Health Facts Plus: Mental Health

Health Facts Plus: Mental Health

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Caregiver Mental Health Affects Kids'' Asthma Care (12/15/2006, Reuters Health)

Correction: More Mental Health Woes for Immigrant Kids (12/14/2006, Reuters Health)

Common Questions about the Mental Health of American Indian and Alaska Natives (11/01/2006, American Psychiatric Association)

Mental Health: Keeping Your Emotional Health (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Overview of Mental Illness (Surgeon General)

What Are the Warning Signs of Mental Illness? (American Psychiatric Association)

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) (NAMI) Cognitive Therapy (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (NAMI) Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) (Mental Health America) Medications (National Institute of Mental Health) Mental Illness and the Family: Finding the Right Mental Health Care for You (Mental Health America) Mental Illness and the Family: Is Hospitalization Necessary? (Mental Health America) Psychosocial Treatments (NAMI) Traditional Therapies (Center for Mental Health Services)

Alternative Approaches to Mental Health Care (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Food for Thought (NAMI) - Links to PDF

Action Planning for Prevention and Recovery: A Self-Help Guide (Center for Mental Health Services) Building Self-Esteem: A Self-Help Guide (Center for Mental Health Services) Coping Tips for Siblings and Adult Children of Persons with Mental Illness (NAMI) Also available in Spanish Dealing with the Effects of Trauma: A Self-Help Guide (Center for Mental Health Services) Maintaining Your Own Health: For Family Members Caring for Relatives with a Mental Disorder (World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders) Also available in Spanish Road to Resilience (American Psychological Association) Speaking Out for Yourself: A Self-Help Guide (Center for Mental Health Services) Tips for People Living with Mental Illness in Uncertain Times (Mental Health America) Also available in Spanish

Anniversary Reactions to a Traumatic Event: The Recovery Process Continues (Center for Mental Health Services) Common Questions about Mood Disorders (American Psychiatric Association) Compulsive Gambling (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Conversion Disorder (InteliHealth) Dissociative Disorders (NAMI) Ganser Syndrome (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) How to Deal with Grief (Center for Mental Health Services) Hypochondriasis (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Intermittent Explosive Disorder (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome (Nemours Foundation) Munchausen Syndrome (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Overview of Factitious Disorders (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Self-Injury (Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Somatization Disorder (InteliHealth)

Choosing a Mental Health Provider: How to Find One Who Suits Your Needs (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Common Questions about College Mental Health (American Psychiatric Association) Family Psychoeducation: Information for Consumers (Center for Mental Health Services) Also available in Spanish Family Psychoeducation: Information for Families and Other Supporters (Center for Mental Health Services) Getting Help: Locate Services (National Institute of Mental Health) Homeless and Missing Mentally Ill: A Guide for Relatives (NAMI) Housing Options for People with Mental Illness (Center for Mental Health Services) Making and Keeping Friends: A Self-Help Guide (Center for Mental Health Services) Mental Health (Sex Differences) (Society for Women''s Health Research) Mental Health and Mental Health Services Frequently Asked Questions (Center for Mental Health Services) Mental Health Professionals: Who They Are and How to Find One (NAMI) Mental Illness and Stigma: Coping with the Ridicule (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Mental Illness: What a Difference a Friend Makes (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Mind/Body Connection: How Your Emotions Affect Your Health (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Ministry, Mental Illness, and Communities of Faith (NAMI) New Years Tip Sheet (American Psychiatric Association) Psychology and Law Enforcement - Criminal Profiling (American Psychological Association) Recovery and Living (Center for Mental Health Services)

Health Insurance - Provision of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (Center for Mental Health Services) How to Pay for Mental Health Services (Center for Mental Health Services) Medicare and Your Mental Health Benefits (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) - Large PDF file Also available in Spanish Mental Health Part D : Consumers and Their Families (American Psychiatric Association, Mental Health America, NAMI)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Mental Disorders (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Mental Health (National Institutes of Health)

Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Mental Disorders (03/14/2005, Cleveland Clinic Foundation) Mental Illness Exacts Heavy Toll, Beginning in Youth (06/06/2005, National Institutes of Health) NIDA Research Illuminates Associations Between Psychiatric Disorders and Smoking (08/22/2005, National Institute on Drug Abuse) Participant''s Guide to Mental Health Clinical Research (02/17/2006, National Institute of Mental Health) Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (07/01/2004, NAMI)

Mental Health Dictionary (Center for Mental Health Services) Mental Health Part D: Glossary (American Psychiatric Association, Mental Health America, NAMI)

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse: Contact Information for Related Organizations (Children''s Bureau) Mental Health Services Locator (Center for Mental Health Services) National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology

American Psychiatric Association Center for Mental Health Services Mental Health America NAMI Also available in Spanish National Institute of Mental Health Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Dealing with the Criminal Justice System (NAMI) Decriminalizing Mental Illness (NAMI) Know Your Rights (Center for Mental Health Services) Also available in Spanish Mental Health Parity Act (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) Principles for the Provision of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services (American Psychological Association) Questions and Answers on Using “Insanity” as a Legal Defense (American Psychiatric Association) Rights and Protection and Advocacy Frequently Asked Questions (Center for Mental Health Services)

Consumer Survey on Mental Health (American Psychiatric Association) - Links to PDF Eliminate Disparities in Mental Health (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority Health) FASTATS: Mental Health Disorders (National Center for Health Statistics) Numbers Count: Mental Disorders in America (National Institute of Mental Health) Spending Money in All the Wrong Places: Uninsured (NAMI)

Mental Health in Men (National Women''s Health Information Center)

Common Questions about Women''s Mental Health Issues (American Psychiatric Association) Pregnancy Pointers for Women with Psychiatric History (NAMI) Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) (American Psychiatric Association) Women with Co-Occurring Serious Mental Illness and a Substance Use Disorder (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Good Mental Health Is Ageless (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF JAMA Patient Page: Psychiatric Illness in Older Adults (American Medical Association) - Links to PDF Let’s Talk Facts about Mental Health of the Elderly (American Psychiatric Association) - Links to PDF Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: Mental Health (Administration on Aging) Role of the Geriatric Psychiatrist (Geriatric Mental Health Foundation) Also available in Spanish

Good Mental Health Is Ageless (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF - In Chinese Good Mental Health Is Ageless (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF - In Korean Good Mental Health Is Ageless (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF - In Russian Good Mental Health Is Ageless (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) - Links to PDF - In Vietnamese

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Date last updated: 05 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 06 October 2006