Support Resources

Ups & Downs

 Association for Persons with bipolar disorder or chronic depression and their environment.Vereniging voor personen met een bipolaire stoornis of chronische depressie en hun omgevingThe purpose of Ups & Downs to both patients and their partners and family...

Rock Church- Suicide Loss Ministry

The purpose of Aftershock is to help families and friends who have lost someone they love to suicide. To show them that the light of Jesus continues to shine through their grief, To be able to share their grief openly and to use God's Word to be guide them through...

Survivors of Suicide Loss

The Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL) group evolved from a Traumatic Death support group started in February, 1981, by the Grief Center of Episcopal Community Services. As a result of apparent need, a group specially oriented to suicide deaths was established in March...

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention- San Diego

Welcome. We are the San Diego chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.The grassroots work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public about risk factors and warning...

The Soul Care House

We are a therapeutic community offering individual, couples and family counseling, and massage. Each of our therapists is trained and equipped to journey with you towards improved relationships, healing, & wholeness.Caroline Fogarty

Nami San Diego

The National Alliance on Mental Illness in San Diego is the city’s voice on mental illness. We are part of the grass-roots, non-profit,national NAMI organization founded in 1979 by family members of people with mental illness. We are also an affiliate...

Practical Recovery

Our Mission: Practical Recovery strives to provide exemplary addiction treatment and recovery services in a compassionate environment and to facilitate positive, measurable changes in the lives of the individuals and families we serve. We are committed to offering...

Youth M.O.V.E. Oregon

Youth M.O.V.E. (Motivating Others through Voices of Experience) Oregon is a youth led, state-wide, ever-expanding 501(c)3(c) non-profit organization that is dedicated to improving the services and systems that foster and promote the positive growth of Oregon’s...

San Diego 211 Referral List for Adult Board & Care Facilities

As an information and referral agency, making information available is important. 2-1-1 San Diego does not recommend or rate any facility. However, we hope that listing these facilities in a central location will assist those looking for residential care for this...

Mental Health Ministries

As a United Methodist Minister and a person who has struggled with depression, I started Mental Health Ministries with a vision of producing high quality resources to reduce the stigma of mental illness in our faith communities. I experienced firsthand the reluctance...

American Centre for Psychiatry and Neurology in Abu Dhabi.

The American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) was founded to meet the need for high quality psychiatric and neurological services in the UAE.ACPN has received numerous certificates and awards from ADNOC, Seha, NBAD, an A+ rating by DAMAN National Health...

INMI: Interfaith Network on Mental Illness

Our mission is to increase awareness and understanding of mental illness among clergy, staff, lay leaders and members of faith communities and help them more effectively develop and nurture supportive environments for persons dealing with mental illnesses and their...

Learning Disability Association of America

If you are a parent or teacher of a child with a learning disability – or have learning disabilities yourself - you are not alone. Typical learning difficulties include dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia – often complicated by associated...

Council for Exceptional Children

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of individuals with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets...

LD Online

LD OnLine.org is the world's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month.LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and...

National Center for Learning Disabilities

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) improves the lives of all people with learning difficulties and disabilities by empowering parents, enabling young adults, transforming schools, and creating policy and advocacy impact.Our Vision: We envision a...

California SELPA’S

 What is SELPA?In 1977, all school districts and county school offices were mandated to form consortiums in geographical regions of sufficient size and scope to provide for all special education service needs of children residing within the region boundaries....

Special Education for California

Information and resources to serve the unique needs of persons with disabilities so that each person will meet or exceed high standards of achievement in academic and nonacademic skills.

Special Edge

The Special EDge is a publication of the California Department of Education's Special Education Division. It is designed to inform and support parents, educators, and other service providers on special education topics, focusing on research-based practices,...

Wrights Law

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities. In April 2013, we celebrate our 15th anniversary of providing...

Depression Alliance/ UK

We work to relieve and to prevent this treatable condition by providing information and support services to those who are affected by it via our publications, supporter services and network ofself-help groups for people affected by...

Bipolar Network News

Some 6 million Americans suffer from bipolar disorder, and many struggle to manage this debilitating illness with the treatments currently available.Bipolar Network News is both an online clearinghouse of information about mood disorders, and a quarterly print...

ABRATA

Abrata was born in 1999 the dream of creating up an association, nonprofit, focused on the need to meet people with mood disorders persons:. depression and bipolar disorder and their family and friends a dream that created the wings from the initiative of the...

