Specific Mental Health Topic Resources:

ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE:  

BEREAVEMENT:

A variety of searchable healing resources have been organized by Tom Golden, a Washington D.C. licensed clinical social worker.  Included are personal stories of grief and healing, columns by psychotherapists and grief therapists on grief, a guestbook in which to write about grief, a discussion section, links to other grief sites and comments from grief experts such as Elizabeth Kubler-Ross.  Golden's specialty is male grief healing.
Via essays, poetry and personal insights, topics such as loss, near-death experiences, and terminal illness are explored.  Info on health and legal issues are also found.
This site is a collection of resources for those experiencing loss or grief and is sponsored by Rivendell Resources, a non-profit foundation in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  Also included are discussion and support groups (via mailing lists) for bereaved persons and the professionals who work with them.
Information and self-help resources for widows and widowers. Links to grief/bereavement support groups, financial topics, and other relevant online support resources.

DEPRESSION:

A huge site where you can search for scientific articles as well as find several different online assessment instruments.

DIVORCE:

Provides free articles and information on the legal, financial, psychological, real estate, and other aspects of divorce. Bulletin board feature allows people to discuss their situations with others. Ignore professional resources as they are for the state of Michigan.
A support page for those going through divorces or the loss of a relationship. Designed to give men and women links and referrals to parenting, child support, legal, and support group info.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE:

The following sites have been identified by College of the Canyons' Student Health Center:
An international multi-faith organization working with clergy and faith communities to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault.
A national network working on research and prevention of domestic violence in the African American community.
Available 24 hours a day throughout the country:  1-800-799-SAFE, TDD: 1-800-787-3224

EATING DISORDERS:

Info about eating disorders and programs.
Based on the PBS program, an exploration of eating disorders, Q and A with experts, and a guide for teachers.

FAMILY VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT:

 

STRESS MANAGEMENT:

A part of Psych Web, this resource provides a comprehensive outline for conquering stress.

 

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