Mental Health Information:
The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care information and counseling resources.

Note: Not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the listed sites.

Addiction and Recovery

TeenRehabCenter.org –addictions and mental health 

addictioncenter.com  — Addiction Center–EMDR Therapy

http://www.rehabcenter.net/aa-big-book/  Rehab Center

http://www.drugrehabconnections.comDrug Rehab. Connection

http://www.alcoholtreatment.net/

StartYourRecovery.org  A single source Recovery site for those seeking recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous
Center for On-Line Addiction
SAMHSA's Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA's Treatment and Recovery
Web of Addictions 

www.drugrehab.com                          

www.recovery.org                                                                        

 www.recovery.org/browse/des-moines-ia/                        

www.treatment4addiction.com

www.treatment4addictions.com/rehab/Iowa/treatment-center   onlinecounselingprograms.com                                             

Personality Disorders
Mental Help Net – Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders – Focus Adolescent Counselor Services

EMDR International Association

Website: http://www.emdria.org/

Organization for professionals who use EMDR.

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
SAMHSA's Suicide Prevention
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)

 

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Website: http://www.nctsn.org/

Program works to educate professionals and nonprofessionals about trauma and evidenced based practices for trauma interventions.  Site provides definitions of different types of trauma and evidence based practice resources.

 The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

Website: http://www.isst-d.org/

Association dedicated to research and education on trauma and dissociation. Includes extensive resources for professionals such as literature and trainings.  An informative FAQ section and information for clients. Additionally, an extensive list of additional electronic resources.

Associations & Institutes
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health America
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA's Children and Families
SAMHSA's Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website

Domestic Violence Resources and Information

Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute

Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions, Drugs.com
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medical Dictionary
Medications, FDA
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Medications, PDR
Medline, Comparison
Multivitamins

Personality Disorders
Mental Help Net – Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders – Focus Adolescent Counselor Services

Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Disaster/Trauma
HIV/AIDS
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Website: http://www.istss.org/Home.htm

An international collection of studies, research and education regarding trauma. Organization is responsible for the publication, Journal of Traumatic Stress.  Includes membership opportunities. Also provides guidelines for treatment of trauma.

 The Trauma Center at Justice Resource Institute

Website: http://www.traumacenter.org/index.php

The Center is a treatment and training center founded by Dr. van der Kolk internationally renowned expert in trauma.  Trainings are provided for practitioners, resources to evidenced based methods and recent research.  Also provides direct services to trauma survivors.

Anxiety Disorders
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Mayo Clinic
Calm Clinic

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA's Children and Families
SAMHSA's Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website

Domestic Violence Resources and Information

Eating Disorders
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Something Fishy

Mental Health Care General Links

Columbia Lighthouse Project - Suicide Prevention Questionnaire
CounsellingResource.com
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources, About.com
Mental Help Net
PsychCentral.com
University of Michigan Health Library
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association

American Red Cross

Website: http://www.redcross.org/

Organization responds to the immediate needs of crisis/trauma survivors.  Training for professionals to become first responders provided by Red Cross.

Sidran Institute: Traumatic Stress Education and Advocacy

Website: http://www.sidran.org/index.cfm

An international non-profit organization dedicated to assisting individuals, professionals and communities.  The Institute works to provide education and resources related to trauma informed care.  Additional information is offered regarding dissociation and co-occurring disorders such as substance abuse.

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD

ADHD: What Parents Need to Know

Cabin Fever: 9 Indoor Activities for Hyperactive Kids

How to Create a Safe Space in Your Home When Your Kids Reach Sensory Overload

A Guide to the Best Sports Activities for Children with ADHD

How to Create a Backyard Sanctuary for Kids with Disabilities

Depression
Bipolar Disorder News – Pendulum.org
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression

Developmental Disorders
Asperger's Disorder
NeuroWeb
Yale Autism Program

Diagnosis
DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria

Journals & Magazines
ADHD Report
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Autism
Childhood
Contemporary Hypnosis
Dementia
Depression and Anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Review
Dyslexia
Early Child Development and Care
Eating Disorders
Educational Assessment
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Happiness Studies
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Language and Cognitive Processes
Loss, Grief & Care
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Metaphor and Symbol
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Parenting
Personal Relationships
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychiatric Bulletin
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Psychology Today
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Substance Abuse
Trauma, Violence & Abuse

 United States Department of Veterans Affairs: National Center for PTSD

Website: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/

Information for survivors and providers.  Information on veteran’s benefits.  Resources for PTSD diagnosis.  Extensive information regarding PTSD such as the neurobiology of PTSD information and resources for PTSD interventions.