Below are some links to helpful resources on the Internet dealing with issues related to Mental Health and Substance Use.
American Residential Treatment Association (ARTA) was formed in 1992 to promote and enhance the residential mental health treatment. Member organizations of ARTA offer a variety of services to respond to a wide range of needs. The website offers information on each program and links you to the organization website that most closely fits your needs. Contacting programs via phone or e-mail is also available.
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders.
SAMHSA is the federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and costs to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.
National Institute on Drug Abuse leads the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components: The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is to ensure the rapid and effective conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. Dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve drug abuse and addiction prevention, treatment, and policy.
Mary Ellen Copeland is a mental health recovery educator and author. Her focus is on self-help. She has learned the concepts, skills and strategies she teaches from her own personal experience with extreme mood swings and from her ongoing studies with people who experience psychiatric symptoms. Her expertise is not related to psychiatric medications, psychiatry, or legal advocacy. She does not provide counseling services. The skills and strategies she teaches are not necessarily a replacement for other kinds of treatment, but complement any other treatment.
The Gonzalez Recovery Residences (The GRR) provide dignified transitional housing and a structured sober environment for professionals, executives and other discerning individuals experiencing difficulty in maintaining comfortable sobriety.
National Empowerment Center is filled with practical information that will help you recover if you have been diagnosed with a mental illness.
The New Hampshire Psychiatric Research Center was established as a public-academic liaison between Dartmouth Medical School and the New Hampshire Division of Mental Health focusing on integrating mental health and substance abuse services.
SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information NCADI is the world's largest resource for current information and materials concerning substance abuse.
JoinTogether is a project of the Boston University School of Public Health and is a national resource for communities working to reduce substance abuse and gun violence.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University is a unique think/action tank that engages all disciplines to study every form of substance abuse as it affects our society.
The National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Information Center, is a drug alcohol addiction treatment website, call center and hotline.
Ferguson BHC assists families in developing individualized treatment and therapeutic placement plans for clients in need. Their goal is moving a family from crisis to solution in the most efficient way possible, utilizing a vast variety of resources at their disposal. They assure comprehensive and confidential care throughout the entire therapeutic process. Their team has visited over 300 programs around the country and create plans based on every family's need. They work together to move the whole family into the healing process.