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Resources to Address Mental Health in Communities

A sampling of resources that provide education and help about mental health for those who face mental illness or know someone who faces mental illness.

Mental Health provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health information. This site explains the basics of mental health, myths and facts, treatment options, disorders, symptoms, and how to get mental health help.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services. Includes links to community programs, information resources, events and articles.

Creating Community Solutions

Creating Community Solutions is an important part of the National Dialogue on Mental Health. It will give Americans a chance to learn more about mental health issues - from each other and from research. People who participate in these community conversations will determine if mental health is an important issue for their community and will discuss issues related to the mental health of young people.

SPRC | Suicide Prevention Resource Center

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is a project in EDC's Health and Human Development Division 43 Foundry Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453-8313. 877-GET-SPRC (438-7772),

Stop Bullying

Bullying can happen anywhere and to anyone. Get the information that you need to help stop bullying at school, online, and in the community. For more information, visit


Map My Community is a tool designed specifically to assist you in locating resources in your community to help you build and strengthen your youth program. Get ideas for new partnerships, identify gaps in your community, and learn about resources to avoid duplication of effort. Start Mapping


SAMHSA's Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health (ADS Center)

Children's Mental Health Network

We are an alliance between communities, practitioners, families, agencies, alumni of system of care communities, and individuals that seek to share information, keep in touch, advocate for children's mental health issues, and offer experience-based consultation and education to those interested in promoting the concept of systems of care.