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  • Brief articles on psychology and work, mind/body connection, family and relationships and how psychotherapy works. Includes free brochures. See also section on warning signs.
  • Includes the basics, care and treatment and links to reliable articles on all the specific conditions and disorders from Anorexia Nervosa to Tourette Syndrome.
  • A consumer-oriented website that seeks to inform and educate the public about mental health treatment and resources from the American Psychiatric Association.
  • Developed by a Canadian psychiatrist in 1995, this comprehensive site includes everything you've ever wanted to know about mental illness including description of disorders, diagnosis and symptoms, medications, treatments and research.
  • Comprehensive information from an authoritative source: the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. Includes links to latest news, general overviews, clinical trials, diagnosis and symptoms and research and treatment, and links to organizations.
  • This local organization's website offers information on mental illness in children, adolescents and adults. Features mental health services offered in New York City and a toll-free emergency hotline with referral specialists that speak English, Spanish, Cantonese and Mandarin.
  • The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders. Site includes an overview and description of the illnesses as well as information on treatment and recovery.
  • Get information on many mental health issues. You can search by audience, issue, or disorder and treatment.
  • This website offers information from NIMH about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses. Included are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets, and other educational materials.
  • "Professionally-reviewed support groups, articles, Websites and more, organized by topic."

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