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Resources and Helpful Information

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NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness 

http://www.nami.org/About-NAMI


 

 

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH

 

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

http://www.ffcmh.org

 


 

MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING

 

National Institutes of Mental Health

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/older-adults-and-mental-health/index.shtml


Nursing Home Abuse Center

https://www.nursinghomeabusecenter.com

Nursing Home Abuse
https://www.nursinghomeabuse.org/nursing-home-neglect/

https://nursinghomesabuse.org/nursing-home-abuse/

 

WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH

 

http://womensmentalhealth.org/

 

Mom's Mental Health Matters: Depression and Anxiety Around Pregnancy (National Institute of Child Health & Human Development)

 

https://www.nichd.nih.gov/ncmhep/initiatives/moms-mental-health-matters/moms/Pages/default.aspx

 

National Institute of Mental Health

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/postpartum-depression-facts/index.shtml

 

Steps for Maintaining a Baby's Health (National Institutes for Health)

 

https://medlineplus.gov/magazine/issues/fall16/articles/fall16pg22-23.html

 

Substance Use while Pregnant

and Breastfeeding (National Institutes on Drug Abuse)

 

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/substance-use-in-women/substance-use-while-pregnant-breastfeeding

 

Pregnancy and Medicines (US National Library of Medicine)

 

https://medlineplus.gov/pregnancyandmedicines.html

 

LactMed: Drug and Lactation Database (US National Library of Medicine) This database allows the user to search any medication and to review the most current evidence-based recommendations related to specific medications and their implications with breastfeeding.

 

https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACTMED


 

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION (IN BOTH WOMEN AND MEN)

https://socalsunrisem.com/postpartum-depression

https://inlandempiretms.com/pregnant-and-depressed-quiz/

MENTAL HEALTH IN LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER INDIVIDUALS

 

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/lgbt-mental-health



 

GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT 

 

http://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/dealing-with-grief-and-bereavementthe-familyhealth-guide


 

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shades-of-grief/


 

SLEEP AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO HEALTH AND ILLNESS

 

National Sleep Foundation

https://sleepfoundation.org/


 

Public Education from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine

http://sleepeducation.org/


Sleep Apnea

https://www.byteme.com/community/resources/article/sleep-apnea/

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGY

AASP

Association for Applied Sports Psychology

https://appliedsportpsych.org/



 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE / SUBSTANCE USE

 

Public Education 

https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/public-education-projects

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration: prevention http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention

 

Healthy People 2020/Substance Abuse

https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/substance-abuse

 

Granite Recovery Center Resources

Alcohol Abuse and Binge Drinking

Alcoholism During Covid

Addiction Resources for Families

https://www.chharlottesweb.com/resource-guide-for-parents

WORKING TOGETHER

 

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org

 

Al-Anon/Alateen: Program of recovery for family and friends of people with alcoholism www.al-anon.alateen.org

 

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) www.chadd.org

 

Alzheimer's Association

www.alz.org

 

Attention Deficit Disorder Association www.add.org

 

National Eating Disorders Association www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

 

Anxiety & Depression Association of America http://adaa.org

 

Asperger/Autism Network

http://aane.org

Internet Safety for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders

https://www.wizcase.com/blog/internet-safety-guide-for-people-with-autism-spectrum-disorders/#8

 

The Autism Society

www.autism-society.org

 

Best Medical Alert Systems Guide

https//www.health.com/health-reviews/the-best-medical-alert-systems

Dental Anxiety

https://www.newmouth.com/oral-health/dental-anxiety/ 

 

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance www.dbsalliance.org

 

Gamblers Anonymous www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/

Guide to Prevent Falls at Home

https//www.health.com/home/prevent-falls-at-home

Narcotics Anonymous

www.na.org

 

International OCD Foundation www.ocfoundation.org

 

Overeaters Anonymous

www.oa.org

 

PTSD Coach online

http://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/ptsdcoachonline/default.htm

 

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous www.slaafws.org

Gambling Addictions

https://www.sportsbettingreport.com/how-to-practice-responsible-gambling/



 

WINTER BLUES / DEPRESSION

 

Seasonal Affective Disorder https://medlineplus.gov/seasonalaffectivedisorder.html

 

Seasonal Affective Disorder Treatment Options: https://medlineplus.gov/seasonalaffectivedisorder.html

 

Vitamin D and depression: Where is all the sunshine? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2908269/


 

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH

 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/index.shtml



 

MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH

 

Men and Mental Health (National Institute of Mental Health)

 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/men-and-mental-health/index.shtml/index.shtml

 

Publications on Men's Mental Health (National Institute of Mental Health)

 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/mens-mental-health-listing.shtml


 

MEN AND DEPRESSION

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/men-and-depression/index.shtml

 

Science News about Men's Mental Health (National Institute of Mental Health)

 

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/science-news-about-mens-mental-health.shtml

 

Alcohol Facts & Statistics (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)

 

https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/overview-alcohol-consumption/alcohol-facts-and-statistics

RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS & OTHER TREATMENT OPTIONS

https://socalmentalhealth.com/disorders-treated/depression/pdd/  

Article about Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD) and residential treatment option in Southern California.

OPIOID ADDICTION & MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT
https://www.bicyclehealth.com/blog/opioid-use-disorder-suicide

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONERS / MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

https://www.aanp.org

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)

https://www.apna.org

American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP)

https://www.ascpp.org

Massachusetts Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses (MAAPPN)

https://www.maappn.com

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