Web Resources

 

Mental Health

*According to the American Medical Association, mental illness is the nation's number one health problem.

* One in five children has a diagnosable mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder.

* Most people who suffer with a psychiatric illness can be helped with proper treatment.

                                                                    *From the Mental Health Association on Southwestern New Jersey




 

National Institute of Mental Health

Government website under the Department of Health and Human Service

 

National Mental Health Association

Nonprofit organization addressing mental health and illness.  At top of homepage, click on mental health info., resource center to reach facts about specific mental illnesses.

 

SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center

A branch of the United States Department of Health and Human Services dealing with mental health issues.

 

Depression and BiPolar Association

Information about mood disorders. Resources, news, support programs.


 

 

 

 

 

Drug and Alcohol

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Articles, statistics, trends, treatment and prevention information about a array of addictions.

 

National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism

Referral information, information pamphlets, research and databases.

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Federal agency with lots of information about substance abuse and mental illness.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

Fellowship of people endeavoring to stay sober and help others reach sobriety.  Information about the assocition and meeting locations.

 

Al-Anon/Alateen

Help for families of alcoholics.

 

Narcotics Anonymous

Website for a community based association for recovering drug addicts.

 

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Support for people who come from alcoholic or other drug-affected homes.

 

Marijuana Information

Website maintained by the National Institute on Drug Abuse with information and links for teens and parents.

 

Club Drug Information

Website maintained by the National Institute on Drug Abuse with information and links for teens and parents.

 

Street Drug Information

Non-profit organization maintained website. Clearinghouse for information on curretn trends, drug abuse and visual information about drugs.

 

 

 

 



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