Reproductive Health Resources

Keeping current on reproductive health issues and finding answers to your and your patients’ questions are more easily accomplished if you have on hand an array of resources and materials. This listing from our book, Contraceptive Technology, presents some selected reproductive health resources developed by the authors of Contraceptive Technology and resources that colleagues have brought to our attention. The list is not complete, so if you have suggestions for future editions, please contact us.

Several organizations have a wealth of helpful and quality resources. Materials from the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, Family Health International, and any branch of the federal government are not copyrighted and may be reproduced.

Webpages with Active Links to Other Websites

Boston Women’s Health Book Collective www.ourbodiesourselves.org
CDC National Prevention Network www.cdcnpin.org
Contraceptive Technology www.contraceptivetechnology.org
Department of Health and Human Services www.healthfinder.gov
Princeton University www.princeton.edu/main

Network of Professional Organizations

Advocates for Youth www.advocatesforyouth.org
AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service (ACTIS) www.aidsinfo.nih.gov
Alan Guttmacher Institute www.guttmacher.org
Alliance for Microbicide Development www.microbicide.com
American Association of Nurse Practitioners www.aanp.org
American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists www.aasect.org
American College Health Association www.acha.org
American College of Nurse Midwives www.midwife.org
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) www.acog.org
American Public Heath Association (APHA) www.apha.org
Association of Reproductive Health Professionals www.arhp.org
American Social Health Association (ASHA) www.ashasexualhealth.org
American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) www.asrm.org
California Family Health Council www.cfhc.org
Catholics for Choice www.cath4choice.org
Centre for Development and Population Activities www.cedpa.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) www.cdc.gov/netinfo.htm
CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention www.cdc.gov/hiv/
Coalition Advancing Multipurpose Innovations (CAMI) www.cami-health.org
Columbia University School of Public Health www.mailman.columbia.edu/popfam
Committee on Population, National Academy of Sciences www7.nationalacademies.org/cpop/
Contraceptive Research and Development Program (CONRAD) www.conrad.org
East-West Center Program on Population www.eastwestcenter.org/research/research-program-overview
ETR Associates www.etr.org
Engender Health www.engenderhealth.org
Family Violence Prevention Fund www.endabuse.org
FHI 360 www.fhi.org
Ford Foundation www.fordfound.org
Ibis Reproductive Health www.ibisreproductivehealth.org
Institute for Reproductive Health www.irh.org
International Partnership for Microbicides www.ipm-microbicides.org
International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) www.ippfwhr.org
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) www.iussp.org
IPAS www.ipas.org
John Snow, Inc. www.jsi.com
Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health www.jhuccp.org
Kaiser Family Foundation www.kff.org
National Abortion Federation (NAF) www.prochoice.org
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL) www.prochoiceamerica.org
National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health www.npwh.org
National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association (NRPRHA) www.nrprha.org
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) www.nichd.nih.gov/about/cpr/cpr.htm
Office on Women’s Health www.womenshealth.gov
Pathfinder International www.pathfind.org
Planned Parenthood Federation of America www.ppfa.org
Population Action International (PAI) www.populationaction.org
Population Association of America (PAA) www.populationassociation.org
Population Council www.popcouncil.org
Population Institute www.populationinstitute.org
Population Reference Bureau (PRB) www.prb.org
Princeton University, Office of Population Research http://opr.princeton.edu
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health www.path.org
Program for International Training and Health (INTRAH) www.intrahealth.org
Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice and Healing www.religiousinstitute.org
Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP) www.rhtp.org
Rockefeller Foundation www.rockefellerfoundation.org
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States www.siecus.org
United Nations Population Information Network www.un.org/popin
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) www.unfpa.org
University of Michigan School of Public Health www.sph.umich.edu
University of North Carolina Population Center www.cpc.unc.edu
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) www.usaid.gov
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation www.hewlett.org
World Bank www.worldbank.org
World Health Organization www.who.int

