NAMI Sacramento, Sacramento's Voice on Mental Illness

Global Mental Health Resources

These are online resources for mental health issues anywhere.

Bipolar Advantage
 
Bipolar Advantage Dedicated to the concept that recovery does not have to be limited to 90% of full function; true recovery means doing the hard work that brings you to 150%! Proper medication, therapy, and effort can turn a bipolar "condition" into one that becomes an advantage instead of an "illness" or a "disorder."
http://www.bipolarinorder.com/
http://www.bipolaradvantage.com/
   
Care in Action
 
Care in ActionA learning resource designed for family caregivers of relatives with mental illness, empowering them to face the journey safely, consciously, and courageously.
http://www.careinaction.com/
  http://www.dbsalliance.org
Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
 
A  trusted source of vital information on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder, resources at your fingertips, and a network of parents and experts who can help.
http://www.bpkids.org/
   
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
 
DBSA Supports understanding about the impact and management of mood disorders by providing up-to-date, scientifically-based tools and information. See Support Groups.
http://www.dbsalliance.org
   
Emotions Anonymous
 
Emotions AnonymousA twelve-step organization, similar to Alcoholics Anonymous, for anyone working toward recovery from emotional difficulties. See Support Groups.
http://www.dbsalliance.org
   
Friends for Survival
 
FRIENDS FOR SURVIVAL Provides peer support services to comfort those in grief, encourage healing and growth, foster the development of skills to cope with a loss and educate the entire community about the impact of suicide.
http://www.friendsforsurvival.org
   
HOTSOUP
 
HOTSOUP NAMI is teaming with HOTSOUP.com as an experiment to transform polarized national debate into constructive dialogue. Weigh in with your opinions.
NAMI's issue loop on HOTSOUP: http://www.hotsoup.com/
   
Mentalwellness.com
 
Mentalwellness.comAn online resource for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and general mental health information (published by Janssen).
http://www.mentalwellness.com
   
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
 
NAMIThe National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. See Support Groups.
http://www.namicalifornia.org
http://www.nami.org
   
Recovery, Inc.
 
Recovery, Inc. Offers a free method to regain mental health, for people diagnosed with mood, psychotic, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, and personality disorders, as well as people who are not diagnosed, but who are having difficulty dealing with the problems of everyday life. See Support Groups.
http://www.recovery-inc.org
   
Silver Ribbon Campaign for the Brain
 
Silver Ribbon CampaignPromotes public awareness of the need for emotional, social, governmental, and research support of individuals with anxiety disorders, autism, brain cancer, brain injuries, depressive disorders, mental health, myelin disorders, Parkinson's disease, OCD, psychotic disorders, and rare birth defects.
http://www.silverribbon.org/
   
The Mental Health Research Association (NARSAD)
 
NARSADOriginally named National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, they now support research on autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorders as well. Dedicated to supporting innovative scientific research causes, better treatments and cures for severe mental illnesses.
http://www.narsad.org/
   
Treatment Advocacy Center
 
Treatment Advocacy Center The Treatment Advocacy Center is a national nonprofit organization working to eliminate barriers to timely treatment of severe mental illnesses
http://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/
   
Zur Institute
 
Zur InstituteInnovative resources and continuing education, from Ofer Zur, Ph.D.

Resurrecting the Village: Integration and recovery through a community of care, for people with severe mental illness or chronic brain disorders
(Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Depression disorders) and their families

   
Healthline
 
Zur Institute
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by extreme mood swings, from mania to depression. It affects about 5.7 million adults in the United States every year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

Bipolar Disorder Learning Center: Knowing more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of bipolar disorder can help you understand this complex mental disorder.

   

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