Psychiatric Impairment Resources

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A rich collection of resources on the World Wide Web is available to those who wish to know more about mental health and about resources and accommodations for students with psychiatric impairments. The following Web sites provide a good start.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders
http://www.aacap.org/

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Organization of psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in practice, teaching and research of forensic psychiatry.
http://www.emory.edu/AAPL/

American Anorexia and Bulimia Association
National organization dedicated to the elimination of eating disorders.
http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

American Psychiatric Association
Health information for patients and physicians and other online APA programs.
http://www.psych.org/

American Psychological Association
Information and links to a number of psychology-related topics.
http://www.apa.org/about/contact.html#Mailing

American Psychological Society
To promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology.
http://www.psychologicalscience.org/

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
General information on anxiety disorders and the ADAA, consumer resources, message boards and chatrooms.
http://www.adaa.org/

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, How-to Tips for Educators
Practical information about reasonable accommodations for people who have psychiatric disabilities.
http://www.bu.edu/cpr/reasaccom/index.html#top

Disability-Related Resources on the Internet
A comprehensive list of Web sites and discussion lists related to disability.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/DRR/

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Publications, contact and membership information.
http://www.dbsalliance.org/

DRADA - Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association
Information and resources on depression and related affective disorders.
http://www.med.jhu.edu/drada/

Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disability.
http://www.bazelon.org/

Mental Health Information Source
Source for mental health and medical continuing education.
http://www.mhsource.com/

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses. Award-winning Web site.
http://www.nami.org/

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
General information on Schizophrenia and Depression.
http://www.mhsource.com/narsad/

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
General information on mental health-related issues, news, facts, and statistics (available en Espanol).
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

National Mental Health Association
The country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness through advocacy, education, research and service.
http://www.nmha.org/

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
A variety of resources and services regarding obsessive compulsive disorders.
http://www.ocfoundation.org/

Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
Educational materials, support services, and research on Tourette Syndrome.
http://www.tsa.mgh.harvard.edu/

Washington Advocates for the Mentally Ill
W/AMI's mission is to address the unmet needs of individuals with mental illness and their families through advocacy, public education, information and referral, and self-help support groups.
http://www.behavenet.com/wami/