Mental Health Agencies and On-line Resources
Please note that this information is educational in nature, and is not to be considered a substitute for professional counseling and/or medical services. We have included links to programs we recommend or think you might enjoy. Some of these are free sites, some of them charge fees for services rendered. You may notice that most of the links are to government-sponsored or established non-profit agencies, and some are affiliate programs that we think are interesting. Counseling Insite does not endorse these affiliate programs - we simply want to make you aware that they exist, and allow you to decide for yourself whether what they offer holds value to you. If you have any questions, please ask.
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American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. We represent the professional interests of more than 50,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.
American Counseling Association
The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.
American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the world’s largest psychiatric organization. It is a medical specialty society representing growing membership of more than 35,000 psychiatrists.
American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA is the world's largest association of psychologists, with nearly 130,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.
Healing From BPD
This blog, list of resources,and chat room were created to share the real world applications of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBA) skills. DBA is an effective way to treat Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).
Man Therapy is an interactive mental health campaign targeting working age men (25-54) that employs humor to cut through stigma and tackle issues like depression, divorce and anxiety.
Learn cognitive behavior therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression. This interactive website helps users learn healthy behaviors.
Planned Parenthood chat site where clients can ask questions about pregnancy, STDs, birth control, emergency contraception and abortion and can get referrals. Text "PPNOW" to 774636 (PPINFO)
Psych Central is the Internet’s largest and oldest independent mental health social network. Since 1995, their award-winning website has been run by mental health professionals offering reliable, trusted information and over 200 support groups to consumers.
PsychologyToday.com has gathered renowned psychologists, academics, psychiatrists and authors in the field to contribute their thoughts and ideas on what makes us tick. The site provides a live stream of what's happening in 'psychology today'.
A free to use website dedicated to providing psychology professionals, students, and the general public with transparent access to psychological assessment tools. We strive to provide test questions and answers in the most streamlined possible format, through a simple interface and automatic scoring.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
SupportGroups.com is a growing online support groups community. Their goal is to bring people together around life's challenges by providing concise, up-to-date information and a meeting place for individuals, their friends and families, and professionals who offer pathways to help.
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