Here are some Useful links
East Yorkshire Links
iknow-yorkshireis an accommodation directory which lists hotels, B&Bs, cottages and apartments in the Yorkshire region and Bridlington area.
The Yorkshire Guidehas comprehensive cover of all that is interesting in Yorkshire.
East Yorkshire Local History Web SiteMany interesting local history articles.
Driffield Web SiteThis has a big list of useful local links.
Paws-A-WhileA place to enjoy the East Riding countryside that lets people take their pets with them.
Driffield Navigation TrustThe organisation concerned with the management of the Driffield Canal.
Here are dedicated organisations who work to better the community through volunteering, health awareness and education opportunities:(Please note that many of these are based in the USA.)
Consumer Safety Guide serves to keep the public informed about consumer dangers and safety issues associated with numerous products that can cause the public harm. This includes the most popular prescription medications and FDA-approved medical devices. Its mission is to keep up-to-date information to help with making educated decisions about health care.
Consumerdangers.com This site strives to provide a comprehensive free resource for the public to learn more about everyday products that can potentially cause harm. Over 1.3 million people are injured and nearly 100,000 people die each year due to medication errors.
Drug Dangerswas developed to educate the public and lend a hand to people who have been affected by defective drugs and medical devices.
The RXDangers siteprovides comprehensive, unbiased information about serious side effects, complications, and interactions of commonly prescribed drugs.
The Nursing Home Abuse Centregives help and guidance to those in the US who have relatives suffering abuse from their carers.
Driving and Dementia The Essential Guide for SeniorsA very comprehensive resource on how dementia and other senior medical conditions can affect driving ability. The guide contains helpful information on courses and training programmes for senior drivers to ensure their safety as well as that of other road users, and offers plenty of helpful tips and advice for drivers over 60 years old.
Addiction Guide is a reliable source on addiction and the dangers of illicit substances. It covers how drugs and alcohol affect the body, how to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse, and where to seek effective treatment.
RehabSpot.comis a web guide focused on educating people on substance abuse treatment. Inpatient rehabilitation programs have the highest rates of long-term success for those seeking treatment as they are fully emerged in recovery. The scariest thing is the unknown when it comes to the rehab process. Here the focus is on educating people on the whole treatment process: from selection, to what you can expect during treatment, to entering back into a healthy and more fulfilling life after the program ends.
Detoxrehabs.orgis an organisation connecting people who are seeking treatment to the resources they need. It has a library of educational articles on addiction, recovery, and detoxification, which can benefit residents both in the US and internationally.
Alcohol Rehab Guideis an organization dedicated to providing extensive and reliable information on the various aspects of alcohol abuse and addiction. Roughly one third of individuals struggling with alcohol abuse also suffer from a mental illness. Alcohol Rehab Guide provides resources especially to individuals with this dual diagnosis.
www.Alcoholtreatment.netis a guide to the top treatment centres for alcohol addiction in the U.S. and describes the different types of treatment available.
AddictionNetwork - Addiction Network is a free, comprehensive directory that allows people looking for rehabs for themselves or a loved one. Users can find rehabs based on location, type of treatment, or demographic (rehab for women, LGBTQ, Teens, etc.).
Elite Rehab Placement - A no-cost rehab placement service that connects people and loved ones to rehabs all around the country.
Mental Health.gov - A government website that provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.
Inpatient Rehab Facilities.org - Addiction treatment services that allow people to search for treatment based on location, treatment method, and demographic.
Community Resource is a community-first organization that provides resources, tools, and guides to neighborhoods and families. An example is a review of scholarship search platformsand help for students on how to find as many opportunities as possible.
Addictioncenter.comis an organized web guide that connects people struggling with addiction, and their loved ones, to treatment options, especially those in danger of suicide.
RehabCenter.netis a comprehensive guide to quality rehab centers and addiction treatment in the U.S., with free and confidential information about the many effective and empowering rehab options available today.
The HIE Help Centerseeks to support and inform the families and loved ones of children with disabilities stemming from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
The links below were found to be very useful for a student's end of school year health project. This May was Mental Health Awareness month, so Emily chose to focus on insomnia and sleep disorders. She learned a lot about it, got her final grades, and did very well! She wanted to share this particular insomnia article she thought was very interesting: https://www.mattressclarity.com/blog/insomnia-an-overview/
Tuck Sleep has articles aboutalcohol and sleep,drugs and sleep, andnon-drug therapyfor sleep disorders. It is a non-commercial community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources.
