Mental Health Information
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Learn more about mental health disorders
Links for Veterans
Take a confidential online health screening
Need literature about mental health issue
Newsletters from various health and mental health sources
Other NEW and HELPFUL resources:
Disaster Planning for Consumers of Mental Health Services: The CAFÉ TA Center has released a new training to assist consumers in disaster planning. For individuals with mental health needs, it is especially important to be ready for any kind of disaster, be it natural or man-made, anticipated or sudden. Access the training at http://cafetacenter.org/training/05/?\.
A Family Guide—Integrating Mental Health and Pediatric Primary Care: The National Alliance on Mental Illness released a new family guide on Integrating Mental Health and Pediatric Primary Care. The guide provides families with practical information about integration to help them get involved in the integrated care movement and improve the quality of care their child receives in the pediatric primary care setting. Access an electronic copy of the guide at http://www.nami.org/Content/ContentGroups/CAAC/FG-Integrating.pdf.
LGBTQI Curriculum Is Available Online: The Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association and Drexel University’s School of Medicine have announced a free 2.5-hour training on LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Intersex) issues. Developed by individuals in the LGBTQI community who have lived experience of mental health issues, the curriculum was made possible by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Entitled “Creating a Welcoming and Affirming Environment,” the training is available at http://www.pmhca.org/projects/kpri.html.
Adversity 2 Advocacy Project: Adversity2 Advocacy Project ("A2A")—
www.Adversity2Advocacy.org--is a nonprofit organization (501c3 pending) founded in 2011 by San Francisco author and radio news anchor Jeff Bell and Toronto school teacher and mental health advocate Patricia Lowery. A2A is a web-based project that profiles inspiring individuals who have turned their personal adversity into advocacy on behalf of others with similar challenges, and provides resources for facilitating this process.