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Mental Health

National Institute of Mental Health 
A site of interest for the public, practitioners and researchers.

American Psychiatric Association
“The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders.”

American Psychological Association 
APA works to advance psychology as a science, a profession and a means of promoting human welfare.  Find information for psychologists, students of psychology and the general public.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 
Provides information to aid in the understanding and treatment of developmental, behavioral and mental disorders of children and adolescents. Find information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, current research and more.

The Center for Mental Health Services 
CMHS leads federal efforts to treat mental illnesses by promoting mental health and by preventing the development or worsening of mental illness when possible.  Includes information in Spanish.

Mental Health America 
This organization is dedicated to improving the mental health of all individuals and achieving victory over mental illnesses.  Find fact sheets, online depression screening, legislative alerts, advocacy information and more. provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. This site is published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)  
This grassroots organization is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by mental illness through education and advocacy. NAMI-Memphis is part of this group.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 
Find information on substance abuse and mental health topics as well as toll-free hotlines (one in Spanish) and locators for treatment programs and treatment facilities.  Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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