTE
1-800-445-4808

HEALTH ENHANCEMENT LEARNING PROGRAMS
1-800-334-4403

HEALTHY MOTHERS, HEALTHY BABIES COALITION
1-800-533-8811

HEART DISEASE HOTLINE - ASSOC. OF HEART PATIENTS
1-800-241-6993

HEALTH RESOURCE CENTER
1-800-544-3284

HOSPICE EDUCATION INSTITUTE
1-800-331-1620

HUNTINGTONs DISEASE SOCIETY OF AMERICA
1-800-345-4372

IMMUNE DEFICIENCY FOUNDATION
1-800-296-4433

IMPOTENCE INFORMATION CENTER
1-800-843-4315

INCONTINENCE - SIMON FOUNDATION
1-800-237-4666

INTERNATIONAL CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION
1-800-624-4934

INTERNATIONAL dyslexia ASSOCIATION
1-800-222-3122

JUST SAY NO INTERNATIONAL - DRUG PREVENTION
1-800-258-2766

JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL
1-800-533-2873

LEAD SAFETY RECYCLE PROGRAM
1-800-728-5323

LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY
1-800-955-4572

LIVING BANK - ORGAN DONATION INFORMATION
1-800-528-2971

LUPUS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
1-800-558-0121

MARCH OF DIMES BIRTH DEFECTS FOUNDATION
1-888-663-4637

MEDICARE RIGHTS CENTER
1-888-466-9050

MYASTHENA GRAVIS FOUNDATION
1-800-541-5454

NAMES PROJECT - AIDS MEMORIAL
1-800-872-6263

NATIONAL ABORTION FEDERATION
1-800-772-9100

NATIONAL ADOPTION CENTER
1-800-862-3678

NATIONAL ALLERGY BUREAU
1-800-976-5536

NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL
1-800-950-6264

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE OF AMERICA 1-800-421-8453

NATIONAL ASTHMA CENTER
1-800-222-5864

NATIONAL BONE MARROW DONOR PROGRAM
1-800-627-7692

NATIONAL CENTER FOR NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
1-800-366-1655

NATIONAL CENTER FOR STUTTERING
1-800-221-2483

NATIONAL CENTER ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND DISABILITY
1-800-900-8086

NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE
1-800-422-4453

NATIONAL CHILD SAFETY COUNCIL
1-800-327-5107

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM
1-800-622-2255

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON CHILD ABUSE
1-800-222-2000

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING
1-800-522-4700

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
1-800-799-7233

NATIONAL DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY
1-800-221-4602

NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION
1-800-931-2237

NATIONAL EXERCISE FOR LIFE INSTITUTE
1-800-358-3636

NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS ASSOCIATION
1-800-896-3650

NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH
1-800-227-8713

NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR DEPRESSIVE ILLNESS
1-800-248-4344

NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR ILEITIS AND COLITIS
1-800-343-3637

NATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN CRISIS LINE FUND FOR HUMAN DIGNITY
1-800-767-4297

NATIONAL HEAD INJURY FOUNDATION
1-800-444-6443

NATIONAL HEADACHE FOUNDATION
1-800-843-2256

NATIONAL HEARING AID HELPLINE
1-800-521-5247

NATIONAL HEART, LUNG AND BLOOD INSTITUTE
1-800-575-9355

NATIONAL HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE ORGANIZATION
1-800-658-8898

NATIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEM - DISABLED CHILDREN
1-800-922-9234

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES, DIGESTIVE AND KIDNEY DISEASES
1-800-891-5390

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS AND STROKE
1-800-352-9424

NATIONAL JEWISH LUNG LINE
1-800-222-5864

NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION
1-800-228-4483
1-800-622-9010

NATIONAL MANIC DEPRESSIVE ASSOCIATION
1-800-826-3632

NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
1-800-969-6642

NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY
1-800-344-4867

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR ALBINISM AND HYPOPIGMENTATION
1-800-473-2310

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR RARE DISORDERS
1-800-999-6673

NATIONAL OSTEOPATHIC FOUNDATION
1-800-621-1773

NATIONAL PARKINSON FOUNDATION
1-800-327-4545

NATIONAL PATIENT TRAVEL HELPLINE
1-800-296-1217

NATIONAL PREGNANCY HOTLINE
1-800-344-7211

NATIONAL PSORIASIS FOUNDATION
1-800-723-9166

NATIONAL REFERENCE CENTER FOR BIOETHICS LITERATURE
1-800-633-3849

NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER ON CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
1-800-543-7006

NATIONAL REYES SYNDROME FOUNDATION
1-800-233-7393

NATIONAL ROSACEA SOCIETY
1-888-662-5874

NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL
1-800-621-7619

NATIONAL SOCIETY TO PREVENT BLINDNESS
1-800-331-2020

NATIONAL SPINAL BIFIDA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1-800-621-3141

NATIONAL SPINAL CORD INJURY ASSOCIATION
1-800-962-9629

NATIONAL STROKE ASSOCIATION
1-800-787-6537

NATIONAL STUTTERING ASSOCIATION
1-800-937-8888

NATIONAL SUDDEN INFANT
DEATH SYNDROME FOUNDATION - SIDS
1-800-221-7437

ORTON DYSLEXIA SOCIETY
1-800-222-3123

PANIC DISORDERS
1-800-647-2642

PARENTS ANONYMOUS ABUSE PREVENTION HOTLINE
1-800-421-0353

PARENTS WHO HAVE KIDNAPPED THEIR CHILDREN
1-800-292-9688

PEOPLEs MEDICAL SOCIETY
1-800-624-8773

PMS ACCESS - PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
1-800-222-4767

PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION
1-800-757-2873

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT NETWORK
1-800-808-7866

REBOUND, INC. - HEAD INJURY
1-800-228-4881

RESEARCH TO PREVENT BLINDNESS
1-800-621-0026

RESOLVE - INFERTILITY INFORMATION
1-800-662-1016

RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME FOUNDATION
1-877-463-6757

RETINAL DONOR PROGRAM
1-888-394-3937

RETT SYNDROME
1-800-818-7388

SAY NO TO DRUGS - YES TO EDUCATION
1-800-334-4937

SENIOR HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS ASSISTANCE
1-800-722-4134

SHRINERS HOSPITAL CHILD CARE REFERRAL
1-800-237-5050

SKIN CARE HOTLINE
1-800-527-5448

SOUTHEASTERN ORGAN PROCUREMENT FOUNDATION 1-800-631-8400

SPINA BIFIDA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
1-800-621-3141

STUDENTS AGAINST MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
1-800-428-7867

STUTTERING FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
1-800-992-9392

SURGICAL OPTION HOTLINE
1-800-638-6833

THE FELDENKRAIS GUILD OF NORTH AMERICA
1-800-775-2118 - BODYWORK

THE ROLF INSTITUTE OF STRUCTURAL INTEGRATION
1-800-530-8875 - BODYWORK

THYROID FOUNDATION OF AMERICA
1-800-832-8321

TOURETTE SYNDROME ASSOCIATION
1-800-237-0717

TRIPOD - DEAF CHILDREN
1-800-352-8888

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY
1-800-872-5827

UNITED NETWORK FOR ORGAN SHARING
1-800-243-6667

VEGETARIAN INFORMATION
1-800-243-4143

VIETNAM VETERANS AGENT ORANGE VICTIMS
1-800-521-0198

VOCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES INC. - HEAD INJURY
1-800-227-3824

WASHINGTON TOXICS COLAITION
1-800-844-7233

Y-ME BREAST CANCER SUPPORT PROGRAM
1-800-221-2141

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