Mental Health Education Resources

Mental health is a term used to describe emotional well-being. A person’s ability to carry out tasks of everyday life and cope with stress are contributing factors to mental wellness. A mental illness is a change in behavior or psychological pattern of an individual which may lead to distress. Several resources are available to support mental health education.

Professional Associations

Mental Health Education

Disaster/Trauma

  • National Medical Center: The National Medical Center promotes and maintains the mental health of children.
  • International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies: ISTSS is an international organization that promotes knowledge and support for severe trauma and stress.
  • Mental Health America: The Mental Health America of Wisconsin is a non-profit association that helps in the mental wellness of all people.
  • Trauma Center: The Trauma Center is a non-profit organization that provides services to traumatized children or adults or families, and also offers educational programs, training, and consultation.

Mental Health Care System

Mental Illnesses/Disorders

  • Eating Disorder Information Center: This site is the comprehensive database of bulimia, anorexia, and other eating disorders.
  • Mosaic Minds: The Mosaic Minds contain good information on multiple personality disorder and dissociate identity disorder.
  • Obsessive – Compulsive Foundation: This is a non-profit organization formed by group of people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and other related disorders.
  • Schizophrenia: This site helps in increasing knowledge and awareness on schizophrenia and treatment.

Psychiatry and psychology

Statistics

Women’s Mental Health

Men’s Mental Health

  • Men’s Health Network: MHN is a non-profit organization for improving the health of men, boys and families.
  • Men’s Health: This site provides latest health news, researches, and treatment options.
  • Guttmacher Institute: This site provides information on sexual behavior of men and also provides government programs and policies for men’s sexual health.

Children’s Mental Health

Mental Health Support