Resources for Mental Health and Substance Abuse

 

Behavioral Health Resources

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance—Provides information about depression and bipolar disorder. Includes a directory of support groups and confidential screening tests.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)—A self-help, support, and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illness.

National Institute of Mental Health—Provides information about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses. Included are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets, and other educational information.

The Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PAL)—Are you struggling with your child's mental health issues? The Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PAL) has created a new state-wide, toll-free Parent Resource Network line (PRN) that provides parents with information, referral and support regarding their child's mental health issues. Please call the toll-free line—1-866-815-8122 or visit the PAL website where you can access a brochure on the program.

Substance Abuse Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous—Information on the widely available and well-known 12-step program for recovery from alcohol addiction. Contains service center locations and phone numbers by state.

Narcotics Anonymous—Information on the widely available and well known 12-step program for recovery from narcotic addition. Contains service center locations and phone numbers by state.

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