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Mental Health Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 11 Janaury 2016)

The following material consists of mental health related resources. If you have any suggested additions or corrections to this list, let me know.


General mental health

Internet Mental Health - Site dedicated to information on mental health

National Institute of Mental Health - Government site

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA is an Agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

National Mental Health Association

Mental Health Matters - Mental Health, Self Help and Psychology Information and Resources

Neuropsychology Programs

Emotional health

Mental and Emotional Health - Columbia University Medical College

Emotional Health for Girls

Social Anxiety Disorder / Social Phobia and Shyness


How Stress is Threatening Your Health

Stress Management - Australian site with information on stress issues and treatment

Managing Stress for a Healthy Family

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

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Depression and Swimming

How Diet May Help Protect Your Mental Health

Taking Charge of Dual Diagnosis: Your Resource Guide

What Parents Can Do for Children Suffering from Social Anxiety Disorder

Service Dogs for Depression and Anxiety

Help for Depression - Treatments and articles on depression


Recognizing an Addiction Problem

Signs of Addiction and Drug Use

Helping an Adult Family Member or Friend with a Drug or Alcohol Problem

What to Do If Your Adult Friend or Loved One Has a Problem with Drugs

Genetics & Alcoholism: Alcohol Abuse in the Family

Addictive Personality: How I Made it My Healthiest Trait

Swim Back to Health: The Guide to Aquatic Therapy for Recovering Addicts

The Prevention Coalition - Organization to prevent substance abuse

Project Know: Understanding Addiction

Substance Abuse Resources for Families

The Guide to Keeping Your Job Before, During and After Rehab

Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Alcohol Rehab Guide - Information on overcoming alcoholism

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Hyperactivity (ADHD) - Adults

Attention Deficit Disorders FAQ

ADHD and Relationships: Tips for Adults

Coping with Adult ADHD

ADHD in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights and Tips for Success

College Assistance Guide for People with ADHD

The Ultimate ADHD Apps Guide: 18 Apps to Make Managing Your ADHD Simpler

How Dogs Can Help People with ADD & ADHD

ADHD and Stress: Does One Cause the Other?

ADHD and Addiction: What is the Risk?

ADHD and Coexisting Conditions: ADHD, Sleep and Sleep Disorders 

Hyperactivity (ADHD) - Children

Treatment Options for ADHD in Children and Teens - (PDF)

Creating the Optimal Living Environment for a Child with ADHD

ADD/ADHD and School: Helping Children and Teens with ADHD Succeed at School

ADHD and Learning Disabilities: School Help

The Best Software and Gadgets for ADHD Students

Strategies to Empower, Not Control, Kids Labeled ADD/ADHD

ADHD Online Community for Parents 

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Carol's Teaching Tips for ADHD

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Senior citizen issues

Does Medicare Pay for Mental Health Care?

Medicare and Your Mental Health Benefits - (PDF file)

Public Health Corps - Outreach organization for seniors

The State of Mental Health and Aging in America

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors

Why You Should Care About Mental Health -

(Also see Healthy Aging)


Top-rated books on Mental Health

Group psychotherapy for eating disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

Handbook of treatment for eating disorders. New York: The Guilford Press.

Eating disorders: Assessment and treatment. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.



You can use these resources to find out information on mental health issues, before you see a doctor.

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