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Author Yager, Jan, 1948- author.

Title Help yourself now : a practical guide to finding the information and assistance you need / Jan Yager.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Allworth Press, [2021]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  361 YAGER    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  361.0025 YAGER    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  361.0025 YAGER    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  361 YAG    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  361.0025 YAGER    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - New Books  NEW 361.0025 YAGER    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 408 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Although we live in the age of information and everyone is bombarded with potential sources of help, sifting through those possibilities can be a chore. This is where [this book] comes in. With this ... reference, author Jan Yager provides an overview of the various situations that most people have to navigate, from calling customer service or reporting a crime to finding credible and reliable information about a business, health, or legal concern"--Publisher marketing.
Contents Introduction : a guide to getting help -- Addiction : alcohol, drugs, nicotine, and gambling -- Adoption and foster care -- Aging -- Animal rights and care -- Arts -- Business, entrepreneurship, and employment -- Children and teens -- Consumer affairs and safety -- Counseling, depression, and mental health -- Courts and dispute resolution -- Crime : victims, witnesses, and prevention -- Criminal justice: law enforcement, corrections, and alternatives to prison -- Disabilities : developmental, intellectual, and physical -- Dying, death, and dealing with grief -- Education -- Emergencies, disasters, and preparedness -- Financial assistance -- Food, hunger, nutrition, and eating disorders -- Health and wellness -- Housing and homelessness -- Legal services -- LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning) -- Offenders, inmates, and formerly incarcerated -- Parenting, stepparenting, grandparenting, and family -- Pregnancy and childbearing -- Relationships, dating, singleness, divorce, marriage, friendship, and work -- Suicide : prevention and related issues -- Transportation, travel, and recreation -- Veterans -- Volunteerism -- World wide web, the internet and the media.
Subject Social service -- Directories.
Human services -- Directories.
Consumer protection -- Directories.
Legal aid -- Directories.
Family life education -- Directories.
Legal aid. (OCoLC)fst00995381
Consumer protection. (OCoLC)fst00876358
Family life education. (OCoLC)fst00920371
Human services. (OCoLC)fst00963360
Social service. (OCoLC)fst01123192
Social work -- Directories.
Human services -- Directories.
Consumer protection -- Directories.
Family life education -- Directories.
Genre/Form Directories. (OCoLC)fst01423796
Other Form: Online version: Yager, Jan, 1948- author. Help yourself now New York : Allworth Press, [2019] 9781621536314 (DLC) 2019002098
ISBN 9781621536307 paperback ; alkaline paper
1621536300 paperback ; alkaline paper
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