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Mental Health Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 17 October 2016)

The following material consists of mental health related resources.

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General mental health

National Institute of Mental Health - Government site

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA is an Agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

National Mental Health Association

Mental Health Matters - Mental Health, Self Help and Psychology Information and Resources

Neuropsychology Programs

Emotional health

Emotional Health for Girls

Social Anxiety Disorder / Social Phobia and Shyness

Stress

How Stress is Threatening Your Health

Stress Management - Australian site with information on stress issues and treatment

Managing Stress for a Healthy Family

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

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Depression

Depression and Swimming

How Diet May Help Protect Your Mental Health

Taking Charge of Dual Diagnosis: Your Resource Guide

What Parents Can Do for Children Suffering from Social Anxiety Disorder

Service Dogs for Depression and Anxiety

Help for Depression - Treatments and articles on depression

Addiction

General

Recognizing an Addiction Problem

Signs of Addiction and Drug Use

Project Know: Understanding Addiction

Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Addiction Guide - Information on various addictions

Dual-Diagnosis Treatment Locator

Alcoholism

Alcohol Rehab Guide - Information on overcoming alcoholism

How To Choose The Best Inpatient Alcohol Rehab Center - From KoolRecovery.com

Genetics & Alcoholism: Alcohol Abuse in the Family

Detoxing from Alcohol: The Definitive Guide - From KoolRecovery.com

Addiction among teens

Drug Use Among Young People - Drug abuse facts from NotMyKid.org

Addiction - Information from DrugRehab.com

Addiction Distorders in Teens - TeenRehabCenter.org

Recovery

Helping an Adult Family Member or Friend with a Drug or Alcohol Problem

What to Do If Your Adult Friend or Loved One Has a Problem with Drugs

Addictive Personality: How I Made it My Healthiest Trait

Swim Back to Health: The Guide to Aquatic Therapy for Recovering Addicts

The Prevention Coalition - Organization to prevent substance abuse

The Guide to Keeping Your Job Before, During and After Rehab

Detox to Rehab - Information on recovering from addiction

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Hyperactivity (ADHD) - Adults

Attention Deficit Disorders FAQ

ADHD and Relationships: Tips for Adults

Coping with Adult ADHD

ADHD in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights and Tips for Success

College Assistance Guide for People with ADHD

The Ultimate ADHD Apps Guide: 18 Apps to Make Managing Your ADHD Simpler

How Dogs Can Help People with ADD & ADHD

ADHD and Stress: Does One Cause the Other?

ADHD and Addiction: What is the Risk?

Hyperactivity (ADHD) - Children

Treatment Options for ADHD in Children and Teens - (PDF)

Creating the Optimal Living Environment for a Child with ADHD

ADD/ADHD and School: Helping Children and Teens with ADHD Succeed at School

ADHD and Learning Disabilities: School Help

The Best Software and Gadgets for ADHD Students

Strategies to Empower, Not Control, Kids Labeled ADD/ADHD

ADHD Online Community for Parents 

Carol's Teaching Tips for ADHD

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Senior citizen issues

Public Health Corps - Outreach organization for seniors

The State of Mental Health and Aging in America

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors

(Also see Healthy Aging)

Books

Top-rated books on Mental Health

Group psychotherapy for eating disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

Handbook of treatment for eating disorders. New York: The Guilford Press.

Eating disorders: Assessment and treatment. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Miscellaneous


Summary

You can use these resources to find out information on mental health issues, before you see a doctor.


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