VALUABLE RESOURCES

The following links provide information on topics related to mental health. This is not a comprehensive list. If you know of additional resources or if you find that any of these links have expired, please contact me to list them.

Note: Not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the listed sites. These sites have not been researched or verified.

 

Addiction and Recovery

Adult Children - Information and resources from Adult children of Alcoholics
Al-Anon Los Angeles County - Information and Meeting Directory
AlaTeen - Information and resources from AlaTeen
Alcoholics Anonymous - Information and resources from Alcoholics Anonymous
Cocaine Anonymous - Information and resources from Cocaine Anonymous
Center for On-Line Addiction - The Center for Online Addiction offers hope and valuable resources to those seeking information about Internet addiction. Internet addiction is a type of compulsive disorder and as an organization, we are specifically dedicated to helping people who suffer from this new form of addictive behavior
Marijuana Anonymous - Information and Meeting Directory
Narcotics Anonymous - Information and resources from Narcotics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous Los Angeles - Information and Meeting Directory
Overeaters Anonymous - Los Angeles Information and Meeting Directory
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - The SAMHSA Health Information Network (SHIN) includes the National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) and the National Mental Health Information Center (NMHIC) .  SHIN connects the behavioral health workforce and the general public to the latest information on the prevention and treatment of mental and substance use disorders.
Web of Addictions - dedicated to providing accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions

 

Associations & Institutes

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists - California
American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists - National
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society
Board of Behavioral Sciences - California
California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists
National Mental Health Association
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

 

Attention Deficit Disorder

Born to Explore: The Other Side of Attention Deficit Disorder

 

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence

Childhelp USA®
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
Rape, Abuse & Incest Network (RAINN)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website

 

Depression

Help for Depression
Bipolar Disorder, Pendulum
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression

 

Diagnosis

DSM-IV TR Diagnoses and Criteria

 

Dissociative Disorders

Sidran Foundation Home Page

 

Eating Disorders

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD)
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Directory
Gurze Information & Referral Directory
EDCC - Eating Disorder Center of California
Something Fishy
 

LBGTQQ

Family Acceptance Project a community research, intervention and education initiative to study the impact of family acceptance and rejection on the health, mental health and well-being of LGBT youth.
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) The largest national education organization working to ensure safe schools for all students.
Gender Spectrum Provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.
GLBT National Help Center - Support & Information for the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender community
Laura's Playground. Support site for transgender, transexual and crossdressers.
Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) Made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy.
TheTrevor Project a free and confidential 24/7 crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBT youth.
TransFamily hosts listserves and also provides information and support.
Trans Youth Family Allies (TYFA) empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected. Good information about advocating for your child.
Transgender Law & Policy Institute Provides legal advocacy for transgender people.
Transgender Law Center Provides legal advocacy for transgender people.
Washington DC Children's National Medical Center. Contact pgroup@cnmc.org to join the email list for parents of gender nonconforming children and teens.
World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), formerly known as the (Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, HBIGDA), is a professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders.
We Happy Trans is a place for sharing positive perspectives about trans people from around the world.

 

Medications

Medications
Medications, FDA
Medline, Comparison
Multivitamins

 

Mental Health General Links

American Psychological Association
Disorders
Internet Mental Health
Mental Help Net
PsychCentral.com
Self-Help & Psychology Magazine
University of Michigan Health Topics A to Z

 

Personality Disorders

Mental Help Net - Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders

 

Psychotherapy Training & Schools

Narrative Solutions
Phillips Graduate Institute

 

Sex/Sexuality

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) - Provides education and information about sexuality and sexual and reproductive health. SIECUS affirms that sexuality is a fundamental part of being human, one that is worthy of dignity and respect. We advocate for the right of all people to accurate information, comprehensive education about sexuality, and sexual health services. SIECUS works to create a world that ensures social justice and sexual rights.

 

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

 

Additional Resources

InfoQuit Smoking
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause
 
 

 

 

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