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Mental Health Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 26 October 2019)

The following material consists of mental health related resources.


Use these resources to help your understanding of the material.

General Mental Health

National Mental Health Association

How Diet May Help Protect Your Mental Health

How A Mental Health Diagnosis Can Be Empowering

Mental Health - Recovery Village

Tax Debt and Mental Health - From

Emotional Health

Emotional Health for Girls

Social Anxiety Disorder / Social Phobia and Shyness

What Parents Can Do for Children Suffering from Social Anxiety Disorder

Therapy Dogs and Service Dogs - Thanks to for the reference

Emotional Support Animal Laws for Rentals

CBD Oil for Anxiety - From


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

The Effects of Stress on Your Body -

Living With Sensory Overload - From


Understanding Veterans with PTSD - Maryville University

Understanding PTSD in Military Veterans -

Guide to Driving for Veterans

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Depression and Swimming

Service Dogs for Depression and Anxiety

Help for Depression - Treatments and articles on depression

Depression and Addiction

Guide to Depression & Mental Health in the UK

Depression and Alcoholism in Women -


Autism Spectrum Disorder - From National Institude of Mental Health

Autism - Wikipedia

Thanks to Christy Clawson of for the following autism resources.

Accommodations for Students with Autism

Guide to Better Sleep for Kids with Autism

Autism Resource Center

Creating an Autism Friendly Home

Autism Support Network Resources

Planning a Move with Autism

30 Ways to Celebrate Autism Awareness Month

Autism and Travel

Language Processing Disorder

Language Processing Disorder in Children - From


Recognizing an Addiction Problem

Substance Abuse Treatment Plan - From NE Addictions Treatment Ctr

Signs of Addiction and Drug Use

Addiction Center - Information on the problems of various addictions

Project Know: Understanding Addiction

Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Addiction Guide - Information on various addictions

Guide to Common Addiction Recovery Terms - New England Recovery & Wellness

Dual-Diagnosis Treatment Locator

Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Drug and Alcohol Detox Resources -

National cost of addiction

Periodic Table of Drug Addiction

Drug Use Among Young People - Drug abuse facts from

Behind the Scenes of Adolescent Drug Use - USC Dept. of Nursing

Addiction - Information from

Help for Addiction - Information on rehab

Rehab Spot - Information on addictions and rehab

Young Men’s Addiction Program - Recovery Centers of America

Young Women’s Addiction Program - Recovery Centers of America

Link Between Sleep Deprivation And Addiction - Achieving A Healthy Sleep Pattern

Drug and Alcohol Treatment in the UK - AbbyCare Foundation

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Alcohol Rehab Guide - Information on overcoming alcoholism

Alcohol Awareness - Information about alcoholism

Stopping Alcohol Addiction -

Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Addiction -

Alcohol Addiction and Rehab Centers for Treatment -

Help for Alcoholism and Depression -

Tips for Getting an Alcoholic into Rehab -

Opioid Abuse

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic - Maryville Univ.

Safe Alternative for Chronic Pain Relief - Non-opioid relief


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

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

12 Step Rehab Programs -

Alcohol Detox and Sleep - Getting good sleep during alcohol detox

Family Support Program - Recovery Centers of America

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Hyperactivity (ADHD) - Adults

Attention Deficit Disorders FAQ

Coping with Adult ADHD

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

College Assistance Guide for People with ADHD

How Dogs Can Help People with ADD & ADHD

ADHD and Stress: Does One Cause the Other?

Hyperactivity (ADHD) - Children

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

Helping Children with ADHD and ASD Sleep

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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

Mental Health Challenges for Aging Americans - Georgetown Univ.-Nursing

(Also see Healthy Aging)


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.



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

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