Pharmaceutical Company Websites and Toll-free Phone Numbers

Company Product Phone number Website
Ansell Healthcare Condoms 1-800-232-1309 www.ansell.com
Apothecus Vaginal Contraceptive Film 1-800-227-2393 www.apothecus.com
Bayer Healthcare OCs, progestin IUC 1-888-237-5394 www.bayerhealthcare.com
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company OCs, ERT 1-800-321-1335 www.bms.com
Church & Dwight Condoms 1-800-524-1328 www.churchdwight.com
Danco Laboratories Mifepristone 1-877-432-7596 www.earlyoptionpill.com
GlaxoSmithKline Antivirals, antibiotics 1-888-825-5249 www.gsk.com
Mayer Laboratories Condoms, sponge 1-800-426-6366 www.mayerlabs.com
Merck Pharmaceutical OCs, vaginal ring, implant 1-800-444-2080 www.merck.com
Okamoto Condoms 1-800-283-7546 www.okamotousa.com
Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical OCs, patch, diaphragm, IUC 1-800-526-7736 www.ortho-mcneil.com
Parke Davis (Pfizer) OCs 1-800-223-0432 www.pfizer.com
Pharmacia (Pfizer) Injectables, ERT 1-800-323-4204 www.pfizer.com
Smart Practice Non-allergenic gloves 1-800-522-0800 www.smartpractice.com
Teva Pharmaceuticals Plan B One-Step, copper IUD, OCs 1-800-222-0190 www.tevapharm-na.com
3M Pharmaceuticals Wart treatment, BV treatment 1-800-328-0255 www.3m.com/us/healthcare
Watson Pharmaceuticals OCs, ella 1-800-272-5525 www.watsonpharm.com
Wyeth Ayerst (Pfizer) OCs 1-800-438-1985 www.pfizer.com

