Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - Other Places To Get Help
American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a
variety of educational materials about parenting,
general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other
organizations are also available.
1314 Bedford Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21208
This nonprofit agency has information about SIDS, grieving, and related topics for parents,
nurses, and other groups.
1-800-969-NMHA (1-800-969-6642) referral service for help with depression (703) 684-7722
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National
Mental Health Association) is a nonprofit agency devoted to helping people of
all ages live mentally healthier lives. Its website has information about
mental health conditions. It also addresses issues such as grief, stress,
bullying, and more. It includes a confidential depression screening test for
anyone who would like to take it. The short test may help you decide whether
your symptoms are related to depression.
National Institute of Child Health and Human
P.O. Box 3006
Rockville, MD 20847
The National Institute of Child Health and Human
Development (NICHD) is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The
NICHD conducts and supports research related to the health of children, adults,
and families. NICHD has information on its Web site about many health topics.
And you can send specific requests to information specialists.
National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death & Pregnancy Loss Resource
2115 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007-2292
1-866-866-7437 toll-free (202) 687-7466
This website has information about sudden infant death, grieving the loss of
an infant, and general infant health.