A mental health support community (abbreviated MILO) for those 1 in 4 living with these kinds of disorders. Of course, even 1 of a million is 1 too many, but at least there is help. They have forums, helplines, blogs, volunteer and shop in their store. Help others and help yourself!
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Sybil and Steve Wolin are co-directors of Project Resilience, a private organization in Washington DC that consults to schools, clinics and prevention agencies. They offer teaching materials, products and also provide information which they help you understand better and they also train you in it as well. These products deal with a strengths-based approach to young people and to older people as well, for such things as depression, violence, and alcoholism and substance abuse.
Being in the military alone can be severely stressful. Adding a family, or a war, or threat of war to the equation definitely makes it much more stressful. This website is tied in with the United States Department of Defense and the nonprofit organization, Screening for Mental Health, who are trying to find via assessments if a military man or woman is experiencing traumatic events.
The DAHMW is a nonprofit organization that helps men and women who are being abused by their spouses, boyfriends and girlfriends. Their mission is to provide crisis intervention and support services to those who are abused and to help find a way to stop domestic violence from happening in the first place.
Many people think things or have questions that they are afraid to ask others and wonder, “Is it normal to feel this way?” The average citizen may or may not be able to afford a psychologist or have a friend who can inform them in the manner that they best feel necessary. In this website, “Is It Normal,” you can ask others questions and get responses without feeling awkward and odd about asking that question you wanted to know.
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.
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.
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.