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LINKS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL ILLNESS

American Psychiatric Association psychiatrists are medical doctors who may prescribe medication

American Psychological Association most psychologists have doctorate degrees – PhD, PsyD, EdD; because they are not medical doctors, they do not prescribe medication

Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation the source of Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, as well as texts and trainings that promote sustainable psychiatric recovery

Drug Rehab information and answers for people fighting addiction

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

National Institute of Mental Health the federal center for mental health and mental illness research and information dissemination

 

MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY

Center for Public Representation mental health law and disability law services

National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse

A Guide to Self-directed Mental Heath Care from the UPENN Collaborative on Community Integration and The Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumer Association advocacy, information, and support

Anxiety disorders, including OCD Jeff Bell’s outreach website

 

SELF HELP

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder newscaster Jeff Bell’s site that describes his “Greater Good” model of coping, as well as an overview of his books and a listing of upcoming presentations

 

INDIVIDUAL TREATMENT PROVIDERS

Dan Gottlieb, PhD Philadelphia-based family therapist, columnist
 (Philadelphia Inquirer), and radio host (Voices in the Family WHYY 91FM)

Jonathan Grayson, PhD Anxiety and OCD Treatment Center in Pasadena, CA

Jon Hershfield, MFT The OCD and Anxiety Center of Greater Baltimore

 

LINKS ABOUT TREATMENT & FAMILY SUPPORT

Addiction Center is not a treatment center, but the information and recovery resources that they provide are used to help connect addicts and their families to the support they need to get their lives back on track.

American Residential Treatment Association (ARTA) a group of more than 20 providers of residential treatment for people with serious mental illness

Mental Health America (formally Mental Health Association) with local chapters and a strong national presence, MHA provides diverse initiatives that promote public mental heath and support people with mental illness

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness the largest grass-roots family and consumer support and advocacy organization (state chapters and local affiliates across the US)

Philadelphia Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

Project Transition Philadelphia region apartment-based therapeutic communities for adults with serious mental illness

SAMHSA Toolkits for Recovery the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides evidence-based best practice resources for the following initiatives associated with serious mental illness: Assertive Community Treatment, Family Psychoeducation, Illness Management, Integrated Interventions for persons Dually Diagnosed, and Supported Employment

 

LINKS ABOUT SOME SPECIFIC PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

Alzheimer’s Association

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Autism Society of America

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder TARA: Treatment and Research Advancements National Association for Personality Disorder

CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


Compeer volunteer support for persons with psychiatric problems

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Families for Depression Awareness

For persons with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder National Center for PTSD

International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation (IOCDF)

OCD-UK supporting children and adults affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

Schizophrenia

Social Phobia/Social Anxiety Association


Substance Abuse and Mental Illness
NADD (National Association for the Dually Diagnosed)

Tourette Syndrome Association