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Links

The following Web sites offer a wide variety of resources for those interested in learning about mental illness and substance abuse.

NAMI-East Bay 2010 Speaker Notes National Alliance on Mentally Illness - East Bay Chapter, July 28, 2010: Bonita House's Rebecca Woolis presents some thoughts on recovery.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law Non-profit legal advocacy organization dedicated to eliminating institutional abuse and involuntary confinement

California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies

California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies

College Students With Psychiatric Disabilities  Guide with  instructional strategies, course accommodations, and other campus services designed to serve this population. 

Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center Bibliography and other resources

Dental Solutions Creating Smiles Mental health resources for a healthy mind and body.

Drug Rehab Connections Informational website that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together.

Dual Diagnosis Recovery Network

The Family Education and Resource Center ('FERC') is a new family/caregiver-centered program that provides information, education, advocacy and support services to family/caregivers of children, adolescents, transitional age youth, adults, and older adults with serious emotional disturbance or mental illness living in all regions of Alameda County.

Friends' Health Connection Non-profit that connects people who are experiencing or have overcome the same illness, handicap or injury for mutual support.

Hazelden Non-profit center committed to substance use and mental health issues with an online bookstore.

Mary Ellen Copeland Renowned mental health recovery author and educator.

Mental Health America A consumer organization whose mission is to provide mental health consumers with information through the media and internet that will help them participate as full citizens in their communities, state, nation, and the world.

MHSA Resources Clearinghouse A statewide online resource for tools, services and strategies for promoting wellness, intervening early in the manifestation of mental illness, and developing novel, cutting edge approaches to mental health services. 

Mental Health Association of California

Mental Health Net Comprehensive guide to mental health online with over 9200 resources.

NAMI California (formerly California Alliance for the Mentally Ill) Statewide advocacy group of families, friends, recovering persons with mental illness and professionals who are dedicated to improving the care, treatment, rehabilitation and status of people with mental illness and the pursuit of cures through research.

NARSAD Artworks Museum quality art products by and on behalf of mentally ill persons.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Grass roots, self-help, support and advocacy - started by families.

National Arts for Mental Health

National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers

National Empowerment Center Non-profit run by consumer/survivors whose mission is to carry a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing.

National Mental Health Association 330 affiliates nationwide.

National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse Consumer-run, national technical assistance center serving the mental health consumer movement.

National Summit Unmoderated discussion list devoted to National Summit of Mental Health Consumers and Survivors.

Oregon Office of Consumer Technical Assistance Provides technical assistance for mental health consumer/survivor run services and projects.

Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health.

SAMHSA'S Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the Federal Government. This site provides a vast array of current facts, databases, research, and related information.

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

Web of Addictions