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Alternative Medicine Resources


Addiction Recovery

Alliance for Addiction Solutions
The Alliance for Addiction Solutions is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting effective nutritional and other natural methods for the treatment of addictive disorders. They advocate the use of innovative techniques to establish individualized biochemical balancing of the addicted brain and body. The Alliance also supports research, provides education to health professionals, policy makers, and the public; certifies recovery programs, and offer practitioner referrals.

Alternative Medicine Associations: Treatment and Training

Training and Education in Integrative/Functional Medicine for Health Care Practitioners along with Lists of local practitioners for many of the organizations. For a list of practitioners in your area please visit the websites below. Most of these associations also have excellent medical education programs for practitioners who want to learn more about incorporating these principles into their practice

American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM)
Organization of doctors and osteopaths who practice orthomolecular medicine, chelation therapy, and preventive medicine. Excellent professional conferences and data base for physician referrals.

American Holistic Health Association
For physician referrals go to the “Medical” section. The best of the natural medicine sites and organizations.

American Holistic Medical Association

American Holistic Nurses Association

Center for Mind-Body Medicine
The Center teaches scientifically-validated mind-body medicine techniques that enhance each person’s capacity for self-awareness and self-care to health professionals around the world, including those in traumatized communities in the greatest need. It has lists of local practitioners.

Institute for Functional Medicine IFM
Excellent professional conferences and data base for physician referrals.

The Academy of Function Medicine & Genomics
On-line training in Functional Medicine & Genomics. The Certification Programs™ provided by The Academy of Functional Medicine and Genomics are educational, webinar-based courses which focus on integrating functional medicine, genomic testing and integrative treatment strategies into other modalities of healthcare. Dr. Cass is a member of the advisory board.

The Institute for Integrative Medicine
An online, evidence-based Integrative Medicine education institution, providing a university-based platform, teaching licensed Healthcare Practitioners conventional medical care along with evidence-based integrative, functional, and complementary methods to evaluate and treat the cause of health challenges. Dr. Cass is a member of the faculty in integrative psychiatry.

International Society For Orthomolecular Medicine
Toronto Ontario Canada. For orthomolecular practitioners in U.S., Canada, and abroad

National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Health Information, Understanding Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM). Alerts and Advisories, Treatment Information.

Safe Harbor
Welcome to the world’s largest site on non-drug approaches for mental health. Thousands of people around the world have recovered from mental disorders and now enjoy the simple pleasures of a drug-free life. Most were told this was impossible. The site has testimonials, over 100 articles, and the Web’s only directory of alternative mental health practitioners. You can also get information from our bookstore, support groups, email lists, and free monthly newsletter.


Biofeedback & Neurofeedback

EEG Institute
Research, education and clinical services

Futurehealth, Inc.
Sponsors of the annual Brain Conference in Palm Springs.


 Cancer Treatment Information

The Moss Reports
Created by Ralph W. Moss, PhD, a leading author and consultant on cancer treatment, it cancer diagnosis, it provides you with a detailed explanation of your particular cancer diagnosis, with recommendations for innovative treatments.

Best Answer for Cancer Foundation (BAFC)
Where the patient is in the center of the process of surviving cancer today and creating a stronger, healthier you for the future. We use a tool called The Whole-Being Healing Platform that focuses on the uniqueness of each patient with the aim to enhance the patient’s overall quality of health and strengthen the patient while treating cancer.

CANHELP
Alternative cancer treatment information & support.

The Mederi Foundation – Centre for Natural Healing

Founded by Donnie Yance, CN, MH, RH (AHG), in 1992, the Centre for Natural Healing (CNH) is a 2600 square foot wholistic healing clinic located in Southern Oregon’s destination city of Ashland. Yance’s Eclectic Triphasic Medical System (ETMS) is the cornerstone of the CNH integrative approach, which provides a unique source for clients in search of effective wholistic healthcare, especially for those affected by cancer, heart disease, and other chronic health conditions


 Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

American Association of Oriental Medicine
Professional membership organization of licensed Oriental medicine practitioners.


 Chiropractic Medicine

American Chiropractic Association


 Clinical Nutrition

International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists (IAACN)
Professional association of practicing clinical nutritionists in many health care professions.

Nutrition News
For over 30 years, I have been an ardent fan of this well-written and always informative newsletter, published by my dear friends,  Siri and Gurumantra Khalsa. In Siri’s words, with which I am in full alignment: ”My intention is to inspire you to reach your own optimal health by taking personal responsibility for your wellness and making powerful health choices in your life.”


 Compounding Pharmacies

These are pharmacies that provide custom-prescribed prescription products.

For a compounding pharmacy in your area, visit the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists

Phone: 281-933-8400 Toll-Free Referral Line 800-927-4227 Fax: 281-495-0602.


 Environmental Medicine

American Academy of Environmental Medicine


 Health Information

Ecology Health Center


 Herbal Medicine Information

American Botanical Council

Herb Research Foundation


 Homeopathic Medicine

American Institute of Homeopathy

Homeopathic Educational Services


 Naturopathic Medicine

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Bastyr University of Natural Health Sciences

National College of Naturopathic Medicine

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences


Osteopathic Medicine

American Academy of Osteopathy

American Osteopathic Association


Stress Reduction

Michael Grant White
Comprehensive website about breathing development and its relationship to optimal health, peak performance and life extension.