Compiled by Amber Johnson, See the Triumph Guest Blogger
Provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information for the public.
National Institute of Mental Health
Provides access to the latest research and health information on mental health.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
The NAMI is a grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for those affected by mental illness. NAMI promotes advocacy for those with mental illness to have access to services, treatment, supports while raising awareness of mental illness.
Mental Health America
Mental Health America is dedicated to the promotion of mental health, the prevention of mental and substance use conditions and advocacy, education, research and service.
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health
The National Center of Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental health raises awareness about the intersections of domestic violence, trauma, substance abuse, and mental health. This resources offers training, webinars, consultations, and community resources, and legal advocacy.
Families for Depression Awareness
Family aware is an organization that helps families recognize and cope with depressive disorders. This resources includes profiles of families and experts, and an online depression wellness analyzer to help families cope with depression and help their families monitor treatment.
Facing us is a resource that provides information about treatment and management of mental illnesses. This website includes online tools for journaling, a wellness plan, and a wellness tracker.
Helpguide is a resource that provides information people need to focus on their mental health and wellbeing. The website includes information on mental and emotional health, family and relationships, healthy living and aging.
The mood letter is a resource for information about depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. This website includes stories and articles for patients and family members, tips on identifying symptoms, and information on various treatment options.
National Resource Center for Hispanic Mental Health
The NRCHMH is a resource that helps individuals with mental illness seek and obtain culturally competent treatment and assist with overcoming the stigma of mental illness. The resource provides an online toolkit and trainings, community resources, and a scholarship fund tailored to the mental health and wellbeing of Hispanics.
National Federation of Families for Children Health
The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health is an organization that focuses on the issues around children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families. This resource advocates for families to develop policies, service and support for families with children that have mental health needs and services to strengthen families.
Amber Johnson is a doctoral student in the Department of Public Health Education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Amber’s current interest focuses on the health consequences of shame endured by women on a systemic level, particularly among racial/ethnic minority women. She is interested in Community-Based Participatory Research and establishing effective partnerships with community members. She also seeks to find ways to lessen the differential power of researchers and community members. She will be on track to finish her PhD in May 2016.
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