Resources

Disability Rights Laws
Federal Links Related to Mental Health
For Families and Guardians
General Health Sites
Links to Mental Illness by Diagnosis
Autism
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Dissociative Disorders
Dual Diagnosis and Integrated Treatment of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorder
Eating Disorders
Depression
Mood Disorders
Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Panic Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophrenia
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Suicide
Tourette's Syndrome
Mental Health Websites
Montana Mental Health Organizations
Native American
News Articles
Other Resources
SAMHSA Resources for Rural Populations
Special Needs Alliance Literature
State of Montana Links Related to Mental Health
Travel Guidelines
Veterans
Veteran Families
Videos/Photos
Youth Resources
 

 

Disability Rights Laws

For persons with disabilities, these documents are available in large print, Braille, audio tape, and computer disk. Reproduction of these documents are encouraged.

Federal Links Related to Mental Health

For Families and Guardians

  • www.specialneedsalliance.org: The Special Needs Alliance (SNA) is a national, not for profit organization of attorneys dedicated to the practice of disability and public benefits law. Individuals with disabilities, their families and their advisors rely on the SNA to connect them with nearby attorneys who focus their practices in the disability law arena.

General Health Websites

  • www.eMedicineHealth.com: is a consumer health information site that was launched in May 2003. The site contains over 900 health and medical articles written by physicians for patients and consumers.
  • www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus: MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
  • www.psychcentral.com/disorders: Psych Central is the Internet's largest and oldest independent mental health and psychology network. Since 1995, it has been run by mental health professionals offering reliable, trusted information and over 160 support groups to consumers.

Links to Mental Illness by Diagnosis

At the heart of NAMI's mission is our grassroots and the sharing of information with people with mental illness, their families, friends, mental health professionals, and the general public. NAMI strives to offer hope, reform and health to our American community through support, education , and advocacy efforts. Research is constantly providing us with new information about the brain and the nature of mental illnesses and, consequently, more effective treatments.

  • Autism
    Autism Advocate magazine: The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
    Autism Hangout – provides the Autism Community with an online resource that compiles news, knowledge and personal experiences on how best to thrive with autism.
    Autism Perspective magazine: TAP's mission is to provide free information to all, provide unbiased information, educate its readership, a comprehensive resource for information, services, options, treatments, etc., provide the latest research findings and cutting-edge information, share personal life stories – experiences, triumphs, struggles, and humanness. TAP recognizes that Autism is complex, no two people are alike, therefore every person will respond differently to every situation, if someone has benefited, it was valuable, we must collaborate with one another and work together in order to affect change.
    Autism Speaks: Autism Speaks has grown into the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
    Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Autism Society of America: The Autism Society, the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, exists to improve the lives of all affected by autism. We do this by increasing public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
    www.allaboutbipolar.com: All About Bipolar is a personal blog intended to demonstrate the day to day grind faced by a person dealing with bipolar disorder.
    www.thebalancedmind.org: Mission: guide families raising children with mood disorders to the answers, support and stability they seek. Vision: a world where children living with mood disorders thrive because their families have the resources, community and support they need.
    www.bipolaradvantage.com: Our Mission is to help people with mental conditions shift their thinking and behavior so that they can lead extraordinary lives.
    Bipolar Disorder
    www.dbsalliance.org: Depression & Bipolar AllianceDBSA provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.
    www.famousbipolarpeople.com: feeling famous? You're in good company!
    www.psychcentral.com/disorders/bipolar/
    www.psycheducation.org: My long-term goal is to provide quality education on topics where information on the Internet is scattered or non-existent, as it was in the case of "bipolar II". Welcome. I hope you find something useful." Jim Phelps. M.D.
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
    Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Dissociative Disorders
    Dissociative Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis and Integrated Treatment of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorder
    Dual Diagnosis and Integrated Treatment of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
    Eating Disorders
  • Depression
    Major Depression
  • Mood Disorders
    www.moodswings.net.au: This site is an online self-help tool for people with bipolar disorder. Material used in this website is based on an effective face-to-face group program found to be successful in reducing episodes of illness.
  • Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
    Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
    Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
    Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
    Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Suicide
    Evidenced-Based Suicide Prevention Programs
    Suicide
  • Tourette's Syndrome
    Tourette's Syndrome

Mental Health Websites

Montana Mental Health Organizations

Native American Resources

Montana

National Organizations and Agencies

Other Resources

News Artilcles

Other Resources

Special Needs Alliance Literature

State of Montana Links Related to Mental Health

Travel Guidelines

  • TSA Helpline for Travelers with Disabilities: Cares forTravelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions. Travelers may call TSA Cares toll free at 1-855-787-2227 prior to traveling with questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint. TSA Cares will serve as an additional, dedicated resource specifically for passengers with disabilities, medical conditions or other circumstances or their loved ones who want to prepare for the screening process prior to flying.

International Sites

  • www.beyondblue.org.au: An Australian site whose "mission is to provide a national focus and community leadership to increase the capacity of the broader Australian community to prevent depression and respond effectively.

Veterans

NAMI Veteran and Military Resources

Veteran Families

Videos/Photos

Youth Resources

CSAA Disclaimer:
The CSAA is pleased to provide a website with information about mental illness. However, please remember that the internet is a dynamic resource and the CSAA cannot guarantee that all of the outside links provided will work or that the content will not have changed over time. As a result, the CSAA cannot guarantee the accuracy or availability regarding these resources. It is important that you do your own research to seek out further information and to consult with your professional provider for your unique circumstances. If you, a family member or friend is suffering from mental illness and/or in crisis please seek appropriate professional help.