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Mental health

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View Resource National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Located at the National Institutes of Health, NIMH is focused on mental health: Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Alzheimer's Disease, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Schizophrenia, etc. The site contains items of interest to the researcher (news & events, grants, contracts, & committees, and research activities) as well as the lay person (the public information section provides specifics...

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml
View Resource Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General

Released on December 13, the first Surgeon General's report on mental health reveals that nearly half of all Americans who have a severe mental illness fail to seek treatment. The 500-page publication was developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) under the guidance of the Surgeon General. It notes that...

https://store.samhsa.gov:443/product/Mental-Health-A-Report-...
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 Emotions Matter: Making the Case for the Role of Young Children's Emotional Development for Early School Readiness

In this 20-page report (released in July 2002) from the Working Paper Series at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, Professor C. Cybele Raver offers an extended discussion of the importance of young children's emotional development in preparing for school. Throughout the report, Professor Raver reviews a great deal of existing research in order to examine whether the...

https://steinhardt.nyu.edu/scmsAdmin/uploads/001/784/Raver%2...
View Resource National Institute of Mental Health: Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Developed as a public service by the National Institute of Mental Health, this Web site contains a wealth of materials that will be very useful to mental health practitioners, parents, and those who work with young people in any capacity. First-time visitors will want to read the brief notes on the mental health of children and adolescents, as well as the section dealing with the treatment of...

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-...
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 Psychiatry On-Line

The field of psychiatry is one that is vast and rather complex, and fortunately for academics and practitioners in the field, the Psychiatry On-Line Web site provides a well-conceived international forum for the discipline. Edited and maintained since 1994 by Dr. Ben Green (a licensed psychiatrist in the United Kingdom), the site features peer-reviewed articles, papers, and case reports from...

http://www.priory.com/psych.htm
View Resource BAM! Body and Mind: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

BAM! Body and Mind was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for kids and teachers. The site offers a fun, interactive approach to raising kids' awareness of health issues, and ways to make their bodies and minds stronger. Topics covered include nutrition and fitness, disease, mental health, peer pressure and relationships. The site is also a resource for teachers who...

https://www.cdc.gov/bam/
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 The National Mental Health Association

As it approaches its 100th anniversary in 2009, the National Mental Health Association (NMHA) remains the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization that deals with all aspects of mental health and mental illness. First-time users of their site will find that their homepage contains copious amounts of material related to their advocacy efforts, along with materials that deal with helping...

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/
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