Mental Health Links
The following links are listed to provide you with online mental health care information which you may find helpful and interesting. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list, nor is it an endorsement of the content of these sites.
Associations & Institutes
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Suicide Awareness and crisis Hotlines
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ - Immediate support for someone in crisis, including options for deaf or hearing impaired, veterans, and Spanish speakers.
Basic information about anxiety disorders - Information about anxiety disorders in general, and specific types of anxiety disorders, such as panic disorder, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. This information is provided by the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA), the only national, non-profit membership organization dedicated to informing the public, healthcare professionals and legislators that anxiety disorders are real, serious and treatable.
Social Phobia/Social Anxiety Association - Provides definitions, explanations of symptoms and treatment, resources and links for people experiencing social phobia/social anxiety disorder.
National Institutes of Mental Health Post-traumatic Stress Disorder - Booklets, fact sheets, and summaries about PTSD.
National Center for PTSD (NCPTSD) - The NCPTSD's mission is to advance the clinical care and social welfare of America's veterans through research, education, and training in the science, diagnosis, and treatment of PTSD and stress-related disorders.
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity DisordeR
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) (www.chadd.org): CHADD is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families.
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources (www.addresources.org): A member driven non–profit organization that has produces a website with a wealth of resources, including articles, lists of books, links to websites, and a searchable database of professionals and support groups across the country.
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association: (www.add.org). Website has a wealth of resources, including a searchable directory of support groups and professionals.
Study Guides & Strategies (www.studygs.net)
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
Georgia Asperger's Organization - http://georgiaaspergersorganization.org/
Autism Speaks - https://www.autismspeaks.org/
OASIS: Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support: www.aspergersyndrome.org
Autism Meetups in Atlanta - http://www.meetup.com/topics/autism/us/ga/atlanta/
ASD Support Group Links - http://www.behavior-consultant.com/support.htm
MHDDAD (Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Addictive Diseases) - Region Three MHDDAD Office; 100 Crescent Centre Parkway, Suite 900, Tucker, GA 30084, 770-414-3052; http://mhddad.dhr.georgia.gov/portal/site/DHR-MHDDAD
Autism Society of America, Greater Georgia Chapter https://www.autismsocietyga.org/
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Give an Hour for veterans and their families
Addiction and Recovery
Is your own drinking problematic? To help determine if your own drinking patterns are safe, risky or harmful, you can answer the following questions on two separate self-assessment tests: http://alcoholism.about.com/od/tests/a/quiz_alcoholic.htm and http://www.ehealthmd.com/library/alcohol-use/alcoholuse-alcoholic.html
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence