If you are a veteran, or a family member or a friend of a veteran and searching for help, you are not alone. Through the US Department of Veterans Affairs, this website will offer you a plethora of help.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Homelessness Resource Center (HRC) has an interactive learning community about homelessness and how to deal with and hopefully abolish it.
UCI MIND seeks to conduct research to enhance the quality of life for the elderly by identifying factors and life-style approaches that promote successful brain aging.
Alzheimerâ€™s disease is a neurological disorder characterized by a steady decline in cognitive ability. It is the most common form of dementia. With any endeavor, the efforts of many can easily surpass those of the few; feel free to contribute your experience for the benefit of all. Weâ€™ll all be the better for it.
SMILe was formed in 2008 after its founder discovered that she was not the only one suffering in (relative) silence through University with mental illness. Students she talked to felt their universities didn’t want to admit their students were ‘unhappy’, especially in the long term, and that as students their vulnerability was overlooked.
Mostly interesting to the the common layperson who is interested in psychology/psychiatry or the student, this manual is a well-thought out guide to how to help others when help is needed right now.
ReachOut is an information and support service using evidence based principles and technology to help teens and young adults facing tough times and struggling with mental health issues. All content is written by teens and young adults, for teens and young adults, to meet them where they are, and help them recognize their own strengths and use those strengths to overcome their difficulties and/or seek help if necessary. The Inspire USA Foundation oversees ReachOut.
Reachout.com has 4 key sections:
The Facts provides information on a range of mental health issues
Real Stories shares personal experiences with mental health issues from teens and young adults and how they got through these issues
Get Help provides information about how you might find the help you need
Add Your Voice presents opportunities for you to contribute content to ReachOut and have your opinions become part of the larger ReachOut community.
This site provides useful general references for both professionals and the general public. It is not intended as a substitute for individualized professional evaluation or treatment. There are many good resources here, including information, support groups, and clinical treatment providers.