Archive | December, 2003

Very Special Links For Students, Parents & Educators!

Posted on 27 December 2003 by Ron Cook

American Lung Association – (619) 297-3901 – They have a bus with various parts of the lung and how it works inside – www.lungusa.org

American Heart Association – (619) 291-5707 Educational information reducing heart attack, stroke and CPR courses – www.heartsource.org

American Red Cross – Disaster/Earthquake Preparedness information – also for first aide and CPR courses call (619) 440-7813 or visit their web site – www.sdarc.org

New baby? Have questions? Contact the experts at Johnson & Johnson at – www.baby.com

Recalls On Products? As your family begins to use items received as holiday gifts, the National SAFE KIDS Campaign encourages you to visit www.recalls.gov to keep up with all the latest product recalls.

Burn Institute – (858) 541-2277, FAX – (858) 541-7179, Burn Prevention – www.burninstitute.org

California Dept. of Forestry – (619) 590-3100 – Protecting homes from Wildland Fire – Smokey Bear & Sparky The Dalmatian mascot characters. www.fire.ca.gov

California Highway Patrol – (619) 401-2000 – Chipper mascot, safe driving information, coloring books for kids. www.chp.ca.gov

G.R.A.S.P. – www.grasphelp.com– For any further information, please contact Russ or Pat : (619) 656-8414. email : patruss@griefsupport.org. GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing) was created to help provide sources of help, compassion and most of all, understanding, for families or individuals who have had a loved one die as a result of drugs.

JENNY’S JOURNEY – www.jennysjourney.org . *”Jenny’s Journey” is a wake-up call to all young people who must realize that all their choices have consequences: Experimenting is not cool. It is dangerous. This site provides resources, to young people who have finally made the decision to turn their lives around and be rid of drugs. It is also an educational resource site for teachers and other facilitators, through the video/study guide combination, plus links through this site.

Note: “Jenny’s Journey” is a sharing by parents of their daughter’s drug experimentation and addiction. The goal is to reach as wide an audience as possible with the message, whether through video, personal appearances, or through their web site.

Protect A Teen – (760) 789-6040 – Program for new teen drivers, working to reduce the death rate among teens – www.ProtectATeen.org

San Diego Blood Bank – (619) 296-6393 (Bloodmobile) Info on donating and Bone Marrow program – www.sandiegobloodbank.org

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program – (760) 635-5904 -A very important program addressing depression and suicide issues. www.yellowribbonsd.org

Additional sites in finding more information regarding DUI and other safety concerns:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
www.nhtsa.dot.gov

National Commission Against Drunk Driving www.ncadd.com

Students Against Destructive Decisions www.saddonline.com

Governors Highway Safety Association www.CHSA.org

National Safety Council www.nsc.org

Mothers Against Drunk Driving www.madd.org

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