Resources

Links

AACAP - American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
AAS - American Association of Suicidology
AFSP - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
APA - American Psychological Association
ADAA - Anxiety and Depression Association of America
ABCT - Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
The Balanced Mind Foundation
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

College Students Mental Health Resources

DBSA - Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Families for Depression Awareness
International OCD Foundation
Mass General Psychiatry
Mayo Clinic Heath Information
Medline Plus 
NMHA - Mental Heath America
NIMH - National Institutes of Mental Health
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Heath Services Administration
University of Michigan Depression Toolkit
We Search Together


American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: For Families     

The leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders.  In an effort to promote an understanding of mental illnesses and remove the stigma associated with them, the AACAP distributes information on this website. (Back to the top)

American Association of Suicidology    

The goal of AAS is to understand and prevent suicide, including efforts to compile, develop, evaluate and disseminate accurate information about suicidal behaviors to the public, and foster the highest possible quality of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention to the public. (Back to the top)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide. (Back to the top)

American Psychological Association Psychology Help Center

An online consumer resource featuring articles and information related to psychological issues affecting your daily physical and emotional well-being. (Back to the top)

Anxiety & Depression Association of America

The ADAA's mission is to promote the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety and stress-related disorders through advocacy, education, training and research. (Back to the Top)

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies: For The Public

ABCT increases public awareness and understanding of mental health difficulties by providing a number of resources for the public, including educational information about psychological symptoms and treatment. (Back to the top)

The Balanced Mind Foundation

Guides families raising children with mood disorders to the answers, support and stability they seek. (Back to the top)

The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation Information Helpline

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Resource Specialist, a LCSW, is available to answer frequently asked questions concerning brain and behavior disorders, support groups or local mental health organizations, and can provide educational materials on request. (Back to the top)

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

The leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses.  Its mission is to provide hope, help and support to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders through peer-based and recovery-oriented services and resources. (Back to the top)

Families for Depression Awareness

Helps families recognize and cope with depressive disorders to get people well and prevent suicides. (Back to the top)

The International OCD Foundation

An international not-for-profit organization made up of people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related disorders, as well as their families, friends, professionals and others. (Back to the top)

The MADI Resource Center

The Massachusetts General Hospital Mood and Anxiety Disorders Institute Resource Center walks you through six stages of the mental health journey - awareness, the search for help, diagnosis, considering treatment options, finding support, and living, loving and coping.  Provides information and resources as well as stories for each stage. (Back to the top)

Mayo Clinic Health Information

More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health. This is a useful tool for investigating symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment. (Back to the top)

MedlinePlus

The National Institute of Health's website for patients and their families and friends.  Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it provides information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues. (Back to the top)

Mental Health America

The country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. (Back to the top)

NAMI

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and committed to raising awareness. (Back to the top)

National Institute of Mental Health

The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. (Back to the top)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Supplemental website for the National Suicide Preventio Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255).  The National Suicide Preventio Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. (Back to the top)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities through 8 Strategic Initiatives. (Back to the top)

University of Michigan Depression Toolkit

Created by professionals at the University of Michigan Depression Center, the nation's first ever multidisciplinary center dedicated to depressive and bipolar illnesses.  The website brings together resources from across the University of Michigan to understand, diagnose, treat and eventually prevent depression. (Back to the Top)

We Search Together

Advances depression, bipolar disorder and mood research through encouraging volunteer participation and enhancing community-researcher relationships. (Back to the top)