Free Online Mental Health Informational Resources
In the following section, we are listing websites which provide a wealth of information and/or unique mental health services. This is not an all-inclusive list. Please email us if you have any additional websites or blogs that you feel we should add.
As an advocate for healthy psychotherapy, GoodTherapy.org educates the public about the differences between healthy and unhealthy psychotherapy practices and promotes collaborative and nonpatho-logically based approaches within the professional community. Launched in 2007, the GoodTherapy.org Network receives more than 1.5 million therapist searches each month and reaches, through a variety of partner and advertising networks, an estimated 7 million people per month. GoodTherapy.org maintains the highest membership requirements, individually verifying that each applicant meets strict educational, licensure, and philosophical guidelines.
Healthyplace.com is the largest consumer mental health site on the net. We provide authoritative information and support to people with mental health concerns, along with their family members and other loved ones.
At HealthyPlace.com, you'll find comprehensive, authoritative information onpsychological disorders, psychiatric medications, and other mental health treatments. They also have a mental health social network, online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, HealthyPlace TV, our weekly live mental health TV show, and more.
And at HealthyPlace.com, they provide mental health information from experts, as well as everyday people who are dealing with psychological disorders.
The Mental Help Net website exists to promote online mental health education and provides scientifically accurate and up-to-date coverage of mental health and illness topics. The site's resources take three different forms. They offer detailed and comprehensive coverage of mental health and illness topics (such as Depression, ADHD, and Personality Disorders) in our numerous topic centers. We regularly publish original blogs, podcasts, articles and advice columns which are linked from the Mental Help Net homepage. Online since 1995, Mental Help Net has been the recipient of many awards and citations. Our service is freely available and intended for both laypeople and professionals.
7 Cups of Tea is an online emotional support service. Through a secure, anonymous bridging technology, we connect those in need of emotional support with our network of Active Listeners, individuals from all walks of life who want to provide compassionate care. Connections to Listeners are private, one-on-one conversations initiated on demand.
Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based non-profit dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated care and treatment for those who need it, with recovery as the goal. Much of our current work is guided by the Before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4) philosophy – that mental health conditions should be treated long before they reach the most critical points in the disease process.
IMAlive is the world's first virtual crisis center. It is the world's first crisis center where 100% of the volunteers are trained in crisis intervention. In the first year since the launch IMAlive has helped thousands of people in crisis.
SMART Recovery is the leading self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Our participants learn tools for addiction recovery based on the latest scientific research and participate in a world-wide community which includes free, self-empowering, science-based mutual help groups.
The SMART Recovery 4-Point Program® helps people recover from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors, including: drug abuse, drug addiction, substance abuse, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, prescription drug abuse, sexual addiction, and problem addiction to other substances and activities. SMART Recovery sponsors face-to-face meetings around the world, and daily online meetings. In addition, our online message board and 24/7 chat room are excellent forums to learn about SMART Recovery and obtain addiction recovery support.
Big Elephant is here to provide and improve access to mental health and substance abuse information, assistance and recovery resources such as prevention, screening, assessment, and treatment for young people who would otherwise not be exposed to through its network of volunteers, donors and partners.
ADAA is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety and mood disorders, OCD, and PTSD and to improving the lives of all people who suffer from them through education, practice, and research.