NARIC Librarians' Picks for Mental Health
Disability.gov – Mental Health Resources
Various information and resources related to mental health. Includes: Self-Disclosure & Its Impact on Individuals Who Receive Mental Health Services.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.
Toll Free Information Helpline: 800/950-6264 (V), 888/344-6264 (TTY)
Available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. EST
Phone: 703/524-7600 (V), 703/516-7227 (TTY)
Information Helpline: www.nami.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Find_Support/Helpline
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Toll Free: 866/615-6464 (V), 866/415-8051 (TTY), 301/443-4513
Mental Health America (formerly the National Mental Health Association)
Toll Free Mental Health Resource Center:
800/969-6642 (V), 800/433-5959 (TTY)
The Resource Center is available Monday through Friday
9 am until 5 p.m. EST
If you need immediate help call the National Hope line Network
800/784-2433 to reach a 24-hour crisis center in your area.
Toll Free Suicide Helpline: 800/273-8255
National Resource and Training Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness (NRCHMI)
Toll Free: 800/444-7415
Parenting With A Mental Illness: Programs and Resources Guide
A comprehensive resource guide from the UPenn Collaborative to help parents, providers, and advocates find information about programs in their area.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) –
Mental Health Information Center
Toll Free: 800/789-2647 (V), 866/889-2647 (TTY), 240/747-5475 (TTY International), 240/747-5484 (International)
Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST
Mental Health Organizations by State on CDC Website
Mental Health Services Locator
Toll Free Referral Helpline Line: 800/662-4357
Reference Material on Mental Health from Academic Info