The Good Samaritan Center of Excelsior Springs provides the following information as additional resources and for educational purposes. The GSC, however, does not endorse any one service or organization.
HOME ENERGY MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SERVICES
Energy Savers Booklet
Available to individuals at no charge by contacting the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse (EREC): EERE Clearinghouse, P.O. Box 3048, Merrifield, VA 22116, phone 800-363-3732, fax 703-893-0400.
6 Ways to Accommodate Aging in Place
Renovation and retrofitting ideas for seniors who plan to age in place from Aging in the Home Remodelers.
COMMUNITY AND GOVERNMENT LINKS
Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones.
The Northland Human Services Directory
Lists helpful information and resources that are available in Clay, Platte and Ray counties. (PDF)
United States Department of Agricultural (USDA)
Provides students, parents, and teachers with youth-geared information and resources related to agriculture.
HELP WITH ADDICTIONS – Non-Local
Providing information and answers for people fighting addiction.
Kansas City Alcoholics Anonymous Central Office
200 E. 18th Ave., North Kansas City, MO 64116
816-471-7229 – 24-hours a day
A site discussing the relationship between sleep and addiction. Sleep Help is a site devoted to spreading awareness of sleep health and wellness.
Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.
3100 NE 83rd St., Kansas City, MO 64119
National Alcohol and Drug Treatment Information Line
American Counseling Association
Information on counseling, coping with crisis situations and life transitions, the Mental Health Bill of Rights, educational and career decisions, physical illness and disability, and how to find a professional counselor.
American Psychological Association Help Center
Offers information on coping with job insecurity and stress, family situations, the ‘mind-body connection’, mental health conditions, therapy and how to find a psychologist.
American Lung Association
Missouri Quit Smoking Line
QuitDay – smoking cessation resources
VapingDaily – dangers of secondhand smoke
VapingDaily – dangers and prevention of thirdhand smoke
Raises awareness on the dangers of addiction and helps local communities stay drug-free.
American Society of Addiction Medicine
Promotes drug abuse prevention and treatment.
Guide “Understanding the Opioid Epidemic: Opioid Abuse in America”
Offers an overview of how the opioid epidemic is impacting the U.S., along with information and resources for those seeking to understand the signs and effects of opioid use.
Prescription drug safety information.
Information about health and safety recalls, including dangerous drugs and associated mental conditions.
Gambling Problems – Missouri