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Resources and Links

DBSA does not endorse any organization listed below nor endorse or recommend the use of any specific treatment or medication listed on this website. For advice about specific treatment or medication, patients should consult their physician(s) and/or mental health professional(s).



Mental Health Associations and Foundations

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Association of Suicidology
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
American Medical Association
American Mental Health Counselors Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
American Psychological Association
American Residential Treatment Association
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Behavioral Health Evolution
Center for Mental Health Services
Child Welfare League of America
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
Court Appointed Special Advocates
Crisis Text Line Text START to 741-741
Department of Health and Human Services: Administration for Children and Families
Families for Depression Awareness
Families USA, The Voice for Health Care Consumers
Freedom From Fear
Integrative Medicine for Mental Health
International Society for Bipolar Disorders
Intrusive Thoughts
Massachusetts General Hospital Bipolar Clinic and Research Program
Maureen J. Meehl Bipolar/BPD Foundation, Inc. Mental Health America (formerly, National Mental Health Association)
Mood Disorders Society of Canada
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
National Partnership for Workplace Mental Health
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Crisis line, 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Women's Health Network
Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
Stand For Children
Staunton Farm Foundation (Southwestern Pennsylvania)
Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network


Federal Agencies and Related Links

Healthcare 411
Department of Health and Human Services: Administration for Children and Families
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institute of Health
National Institute of Mental Health
National Library of Medicine
Social Security Administration
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Thomas Legislative Information


Resources and Information for Military and Veteran Peers

VA Peer Support Positions
Information on VA peer support employment

Guard Your Health
Information and resources on health and medical readiness

Make the Connection
Connect with other Veterans with shared experiences

VA Online Self-Help Resource Center
Online skill-building courses designed for Veterans, Service Members, and their families

Veterans Employment Toolkit
Resources for employment

Vet to Vet USA
Facilitator training and partnerships

NAMI Veterans & Military Resource Center
NAMI resources

Wounded Warrior Project
To honor and empower wounded warriors

Veterans with Mesothelioma
The Mesothelioma Veterans Center was created to provide information and assistance to Veterans regarding treatment, clinical trials, and VA benefits for Veterans suffering from asbestos illnesses.


Other Informational Sites  

Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine
Anxiety.org
Bazelon Center
bp Magazine
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Resource Center
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) World
Common Ground
Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives
DepressionNews.org
Depression Learning Path
Depression Recovery Groups
The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families
esperanza: A magazine for those living with depression and anxiety
GoodTherapy.org
Helpguide
Mayo Clinic Depression Diagnosis and Treatement Options
Men's Health Network
My Medicare Matters
National Hopeline Network (Kristin Brooks Hope Center)
National Partnership for Workplace Mental Health 
National Women's Health Resource Center
PhRMA
Pat Deegan, PhD & Associates
People with Disabilities Foundation
Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Alliance
Recovery.org
Return-to-Work Toolkit for Employees & Employers
S.A.F.E - Help Treat, Prevent & Stop Self-Injury, Self-Abuse and Cutting
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
TeenCentral.net
Through the Looking Glass
University of Michigan Depression Center


Warm Line Information

Warmline - KEYS Consumer Organization
800-933-5397
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; talk to each individual for fifteen minutes each day.

The Empowerment Center in New York
877-HELP-800, 877-4357-800
Available 8 AM - 8 PM M-F (EST)

Cincinnati Warmline
open 24 hours
(513) 931-WARM or (513) 931-9276


Online Mental Health Forums

NOTE: the listing of the forums below is provided for your reference only and does not represent an endorsement by DBSA of these resources.