• According to the American Medical Association, mental illness is the nation's number one health problem.  One in five children has a diagnosable mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder.  Most people who suffer with a psychiatric illness can be helped with proper treatment.



    National Institute of Mental Health

    A government website under the Department of Health and Human Services

    Mental Health America

    A nonprofit organization addressing mental health & illness. At the top of the homepage, click on Mental Health Information as a resource center to find facts about specific mental illnesses.


    SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center

    A branch of the United States Department of Health and Human Services dealing with mental health issues.

    Depression and Bipolar Association

    Information about mood disorders, resources, news & support programs



    National Institute on Drug Abuse

    Articles, statistics, trends, treatment and prevention information about an array of addictions.

    National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism

    Referral information, information pamphlets, research and databases.

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

    Federal agency with lots of information about substance abuse and mental illness.

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    Fellowship of people endeavoring to stay sober and help others achieve sobriety.  Information about the association and meeting locations.


    Help for families of alcoholics.

    Narcotics Anonymous

    Website for a community-based association for recovering drug addicts.

    Adult Children of Alcoholics

    Support for people who come from alcoholic or other drug-affected homes.

    Club Drug Information

    Website maintained by the National Institute on Drug Abuse with information and links for teens and parents.

    Street Drug Information

    A non-profit organization with a website for information on current trends, drug abuse and visual information about drugs.