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Links to Information about Psychological Issues
Listed below are some excellent on-line resources for information about developmental concerns and mental health issues relevant to college students:
Virtual Pamphlets Site, coordinated through the University of Chicago Counseling Center. This site contains links to numerous online pamphlets on a vast array of mental health topics of particular relevance to college students. The pamphlets have been published online by various college and university counseling centers around the country. There are links to many excellent self-help documents.
Mental Health America offers a special section on depression among college students. The site includes a list of symptoms for depression and anxiety and where to go for help.
The National Institute of Mental Health is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.
Psych Central is the Internet's largest and oldest independent mental health social network, created by Dr. John Grohol and run by mental health professionals to guarantee reliable, trusted information and support communities to consumers. An excellent resource for anyone interested in a variety of mental health topics--readable, accurate, and up-to-date material. Psych Central was named one of the 50 Best Websites for 2008 by TIME Magazine.
The American Psychological Association's Help Center. APA's Help Center is a great online resource for brochures, tips and articles on the psychological issues that affect your physical and emotional well-being, as well as information about referrals.
Publications from the National Institute of Mental Health. Do you suffer from a mental disorder? Or do you know someone who does? Find out more here. At this site, you can find online texts of booklets on the following disorders, as well as other topics of interest:
- Anxiety Disorders
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
- Learning Disabilities
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Social Phobia
Go Ask Alice! - This is the health question and answer Internet service produced by Alice!, Columbia University's Health Education Program-a division of Columbia University Health and Related Services. The mission of Go Ask Alice! is to increase access to, and use of, health information by providing factual, in-depth, straight-forward, and nonjudgmental information to assist readers' decision-making about their physical, sexual, emotional, and spiritual health. "Alice!" answers questions about relationships; sexuality; sexual health; emotional health; fitness; nutrition; alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs; and, general health.
InteliHealth Mental Health Library - This library of resources on mental health matters is provided in collaboration with Harvard Medical School.
InteliHealth Drug Resource Center - Information on drugs at this site features Harvard Medical School's consumer health information.Information on Learning Disabilities. From LD On-line.