Mental Health Resources

January 2018

Here are some mental health resources to get you started. I’ll add more later.

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

https://www.nami.org

PsychCentral.com has tons of resources, newsletters, forums. and articles. Great site to explore. I love, love, love the bipolar newsletter.

https://psychcentral.com

Recent article:

“What Progress and Recovery Looks Like with Bipolar Disorder” by Gabe Howard

https://psychcentral.com/blog/what-progress-and-recovery-looks-like-with-bipolar-disorder/

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide. I was trained through this organization to facilitate groups of suicide survivors (loved ones of someone who died by suicide). I think it helped some folks who were newly grieving and asking the common question, “Why?”

https://afsp.org

May 2018

Tuck Advancing Better Sleep has many resources, articles, and links to blogs  concerning sleep disorders. One excellent article I read is about bipolar disorder and sleep. Sleep issues can be quite a problem–insomnia or oversleeping–depending upon what phase one is in. Check out this website and article.

https://www.tuck.com/bipolar-disorder-and-sleep/