NHCBHA is pleased to offer direct links to many of the web sites you reference most frequently. The web sites listed below were submitted by providers and include professional associations, specialty behavioral health organizations and healthcare sites.
NHCBHA invites you to share those web sites which you find most helpful with your peers.
The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society providing clinical and research resources, public policy, advocacy and public information about psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is a membership organization of professional social workers and works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States.
American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is the professional organization that represents mental health counselors. The association serves members practicing in a variety of settings, including hospitals, community mental health centers, managed behavioral health care organizations, employee assistance plans and private practice.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association provides leadership to advance psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, improves mental health care for culturally diverse individuals, families, groups and communities and shapes health policy for the delivery of mental health services.
The American Association of Pastoral Counselors provides information to AAPC members, potential members and the general public. The AAPC web site provides information about annual or regional conferences, educational endeavors, and professional resources.
The Association for Addiction Specialists provides information for addiction focused professionals including education, advocacy, knowledge, standards of practice, ethics, professional development and research.
Medscape provides clinicians and other healthcare professionals with a source of clinical information that is timely and relevant to their patients and practice.
The National Institute of Mental Health offers research reports and other valuable information to keep you up-to-date on the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. Also included are materials you can use to help educate your patients about their disorders.
DBSA: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance educates patients, families, professionals and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illnesses as treatable medical diseases and fosters self-help for patients and their families.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry site is designed to serve both AACAP Members, and Parents and Families. You will find information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, AACAP membership, current research, and practice guidelines.
The National Center for PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) web site is designed as an educational source about PTSD and trauma.
The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is a national, non-profit membership organization providing information about Anxiety disorders.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is a support, education, advocacy, and research organization providing a wide variety of resources and links to local chapters.
SAMHSA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services focused on improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services for substance abuse and mental illnesses.
Depression in Primary Care – This program’s goal is increasing the use of effective models for treating depression in primary care settings.