The Self-Help Sourcebook:  your Guide to Community and Online Support
Groups, 6th Edition, 1998 available from AMerican Self-Help
Clearinghouse, Northwest Covenant Medical Center, 25 Pocono Road,
Denville, New Jersey 07834-2995

348 pages, includes web page addresses for many organizations.

This is a MUST HAVE resources for any health science or public
libraray... and its only $12 !!

Also, better bookmark HealthFinder, a service of the Dept of Human


Paul Blobaum, Medical Librarian
Silver Cross Hospital           [log in to unmask]
1200 Maple Road       
Joliet, IL  60432          I update the new baby page at

> -----Original Message-----
> From: TRACY TEMANSON [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 26, 1998 12:11 PM
> To:   [log in to unmask]
> Subject:      directory of support groups suggestions
> I have been getting a lot of calls for information on support groups
> for
> various medical conditions relating to physical therapy and
> rehabilitation.
> Does anyone have a good, up to date directory or resource that they
> would recommend on this topic?
> I have been using the Encyclopedia of Medical Organizations and
> Agencies, the National Trade and Professional Associations, State and
> Regional Associations, and the Encyclopedia of Health Information
> Sources.  I sometimes do internet searches to find support groups.
> Thanks
> Tracy Temanson
> Director of Information Resources
> 1111 North Fairfax Street
> Alexandria, VA 22314
> phone: 703/706-8534
> fax: 703/838-8910
> email: [log in to unmask]