Hotlines and Websites

Topic Organization Hotline Website
Abortion Abortion Clinics OnLine
NARAL Pro-Choice America
National Abortion Federation
Ibis Reproductive Health
1-800-772-9100 www.gynpages.com
www.naral.org
www.prochoice.org
www.medicationabortion.org
Adoption Adopt a Special Kid-America
Adoptive Families
1-888-680-7349
1-800-372-3300
www.adoptaspecialkid.org
www.adoptivefamilies.com
AIDS (see HIV/AIDS)
AIDS Advocacy Gay Men’s Health Crisis
Project Inform
1-800-AIDS-NYC
1-800-822-7422
www.gmhc.org
www.projinf.org
Alcoholism Alcoholics Anonymous
Al-Anon & Alateen Family Groups
American Council on Alcoholism
Center on Addiction and the Family
Co-Dependents Anonymous
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
1-888-4AL-ANON
1-800-527-53441-800-66-NOFAS
www.aa.org
www.al-anon.org
www.aca-usa.org
www.coaf.org
www.codependents.org
www.nofas.org
Anxiety (see also Depression) Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Freedom from Fear
NIMH Panic Disorder Information Line
1-866-615-6464 www.adaa.org
www.freedomfromfear.org
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/panic-disorder
Breast Cancer (see also Cancer) National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organizations
Reach to Recovery (mastectomy patients)
1-800-ACS-2345 www.nabco.org
www.cancer.org
Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization 1-800-221-2141 www.y-me.org
Breastfeeding International Lactation Consultant Association
La Leche League International
The Linkages Project
1-919-861-5577 www.ilca.org
www.lalecheleague.org
www.linkagesproject.org
Cancer (see also specific cancers) American Cancer Society
American Childhood Cancer Foundation
National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information
1-800-ACS-2345
1-800-366-2223
1-800-4-CANCER
www.cancer.org
www.candlelighters.org
http://cancer.gov
Child Abuse Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline
KidsPeace National Center for Kids Overcoming Crisis
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Prevent Child Abuse America
1-800- 4-A-CHILD
1-800-25-PEACE
1-800-THE-LOST
1-312-663-3520
www.childhelpusa.org
www.kidspeace.org
www.ncmec.org
www.preventchildabuse.org
Contraception Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
EngenderHealth
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
World Health Organization
1-202-466-3825
1-212-561-8000
1-800-230-PLAN
www.arhp.org/topics/contraception
www.engenderhealth.org
www.plannedparenthood.org
www.who.int/health_topics/contraception/en/
Depression Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression
1-800-826-3632
(1) 1-800-784-2433
(2) 1-800-442-HOPE
www.dbsalliance.org
www.ifred.org
DomesticViolence Family Violence Prevention Fund (for clinicians)
Family Violence Prevention Fund (for women)
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
1-415-252-8900
1-415-252-8900
1-800-799-SAFE
1-800-537-2238
http://endabuse.org/programs/healthcare
http://endabuse.org
www.thehotline.org
www.pcadv.org
Drug Abuse Alcohol & Drug Helpline
Narcotics Anonymous World Services
1-800-821-HELP
1-818-773-9999
www.wellplace.com
www.na.org
Eating Disorders National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
National Eating Disorders Association
1-630-577-1330
1-800- 931-2237
www.anad.org
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
Emergency
Contraception
Emergency Contraception Website
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
1-800-230-PLAN http://not-2-late.com or ec.princeton.edu
www.ppfa.org/ec
Endometriosis Endometriosis Association 1-800-992-ENDO www.EndometriosisAssn.org
Family/parenting American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Pediatrics
1-800-274-AAFP www.aafp.org
www.aap.org
Fitness Aerobics and Fitness Association  of America www.afaa.com
Headaches National Headache Foundation 1-888-NHF-5552 www.headaches.org
Hepatitis Hepatitis B Coalition 1-651-647-9009 www.immunize.org
Herpes National Herpes Hotline (ASHA) 1-919-361-8488 www.ashastd.org
HIV/AIDS AIDSinfo
CDC National HIV/AIDS Hotline
1-800-HIV-0440 www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/
www.cdc.gov/hiv/
International AIDS Society-USA
UNAIDS
1-415-544-9400 www.iasusa.org
www.unaids.org
Hospice National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization 1-800-658-8898 www.nhpco.org
HPV National HPV and Cervical Cancer Prevention Hotline 1-919-361-4848 www.ashastd.org
Hypertension American Heart Association 1-800-AHA-USA-1
Infertility Resolve National Infertility Helpline 1-703-506-3266 www.resolve.org
Interstitial Cystitis Interstitial Cystitis Association 1-800-HELP-ICA www.ichelp.org
Lactational Amenorrhea Method The Linkages Project www.linkagesproject.org
Menopause North American Menopause Society 1-440-442-7550 www.menopause.org
Natural Family Planning FertilityUK www.fertilityUK.org
Osteoporosis National Osteoporosis Foundation 1-800-223-9994 www.nof.org
Ovarian Cancer (see also Cancer) National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 1-888-OVARIAN www.ovarian.org
Pregnancy, crisis (see also Adoption) America’s Pregnancy Helpline 1-888-942-6466 www.thehelpline.org
Pregnancy, delivery and postpartum Bradley Method
Depression After Delivery, Inc.
Lamaze International
1-800-4-A-BIRTH1-800-368-4404 www.bradleybirth.com
www.depressionafterdelivery.com
www.lamaze.org
Postpartum Support International 1-800-944-4PPD www.postpartum.net
Q & A Go Ask Alice www.goaskalice.columbia.edu
Sexual Assault Rape Abuse & Incest National Network 1-800-656-HOPE www.rainn.org
Sexually Transmitted Infections American Social Health Association
CDC Sexually Transmitted Disease Hotline
1-800-227-8922
1-800-232-4636
www.ashastd.org
www.cdc.gov/std.html
Smoking American Cancer Society
American Lung Association
1-800-ACS-2345
1-800-LUNGUSA
www.cancer.org
www.lungusa.org
Teens Planned Parenthood – For Teens 1-800-230-PLAN www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens
Urinary Incontinence National Association for Continence 1-800-BLADDER www.nafc.org
Women’s Health Office of Women’s Health (DHHS) 1-800-994-9662 www.womenshealth.gov