New Parents Network

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Our Family Services

Arizona Families First:

Intake and assessment program for families with suspected substance abuse that compromises their ability to parent or earn an income. Child & Family Counseling: In-home, long-term counseling addressing a variety of concerns including family or peer conflicts, trauma, family violence, and behavioral or school difficulties. CommonUnity: Residential program offers safe, supervised apartments and a community of support that gives low-income, homeless parents and their children an opportunity for long-term success.

Information about childhood asthma

Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood.

An estimated 4 million children under 18 years old have had an asthma attack in the past 12 months, and many others have "hidden" or undiagnosed asthma. Asthma is the most common cause of school absenteeism due to chronic disease.

Asthma is a disease of all age groups, but the steepest recent increases in asthma cases have been among the young.

Information for families who are considering adopting children

Resources on all aspects of domestic and intercountry adoption, including adoption from foster care. Includes information for prospective and adoptive parents; information about searching for birth relatives; and resources for professionals on recruiting adoptive families, preparing children and youth, supporting birth parents, and providing postadoption services.

Health information about prevention, diseases & conditions and alternative medicines

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Health Library Hand-picked health information from A to Z prevention & wellness, diseases & conditions, and alternative medicine plus medical dictionaries, an encyclopedia, journals, and more.

Organizations Find an organization from our directory of selected government agencies, clearinghouses, non-profits, and universities.

Warning - young children can be killed when furniture tips over

 

SAFETY NEWS FROM THE....... U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20207 www.cpsc.gov

Remember...to report an unsafe consumer product or a product-related injury, consumers may call the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's toll-free hotline at 1-800-638-2772. A teletypewriter for hearing impaired is available at 1-800-638-8270; the Maryland TTY number is 1-800-492-8104.

Prevent dog bites - tips for parents and dog owners

BE BITE SAFE - GO SLOW...UNTIL YOU KNOW

This information was made possible through a cooperative effort of The City of Tucson, Pima County Health Department, Humane Society, RDOT, SAVMA and interested citizens.

Whether you are a parent interested in protecting your child, a dog owner, or a concerned citizen, you can prevent dog bites. As a parent . . .

* Teach your children that dogs will bite when they are hurt and when they are protecting their owner, food, home or puppies.