Our Resources

*Please note that Reality House, Inc. maintains this collection of links to other resources as a service to our visitors. Reality House is not responsible for the information contained within these sites.

HIV/AIDS LINKS

New York State Department of Health AIDS
Institute - http://www.hivguidelines.org

HIV guidelines, quality of care materials and software, best practices and educational tools for the ambulatory and clinical care of HIV-infected patients. Includes news releases, publications, a mailing list, events and contact details.

CDC Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention
www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv_aids/dhap.htm

A great site to find the latest federal research on HIV/AIDS.

NYS DOH AIDS Institute
http://www.health.state.ny.us

A site detailing HIV/AIDS prevention programs and research statistics in New York State.

AIDS Survival Project
http://www.aidssurvivalproject.org/

A site devoted to promoting self-empowerment and enhanced quality of life for HIV-affected individuals through advocacy, education, peer support, and treatment activism.

Brooklyn AIDS Task Force
http://www.batf.org

An organization dedicated to providing the HIV-infected and affected individuals of Brooklyn with culturally sensitive HIV/AIDS prevention education, comprehensive social services and extensive community advocacy.

Latino Commission on AIDS
http://www.latinoaids.org/

A comprehensive site with AIDS (SIDA) and HIV (VIH) information for Latino/Hispanic health.

HIV-AIDS
https://pacificmedicalacls.com/

A comprehensive site with AIDS and HIV information.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE LINKS

Alcoholism Council of New York
http://www.alcoholism.org

A resource for education and training in the field of alcohol and substance abuse treatment.

New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse services - www.oasas.ny.gov

Serving the general public and the service provider community with news and information about alcoholism, substance abuse, and addiction services in New York State.

Alcoholics Anonymous http://www.aa.org

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Narcotics Anonymous http://www.na.org

Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts. Membership is open to any drug addict, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used.

Alcohol Addiction and Alcoholism drugrehab.com/addiction/alcohol

A resource that educates people about alcohol addiction. Alcoholism is one of the leading causes of preventable death in the United States.

National Alliance Of Methadone Advocates http://www.methadone.org

NAMA is an organization composed of methadone maintenance patients and supporters of quality methadone maintenance treatment.

Signs of Substance Abuse http://www.drugrehab.com

A resource that helps you recognize signs and symptoms of drug abuse. Recognizing these can ensure you get them the help they need.

SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration - www.samhsa.gov

SAMHSA is the Federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.

The Quit Smoking Blog, they have a really helpful 30 Day Quit Guide
http://bestelectroniccigaretteblog.com/30-day-quit-smoking-guide/​

Quit Smoking Community, which has lots of info on smoking and its effects
http://quitsmokingcommunity.org

PRIMARY CARE LINKS

Housing Works, Inc. http://www.housingworks.org

Housing, supportive services, and advocacy for homeless and formerly homeless people living with AIDS and HIV.

Harlem Hospital Center http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/harlem/

Harlem Hospital, with 400 beds, is the largest health facility in Harlem capable of treating the most seriously ill.

Bailey House http://www.baileyhouse.org

The organization's purpose is to find emergency housing for people with AIDS who are being evicted or discharged from hospitals without anywhere to go.

The Floating Hospital http://www.thefloatinghospital.org/

Founded over a century ago in the belief that every NYC family deserves quality health care regardless of creed, color or nationality, The Floating Hospital continues its legacy today by also ensuring that no homeless woman or child is ever denied needed treatment because of an inability to pay.

AFFILIATE AGENCY LINKS

Urban UpBound http://www.urbanupbound.org

Urban Upbound is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding prosperity in public housing neighborhoods, so residents and their families have opportunities for economic mobility and self-sufficiency. Urban Upbound achieves these objectives through four integrated, comprehensive, and long-term programs which serve over 4,500 individuals per year and are anchored by the Urban Upbound Federal Credit Union: employment services, financial empowerment services (including one-on-one financial education and counseling, comprehensive public benefits access and tenant advocacy), college access and youth development, and community economic revitalization.

HELPFUL LINKS

Addiction and Sleep http://mattresshelp.org

Single Mother Grants http://singlemothergrants.org

A site that helps financially disadvantaged families with finding assistance programs.

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