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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – This organization offers fact sheets about a number of mental illnesses, psychiatric medications, coping, emphasizing mental illness in children and adolescents. The site includes some publications in Spanish.
Internet Mental Health – This robust site includes quality of life issues, web discussion communities, online diagnostic programs for seven disorders, information on the different disorders and treatment options including drugs, as well as articles from professional books and journals.
MayoClinic.com: Mental Illness - MayoClinic.com gives you access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of the Mayo Clinic. Basic information on anxiety disorders and their treatment will be found here.
Mental Health America - This group is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With more than 340 affiliates nationwide, it works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million individuals with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service.
MentalHelpNet – The mental health field (including all disciplines: psychiatry, psychology, social work, counseling, substance abuse counselors, etc.), is an important and integral component of the overall health and well-being of all people. This web site provides contact information for therapists and facilities, information about disorders, and three questionnaires to determine if you are prone to certain disorders.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill – The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders.
NIMH – National Institute of Mental Health - Information for the public, for researchers and for practitioners is included at this site from the National Institutes of Health. The information for the public covers 19 different topics indepth.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – SAMHSA is the Federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.