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 America: www.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 Disorders: www.anad.org (847) 831-3438. Assists individuals and their families in finding resources including professionals.
National Eating Disorders Association: www.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 Services: www.socialsecurity.gov
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law: www.bazelon.org
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare: www.thenationalcouncil.org
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA): www.dbsalliance.org
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.