Community Resources: health

Become an Ex

The EX Plan is based on scientific research and practical advice from ex-smokers. It isn’t just about quitting smoking. It’s about re-learning life without cigarettes. Our online community is filled with people who know what you’re going through. Let them cheer you on. Sign up for our free quit smoking plan today.

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Tags: health, tobacco, quitting, smoking, online

Bethany Place

Bethany Place is the largest non-profit, community based ASO (AIDS Service Organization) in the Metro East area of St. Louis. Serving a twelve county area of Southern Illinois, Bethany Place is located across the Mississippi River from the Saint Louis Gateway Arch in Belleville, Illinois.

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Tags: get tested, health, HIV/AIDS, resources, st louis, support

Bitch-to-Quit

Chicago’s only LGBT smoking cessation program will provide an 8-session smoking cessation program, support from a trained smoking cessation counselor and sliding scale program fees based on your income.

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Tags: smoking, health, tobacco, lgbt

Fenway Health Institute

The Fenway Institute is an interdisciplinary center for research, training, education, and policy development, focusing on national and international health issues.  Our mission is to ensure access to quality, culturally competent medical and mental health care for traditionally underserved communities, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and those affected by HIV/AIDS.

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Tags: lgbt, health, mental health, hiv/aids

Freedom-From-Smoking

Freedom From Smoking is an online program specifically designed for adults, like you, who want to quit smoking. It’s an adaptation of the American Lung Association’s gold standard, group clinic that has helped thousands of smokers to quit for good.

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Tags: smoking, health, tobacco

FreshU

Free help for college students quitting smoking in Columbia, Missouri.

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Tags: college, stephens, columbia, mu, university, campus, smoking, health, tobacco

FTMResourceGuide

This Guide is intended to provide information on topics of interest to female-to-male (FTM, F2M) trans men, and their friends and loved ones. Non-trans men have also found the pages on men’s grooming and clothing to be helpful. Transsexual, non-transsexual, intersex, transgender, genderqueer, questioning, and “just plain folks” are all welcome.

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Tags: trans, transgender, health, education

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

Through the expertise of our members and in collaboration with other lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights and health organizations as well as with health associations and policy-makers at all levels, GLMA is a major force in the effort to ensure the health and well-being of LGBT individuals and families.

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Tags: health, lgbt, national, medical, policy, politics, advocacy, safe providers

GLBT

The mission of the project is to strengthen the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s ability to foster the development of comprehensive, culturally appropriate health promotion policies and health care services for GLBT people through a variety of venues including community awareness, policy development, advocacy, and prevention strategies.

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Tags: advocacy, health, lgbt, national, resources, public health, health promotion, policy, advocacy, prevention