HEALTH LINKS IN NEW YORK CITY
THAT ARE NATIONAL IN FOCUS
Patient Family Library's Specialty Psychoeducational/OT/RT Search
Minds Series- NARSAD presents excellent educational videos on
the topics: Depression, Chemical Dependency, Schizophrenia, Adolescents
and Antidepressants, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),
Insomnia, Alzheimer's Disease, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),
Bipolar Disorder, Suicide Prevention, and Anxiety and Stress
The patient librarian has written a number of articles for NYC Voices,
check out his personal story of recovery and his message of hope for
others who struggle with mental illnesses.
A good place to learn more about schizophrenia medication issues,
news, chat, and discussion boards among other features.
A good general site to educate yourself about mental illness
PLUS- Another good place to learn about mental illness from a
generalist's point of view.
An excellent place to see what the doctors and researchers are doing
about the science behind mental illness
Find out about privately funded clinical trials
Find out about government sponsored clinical trials
The biggest and oldest free "Ask an expert" site. Regarding mental
health, avoid the Scientologists because they are not psychiatrists.
Check out what is going on in basic research on schizophrenia and
The arm of the National Institute of Health devoted to mental health
and Alternative- medicine focus by the NIH
Bulletin- Another nutrition-related site
Health- Government site dedicated to women's health
JOB SEEKER SITES
of volunteer opportunities online, sorted by category - including
virtual volunteering where you can work from home. Free to both organizations
- Volunteer Solutions-
Another top-ranked volunteer opportunity board. Has opportunities
for a few major American cities.
- Volunteer Referral Center-
The Volunteer Referral Center is a service organization with a dual
role: serving both the needs of volunteers and not-for-profit agencies.
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