Through The Withering Storm: A Brief History of a Mental Illness

This is a book written about my life growing up with bipolar disorder. It closely follows my extensive travels, my days as an Air Cadet, days as a pilot, and the horrible experiences of being locked up in a mental hospital. Richard Van Camp, author of ten books whose...

When To Worry

Parents can easily feel overwhelmed when suddenly faced with a moody, defiant, unfocused, unpredictable, angry or overly sensitive teenager. They wonder if these changes are a normal part of adolescence of if their teen is in need of help. When to Worry helps parents...

When My Mommy Cries

When My Mommy Cries is a tender story about a little girl who feels scared, confused, and abandoned when her mother becomes deeply sad. Through reassuring honesty, gentle compassion, and mutual respect, they nurture the bonds of trust, as the girl discovers that...

Treatment of Bipolar Disorder in the University Student Population

University counseling centers are faced with the challenge of effectively treating bipolar students while also utilizing brief treatment frameworks and managing high patient volumes. Potential destabilization, particularly within the elevated mood phase, poses...

Bipolar Girl: My Psychotic Self

Bipolar Girl: My Psychotic Self relates a 28-year journey of self survival. It is also an odyssey that will touch many lives. The author believes bipolar disorder is an illness that can make you stronger and more resilient. Estrada describes bipolar disorder as an...

Fall Girl

Annabelle has always taken her bipolar brother under her wing, but after years of acting as his personal disaster janitor, she finds herself fighting against her lifelong compulsion to take responsibility for his actions and fix all his mistakes. It's easier said than...

Six Days to Sanity

A College Freshman's Struggle to Overcome Mental Illness Authored by Peter D Barnes Commentaries by Michael Wall M.A., L.M.S.W. Cover design or artwork by Petra Mann In the fall of 1989, I was a wide-eyed teenager bound for college. Less than a month later, I was...

Bipolar Poetry

 I am a psychiatrist practicing in Sydney, Australia. A few of my bipolar patients have shown me their poetry over the years and some of it has been very impressive. These days, the chances of any individual developing a bipolar disorder at some stage in their...

Runaway Mind

Hope to people and families living with the Bipolar Disorder.

Free Your Mind Projects

Our founders started the Free Your Mind Projects because they have dealt with mental health issues with their own family member’s lives as well as with their own and they understand the stress of such things as 5150s, 72 hour holds, the stress of making decisions...

Job Accommodation Network

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with...

Windhorse

Programs and services offered by Windhorse are tailored to the needs of each person. Services range from a full clinical team offering intensive care and structure on a residential basis, to a clinical mentor meeting once or twice per week with a person who is living...

Wild Acre Inns

In 1972 Dr. Bernard Yudowitz completed his training as a psychiatrist and developed a vision for an innovative way to treat mental illness. His model for treatment was based on two guiding principles. First, he believed that people suffering from mental...

Whitemarsh House

Whitemarsh House, located in a charming neighborhood in Flourtown, Pennsylvania, is a structured program for long-term living. Founded in 1977, the program offers practical, innovative and individualized care plans to residents with mental health needs and brain...

Wellspring

Wellspring and the Arch Bridge School’s approach in all of its programs is founded on a belief in the uniqueness and dignity of the individual. We strive always to see, know, and reach the essential person in our care. What we seek in therapy, counseling and education...

TCR

At TCR, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive behavioral health care services and supportive residential opportunities for adults coping with emotional and behavioral disorders. Each member of our highly credentialed staff believes in freedom of choice and open...

Spruce Mountain Inn

In 1982 Candace Beardsley, LICSW, founded Spruce Mountain Inn in response to a perceived gap in services available to young adults struggling with mental health issues. Since then, Spruce has provided opportunities for personal growth and increased independence...

Worklife Strategies

WORKLIFE STRATEGIES enables people to succeed by strategically managing the human side of work.Every person and business faces unique conditions and challenges as they try to succeed at work. That is why every WORKLIFE STRATEGIES consultation begins with...

Spirit of Gheel

The Spirit of Gheel, Inc. is a private, non-profit residential psychiatric therapeutic community located in Kimberton, Pennsylvania approximately 30 miles west of Philadelphia. Our two residential facilities, Gheel House and Buttonwood Farm, are within walking...

Skyland Trail

Skyland Trail is a nonprofit, mental health treatment organization based in Atlanta. For more than 20 years, we have been inspiring people with mental illness to thrive through a holistic program of evidence-based psychiatric treatment, integrated medical care,...