Sleep Help is a site devoted to spreading awareness of sleep health and wellness. Many addicts in recovery will experience sleep problems like insomnia and fatigue. Here are extensive written guides on how to manage these issues without returning to substance abuse or habit-forming sedatives to get to sleep.
The effect of drug use on sleep disordersis described on this mattress review site.
The effect of drug use on sleep disordersis also described on another mattress review site.
The effect of alcohol withdrawal symptoms on sleepis specifically discussed here.
The Recovery Village,an organization dedicated to helping individuals struggling with substance abuse into recovery, has a lot of information about heroin addiction and recovery.
How to stop smoking.Here are comprehensive guides and tools put together with the help of tobacco control professionals and smoking cessation experts.
How safe is vaping? This site tries to find the truth.Vaping 101– Health Relation, Benefits, Dangers, Fun Facts, And More.
More about vaping -advice for parents and educators.
Cerebral Palsy - What You Need to KnowThe guide explains how the slightest error in childbirth can result in Cerebral Palsy in newborns. This type of developmental disorder is caused by damage to the brain, compromising the infant's motor abilities. Cerebral Palsy does not have any cure and can only be managed through therapies, medications, and surgeries, a number of which are enumerated in the guide. Aside from symptoms and treatments, the guide also provides information on how one can seek assistance for any medical negligence that may have possibly caused this developmental disorder, as well as help from support groups for those affected and their loved ones.
Cerebral Palsy Group. This foundation provides free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities.
Another support group for cerebral palsy, with a description of the disorders that can be associated with it can be found here.
Recall Report is the web’s leading resource for information about health and safety recalls, including dangerous drugs and associated mental conditions. With dedicated areas of the website for health conditions and targeted health information.
Mesothelioma Lawyer Centerhelps families connect with leading mesothelioma lawyers in their area. There are many law firms that handle mesothelioma cases, and choices may seem overwhelming. This firm clears through the confusion and helps locate the most suitable.
MesotheliomaHelpNowis a site whose main focus is to provide accurate and helpful information, support and resources to patients and their loved ones. It offers them help to better understand their diagnosis, how to find treatment, and all options available to them.
Mesothelioma Justice Networkis dedicated to improving the overall quality of life for individuals who have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease. It has comprehensive educational resources to help support sick patients and their families and provides hundreds of pages with the most current and detailed information about the asbestos industry and its medical impacts.
MesotheliomaHere is an advocacy organization dedicated to helping patients diagnosed with asbestos illnesses and connecting patients with doctors and treatment options that are best suited for them. Their services and resources are 100% free to patients and family members.
Mesothelioma Veterans Center. 1/3 of all mesothelioma patients are veterans, because of the prevalence of asbestos use in the military in the past. This website offers free health-specific resources and support for patients and families in America.
Mesothelioma Cancer Help Here is a site that offers free services for patients dealing with the cost of treatment.
mesothelioma.net are the web's leading resource for mesothelioma cancer (caused by exposure to asbestos - affecting men, women, children and pets).
AddictionResource.comraises awareness on the dangers of addiction and helps local communities stay drug-free.
The American Society of Addiction Medicinealso promotes drug abuse prevention and treatment.
Dynamicdrive.comhas a huge collection of free scripts that you can use for all sorts of extra gimmicks on your pages.
Free eBooks: The Ultimate Guideis an extremely useful guide to where you can find free ebooks. A way to find which of your favourite classsics is now out of copyright and in the public domain, and also which modern books are offered free.
Watching the ships go by- Click on an area to magnify the map, and then put your mouse over a ship to see what it is and where it is going.
Project Gutenbergis a massive project that is converting books into on-line resources for download.
The Internet Public Libraryis no longer updated, but still has useful links to world-wide publications.
Websters Dictionaryhas an online version.
Wikipedia,the online encyclopedia, is criticised by purists, but probably has fewer mistakes than a commercial encyclopedia.
Lulu.comlets you publish and sell print-on-demand books and e-books, online music and images, custom calendars and books. Free self-publishing. For example, a book about one aspect of our local history by Rhonda Petersen,The Brontes by the Sea. Also Mike Thornton's description of 1970's Argentina,Tales from the Wilderness.