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9-11 Health – Links – Children and Youth

Organizations

American Group Psychotherapy Association
What Is Provided:Direct mental health services for those continuing to feel the effects of 9/11 as well as clinicians working with them
For Whom:  Adults, children and adolescents nationally
Contact:   Call (877) 668-2472 or visit www.agpa.org

 

APEX (Asian Professional Extension)
What Is Provided:Mentoring, educational programming, social services, and career guidance
For Whom:  New York City Asian youth
Contact:   Call (212) 748-1225 or visit www.apex.org
Other Languages:   Chinese

 

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Morris, Bergen and Passaic Counties
 
What Is Provided:Carefully screened and trained mentors to increase social support for children
For Whom:  New Jersey children living in Morris, Bergen, Passaic and Sussex counties in need of a mentor
Contact:   Call (973) 335-3044

 

9/11 Mothers and Young Children Project

What Is Provided:Mental health treatment, support groups and referrals
For Whom:  Mothers (and their children) who were pregnant when they lost their husbands on 9/11 or gave birth in the months just before
Contact:   Call (212) 675-1918 or visit www.nyspi.org/Communication_Sciences/form.htm

 

World Foundation for Music and Healing-Feel the Music!
What Is Provided:Music workshops, art workshops, mural project, concerts, nature retreats and special events
For Whom:  Children, teens, and families directly affected by 9/11
Contact:   Call (212) 669-6126 or visit feelthemusic.org

See Also

Social Services

Reports & Publications

Clinical Guidelines for Children and Adolescents Exposed to the World Trade Center DisasterPDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download) (New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene)

World Trade Center Asbestos Fact Sheet PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download) (Mount Sinai Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit)

World Trade Center Dioxins Fact Sheet PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download) (Mount Sinai Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit)

World Trade Center Lead Fact Sheet PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download) (Mount Sinai Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit)

World Trade Center Particulate Matter Fact Sheet PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download) (Mount Sinai Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit)

World Trade Center Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Fact Sheet PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download) (Mount Sinai Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit)

World Trade Center Volatile Organic Compounds Fact Sheet PDF Document (Reader Required; Click to Download) (Mount Sinai Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit)

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