Finding health information on the Internet can be challenging. With the plethora of sites available, it's hard to know which ones provide quality information. The following sites provide information about various mental health topics.**
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
NIMH is committed to expanding the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses. To that end, they provide funding for research and disseminate up to date information regarding mental illness. You can visit their main site here. For information specific to child and adolescent mental health, click here.
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry provides concise and relevant information regarding a variety of issues affecting children, adolescents, and families in their "Facts for Families" section. Click this link to view their site and search for topics by keyword (e.g., ADHD or Depression) to view a variety of articles regarding that topic.
International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation (IOCDF)
IOCDF provides information regarding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and related disorders, as well as effective treatments and recent research. Check out their site here.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
ADAA provides up to date information regarding the nature of and effective treatments for specific anxiety disorders including Generalized Anxiety, Panic, Social Anxiety, and PTSD. Click here to view their site.
information provided in these sites is not intended to replace
information provided by medical or mental health professionals. You
should not use this information to diagnose or treat your concerns.
Please contact your health care provider with your concerns.