The premier professional organization of psychiatrists in the United States. The APA provides professional support to psychiatrists and trainees, defines diagnostic criteria pursuant to establishment of effective communication, education and standardization of care, establishes ethical standards of professional conduct and provides advocacy with national professional and governmental entities. The website features mental health articles and blogs.
Over one hundred years old, MHA is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to individuals that suffer from mental illness and their families with focus on battling stigma, raising awareness of mental health issues, promoting mental health as a critical aspect of over-all wellness and providing mental health support.
“The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.” The website has many informative fact sheets, along with guides to fighting stigma associated with mental illness and the associated barriers to receiving help.
This governmental entity sponsors mental health/illness related investigations by talented researchers throughout academia, as wells as directly performs a large variety of research projects in its’ own laboratories.
A locally-created video library on topics related to depression and anxiety. The stated purpose of the compilation is to raise awareness and decrease social stigma relating to mental health issues.
Another very respected source of medical information that is available to the public.