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Health & Wellness: Mental Health

Mental Health


American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Provides Facts for Families information sheets, in multiple languages, on issues that affect the mental health of children, teens, and their families.

APA Psychology Help Center - An online consumer resource with articles and information related to psychological issues from the American Psychological Association.

Healthy Minds - American Psychiatric Association’s consumer health website. Information is organized by topic and by audience, and is searchable. - A non-profit, ad free source covering mental health information and select other health and lifestyle topics.

Mental Health America -  Information from the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing mental health and mental illness, an excellent resource to start with.

MentalHealthFirstAidUSA - Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis. Mental Health First Aid USA is managed, operated, and disseminated by the National Council for Behavioral Health and the Missouri Department of Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) -   NAMI is an  an association of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and volunteers who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need. Toll free helpline 1-800-950-NAMI.  Español

National Center for PTSD - Information on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Resources include PILOTS, the largest database on PTSD, fact sheets, videos, and PTSD Coach, an award-winning mobile app to help learn about and manage trauma symptoms.

National Institute of Mental Health - Information on mental health from the primary mental health federal research organization.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - An extensive collection of information and resources on substance abuse and mental illness.   Español