General Information

REFERENCE LINKS

The National Institute of Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov
Divided into sections for the public, practitioners, and researchers, this site offers general mental health info, info in Spanish, funding opportunities, and breaking news.

Mental Health America
www.mentalhealthamerica.net
Mental Health America is the new name and face of the National Mental Health Association. This site is an excellent source of information on all aspects of mental health and advocacy.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness
www.nami.org
Great overall resource for family members with links to state and local chapters.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Mental Health Information Resource
www.mentalhealth.gov

MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information

National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.nida.nih.gov
The science of drug abuse and addiction.

SAMHSA’s National Mental Health Information Center
www.mentalhealth.org
Excellent website with tons of info on many mental health issues.

Live Your Life Well
www.LiveYourLifeWell.org
Tools you can use to Live Your Life Well in challenging times. Includes resources and an on-line stress test.

Office of the U.S. Surgeon General
www.surgeongeneral.gov
Click on what’s new and scroll down to mental health or children’s mental health. This site also offers lots of information about health and quality of life issues in general.

American Counseling Association
www.counseling.org
Information on seeking counseling, crisis management, links to school violence info and information for clinicians

American Psychological Association
www.apa.org
Website for the American Psychological Association

ClinicalTrials.gov
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial’s purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. The information provided on ClinicalTrials.gov should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.

CDC Stacks
http://stacks.cdc.gov
CDC Stacks is a free digital library of scientific publications produced and updated weekly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including peer reviewed articles, and CDC guidelines and recommendations. Users can search the full text of all documents, browse entries by public health subject, and explore the curated collections of over 16,500 publications

ADS Center
www.adscenter.org
Resource Center to Address Discrimination and Stigma

Government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
www.samhsa.gov
The site for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Contains excellent information and links. SAMHSA is comprised of three centers, 1) Center for Mental Health Services, 2) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, and 3) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

American Psychological Society
www.psychologicalscience.org/index.html
Website of the American Psychological Society has resources for teachers, information on public policy, and a student caucus page with grant information and access to mentors in the mental health field.

American Psychiatric Association
www.psych.org
Website of the American Psychiatric Association

Tourette Syndrome Association
www.tsa-usa.org
Resources and referrals to help people and their families cope with the problems that occur with TS.

Sex Addicts Anonymous
www.saa-recovery.org
Website designed to help men and women who stive to recover from their addictive sexual behavior.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association
www.add.org
Provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) lead better lives.

Tardive Dyskinesia Center
www.tardivedyskinesia.com
Information including symptoms and resources related to Tardive Dyskinesia, a movement disorder typically caused by certain psychoactive drugs such as anti-depressants, or “dopamine antagonists”.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
http://maketheconnection.net/
Make the Connection is a public awareness campaign by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that connects Veterans and their friends and families with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their health, well-being, and everyday lives.