Mental Health America
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Veterans Mental Health
What’s Your Number?
‘What’s Your Number?” by Gigi Douban , Marketplace (Monday, May 6, 2013). Finally! This is a 3-min. mental health check -up you can take online to see if you’re in good mental health,”Untreated mental illness costs the U.S. $105 billion in lost productivity each year,” according to Mental Health America. (more…)
Society Isn’t Protecting the Very Mentally Ill or Itself
“Society Isn’t Protecting the Very Mentally Ill or Itself.” by Dottie Pacharis, West River, MD, Wall Street Journal, Letter to the Editor, (June 14, 2013) 3rd letter down. (more…)
Mind on the Run: A Bipolar Chronicle
Mind on the Run chronicles a family tragedy the life and death of Scott C. Baker. It’s a story of a family s efforts to help Scott through five major, prolonged bipolar manic episodes. It’s the story of a suicide that proper treatment would have prevented. (more…)
You Need Help!: A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince a Loved One to Get Counseling
Through a rich combination of user-friendly tools and real-life stories, Mark S. Komrad, M.D., offers you step-by-step guidance and support as you take the courageous step of helping a friend who might not even recognize that he or she is in need. (more…)
Shrink Rap: Three Psychiatrists Explain Their Work
Finally, a book that explains everything you ever wanted to know about psychiatry! In Shrink Rap, three psychiatrists from different specialties provide frank answers to questions such as: (more…)
Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad Genes
Me, Myself, and Them: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person’s Experience with Schizophrenia
During his second semester at college, Kurt Snyder became convinced that he was about to discover a fabulously important mathematical principle, spending hours lost in daydreams about numbers and symbols. (more…)
Mental Health Blogs
BeyondBlue at beliefnetBlogs.com Therese Borchard (Annapolis, MD) posts her thoughts and insights into her daily struggles and spiritual journey into mental health. This blog picks up the continuing story from her book of the same title: Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety.
Brain Blogger.com is an award-winning health and science blog that covers brain related topics and review the most impactful news and research related to raising awareness and promoting the advancement of neurological and mental health patient welfare, education, and research.
Bring Change 2 Mind.org is working to end the stigma and discrimination of mental illness. Read the stories and blogs featured on this website (created by actress, Glenn Close and her sister Jessie). BringChange2Mind partners with NAMI WALKS in states around the US.
Healthy Place.com is the largest consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive, trusted information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view. Find links to over 20 top mental health blogs.
Psych Central Blogs features links to almost 100 blogs highlighting different topics and concerns in mental health and psychology, bringing fresh perspectives, ideas and news updates in small, digestable nuggets.
FREE APPS! Finding Optimism.com Download these self-tracking applications, designed to help you increase your understanding of all the things that affect your mental health. The apps can help detect patterns in your health and develop strategies to proactively manage depression, bipolar disorder, and other mental health conditions. (Developed for MacOSX, Windows, IPad and IPhone) Blogs provide latest reviews.