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AWARE provides free, confidential services for adults and children impacted by domestic violence and/or sexual assault. They also work to raise awareness about these issues and prevent violence in the community.
Published annually by Mental Health of America, the nation's leading community-based non-profit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans
The Alaska Suicide Prevention Plan was written by the Statewide Suicide Prevention Council. The plan is a call to action and includes strategies that individuals, communities and the State of Alaska can implement together to prevent suicide.
Mental Health America is committed to promoting mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it, with recovery as the goal.
Website provides a brief description of commonly abused drugs, their street names and physiological effects of drugs. Website contains an extensive list of publications on commonly abused drugs written for parents, teachers and students.
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 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.
Teen Mental Illness 101: A California State Library Webinar presented on November 10, 2016
Webinar describes methods based on education and real life stories that can be used to decrease the stigma around teen mental illness.
"Taking a mental health screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable. And recovery is possible."
The California State Library, in collaboration with the County of Los Angeles Public Library and the Los Angeles Public Library, has created an 8-part video series that addresses different aspects of mental illness and how library staff can best respond
The Shrink Rap Radio and Wise Counsel podcasts by David Van Nuys, Ph. D. (prof. emeritus, Sonoma State University) offers access to over 300 audio interviews with psychologists on a wide variety of mental health topics.