Even before the COVID-19 crisis, America’s infrastructure for mental-health and addiction services was fragmented, overburdened, and underfunded.
Frustrated by the failures in his field, Tom Insel, a former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, is now trying to reduce the world’s anguish through the devices in people’s pockets.
Nurses often have to get uncomfortably close with extremely stressed-out people, so an element of aggression is perhaps inevitable. Some assaults come from people experiencing psychosis or other mental crises. Dementia and in-home-care patients are also frequent sources.
According to the mental health professionals I interviewed, it is helpful to find something you enjoy that helps alleviate the stress, instead of contributing to it. Something that distracts you and calms you, so you feel more relaxed throughout your day.
Gun control is politically untenable. But mental health might not be.
Recent questions about the validity of diagnostic criteria for mental illness have raised deeper questions about the current state of psychiatry.
Compared with the nonfatal crime rate for all workers, health care professionals—especially mental health workers—are at heightened risk for becoming victims of violence.
These groups provide many benefits to their memberships and some even accredit counselor education programs in colleges and universities. Which association is the most popular? That depends upon your goal in affiliating with them.
As more patients seek help, advocates scramble to expand providers’ ranks.
The need for holistic treatment focusing on the person is increasingly becoming of paramount significance, especially when there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that physical and mental health are intrinsically interlinked and that one cannot treat each separately.
A free, up-to-date, and readily available source of mental health news, illness information, treatment options, and resources in the community is a critical component of the overall recovery process.
Counselor Magazine is for Addiction Professionals, Counselors & Social Workers. We provide resources and information for every sort of addiction.
Psychiatric Times brings practicing psychiatrists and mental health professionals state-of-the art information about mental illnesses.
Our site has been designed to cut through these problems by providing easily accessible, well written and timely health information that can be viewed from the privacy of your home and office.
Psychotherapy Networker is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to offering practical guidance, creative inspiration, and community support to therapists around the world. Whether you want to stay informed about new ideas and current debates in the field, connect with colleagues who share your professional interests, or just keep the spirit of discovery alive and well in your work, Psychotherapy Networker provides indispensable guidance and resources for your practice.
AllPsych Online is one of the largest and most comprehensive psychology websites on the Internet. Inside the site you'll find over over 920 individual, cross referenced, web pages and an estimated 3000 pages of printed material.
BehaveNet is the Web’s most comprehensive freely accessible encyclopedic taxonomy of psychiatric drugs (including drugs of abuse), diagnoses (including diagnostic criteria), terminology and notable people with references to associated media and other resources.
Behavior OnLine aspires to be the premier World Wide Web gathering place for mental health professionals and applied behavioral scientists--a place where professionals of every discipline can feel at home.
Helping People Find Therapists & Advocating for Ethical Therapy.
HealthyPlace.com is the largest consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive, trusted information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view. We have an active mental health social network for support, online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, mental health videos, a live mental health tv and radio show, unique tools like our "mood journal" and more.
Internet Mental Health is a free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long.
Jack.org is Canada's only charity training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health.
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.
The MentalHelp.net website exists to promote mental health and wellness education and advocacy.
Screening for Mental Health Inc. is the non-profit organization that first introduced the concept of large-scale mental health screenings with its flagship program National Depression Screening Day in 1991.
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 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 raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.
Welcome to NetworkTherapy.com, a leading provider of mental health resources and marketing solutions for the growing online mental health community. Since the formation of NetworkTherapy.com in March of 2000, our focus has been centered on providing fast and reliable access to our national network of over 3,000 mental health providers.
The Internet's largest and oldest independent mental health social network created and run by mental health professionals to guarantee reliable, trusted information and support communities to you, for over 16 years.
PsychDirectory is a global directory of various psych-related services and resources.
Peter R. Breggin, MD, has been called "The Conscience of Psychiatry" for his many decades of successful efforts to reform the mental health field. His scientific and educational work has provided the foundation for modern criticism of psychiatric drugs and ECT, and leads the way in promoting more caring and effective therapies.
We continually strive to be major mental health, mental health care, psychology and psychiatry resource portal containing links to relevant information, articles on mental illness, fact sheets, forums, software downloads and research sources. Our site objective is to address the needs of professional mental health workers, students and the layperson.
Psychology Information Online provides information about psychological diagnosis, disorders and problems, psychotherapy and counseling.
Depression and mental health resource.
ChildAdvocate.net serves the needs of children, families and professionals while addressing mental health, medical, educational, legal and legislative issues.
Websites for Therapists. Made Simple. We know what it takes to make successful therapist websites and how to have an online presence that is a profitable investment for your practice.
A unique therapist directory.
Treatment Online (TOL) is the internet destination for the very best psychological support and evaluation. The informational therapy and social network of Treatment Online provides users of the service with a real benefit that grows incrementally with the level of participation and trust you invest in the service.
The only organization working exclusively for the mental health counseling profession.
I've written extensively about Borderline Personality Disorder, Psychology, Regression, Patient Rights, 5150, and Infantilism issues.
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the country’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives.
There is no Health without Mental Health! Mental health is an essential part of any citizen's health and well being. As such, it is an essential component of communities. Good mental health is a basic human right. Factors that adversely affect mental health represent a major and growing threat to economic, social and public health in the world.
We are committed to reducing the suffering caused by mental ill health and to help everyone lead mentally healthier lives. We help people to survive, recover from and prevent mental health problems.
The Paul Rosenfels Community website is an oasis in cyberspace where people interested in the ideas of the late 20th philosopher can meet, read the works Paul and his students left us, and offer up their own ideas and observations.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.