La misión de la división de Salud Mental y Abuso de Sustancias (MHSA) del Departamento Estatal de Servicios de Salud de Texas (DSHS) es mejorar la salud y el bienestar en Texas, proveyendo liderazgo y servicios que promuevan la esperanza, fortalezcan la resistencia y fomenten la recuperación.
La misión del NIH es buscar el conocimiento fundamental acerca de la naturaleza y el comportamiento de los sistemas vivos y la aplicación de ese conocimiento para mejorar la salud, prolongar la vida y reducir la enfermedad y la discapacidad.
La Administración de Salud Mental y Abuso de Sustancias (conocida como SAMHSA por sus siglas en inglés) es una agencia del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Sociales de los Estados Unidos que tiene como visión el desarrollo de una vida en la comunidad para todos. Para lograr ésta visión, la agencia se ha enfocado en crear y facilitar el tratamiento y la recuperación necesarios para personas que sufren o se encuentran en riesgo de sufrir problemas de salud mental o problemas relacionados con el abuso de sustancias.
The Treatment Advocacy Center is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illness. The organization promotes laws, policies and practices for the delivery of psychiatric care and supports the development of innovative treatments for and research into the causes of severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
We explore creativity and the arts as a catalyst of healing and therapy. Art can be used for many wonderful things and this website was created with the intent of sharing concepts, ideas, activities, and much more. It explores art and creativity and how they affect our daily lives.
MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. MentalHealth.gov aims to educate and guide:
- The general public
- Health and emergency preparedness professionals
- Policy makers
- Government and business leaders
- School systems
- Local communities
Website that provides a list of therapists and counselors.
A PDF file from the Justice department, about preventing teen addiction.
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults living with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation’s voice on mental illness, a national organization including NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1100 local communities across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support, and education.
The mission of NIMH is to diminish the burden of mental illness through research.
A scientifically-based, parent-friendly website of the NYU Child Study Center that includes a wide range of information on child mental health disorders and associated parenting issues. It has over 200 faculty reviewed articles, resources for children and parents, and a publications section that includes newsletters and manuals developed by the faculty of the Child Study Center.
The Balanced Mind Foundation (formerly the Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation) provides resources for parents raising a child, teen or young adult with, or at risk for, a mood disorder.
CDF’s mission is to provide a strong, effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves. CDF addresses the needs of poor and minority children and those with disabilities. CDF’s mission is also to educate the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investment before they get sick or into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown.
The Federation of Families is dedicated to providing education, resources and information to children with mental health needs and their families.
Information and resources on autism.
Autism Speaks aims to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to our concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis. It is our firm belief that, working together, we will find the missing pieces of the puzzle.
Welcome to AutismWeb.com, a community of parents interested in autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and Asperger Syndrome.
Autism NOW: The National Autism Resource and Information Center will be a dynamic and interactive, highly visible and effective central point of quality resources and information for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, their families, and other targeted key stakeholders.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.
NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) non-profit information resource devoted to helping people in need find assistance programs to help them afford their medications and costs related to health care.
The South African Federation for Mental Health (SAFMH) consists of 17 Mental Health Societies, located across all 9 provinces, along with the National Office, situated in Randburg, Gauteng. The Mental Health Societies provide frontline, community-based services, whilst the National Office functions at a more strategic level, and does not provide direct services to communities -
If abusing drugs or alcohol is draining your bank account and the happiness from your life, San Antonio, TX has some highly-rated drug abuse clinics to help you or someone you care about. Whether addicted to Methamphetamine, opiate drugs, pain medication or alcohol, we can help you connect with rehabilitation to get the top-rated help available. You can even find executive or private treatment in San Antonio to make rehabilitation as easy as possible.
A website that provides recovery resources for drug abuse.
By utilizing a full spectrum of care, we have developed a specialized approach to recovery through a collaborative multidisciplinary treatment approach. Our expert medical and clinical staff provide customized care plans for each individual, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and emphasizing relapse prevention planning and life-skills practice. The Recovery Village is a comprehensive substance abuse and eating disorder treatment facility, offering a full continuum of care from a patients’ arrival. In addition to medical detox and acute medical stabilization, we offer nutrition monitoring and medical intervention, inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, sober housing accommodations and aftercare.
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