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A reference tool for those seeking information and resources on mental health disorders, treatments, services, and literacy and prevention.
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Mental Health Organizations

WebSites

  • American Indian Health-Mental Health Topics
    Information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of American Indians.
  • Healthfinder.gov  
      
    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
    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.
 

Books

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ABC of Mental Health - Craig, T.K.J.
Call Number: RA790.5-Internet Access
ISBN: 0727916394
Publication Date: 2008
Provides information on assessing mental health disorders, and guidance on medication and psychological treatment.

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Introducing Mental Health: A Practical Guide - Kinsella, Caroline
Call Number: RA790-Internet Access
ISBN: 1843102609
Publication Date: 2006
Created as a reference for those working directly with people experiencing mental disorders.

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The War Within:Preventng Suicide in the U.S. Military - Ramchand, Rajeev
Call Number: HV6545.7-Internet Access
ISBN: 0833049712
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.

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Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders among Young People: Pro - O'Connell, Mary Ellen
Call Number: RA790.6-Internet Access
ISBN: 0309126746
Publication Date: 2009

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907-465-2916
P.O. Box 110571
Juneau, AK 99811
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Tutorials

Interactive tutorials from MedlinePlus

Blogs

  • 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.
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