Your Guide to Parkinson's Resources

A network of licensed and professional counselors, therapists, and psychologists who can be contacted by phone, webcam, or messaging. This website enables you to find the right counselor for any mental health issue. To begin your search for help, click on the link and enter your zip code/city and begin the healing process.  

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UCTV

9500 Gilman Drive, M/C 0176T
La Jolla, CA 92093-0176
800-742-5117
http://www.uctv.tv/search-moreresults.aspx?keyword=parkinson%27s

UCTV offers the public an extensive library of video presentations on Parkinson's disease from leading physicians. Use the keyword search function to find programs on PD-related topics such as: brain function, genetics, dietary/nutritional supplements, physical therapy, pscyhotherapy and more.

Listed in: Physicians & Clinics, Other Healthcare Providers, Counseling/Therapy, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Supplements, and For Family & Friends
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The United Way provides free and confidential information and referrals to assist with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling, and many other needs. Web site visitors can search for organizations by city, state, or ZIP Code, and refine their results by using keyword searches to find services that may be available in their areas.
Listed in: Physicians & Clinics, Counseling/Therapy, Cognitive Testing & Evaluation, and Prescriptions
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Psychology Today

115 E. 23rd Street - 9th Floor
New York, NY 10010
(212) 260-7210
http://therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/

Psychology Today is a Web site that covers a range topics related to mental health. The "Find a Therapist" tool allows visitors to conduct a ZIP Code search and find a provider with special training or interest in the area of chronic pain or illness.
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Mental Health America

2000 N. Beauregard Street, 6th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) 969-6642
http://www.nmha.org/go/help/

Mental Health America provides education and support to individuals and families living with mental health issues. Visitors can visit their Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) section for information about finding a provider, assistance with prescription costs, clinical trials, and other topics.
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Lutheran Family Services

700 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
http://www.lutheranservices.org

Lutheran Family Services is a national not-for-profit organization providing community development, housing, disability, case management, and mental health services. Counseling services for individuals, couples, children and families are frequently available on a sliding fee scale based on ability to pay. Visit their Web site to find out which programs and services are offered by the locations near you.
Listed in: Counseling/Therapy, Case Management Services, and For Family & Friends
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Helpnet, Inc.

3 Wallis Court, Suite 7
Lexington, MA 02421
(781) 862-5215
http://www.helppro.com

Helpnet, Inc. created the National Social Worker Finder tool in conjunction with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). This tool allows you to search for Social Workers in or near your zip code. Social Workers have many different roles in health and human services, but Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) typically provide counseling and psychotherapy. When searching for the right clinician, ask therapists you contact if they have experience working with people with Parkinson's disease or other chronic illnesses. Also inquire about the possibility of a sliding fee based on your income/ability to pay.
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Catholic Charities USA

66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-1390
http://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org

Catholic Charities is recognized as one of the nation's largest social service networks. This organization helps provide food, shelter, financial assistance, and other support to people of all denominations. Visit their Web site to learn more about the programs available in your state which may include: rent assistance, temporary housing, prescription drug assistance, and counseling services on a sliding fee scale.
Listed in: Counseling/Therapy, Prescriptions, Basics, and Rent/Mortgage
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American Psychological Association (APA)

750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
(800) 374-2721
http://www.apahelpcenter.org

The APA Web site provides articles and information about psychology, psychotherapy, and a wide range of mental health topics including: anxiety, depression, sexuality, and workplace issues. The Web site's "Help Center" resource offers a psychologist locator service.
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American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

112 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 838-9808
http://www.aamft.org/iMIS15/AAMFT/

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy is the professional organization of Marriage and Family Therapists. Their Web site provides information about how a chronic illness can impact the family and includes suggested interventions. Visitors to this site can search for a licensed provider in your state or ZIP Code.
Listed in: Counseling/Therapy and Mediation & Divorce
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