www.healthyminds.org – This site is sponsored by the APA (American Psychiatric Association) and provides brief descriptions of various mental health problems as well as specialized information such as mental health issues in different ethnicities. THis site contains “Let’s Talk Facts” brochures.
www.nimh.nih.gov – This site is from the National Institute of Health and is similar to healthy minds. It is more in-depth and research-oriented.
www.pysch.org – This is the home page for the American Psychiatric Association and contains further links to information as well as providers.
www.aacap.org – This is the home page for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. It is a good resource for pertinent child and adolescent issues. It also contains “Facts for Families” Hand-outs which are one page descriptors of a large variety of different mental health problems.
Information on Antidepressants and Suicide
Information on Medications