- Healthy Aboriginal Network
Promotes wellness and literacy among indigenous youth through comic books and animated short films on health and social issues.
- Indian Health Service (IHS)
Division of Behavioral Health Is responsible for IHS efforts to monitor, treat, and prevent mental and behavioral health conditions and substance use.
- National Center for American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research at the Colorado School of Public Health
Specializes in research on mental health issues among American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations.
- Native Hope
- Child Welfare Information Gateway
- First Nations Development Institute
- GLESN (PDF |2.1 MB)
Mission is to ensure that every member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
- Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
- We R Native
Offers multimedia health resources such as videos, blog posts, and a forum where Native youth can ask questions.
- A Positive Youth Development Perspective on Mental Distress Among American Indian/Alaska Native Youth (PDF | 1.6 MB)
Investigates the associations between risk and protective factors and significant mental distress of AI/AN youth.
- “All my relations”: experiences and perceptions of Indigenous patients connecting with Indigenous Elders in an inner city primary care partnership for mental health and well-being
Explores how patients’ encounters with Indigenous Elders affected their overall mental health and well-being to identify therapeutic mechanisms underlying improvement.
- The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research.
- Disparity of Treatment and Duty To Respect Patient Autonomy in Mental Health Care Of Native Americans (DOC | 87 KB)
- Exploring the Relationship Between Sense of Coherence and Historical Trauma Among American Indian Youth (PDF | 464 KB)
Looks at the relationship between Sense of Coherence, which reflects a coping capacity of people to deal with everyday life stressors, and historical trauma among American Indian youth.
- Prevalence of Mental Disorders from Adolescence Through Early Adulthood in American Indian and First Nations Communities (PDF | 463 KB)
Documents the cumulative and 12-month prevalence of psychiatric disorders across the early life course among a sample of Indigenous young adults and compare prospective and retrospective reporting of lifetime mental disorders.
- The Culture Is Prevention Project: Measuring Culture as a Social Determinant of Mental Health For Native/Indigenous Peoples (PDF | 1.3 MB)
- The (Post)Colonial Predicament in Community Mental Health Services for American Indians: Explorations in Alter-Native Psy-Ence (PDF | 370 KB)
Explores clinical depression and problem drinking among American Indian people on the Fort Belknap Indian reservation in Montana in the United States.
- Anxiety & Depression Association of America
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through the alignment of science, treatment, and education.
- Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.
- Mental Health America
Mental Health America (MHA)'s work is driven by its 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; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need them; with recovery as the goal.
- National Institute of Mental Health – Mental Health Information: Brochures and Fact Sheets
NIMH offers brochures and fact sheets on mental health disorders and related topics for patients and their families, health professionals, and the public.
- SAMHSA’s National Helpline
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
- Psychosocial Interventions for Older Adults With Serious Mental Illness
The guide provides considerations and strategies for interdisciplinary teams, peer specialists, clinicians, registered nurses, behavioral health organizations, and policy makers in understanding, selecting, and implementing evidence-based interventions that support older adults with serious mental illness.
- Prevention and Treatment of Anxiety, Depression, and Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among College Students
This guide reviews literature on treating college students’ mental health concerns, such as anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors; distills the research into recommendations for practice; and provides examples of the ways that these recommendations can be implemented.
- Treatment for Youth and Young Adults with Mood Disorders and other Serious Emotional Disturbances and Co-occurring Substance Use
This guide reviews interventions on treating substance misuse and substance use disorders (SUD) in youth with serious emotional disturbances (SED), distills the research into recommendations for practice, and provides examples of the ways that these recommendations can be implemented.
- Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders
This guide reviews ways that telehealth modalities can be used to provide treatment for serious mental illness and substance use disorders among adults, distills the research into recommendations for practice, and provides examples of how these recommendations can be implemented.
- Tips for Survivors of a Pandemic: Managing Stress
This tip sheet describes common reactions after pandemics and other disasters and suggests ways to cope. It also covers financial stress and signs of the urgent need for mental health assistance and lists sources of help and support.
- Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health
This report summarizes key findings from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) for national indicators of substance use and mental health among people aged 12 years old or older in the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States.
- Tips for Healthcare Professionals: Coping with Stress and Compassion Fatigue
This tip sheet explores stress and compassion fatigue, as well as signs of distress after a disaster. It identifies ways to cope and enhance resilience, along with resources for more information and support.
- Anger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Clients: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Manual
This updated manual contains a 12-week cognitive–behavioral anger management group treatment model. The content includes specific instructions and suggested remarks for group leaders, and exercises for group members. This model will work in a variety of clinical settings, and with diverse audiences.
- Advisory: Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment for People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
This Advisory highlights how mental and substance use disorder treatment programs can better serve people with physical and cognitive disabilities and substance use disorders (SUDs) and/or serious mental illness (SMI).
- Guidance on Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotics: Older Adults and People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Community Settings
This Guidance reviews non-pharmacologic behavioral approaches and strategies to avoid and reduce prescribing of antipsychotics whenever possible for older adults with dementia and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience: A Framework for Addressing and Preventing Community Trauma – 2016 at Prevention Institute
Discusses community trauma and offers a framework for understanding, addressing, and preventing trauma among communities or populations.
- Mean Streets and Mental Health: Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at Crime Hot Spots (PDF | 593 KB)
Examines self-reported symptomology for depression and PTSD for survey respondents interviewed in three types of randomly selected street segments: violent crime hot spots, cool spots, and cold spots.
- ‘I felt like a human being’—An exploratory, multi‐method study of refugee involvement in the development of mental health intervention research (PDF | 592)
The objectives of this paper were to describe group dynamic characteristics and immediate impact of patient and public involvement from the user representatives’ perspective in a case study of refugee involvement in the development of mental health intervention research, and pilot and methodologically appraise the Active Involvement of Users in Research Observation Schedule and Questionnaire.
- Risks of mental health outcomes in people with covid-19: cohort study (PDF| 1.1 MB)
To estimate the risks of incident mental health disorders in survivors of the acute phase of covid-19.