Organizations & Resources (Mental Health) « Mental Health
Organizations & Resources About Mental Health
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Institute
A comprehensive, integrative psychotherapy approach. It contains elements of many effective psychotherapies in structured protocols that are designed to maximize treatment effects. These include psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, experiential, and body-centered therapies.
- Healthy Minds
Offers information on a wide range of mental illnesses, including eating disorder and phobias. The website features video testimonials from real people.
- Internet Mental Health
Website offers online psychiatric diagnosis in the hope of reaching the two-thirds of individuals with mental illness who do not seek treatment.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.
- Psychiatric Service Dogs
Providing information for persons disabled by severe mental illness, who wish to train a service dog to assist with the management of symptoms.
- The JED Foundation
A comprehensive resource developed in collaboration with leading experts in higher education law, administration and mental health.
Resources: Websites & Blogs About Mental Health
- Documenting Our Presence (NAMI New Jersey)
A compassionate, hopeful look at the experiences of people of diverse backgrounds, affected by serious mental illness.
- Grading the States – A Report on America's Health Care System for Serious Mental Illness (NAMI)
From the National Alliance on Mental Illness: Click on your state to view its report card.
- Judge David L. Bazelon's Center for Mental Health Law
This organization's mission is to protect and advance the rights of adults and children who have mental disabilities.
- Mental Healthcare Reform
This blog has the latest news about reform implementation along with resources designed to help you learn about the law and take full advantage of its many provisions. Stay informed!
Promotes mental health and wellness education and advocacy.
- NARSAD Artworks
Museum quality art products by and on behalf of mentally ill persons. An all volunteer organization created under the auspices of the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) whose sole mission is to raise and distribute money to fund research into severe mental illnesses.
- Toolkit to Help Those With Psychiatric Disabilities Reach Educational Goals (Medical Xpress – 8/22/12)
All too often, when individuals experience a mental health impairment, it derails their education. Researchers have released a new iteration of a toolkit designed to help mental health agencies support these individuals in the quest to achieve their educational goals.