RoseHill

Rose Hill Center offers comprehensive psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation services in a peaceful setting. Our mission is to provide an effective therapeutic program for adults with mental illness so that they can learn to manage their symptoms, achieve their...

Project Transition

For over thirty-two years, Project Transition has provided hope and healing to those with serious mental illness. Our residential treatment programspromote sustainable recovery for adults 18 and older who come from diverse...

Pasadena Villa

Pasadena Villa Network of Services has inpatient residential treatment facilities located in Orlando, Florida and the Tennessee Smoky Mountains. We provide mental health residential, transitional and support services for adults with cognitive, emotional and social...

Parents’ Foundation for Transitional Living

Parents’ Foundation for Transitional Living, Inc. is a private, nonprofit mental health residential community dedicated to the recovery of adults with serious and persistent mental illness such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, depression...

Merry Meadow Farm

A place to call home, whether short or long-term. Where you’re surrounded by people who care about you. Where you know you’re safe. That’s what everyone wants and deserves. Merry Meadow Farm is home to many people suffering from a mental illness who cannot meet the...

Menninger

 Welcome to The Menninger Clinic, one of the nation's leading inpatient psychiatric hospitals. We are dedicated to treating individuals with complex mental illness, including severe mood, personality, anxiety and addictive disorders. We are equally committed...

Lakewood Center

Established in 1989, Lakewood Center is a long-term treatment facility for adults with chronic mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, Asperger's and depression. Lakewood residents enjoy a safe, supportive environment in dormitory style...

Hartford hospital- TMS

The Institute of Living is the first medical facility in Connecticut to offer NeuroStar TMS Therapy. This is a recently-approved treatment for patients suffering from depression who have not achieved satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant...

Hundred Acre Homestead

Hundred Acre Homestead was created to meet the unique needs of individuals working to restore their mental and emotional balance and return to normal life.Through meaningful work, play and the participation in a larger community, Hundred Acre Homestead helps...

Hopewell

 Hopewell is a therapeutic community located on a 300-acre farm in rural Mesopotamia, Ohio.We help adults with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression and other forms of serious mental illnessbelieve in their own...

Greystone Program

Greystone Program is a private, long-term community residential rehabilitation program designed to meet the special needs of adults with severe and persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder and other major mental...

Gould Farm

Gould Farm is the first residential therapeutic community in the nation dedicated to helping adults with mental illness move toward recovery, health and greater independence through community living, meaningful work and individual clinical care.In a supportive...

Gateway Homes

Gateway Homes provides a transitional residential treatment program for adults with mental illness who are striving for independence. 

Forty Seven Main Street

FortySeven Main Street, Inc. is a small community dedicated to enriching the lives of male residents coping with mental illness. Besides our main house, we offer a "step down" program of supervised apartments for five residents, as well as individual apartments...

Cooper Riis Healing Community

CooperRiis is a healing community in beautiful western North Carolina where individuals with a mental health challenge or emotional distress learn new ways to gain coping skills, learn to become independent and attain fulfillment in life through a comprehensive...

Austen Riggs Center

The Austen Riggs Center is a small, not-for-profit, open psychiatric continuum of care specializing in the psychotherapeutic treatment of psychiatric disorders. Internationally known for its respectful work with emotionally troubled individuals who have...

McClean Appleton Residence

McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond. McLean Hospital is accredited by the The Joint Commission (TJC),...

Academy House Community Residence

The Academy House Community Residence (AHCR) is a 21-bed residence located in the Hudson Valley within the historic district of Poughkeepsie, NY. We are licensed by the State of New York, Office of Mental Health and specialize in creating a healing environment for...

Exceptional Family Resource Center

The mission of the Exceptional Family Resource Center is to provide support, information and education for families of children with disabilities and the professionals who assist these families. By offering emotional support and factual information, the Center enables...

SAMHSA

Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide.

Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL)

Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL) reaches out to and supports people who have lost a loved one to suicide. It is devastating and confusing to lose a spouse, a child, a sibling, a relative, a friend to suicide, and we are here to help people cope with the aftermath of...

Yellow Ribbon

Yellow Ribbon is dedicated to preventing youth suicide and attempts by Making Suicide Prevention Accessible to Everyone and Removing Barriers to Help byempowering communities and individuals through leadership, awareness and education and by...

