INFORMATION LINKS

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): National web site plus toll-free number for anyone in need of additional information, recommendations or support: www.nami.org – NAMI Information Helpline: 800-950-NAMI (6264).

Mental Health Americawww.nmha.org  Helpline: 1-(800)273TALK. MHA is the oldest mental health advocacy group in America. Visit their web site to find help in your area.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org – Offers a 24/7/365 toll-free number for anyone who’s in trouble or knows someone who may be 1-800-273-TALK.

National Institute of Mental Health: (NIMH): www.nimh.nih.gov for latest research and information.

The Treatment Advocacy Center: www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org (703) 294-6001. Provides laws regarding mental health treatment standards in individual states.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorderswww.anad.org (847) 831-3438. Assists individuals and their families in finding resources including professionals.

National Eating Disorders Associationwww.nationaleatingdisorders.org – Helpline (information and referral) 1-(800) 931-2237. Dedicated to providing education, resources and support to those affected by eating disorders.

National Institute on Drug Abuse:  www.drugabuse.gov Information regarding the science of drug abuse and addiction, including some info on dual diagnosis.

Self Abuse Finally Ends (SAFE): www.Selfinjury.com 1-(800) DONT CUT (366-8288). A nationally recognized treatment approach offering an educational resource base committed to helping you and others achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): www.samhsa.gov 1-(800) 789-2647. Government’s National Mental Health Information Center providing information about mental health and offering more than 600 publications.

Social Security Serviceswww.socialsecurity.gov

ADVOCACY GROUPS

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Lawwww.bazelon.org
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare: www.thenationalcouncil.org
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA): www.dbsalliance.org

BLOGS

McMan’s Depression and Bipolar Web: mcmanweb.com
Minds on the Edge: facebook.com/MindsOnTheEdge

OTHER SITES

Schizophrenia Oral History Project: www.schizophreniaoralhistories.com
We Connect Now – www.weconnectnow.wordpress.com – resources for college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues.