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Health Links & Resources

Here are links to the handouts we use in the office; to national & local support groups; and to web sites who's content we at Norton Highlands family medicine trust.  Please let us know about supports you've found useful.

Please note that all content on our site is entirely the responsibility of Stephen Roszell, with contributions from Rachel Busse and Megan Ward. 
The expressed opinions, informational content and links displayed do not necessarily reflect positions or policies of Norton Healthcare or its affiliates. 

• General

An educated patient is the best doctor of all, and Norton Highlands family medicine recommends the following two web resources for accurate, clear information about your health:
Patient information on many common diseases, as well as self-diagnostic guidelines

A powerful, up-to-date, evidence-based search site provided by the NIH on all medical topics

• Asthma & Allergy

Peak Flow Meter Usage Video (Mayo)

• Bone & Joint

Tennis Elbow (NYT) / search for TheraBand (Amazon)

• Cardiology

• Complementary & Alternative Medicine

• Diabetes

• Drivers Forms

• Domestic Violence & Child Abuse

Adult Protective Services - 502/595-4803 
Center for Women & Families - 877/803-7577
Child Protective Services & Abuse Hotline - 502/595-4550 
Child Support Hotline - 800/248-1163 
Children & Families Adult/Child Abuse Hotline - 800/752-6200 
Domestic Violence - 502/584-0044 
Domestic Violence Hotline - 800/432-9251 
Family & Children's Place - 502/893-3900  
Jefferson Co Social Services - 502/595-4509 
Kentucky Domestic Violence Association - 502/209-5382 
Kentucky Youth Advocates - 502/895-8167 
National Child Abuse Hot Line - 800/422-4453 
Rape Relief Center - 502/581-7273 
Spouse Abuse Center - 502/581-7225 

• End-of-Life 

Kentuckiana Hospice: 'Hosparus' - 502/456-6200 
Palliative Care Hotline - 502/459/2100  

• Immunizations

Norton Highlands Declination Form

• Infectious Disease

• Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Caritas Peace 24 Hour Hotline - 502/451-3333 
Depressed Anonymous - 502/569-1989 
Family to Family - 502/245-5287 
Gamblers Anonymous - 502/561-5665 
Manic-Depressive Association - 502/897-9717 
Mental Health Assoc of Kentucky (MHAKY) - 502/893-0463 or 888/705-0463 
National Alliance on Mental Illness Louisville - 502/245-5287  
Seven Counties Crisis Information Center - 502/589-4313 

• Substance Abuse
   Louisville Chapter - 502/582-1849 
   Narcotics Anonymous - 502/566-6709 
Al-Anon - 502/458-1234 
Healing Place, 1020 W Market 40202 - 502/584-6606
Jefferson Alcohol & Drug Abuse Center (JADAC) - 502/583-3951 
VOA - 502/635-1361    
Local Information:

• Neurology

Brandt-Daroff Self-treatment for Vertigo 
(not specific to right or left 'side')
Modified Epley Maneuvers from UTD
(need to determine right or left 'side')

• Nutrition & Weight Loss 

Click here for our Norton Highlands handout Help with Weight Loss & Nutrition for good advice on eating well and being healthy
"Lose It" is a free web-page and App for both iPhone & Android.  The program helps you set a goal, track nutrition and exercise, and follow your progress to that goal.  Lose It also publishes a VERY good book on nutrition.  Another great option is MyFitnessPal, also with website and app
Nutrition Rx (AAFP)

• Roche Diet Plans
1800 Cal/Day 
2000 Cal/Day 

• Pain (Fibro)

• Pediatrics has good general info
as does American Academy of Family Physicians:
and the American Academy of Pediatrics:

Bingham Clinic - 502/852-6941 
Poison Control - 502/589-8222  
Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center - 502/852-5331

• Breast Feeding
Mary Oliver Humke, M.Ed., IBCLC, Lactation Consultant  502-541-5158
Newman Breastfeeding Clinic ("Information & Videos” and “Resources” especially helpful)

• Kentucky School Physicals
JCPS School Physical Form (all Ages, 2012) 

• Pregnancy

• Prescriptions

• Seniors

Alzheimer's Association Greater Kentucky and 
   Southern Indiana Chapter
   Helpline: 800-272-3900
   go to website for local support groups 
KIPDA Area Council on Aging - 502/266-6084 
Long-term Care Ombudsman - 800/372-2991  
"Stages of Senior Care" is a good book on navigating life choices
"Your Guide Along the Road to Recovery" is a resource with many valuable Louisville-area resources for seniors including information on Estate Planning, Nursing and Retirement Facilities, Alzheimer's and Rehabilitation

• Smoking

American Cancer Society 
ACS Smoking Cessation 

Jefferson County Health Department 
   Cooper-Clayton Smoking Cessation classes
Smoker's Body (graphic!) 

• Women's Health

     IUD (Progestin)