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The Bulimia Anorexia Nervosa Association (BANA) is a not-for-profit, registered charity, community-based organization servicing the Windsor-Essex Region in Southwestern, Ontario. Since 1983, we’ve been committed to the provision of specialized clinical treatment, education and support services for individuals affected directly and indirectly by eating disorders.
As the primary regional source for the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, BANA is a leader in the promotion and acceptance of diverse body shapes and sizes through the adoption of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Since its inception, BANA has provided services to thousands of individuals of all ages, genders and social/economic backgrounds with an ongoing case load of approximately 300 clients. In addition, we annually organize and host 250 educational health promotion presentations and programs that reach more than 20,000 children and adults.
Services are provided free of charge, without age restrictions and are supported by the Ministry of Health and the Erie St. Clair LHIN. For more information visit www.bana.ca.
The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project provides assistance to parents of children with special health care needs via our Quality-of-life support programs, including an extensive online resource database for these parents to point them in the right direction to get the products and services they need, as well as operating Morgan's Place, a wireless multi-sensory environment created for children with special needs to have a place for therapeutic play in a sensory controlled space.
The U.S. Pain Foundation is the leading advocacy organization for people with pain. Its mission is to empower, educate, connect, and advocate for individuals living with chronic illness that causes pain, as well as their caregivers and clinicians. Through multiple programs and services, the U.S. Pain Foundation works to enhance the quality of life for people with pain, improve patient outcomes, address access and affordability issues, and increase public
awareness and empathy for the issue of pain. The U.S. Pain Foundation is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
Teen Cancer America is a change agent improving the lives of young people with cancer. We create youth-centered ecosystems supporting young people with cancer, their families, and the hospitals and healthcare professionals who care for them. We partner with hospitals throughout the United States to develop specialized facilities and services for teens and young adults with cancer. We build teen friendly environments, enhancing the hospital experience. We develop standards for age-targeted care, improve collaboration between pediatric and adult specialists and enable dedicated research to improve outcomes and survival for our young people.
FASworld is committed to:
Provide support and information to parents, caregivers, and professionals dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), as well as individuals living with FASD.
Encourage the development of new programs for individuals with FASD and their families, women of childbearing age and their partners, and individuals struggling with alcohol and substance issues.
Work locally, nationally and internationally, with other support groups, individuals and organizations, who indicate a common interest in some or all of these approaches to dealing with FASD.
Communicate the message that there is no established safe threshold of alcohol.
Build public awareness of FASD, its secondary disabilities, the size and scope of this preventable disorder, and the personal and economic costs of FASD to our society.
BCSMSSA is a non-profit society dedicated to providing therapeutic services for males who have experienced historical sexual abuse, or more recent sexual assault and domestic violence. We provide therapeutic treatment, victim services, and education services for survivors as well as their relatives and significant others. BCSMSSA is an active advocate for creating new services to provide for the recovery needs of male survivors within British Columbia. We are also active in assisting other agencies in improving their response to male survivors within their client population through our educational outreach and training programs.
Darkness to Light is a non-profit committed to empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse. Our work is guided by the vision of a world free from child sexual abuse, where children can grow up happy, healthy and safe.
We know that prevention is possible, and we believe that it is an adult responsibility to protect children.
Why build this resource center? Did you know men are less healthy and have a shorter life expectancy than women, on average? Part of this is because men are more likely to go long periods of time without going to the doctor, they’re less likely to adopt preventive health measures, and are more likely to engage in risky behaviors.
One of the goals of this site is to show men how health issues are interrelated. How being obese can effect your cardiovascular system. How successfully managing your diabetes can lead to a healthier life. How parenting and fatherhood can encourage you to live a more fulfilling lifestyle, not just for you, but for your family.
So, take an active approach to your health – it could save your life.
The Men’s Health Resource Center is managed by Men’s Health Network, a national non-profit headquartered in Washington, DC, who’s mission is to reach men, boys and their families where they live, work, play and pray.
Lee Thompson Young's sister, Tamu Lewis, and mother, Dr. Velma Love, created the foundation to promote mental health literacy through its vision and mission...
We envision a world in which mental illness is recognized by all as a treatable, biopsychosocial disorder and the stigma associated with it no longer exists; a world that supports and encourages wholeness and well being at every stage of life.
We are dedicated to erasing the stigma associated with mental illness, advancing holistic health treatments and improving the lives of all those impacted.
Our organization disseminates information to the general public, supports research and sponsors youth programming that strengthens support systems and promotes well being.
The National Inclusion Project serves to bridge the gap that exists between young people with disabilities and the world around them. We partner with recreational programs nationwide to ensure that children of ALL abilities have a place to participate and belong. No child should sit on the sidelines.