|Most of the sites lumped into this 'general info' category contain information on a variety of different disorders.
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: "Assisting parents and families in understanding developmental, behavioral, emotional and mental disorders affecting children and adolescents."
American Psychiatric Association: Good source of clinical and research information.
American Psychological Association: An excellent source of information covering virtually all mental illnesses. Also has a good search tool.
The Dana Foundation and Alliance for Brain Initiatives: "A nonprofit organization of more than 200 pre-eminent neuroscientists, including 7
Nobel laureates, dedicated to advancing education about the personal and public benefits of brain research."
The Infinite Mind: A weekly public radio program focused on "the art and science of the human mind and spirit, behavior, and mental health." If your computer is audio-ready, you can listen to most of their programs free over the web.
Intelihealth Mental Health Zone: A searchable, magazine-style portal with news and articles covering a variety of mental health issues. Also includes a chat area and a weekly e-mail bulletin.
Internet Mental Health: A free encyclopedia of mental health information.
JAMA - Journals of the Americal Medical Association: Searchable collection of archived and current publications.
Medline’s Online Directory of Mental Health Conditions: A through Z links to sites covering all mental health topics and issues
Medscape: A huge site with vast information on most disorders (geared toward medical professionals); also includes a topical e-mail bulletin. Information is free but you need to register with the site before you can access most of it.
Mental Health InfoSource: Easy to navigate site with clinical information on most mental health disorders, plus information for patients and caregivers.
Mental Health Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN): Loads of current information about national mental health services for consumers, families, mental health providers, and the general public.
NAMI National : Our parent organization, and an excellent source of information on all mental health and related issues, updated frequently.
National Association of Social Workers
National Empowerment Center: An easy-to-use site filled with practical information to help you recover if you have been labeled with a mental illness.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): An excellent source of information covering virtually all mental illnesses and related issues. Updated several times a week.
National Mental Health Association: "Dedicated to improving the mental health of all individuals and achieving victory over mental illnesses."
Psych Central - Dr. John Grohol's Mental Health Page: "The oldest annotated directory of mental health resources for professionals and consumers on the Internet." If you're surfing for links, his resources page has hundreds of them, conveniently sorted by category.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): An information-rich site, maintained by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
VT Division of Mental Health: "DMH is responsible for the provision of services to children and adults with a severe and/or persistent mental illness, and/or a severe emotional disturbance."
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