Barbara Schneider Foundation has identified the following Websites as accurate, reliable sources of information:
American Psychiatric Association – The professional association of psychiatrists in the US.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law – The premier national organization for legal issues related to mental health
CIT International Website and the Memphis CIT – learn the Memphis Model from those who developed it.
Combat Veterans Website – Really good things for combat vets and those who love them. It’s put together by a Vietnam-era Marine, Sgt. Andrew Brandi, an author and advocate for those suffering from combat PTSD. Combat vets will find comforting and helpful information at his website.
DHS Adult Mental Health – Minnesota Department of Human Services works to ensure accessible mental health services and supports for adults.
Mental Health America – A national leader in mental health. Formerly known as the National Mental Health Association.
Minnesota Mental Health Crisis Contact Numbers – 24 hour resources on the Minnesota Department of Human Services website. Listed by county, find mental health crisis services in your local area.
National Alliance on Mentally Illness – A national leader in mental health. Formerly known as the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
National Institute of Mental Health – The agency of the Federal Government that does research and education into all aspects of mental illness.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – The US government provides information for veterans and their families on this website, Veterans and Military Families.
SAMHSA’s GAINS Center – the national locus for mental health and substance abuse research on individuals with criminal justice contact.
SAMHSA’s Homelessness Resource Center – SAMHSA has established a Website of homelessness resources & networking.
Additional Resources recommended by SAMHSA
Public information about mental health and mental illness is available at mentalhealth.gov.
Publications on mental health topics can be ordered online from SAMHSA Publications store.samhsa.gov/home.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education – The premier suicide prevention organization.
Tasks Unlimited – A Minnesota provider of supported employment and related services for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness.
Organizations that may be able to provide you with additional information:
- American Psychological Association
- Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
- National Association of School Psychologists
- American Association of Community Psychiatrists
- American Psychiatric Nurses Association
- National Council for Behavioral Health
- National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery
- National Association of County Behavioral Health & Developmental
- Disability Directors
- National Institute of Mental Health, Public Information Branch