Mental Health Links
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Mental Health America of Colorado - www.mhacolorado.org
MHAC provides leadership to address the full range of mental health issues in Colorado. The association is a catalyst for improving diagnosis, care and treatment for people of all ages with mental health problems.
Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council - www.cbhc.org
CBHC is a membership organization that represents Colorado's behavioral healthcare providers offering skilled therapeutic and community resources to meet the mental health needs of all Colorado residents. The site offers news, advocacy information, and legislative updates.
Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. - www.bhicares.org
BHI oversees administration of mental health services to Medicaid recipients in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties and the city of Aurora. Medicaid information is provided along with educational materials and advocacy information.
Colorado Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health - www.coloradofederation.org
Resources, information, support and more are available from this organization that works to improve funding and care for children with mental health problems.
Colorado Suicide Prevention and Resources - www.cdphe.state.co.us/pp/suicide/index.html
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's suicide information and prevention site.
Families First of Colorado - www.familiesfirstcolorado.org
Families First provides services which strengthen families and protect children from the cycle of child abuse and neglect. Their vision is a community that welcomes the responsibility to nurture children and strengthen families.
Juvenile Assessment Center - www.jac18.org
The18th Judicial District Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC), is a nonprofit organization that provides free assessment services for at-risk youth in need of intervention. This community-based program focuses on intervention, comprehensive assessments, and improving access to appropriate services. JAC provides positive alternatives to youth and their families.
American Psychiatric Association - www.psych.org
Clinical resources, publications, news and advocacy, and relevant information on mental illness are available from this national association.
National Alliance on Mental Ill - www.nami.org
NAMI, the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, has become the nation's voice on mental illness through advocacy, research, support, and education.
Mental Health America - www.mentalhealthamerica.net
National mental health association dedicated to improving the mental health of all individuals and achieving victory over mental illnesses through reliable advocacy, education, research, and services. A wide variety of helpful information is provided.
The National Association for the Dually Diagnosed - www.thenadd.org
Expert information for professionals, educators, policy makers, and families concerning mental health issues relating to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
What a Difference a Friend Makes - http://whatadifference.org
Exceptional resource focused on helping young adults support friends who have mental illness. Offers various professionally produced educational and media materials aimed at education and reducing stigma. Some materials are available in Spanish. It's a good resource for professionals, too.
Suicide prevention via My Space - www.myspace.com/suicidepreventionlifeline
The wildly popular web mega-site My Space now includes a page devoted to suicide prevention. The page is sponsored by the federal government and links to the Suicide Prevention Lifeline.
Zero to Three - www.zerotothree.org
Excellent, wide-ranging information concerning children 0-3 years old. It's for parents and professionals.
Medline Plus: Mental Health - www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mentalhealth.html
Medline Plus provides reliable information on a wide variety of health issues. The mental health section offers many resources, including some in Spanish. Medline Plus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Support Groups: Share experiences about depression, other mental conditions - www.mayoclinic.com/health/support-groups/MH00044
Advice from the Mayo Clinic on the value of a support group and how to find one grounded in scientifically and medically solid facts, and with the best interests of its participants at heart.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network - www.nctsnet.org/nccts/nav.do?pid=hom_main
Injury, victimization, witnessing crime, invasive medical procedures, natural disasters and more can cause children to suffer the effects of trauma. This organization offers quality information about trauma, its effects on children and what to do about it. Information for parents, caregivers, teachers and professionals.
UCLA's School Mental Health Project - http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/
A great resource of information related to promoting mental health in public schools.