Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Information: www.nami.org
Local Chapter Locator: www.nami.org/template.cfm?section=your_local_nami
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization whose local chapters provide free suppor groups, peer education and advocacy for people with mental illness and their loved ones. Their website contains a lot of information on mental illness and mental health care as well as a locator for the NAMI chapter nearest to you.

Subsance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Referral Helpline: 800-662-HELP (4357)
Information & Treatment Locator: beta.samhsa.gov/find-help
SAMHSA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services whose website has tools for finding treatment provider for mental health and substance abuse, even one that specifically identifies facilities licensed to treat opioid dependence. They also have a national referral helpline for finding these providers as well as other support organizations for people struggling with these issues and for their families. Operators on the helpline are available in English and in Spanish.

Boys Town

Hotline: 1-800-448-3000
Information & Chat: www.yourlifeyourvoice.org
Boys Town offers crisis counseling to kids, teens and young adults and their families who are going through difficult situations. The hotline and chat services are free, confidential and anonymous.

Helpguide

Information: helpguide.org
Helpguide’s mission is to provide people with mental health information and resources that people can use to understand, prevent, and resolve many of life’s challenges. The site contains extensive information on mental health and illness, different components of healthy lifestyles, family and relationship issues and aging issues.

MoodGYM

Information & Modules: moodgym.anu.edu.au
MoodGYM is an innovative, interactive web program designed to prevent depression. It consists of five modules, an interactive game, anxiety and depression assessments, downloadable relaxation audio, a workbook and feedback assessment. MoodGYM teaches the principles of cognitive behavior therapy – a proven treatment for depression.

Healing From BPD

Information & Chat Room: www.my-borderline-personality-disorder.com
Designed to help people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), this site includes a blog, chat room and links to a number of great resources for people struggling with BPD, including a site to peer-facilitated online dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) courses.

To Write Love on Her Arms

Information: www.twloha.com
TWLOHA is a movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery.

Man Therapy

Information: ManTherapy.org
Information, self-assessments, ideas for strengthening mental health, links to resources all provided in a manly way and with a touch of humor. You can also join ManTherapy webchat support groups to connect with other men dealing with whatever you're currently facing.

 

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