Mental Health Organizations

This section lists professional associations of mental health professionals. The websites contain much helpful information, and some have Fact Sheets or other resources of information.

American Psychological Association
Tips on checking reliability of online mental health info

American Psychological Association
The Help Center

National Institute of Mental Health
Educational materials on many mental health topics

American Psychiatric Association
Official organization of psychiatrists

National Mental Health Association
Mental health advocacy group
Many fact sheets and references on mental health topics

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Brief Fact Sheets on nearly 100 topics, with further references
Focus mostly on children, with several topics on adolescence

American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Offers some resources, including videotapes on some disorders

Clinical Social Work Federation
Mostly a professional site, with limited resources for consumers

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Advocacy group providing peer support, news, research reports