Comprehensive mental health sites

“Mental Health & Behavior”

On MedlinePlus.gov, from the National Library of Medicine

NAMI | National Alliance on Mental Illness

The national organization’s website is very informative. Support groups, classes, and other resources are available to South Bay residents via NAMI’s Santa Clara County (CA) chapter. If you live elsewhere, use NAMI’s chapter locator.

“Patients & Families”

American Psychiatric Association

Focused mental health sites

DBSA | Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance

“Dual Diagnosis”

NAMI | National Alliance on Mental Illness
Many people with mental health conditions also abuse alcohol or drugs. Simultaneous, integrated treatment for both conditions is important.

EDRC | Eating Disorders Resource Center

A Santa Clara County (CA) nonprofit providing support groups; assistance in locating effective, affordable treatment; and eating disorder awareness.

“Help for Mental Illnesses”

(NIMH | National Institute for Mental Health)
Locate a mental health care professional or treatment center.

KidsHealth

Information about relationships, emotions, stress, behavioral issues, & mental illness for kids, teens, parents, & educators.

“The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise”

HelpGuide.org

National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives

Individuals with psychiatric illnesses can document in advance their preferences for care during acute episodes.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Call 1-800-273-8255 anytime for help in a crisis.

OCD | International OCD Foundation

For individuals and loved ones coping with obsessive compulsive disorder and related conditions.

PSI | Postpartum Support International

For women who develop anxiety, depression, or another mental health condition during pregnancy or within one year after giving birth.

PTSD Alliance

For individuals and loved ones coping with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).