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Mental health services

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View Resource World Health Report 2001

Yesterday, the World Health Organization (WHO) released this year's World Health Report (WHR), which is, for the first time, concentrated on mental health (last year's report was discussed in the June 23, 2000 Scout Report). WHO reports that nearly a third of the disabilities in the world are neuropsychiatric disorders, and WHR 2001 focuses on the status of mental health care and knowledge...

http://www.who.int/whr/
View Resource Real Men. Real Depression.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) presents this service as part of an information campaign designed to increase public awareness of depression in men, who "are less likely than women to recognize, acknowledge, and seek treatment for their depression" even though an estimated six million men suffer from this illness in the US alone. The main feature of the campaign and this companion...

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/men-and-depress...
View Resource National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) sponsors a broad range of public outreach projects and research studies dedicated to providing a more nuanced and multi-faceted understanding of the immense complexity of the many mental health issues that affect millions of persons each day. Within the Find Support section of the site, individuals can learn...

https://www.nami.org/
View Resource MedlinePlus: Mental Health

MedLinePlus is a joint collaboration between the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health which has received strong marks during the past few years for providing high-quality health-related materials to the Web-browsing public. This particular area of the MedLinePlus site is devoted to providing materials about mental health. Here visitors can learn about various...

https://medlineplus.gov/mentalhealth.html
View Resource Go Ask Alice!

Some readers may be wondering aloud: "Who is Alice, and why do I want to ask her anything?� Well, "Alice" is in fact a team of Columbia University health educators, health care providers, and specialists from health-related organizations worldwide. "Alice" was created in 1993 at Columbia, and is one of the longest-running health question and answer websites. As one might surmise, the site...

http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/