Mental Health Topics

Abuse | Addictions | AIDS | Anger | Anxiety | ADHD
Bipolar Problems | Communication/Assertion Skills 
Communication in Sexual Behavior | Depression    
Disabilities | Diversity | Drugs | Eating Disorder | Grief
Military/Veterans | Relationships | Relaxation and Stress  
Sexual Orientation and Gender IdentitySleep
Sport Psychology/Performance Enhancement | Suicide |Other



Abuse

National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Facts, research summaries, treatment information

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Alliance

17 Signs of a Battering Personality

Adult Survivors
Organization developed by two survivors
Modeled after 12 step programs, organizes treatment groups

Child Abuse: Prevention and Information

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Information, articles for consumers, media, and others

Resources for Victims of Domestic Violence

Voices of Courage Free Book

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Addictions

Alcoholics Anonymous
Official site of this venerable organization

Al-Anon
For families and friends of alcoholics

Cocaine Anonymous
Resources, News, Fact File, etc.

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
“Federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability
of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services”

National Clearing House for Alcohol and Drug Information
Fact sheets, news, workshops, and more

Virtual Addiction: This web site is compiled by The Center for Internet Studies and Dr. David Greenfield, a consultant in that area. Has very interesting information on this topic.

Also the following links will lead you to very good information on Internet addiction:

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AIDS

Information and Resource Center

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Articles and information about AIDS

AIDS.org
Fact sheets with information about treatment options

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Anger

American Psychological Association
Article: Controlling Anger Before in Controls You

Training for Parents -- "Fireworks"

Mayo Clinic--Articles on anger:
Explore your anger to gain control
Anger management tips: Tame your temper

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Anxiety

Anxiety Busters
Organization emphasizing non-drug treatments of anxiety

National Anxiety Foundation, a non-profit organization
Info in anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Internet Mental Health--ADHD

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

National Institute of Mental Health
Article: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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Bipolar Problems

Bipolar Disorders Information Center
Advocacy group, with much information

National Institute of Mental Health
Article: Bipolar Disorder

PsyCom.net
Long list of articles, self-tests, symptoms on bipolar patterns

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Communication/Assertion Skills

The University of Texas at Austin
Article: Fighting Fair

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Communication in Sexual Behavior

Sexual Health
Information on sexuality for persons with disabilities

A Place to Talk: Communication in Sexual Behavior

Sexuality Information & Education Council of the US
Non-profit group offering many services

Research organization, with many publications available

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Depression

All About Depression
Causes, symptoms, treatments, medicines

Inkblots - Tiny shifts can lead to big changes
Series of videos about life.

Mayo Clinic
Many articles on depression. Type depression in the search bar.

National Institutes of Mental Health
Depression Brochure

American Psychological Association
Article: Depression and How Psychotherapy Can Help

National Foundation for Depressive Illness
Depression Advocacy Group
Articles and facts about depression

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  Disabilities

Affordable Colleges Online
College Guide for Students with Disabilities

National Institute of Health
Article: Learning Disabilities

National Center for Learning Disabilities

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Diversity

Diversityweb
Provided by the University of Maryland, this web site connects to other colleges and universities who are "working to engage the diversity of the United States society in educational mission, campus climate, curriculum focus and connections with the larger society."

Progressive Alliance of K-State
This site is provided by a student organization on the K-State campus as an information service.

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Drugs

Prescription Drugs

Pharmweb
Website operated by pharmacists
Information on any drug

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Drug approval information

Herbal Reference Library
Articles, products, references, links

Illicit Drugs

Drug Watch International
Non-profit source of information about various drugs

UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center

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Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association
Advocacy group—information, materials, handouts

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.
Non-profit advocacy group—much information

Eat 26
Widely used standardized self-report measure of symptoms and concerns characteristic of eating disorders

Food Addicts
An international fellowship of men and women who have experienced difficulties in life as a result of the way we used to eat

National Eating Disorders Association: The purpose of this web site is to provide accurate, up-to-date information about eating disorders, eating disorders treatment, and support-recovery resources to (a) individuals who have eating disorders, (b) individuals who have recovered from eating disorders, and (c) the family and friends of individuals who have eating disorders. In the treatment-related sections of the site, the use of a multidisciplinary treatment team is recommended referral and resource information is provided. Interested people with eating concerns may be interested in a using a Food Journal that has been helpful to others in increasing awareness of their use of food. You're welcome to print out copies of the Food Journal for your own use. It can be read with Acrobat Reader.

National Institute of Mental Health
Article: Facts About Eating Disorders

Recovery Connection
Information on Eating Disorders

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Grief

Grief Net
E-mail support groups, other resources

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Military/Veterans

Half of Us

About Face - PTSD Information

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Relationships

University of Chicago -- Pamphlets on Relationships

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Relaxation and Stress

APA Help Center: This site is provided by the American Psychological Association and lists resources to help people cope with stress. Examples of some topics covered: stressful family situations, dealing with the stress of a chronic illness, coping with job insecurity, workplace stress

Kansas State University
Article: The Doctor Told Me that Stress Caused My…

Texas Woman’s University
Article: 52 Proven Stress Reducers (pdf)

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

'Am I Gay?' A Guide for People Who Question Their Sexual Orientation

American Psychiatric Association
Official statement on homosexuality

American Psychological Association
Official statements about homosexuality

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Provides supportive information, resources

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Sleep

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia

Sleep Net
Large collection of resources on sleep problems and disorders

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Sport Psychology/Performance Enhancement

Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology This site provides information about the way in which sport psychology services can be used to improve performance, to overcome the pressures of competition, and to provide psychological assistance with injury rehabilitation. Sport psychology practitioners can provide information about the role of psychological factors in sport, exercise, and physical activity to individuals, groups, and organizations. They may, for example, assist with exercise adherence, communication, teamwork, or program development and evaluation. They also can teach participants specific mental, behavioral, psychosocial, and emotional control skills for sport, exercise, and physical activity contexts. They might, for example, focus on relaxation, concentration, or the use of imagery.

These services are provided to campus athletes and performers through Kansas State University Counseling Services.

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Suicide

Suicide Awareness: Voices of Education
Articles on suicide, including info for friends of suicidal persons

Gohol’s Mental Health Page
Site with resources, help lines

American Association of Suicidology
Wealth of information—prevention, help lines, support groups
http://www.suicidology.org/index.html

UniversityLifeCafe
K-State community powered by students and geared to student success.

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