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Mental Health and Behavior

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Mental Disorders: Anxiety Disorders | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder | Autism Spectrum Disorders | Bipolar Disorder | Child Behavior Disorders | Depression | Dissociative Disorders | Eating Disorders | Factitious Disorders | Impulse Control Disorders | Intellectual Disabilities | Personality Disorders | Reactive Attachment Disorder | Schizophrenia | Somatoform Disorders

Substance Abuse: General Substance Abuse | Substance Abuse by Juveniles |Treatment of Substance Abuse | Specific Abused Substances

Other Topics: General Mental Health | Treatment of Mental Disorders | Grief | Stress | Suicide | Co-Dependency and Dysfunctional Families

General Mental Health

(Jump to: Classification of Mental Disorders | Find a Mental Health Professional | General Information | Organizations | Resources | Other General Mental Health Topics )

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Mental Health America (MHA)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
See specific disorders for other organizations.

General Information
Mental Health:MedlinePlus
Child Mental Health:MedlinePlus
Teen Mental Health:MedlinePlus
Child and Adolescent Mental Health:NIMH
Facts for Families:AACAP
Information for Youth and Families:MHA
Information for Troops and Their Families:MHA
The Science of Mental Illness:NIMH [Curriculum Supplement for Middle School students]

Find a Mental Health Professional
General Information and Advice
Mental Health Professionals: Who They Are and How to Find One:NAMI
How Do I Find Treatment?:MHA
Choosing a Psychiatrist:American Psychiatric Association
When to Seek Help for Your Child:AACAP
Where to Find Help for Your Child:AACAP
Find a Therapist
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences:Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Stanford Center for Neuroscience in Women’s Health:Stanford School of Medicine
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry:Stanford University School of Medicine
Psychiatry:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital [Pediatric]
Children's Health Council (San Francisco Bay Area)

Find Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment:SAMHSA
Services in School for Children With Special Needs: What Parents Need to Know:AACAP
Find Your State & Local NAMI
Social Security Benefits:NAMI

Classification of Mental Disorders
Classification and Diagnosis of Mental Illness:Merck Manual, Home Edition
ICD-10, Mental and Behavioural Disorders (Chapter V):WHO

Other General Mental Health Topics
Mental Illness:American Psychiatric Association
Psychological Factors and Pain:National Pain Foundation
Mental Illness and the Family: Recognizing Warning Signs & How to Cope:MHA
Mental Illness and the Family: Finding the Right Mental Health Care For You:MHA
Mental Illness and the Family: Is Hospitalization Necessary?:MHA
Persons With Mental Illness Who Are Homeless or Missing: A Guide for Families:NAMI
Clinical Trials on Mental Health and Disorders:NIMH

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