Carson J Spencer Foundation

Suicide Prevention ProgramsCoaching young leaders to develop social enterprises for mental health promotion and suicide prevention.Supporting people bereaved by suicide.

Suicide Prevention

If you are feeling suicidal now, please stop long enough to read this. It will only take about five minutes. I do not want to talk you out of your bad feelings. I am not a therapist or other mental health professional - only someone who knows what it is like to be in...

Friends for Survival

Friends For Survival, Inc. is a national non-profit outreach organization open to those who have lost family or friends by suicide, and also to professionals who work with those who have been touched by a suicide tragedy. Friends For Survival, organized by and for...

Centre for Suicide Prevention

Affiliated with Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), CSP offers training (community workshops and online courses) and has the largest English language library dedicated to the collection and dissemination of suicide prevention, intervention and postvention...

Compassionate Friends-Parent Grief

When a child dies, at any age, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a...

SAVE- Suicide

The mission of SAVE is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide.Brain illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or other mood or anxiety disorders, when left...

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK(8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our...

Hopeline

Since the suicide of his wife Kristin in April 1998, KBHC Founder Reese Butler has been on a personal crusade. His mission the past 11 years has been to offer HOPE and the option to LIVE to those in the deepest emotional pain. The means to that end:•The sharing of...

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the nation’s leading organization bringing together people across communities and backgrounds to understand and prevent suicide, and to help heal the pain it causes. Individuals, families, and communities...

COPE Healthcare Technology

COPE is a novel interactive program to address stress & depression. You access the most effective cognitive therapeutic insights with a touch-tone telephone. Over the last six years, we have built and tested a program that models the best patient interviews and...

Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Helping People with Psychiatric Disabilities Lead Fulfilling LivesThe Center is a research, training, and service organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons who have psychiatric disabilities.Our work is guided by the most basic of rehabilitation values,...

Mental Health Works

Mental Health Works (MHW) is a national initiative of the Canadian Mental Health Association, with head office at CMHA Ontario Division.  CMHA is one of the oldest continuing nation-wide charitable health organizations in Canada....

Causewish

Do you need to raise money online for medical expenses, a loved one or some other life-changing cause or event? We makes it easy.Once you click the 'Create Your Fundraiser' button you'll be hand-held through the complete process - from creating your page to sharing it...

Bazelone Center for Mental Health Law

The mission of the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is to protect and advance the rights of adults and children who have mental disabilities. The Bazelon Center envisions an America where people who have mental illnesses or developmental...

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

...through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program and soon, through the Health Insurance Marketplace. But coverage isn't our only goal. To achieve a high quality health care system, we also aim for better care at lower costs and improved...

College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacist (CPNP)

The mission of CPNP is to promote excellence in pharmacy practice, education and research to optimize treatment outcomes of individuals affected by psychiatric and neurologic disorders.Objectives:Facilitate the dissemination of information regarding psychiatric and...

Needy Meds

Welcome! NeedyMeds is an online information resource of programs that provide assistance to people who are unable to afford their medications and health care costs.NeedyMeds does not provide medicine, supplies or financial assistance.NeedyMeds offers...

US Department of Labor

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) was authorized by Congress in the Department of Labor's FY 2001 appropriation. Recognizing the need for a national policy to ensure that people with disabilities are fully integrated into the 21st Century workforce,...

Drugwatch

Drugwatch.com reports on the latest information regarding dangerous drugs and defective medical devices. We give you the information you need, when you need it. Our Patient Advocates can answer your medical questions and point you to a specialist. They can also assess...

Safe Harbor

Welcome to the world's largest site on non-drug approaches for mental health.Thousands of people around the world have recovered from mental disorders and now enjoy the simple pleasures of a drug-free life. Most were told this was impossible. Yet we hear from...

Drug Interactions

Drug interactions can be a confusing topic. The Center for Drug Interaction Research and Education, led by the University of Florida, was established in the spring of 2003 to help identify and analyze possible food- and dietary supplement-drug interactions and provide...

Dr. Vita

DrVita.com aims to be the top supplier for the needs of consumers wishing to enhance their pursuit of a happy, healthy, and active lifestyle. Our goal is to be the model of a great business, the continuing source of products for those wishing to lead a healthy life,...

Medline Plus

Learn about your prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more.

Discount Drug Network-Prescription Discount Card

How do free prescription discount cards work? When people join together to purchase in large quantities, everyone saves! Discount Drug Network, provider of the Prescription Discount Card, covers millions of people and leverages the power of group purchasing to...

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