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BEST MENTAL HEALTH LINKS IN NEW YORK CITY

NYC LINKS

LEGAL HELP

LINKS THAT ARE NATIONAL IN FOCUS

INFORMATIVE SITES

  • The Patient Family Library's Specialty Psychoeducational/OT/RT Search
  • Healthy 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
  • Patient Librarian's Writings- 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.
  • Schizophrenia.com- A good place to learn more about schizophrenia medication issues, news, chat, and discussion boards among other features.
  • NOAH- A good general site to educate yourself about mental illness
  • MEDLINE PLUS- Another good place to learn about mental illness from a generalist's point of view.
  • MEDLINE- An excellent place to see what the doctors and researchers are doing about the science behind mental illness
  • Centerwatch- Find out about privately funded clinical trials
  • Clinicaltrials.gov- Find out about government sponsored clinical trials
  • Allexperts- The biggest and oldest free "Ask an expert" site. Regarding mental health, avoid the Scientologists because they are not psychiatrists.
  • NARSAD- Check out what is going on in basic research on schizophrenia and depression.
  • NIMH- The arm of the National Institute of Health devoted to mental health
  • Complementary and Alternative- medicine focus by the NIH
  • Health Bulletin- Another nutrition-related site
  • Women's Health- Government site dedicated to women's health

NYC JOB SEEKER SITES

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • VolunteerMatch-Thousands of volunteer opportunities online, sorted by category - including virtual volunteering where you can work from home. Free to both organizations and volunteers.
  • 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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