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- Local Help & Information: Mental Health Organizations / Services
The library's Community Information Database can help you find organizations in Santa Cruz County which offer programs, help, support or further information about mental health and related issues. Use this link to search the CID; from the homepage, enter "mental health" in the keyword search box for a complete listing of local resources.
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- Healthy Minds - Healthy Lives
Special features: Reproducible fact sheets and "Let's Talk Facts" brochures; audio and video news releases; Spanish available; find-a-psychiatrist. From: American Psychiatric Association.
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This American Psychiatric Association Web site offers information on a range of mental health topics, from depression to confidentiality issues to managed care. Clearly-written brochures can be downloaded at the site, and there are also resources available to help find a psychiatrist, along with listings of hotline numbers.
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- Internet Mental Health
Special features: Online support groups; interactive psychiatric tools, including "diagnose yourself" and "quality of life" assessements; information about more than 50 of the most common mental disorders and more than 70 often-prescribed psychiatric drugs; research news; links to reproducible booklets. From: Internet Mental Health produced by Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long.
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- Mental Health - MedlinePlus
Special features: News; research; law and public policy updates; help and information for families and caregivers. From: NLM / NIH.
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- Mental Health America
Mental Health America, formerly the National Mental Health Association, provides information about many forms of mental illness, treatment options, and medication resources. In addition, free brochures and reports are available.
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- National Alliance on Mental Illness
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Web site houses resources on a host of mental illnesses, such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and borderline personality disorder. The site also provides information on treatments, support groups, and recovery from mental illness.
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- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The NIMH site is a well-organized and comprehensive resource for information about mental health. In addition to news releases, a list of current clinical trials, and intramural research reports, the site offers separate sections for the public, health practitioners, and researchers.
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- National Rehabilitation Information Center
Features: Brochures; statistics; two monthly newsletters available on research topics; Ask-Me questions answered. From: NARIC.
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- Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides health-related information from more than 700 health/medical journals and hundreds of pamphlets (many with full text), 2,200 magazines, and various reference sources.
- MEDLINE® PubMed
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, the world's largest database of clinical medical literature. The database indexes more than 4,800 biomedical journals published in the United States and 70 other countries. Citations date back to the 1950s. Some citations link out to relevant information outside of Medline, or to the full text of articles. Tutorials are available and highly recommended for inexperienced users.
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