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American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Emotional-Health

National

703-838-9808

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The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) provides a searchable directory for locating licensed marriage and family therapists.

American Psychological Association

Emotional-Health

National

800-964-2000; helping@apa.org

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The American Psychological Association (APA) has an online help center that provides resources and information on a number of topics. Consumers can order a copy of any brochure addressing emotional concerns, such as chronic illness, stress, and mind-body health, free of charge. The website also features a psychologist locator service, and information on depression, emotional health, workplace issues and more is available.

Children's Treehouse Foundation

Emotional-Health

National

303-322-1202; achildstreehouse@aol.com

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The Children's Treehouse Foundation provides cancer hospitals and centers with professional training to to provide a support group program for the young children of parents with cancer. The Foundation uses two books in their training which can be found on Amazon: a children's activity book, Talking To my Treehouse Friends About Cancer and an adult book, Helping Your Children Cope With Your Cancer, A Guide For Parents and Familie. Both books are helpful guides for parents and children coping with a parent's cancer diagnosis.

Christians Overcoming Cancer

Financial-Services

National

614-985-3750

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Christians Overcoming Cancer (COC) is a faith-based, nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to those in active treatment for cancer. Assistance is also offered to families who have a child in active cancer treatment. Applications can be printed from the website.

Community Christian Concern

Financial-Services

Northshore

985-646-0357

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Community Christian Concern (CCC) provides emergency assistance to individuals in the Slidell area. CCC is staffed with trained counselors who provide emergency aid in the form of food, clothing, shelter, prescription assistance, emergency travel, and personal items. Services also include referrals and advocacy, financial counseling, and spiritual and guidance counseling.

Kids Konnected

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National

800-899-2866; info@kidskonnected.org

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The mission of Kids Konnected is to provide friendship, understanding, education and support for kids and teens who have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent with cancer. Support services include bereavement counseling, local support groups, an emergency hotline and more. The website features helpful resources for children, teens, and parents.

Mommy Has Breast Cancer

Support-Services

National

877-386-7322; info@MommyhasBreastCancer.org

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Mommy Has Breast Cancer recognizes the challenges of raising a family with the difficulties of cancer diagnosis. It aims to serve women and families affected by breast cancer by providing support services such as child-friendly educational books, childcare, transportation assistance, housekeeping, and healthy prepared meal delivery to help patients undergoing treatment. Visit website to register for support services which last up to 3 months upon request.

Telling Kids About Cancer

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Telling Kids About Cancer is a web tool developed to support parents in sharing the news that they have cancer with their children. The support tool includes conversation guidelines and stories from other parents who have told their children about their cancer diagnosis. The website features age-appropriate advice, resources, and a cancer glossary.