The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
works to improve the lives of people who have anxiety disorders. Members of the
association are not only people who have or are interested in anxiety disorders
but also health professionals who do research and treat people who have anxiety
Healthy Minds. Healthy Lives.American Psychiatric Association
Arlington, VA 22209
This online resource is provided by the American Psychiatric Association for anyone seeking mental health information. It includes information on many common mental health concerns, including warning signs of mental disorders, treatment options, and preventive measures.
Mental Health America
2000 North Beauregard Street, 6th Floor
1-800-969-NMHA (1-800-969-6642) referral service for help with depression (703) 684-7722
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National
Mental Health Association) is a nonprofit agency devoted to helping people of
all ages live mentally healthier lives. Its Web site has information about
mental health conditions. It also addresses issues such as grief, stress,
bullying, and more. It includes a confidential depression screening test for
anyone who would like to take it. The short test may help you decide whether
your symptoms are related to depression.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
3803 North Fairfax Drive
1-800-950-NAMI (1-800-950-6264) hotline for help with depression (703) 524-7600
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a national
self-help and family advocacy organization dedicated solely to improving the
lives of people who have severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar
disorder (manic depression), major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder,
and panic disorder. NAMI focuses on support, education, advocacy, and research.
The mission of the organization is to "eradicate mental illness and improve the
quality of life of those affected by these diseases."
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard
Room 8184, MSC 9663
1-866-615-6464 toll-free (301) 443-4513
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides
information to help people better understand mental health, mental disorders,
and behavioral problems. NIMH does not provide referrals to mental health
professionals or treatment for mental health problems.