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Stefani Gafford, MPH
Health Sciences Informationist
Mental Health is an important and often overlooked part of overall health care. How you feel mentally and emotionally can make a big difference in how you feel physically. On this page you will find various sites to assist you in looking up information specific to mental health issues. Click on a link below or scroll down to find out more about each site.
Mental Health during a time of crisis is not easy and dealing with a national pandemic that has uprooted our traditional routes to taking care of ourselves and our families is even harder. However, a number of organizations have developed tools and other aid to help get us all through this time.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, NAMI, is dedicated to helping those with mental illness build better lives.
National Institute of Mental Health - leads national research on mental disorders and is part of the National Institutes of Health. The Institute wants to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses and pave the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - the US Dept of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA addresses both substance abuse and mental health and the intersection of the two.
MentalHealth.gov - a one stop access to mental health and mental health problems information. This site aims to educate and guide the general public, health professionals, policy makers, business leaders, schools, and communities.
By becoming more knowledgeable about your condition, you can be better prepared to talk with your health care provider and take a more active role in your health care. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides this listing of consumer health web sites for informational use only, and does not establish a professional relationship between the users and any health care provider. These materials are not intended as a substitute for the care of a qualified health care provider.
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