Alcohol & Drug Education
MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING
START TALKING BEFORE THEY START DRINKING
NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON DRUG ABUSE
ABOVE THE INFLUENCE
ALCOHOL COUNCIL OF THE CINCINNATI AREA
BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF OHIO
Provides programs, referrals, education, and support groups for those with head injuries.
This is a mental health site for teens. Web and written materials for adolescents suffering from depression and anxiety.
DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE
This group works to ensure that people can live with mood disorders and are provided with equal legal treatment.
LINDNER CENTER OF HOPE
Psychiatric hospitalization for children and adults, both inpatient and outpatient.
NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL DISORDERS
One of the best organizations in the United States for dealing with mental illness and emotional issues, especially those resulting from trauma.
FERNSIDE SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN
HOSPICE OF CINCINNATI
Care for the terminally ill is provided and support for their loved ones.
This website is an excellent gateway to information about our federal tiers of courts. For laymen or students interested in learning more about our nation’s judicial system, this is the best source.
Westlaw is used extensively by research-minded legal professionals. Also a valuable portal for public records access. Their Headnote of the Day feature is worthwhile for wise, and sometimes droll, observations about the law and life. Selected passages are culled from appellate decisions.
THOMSON-WEST (formerly West Group)
A worthy source of recently-released legal books for lawyers and academics. The go-to bookseller for hard-to-find esoteric publications. Their New Releases section is continually updated.
OHIO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Provides the best index of contact points for presenting the ideas of our elected officials. For those who wish to have their voice heard, the video channel presents US government videos from YouTube.
LIBRARY of CONGRESS
Many resources, changing over time, which promote understanding of the rich interplay between law and government. An interdisciplinary approach to understanding our society.
The United States government’s portal for all aspects of the system. There is almost no family in America that is not, in some way, affected by this agency which was created 75 years ago. It is important not only for older Americans to know the rules and benefits, but also those disabled or who have suffered the death of a spouse or parent. The monthly payment for a disabled person averages $1,065. For the widow or widower of a working family member, the average monthly payment is $1,104. These amounts may help many families makes ends meet.
US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Profiles those matters currently on the House floor. The Roll Call Votes section reveals how our local representatives have decided on particular measures.
The virtual reference desk for covering every aspect of Senate procedure, custom and history. An important portal for anyone interested in the overlay of American law and politics.
Voice of the current occupant as to positions on legislative activities, ideological stances and even the hourly schedules of the president and vice-president.
NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION
Valuable resource for obtaining local and national online news from around the world. Includes the Top 100 Newspapers portal, which is especially valuable for traveling to nearly any country.
The online version of the newspaper, which often presents stories showing the complex interplay between law and politics.
WALL STREET JOURNAL
The source for daily financial news involving businesses and consumers.
A good supplement to Google and Yahoo, as a means of finding local businesses which otherwise might be overlooked. Includes a directory for cities around the United States.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
Provides statistics pertaining to weather-related fatalities. Weather is sometimes a factor as to causation analysis of accidents.