Other General Information
National Institute of Mental Health: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/
This site provides information from the Federal agency that conducts and supports research on mental illnesses.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): http://www.nami.org/
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families.
Mental Health America: http://www.nmha.org/index.cfm
Mental Health America declares as its mission: "promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving victory over mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services.”
This site functions as a mental health social network, created and run by mental health professionals to provide reliable information and support to consumers.
The site provides health information, a supportive community, and educational services by blending expertise in health issues with community services, expert commentary, and medical review.
Canadian Psychological Association's "Psychology Works Fact Sheets": http://www.cpa.ca/publications/yourhealthpsychologyworksfactsheets/
The site provides information about the signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses as well as information about their effective treatments.