A reference tool for those seeking information and resources on mental health disorders, treatments, services, and literacy and prevention.
- American Indian Health-Mental Health Topics
Information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of American Indians.
Healthfinder.gov provides access to over 1'600 health and mental health topics. Some of the interactive tools available from Healthfinder.gov include a Stress-O-Meter test for children, and a Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) screening test for adults.
- MedlinePlus-Health Information
MedlinePlus provides trusted health, mental health and behavioral information written in an easy to understand manner. Online resources include a medical encyclopedia, medical dictionary and drug & supplements information.
- SAMHSA-Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA was established in 1992 to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on American communities. Website has links to substance abuse, mental health prevention, treatment and recovery information.
SLED provides an extensive list of links to Alaska State agencies and non-profit organizations providing health, disabilities and social services.
- U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs-Mental Health Resources
Links to information about the Veteran's Crisis Line, suicide prevention, substance abuse and sexual trauma.
- Community Provider Mental Health Toolkit
Developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs for community providers treating Veterans.
ABC of Mental Health
Call Number: RA790.5-Internet Access
Publication Date: 2008
Provides information on assessing mental health disorders, and guidance on medication and psychological treatment.
The War Within:Preventng Suicide in the U.S. Military
Call Number: HV6545.7-Internet Access
Publication Date: 2011
Provides an overview of U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) suicide-prevention activities and identifies and recommends ways the DoD may institute suicide-prevention programs that reflect best practices.
Interactive tutorials from MedlinePlus
- NAMI Blog
Blog of the National Alliance on Mental Illness
- MGH Center of Women's Mental Health
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women's Mental Health blog provides up-to-date information in the rapidly changing field of women's mental health.