Behavioral Health Resources
To learn more about how to manage and treat behavioral health conditions, visit these websites:
APA Help Center from the American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association (APA) is the largest association of psychologists in the world. The APA’s site is filled with the latest information on topics ranging from addiction, ADHD, aging, and Alzheimer’s to bullying, eating disorders, sexual abuse, and suicide.
American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists who unite to guarantee compassionate care and effective treatment for all people with behavioral and mental disorders, substance abuse problems, and mental retardation.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance website provides timely information on depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder, and explains how doctors screen for these conditions. The Alliance provides information for the newly diagnosed as well as recovery steps and ways to help a loved one with depression and bipolar disorder.
Mental Health America
Mental Health America is a leading non-profit group that supports good mental health for all people. On the website, you can access information on mental health topics, depending on ethnic group, career, or military, and age group.
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
The National Alliance for Research and Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) supports research on depression and other mental health problems. The NARSAD website has a wealth of information on depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and schizophrenia, with the latest research, feature articles, and information for the newly diagnosed.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) works to support and educate the public about various mental disorders, with the goal of improving the quality of life for all persons diagnosed with mental illness. NAMI’s website provides the latest facts, statistics, and research advances on different types of mental health conditions.
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare is a non-profit group with member organizations across the U.S. The website explains its goal of assisting people with mental illnesses with addiction disorders so they can recover and lead active and productive lives. The website also provides available support services.
National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest research organization in the world that focuses on mental health diseases. the NIMH website provides in-depth information and the latest findings on topics ranging from anxiety, ADHD, and autism to obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and depression.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
This non-profit organization is dedicated to advocacy and education about anxiety disorders.