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American Lung Association of the District of Columbia

American Lung Association of the District of Columbia

Advocacy Services, stop smoking program

Helps promote lung health and prevent lung disease. Raises funding for prevention and research to combat lung disease. Offers Freedom From Smoking, an 8-session, a behavior modification therapy program to quit smoking. This program addresses the habit, addiction and tailors the therapy to the person. Also runs Camp Happy Lungs for children whose asthma prevents them from attending regular summer camps and support groups for individuals with chronic lung diseases.

American Lung Association
530 7th Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 785-3355
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 2080 ] 

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Maryland, Greater DC Chapter

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Maryland, Greater DC Chapter

Advocacy Services

Provides advocacy, research programs, patient-centered information and educational materials about asthma and allergies.
Provides asthma and allergy support groups for parents, pre-teens and teens, adults, and food allergy sufferers.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Maryland, Greater DC Chapter
17 Warren Road, Suite 13A
Baltimore, MD 21208
(410) 484-2054
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 2084 ] 

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Advocacy Services

Advocacy is based on the principle that every individual is entitled to choice and dignity such as having a decent place to live, supportive services and equality of opportunity.

Helps to protect and advance the rights of adults and children who have mental disabilities so that they can exercise their own life choices and have access to the resources that enable them to participate fully in their communities.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
1101 15th Street, NW, Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 467-5730
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 2085 ] 

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Greater Washington D.C./Virginia Chapter

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Greater Washington D.C./Virginia Chapter

Advocacy Services

Offers a wide range of educational programs for patients and health-care professionals, and provides supportive services to help people cope with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Helps to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by chronic intestinal diseases.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
4085 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 201
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 865-6130
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 2089 ] 

D.C. Center for Independent Living (DCCIL)

D.C. Center for Independent Living (DCCIL)

Advocacy Services

A consumer controlled, cross disability, community based, private non-profit organization that promotes independent life styles for persons with significant disabilities in the District of Columbia.

Assists persons with significant disabilities to meet their selected independent living goals, maximize their leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity, and to integrate these individuals into the mainstream of American society.

D.C. Center for Independent Living (DCCIL)
1400 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 388-0033
Resource Area: local
Updated: 10/03/2017  [ 2090 ] 

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