Mental Health Resources

JED Foundation

The JED Foundation helps protect the mental health of college students across the country.

Active Minds

Active Minds is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses.  

OASIS

OASIS stands for the Online Asperger's Syndrome Information and Support and is a great reseource for people with Asperger's.

American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse (ASHC)

ASHC helps consumers find or form community and online groups for a wide range of illnesses, addictions, disabilities, and other problems.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

DBSA offers forums for individuals with depression or bipolar disorder, for family and friends of individuals with those disorders, and for those interested in state and national advocacy, and even offers teams of trained facilitators.

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

NAMI offers e-mail list called KnowHow for NAMI consumer members and is launching new Intenet support groups (ISGs) for individuals with major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and other chronic mental illnesses, and ISGs for spouses, families, children, and parents of individuals with such illnesses, and includes facilitators.

The Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association (DRADA)

DRADA offers a peer-support program that links individuals with depression or family members who wish to e-mail, write, or talk with others with similar concerns, using trained leaders in for community support groups for individuals and their families, mainly in Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Internet support groups are planned.

About network's Depression Site

About network's Depression Site offers chat rooms and forums with moderators who lead discussions, suggest resources, etc.

Aetna InteliHealth

InteliHealth is a large health information portal that offers an online administered Center for Epidemioiogic Studies Depression Scale that produces general recommendations.