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Resources

American Mental Wellness Association

A one-stop shop for mental wellness information in the United States focusing on Prevention, Early Intervention, Scientific Research, and Cures.

 

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Glossary of Illnesses

An easy-to-read glossary of illnesses that are most common for youth.

 

Aevidum

The word Aevidum, which means “I’ve got your back,” was created by students after they lost a classmate to suicide. What started in one tiny school in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania has now become a nationwide movement.

 

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.

 

Building Bridges Foundation at Anderson Farms

Building Bridges Foundation is a non-profit organization located in Lancaster, PA at Anderson Farms. We provide equine-assisted psychotherapy and learning to US veterans, active duty service members, and their families.

 

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

DBSA envisions wellness for people who live with depression and bipolar disorder. Because DBSA was created for and is led by individuals living with mood disorders, our vision, mission, and programming are always informed by the personal, lived experience of peers.

 

DrugRehab.com

Provides information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions, such as co-occurring disorders, high-functioning alcoholism, and veterans, among others.

 

International Bipolar Foundation

International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF), formerly known as California Bipolar Foundation, was founded in June 2007 in San Diego, California by four parents with children affected by bipolar disorder. Well aware of the trauma that bipolar disorder causes for consumers and their families, these parents felt compelled to do something constructive to help.

 

Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania

The Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania which reflects the ethnic and cultural diversity of the Commonwealth, works on behalf of the mental health of its citizens, instilling principles that facilitate recovery and resiliency of individuals and their families, through advocacy, education, and public policy.

 

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

 

MentalHealth.gov

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

 

MentalHelp.net

Comprehensive Mental Health and Mental Illness information on topics like Depression, Bipolar, Suicide, Anxiety, Addiction, Schizophrenia, and more.

 

MOMSTELL

MOMSTELL’s mission is to educate, support and unite everyone impacted by substance abuse/co-occurring issues.

 

NAMI PA

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

 

National Institute for Mental Health

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the nation’s medical research agency. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

 

Needy Meds

NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) national non-profit information resource dedicated to helping people locate assistance programs to help them afford their medications and other healthcare costs.

 

PA Office of Child Development and Early Learning

Early intervention in PA statewide connect line: Linking families to early intervention services and support. 1-800-692-7288

 

Please Live

Please Live is a youth mental health & suicide prevention program focused on teens. Their mission is to cultivate mental wellness through education and awareness of youth and young adult mental health challenges, focusing primarily on depression, anxiety, and suicide prevention.

 

Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) – NIMH

RDoC is a research framework for new ways of studying mental disorders. It integrates many levels of information (from genomics to self-report) to better understand basic dimensions of functioning underlying the full range of human behavior from normal to abnormal.

 

Substance abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

 

The Science Guy | Bostonia | Boston University

Director of the National Institute of Mental Health Thomas Insel thinks researchers have neglected a potential wellspring of solutions: neuroscience.

 

WriteFace

The Writeface workshops introduce to veterans who are struggling with readjustment issues to basic life management skills by giving them writing tools, and encouragement to use writing to address their emotional landscape and create in a safe,nonthreatening environment.