Mental Health Resources

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We've put together some educational links to help you learn more about mental illness.

Are you in crisis? Please call the Suicide Prevention Lifeline
at 1-800-273-TALK1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-82551-800-273-8255)

Suicide is one of the most frightening possible outcomes of mental illness. If you or someone you know needs help, call 1-800-273-TALK1-800-273-TALK (8255) immediately. This is the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a 24-hour service available to anyone in need of help. Never ignore or underestimate remarks about suicide. Take them seriously, and make certain that the person in crisis is cared for. And if you think your friend is in immediate danger, do not leave him or her alone—stay there and call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK1-800-273-TALK (8255).

 

National College and Young Adult-Related Sites

 

Papers and Reports

 

Fact Sheets

 

See below for links to organizations and information that cover a wide array of mental health topics, many of whom have affiliates set up in cities and counties nationwide (indicated by *)

Research, Advocacy, and Government Organizations

 

Anti-Stigma / Outreach

 

Specific Mental Health Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Bipolar Disorder

Depression

Eating Disorders

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Schizophrenia

 

Suicide Prevention

 

Professional Associations

 

Multicultural Organizations and Resources

 

Technical Assistance and Consumer Self Help Centers

 

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  • Katharine Penzo from Active Minds at University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice says:

    katharine_penzo_-_penn_social_work"As I have grown more and more involved with Active Minds, I have connected with students, faculty and advocates from colleges near and far. They have become both respected colleagues and lifelong friends. I believe that Active Minds will truly make a difference in the way that mental health is viewed in our society..."