RESOURCES/LINKS

 

The following resources provide much valuable information relevant to chemical sensitivity and environmentally related illnesses, but a listing here is not an endorsement of all the material appearing on these websites.

ORGANIZATIONS

Chemical Sensitivity Foundation

Dedicated to raising public awareness about multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS)
www.chemicalsensitivityfoundation.org

Chemical Injury Information Network

Support and advocacy organization dealing with MCS
www.ciin.org

National Center for Environmental Health Strategies

Working to protect the public health and improve the lives of people affected by chemical and environmental exposures
www.ncehs.org

MCS Referral & Resources

Professional outreach, patient support and public advocacy devoted to the diagnosis, treatment, accommodation and prevention of MCS (archived material)
www.mcsrr.org

The EI Wellspring

Practical tips for coping with chemical and electrical hypersensitivity
www.eiwellspring.org

Planet Thrive

Online health community for people recovering from environmental and other chronic illnesses like Lyme disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomyelitis, fibromyalgia, MCS, and mold illness, and others inspired to live a healthier, non-toxic lifestyle
http://planetthrive.com

HEAL of Southern Arizona

Member support, educating the public about MCS and the health effects of chemicals
www.healsoaz.org

Environmental Health Network of California

Promote public awareness of environmental sensitivities and causative factors, focus on access and developments relating to the environmentally sensitive
http://ehnca.org

AUTHORS/RESEARCHERS

Debra Lynn Dadd

Author of Nontoxic and Natural and many other books on less-toxic products www.debralynndadd.com

Pam Gibson, PhD

Author of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, A Survival Guide, research on the life impacts of MCS
www.MCSresearch.net

Claudia Miller, MD

Co-author of Chemical Exposures: Low Levels and High Stakes.  Read here

Visit the website:
TILTresearch.org.

Anne Steinemann, PhD

Research on the hazards of fragrance chemicals
www.drsteinemann.com

PHYSICIANS

American Academy of Environmental Medicine

International association of physicians and other professionals practicing and/or knowledgeable about environmental medicine, search for members by state
www.aaemonline.org

Erica Elliott, MD

Practices family and environmental medicine, Santa Fe, NM
www.ericaelliottmd.com

REPORTS

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) Report

Recommendations for constructing and maintaining public buildings to be more accessible for people with chemical and electromagnetic sensitivities, project of the National Institute of Building Sciences with funding from the federal Access Board
www.access-board.gov/research/completed-research/indoor-environmental-quality

VIDEOS

Alison Johnson, Film Producer & Author

Author of many books and documentaries on MCS
www.alisonjohnsonmcs.com

Susan Abod, Film Producer

Funny, You Don’t Look Sick
www.susanabod.com/funny-you-dont-look-sick-an-autobiography-of-an-illness

Homesick: Living With Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
www.homesick-video.com

PESTICIDES

Beyond Pesticides

Information and advocacy, identifying the risks of conventional pesticides and promoting non-chemical and least–toxic management alternatives
www.beyondpesticides.org

Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides

Works to protect people and the environment by advancing healthy solutions to pest problems, pesticide fact sheets
www.pesticide.org

Healthy Hospitals

Controlling Pests Without Harmful Pesticides
Report by Beyond Pesticides and Health Care Without Harm
www.beyondpesticides.org/hospitals/Healthy_Hospitals_Report.pdf