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Self-Help Resources

General Web Resources

  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) - An organization funded by the United States government to provide information and research concerning mental health issues.
  • American Psychological Association (APA) - A website for the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, providing brief descriptions of numerous mental health problems and diagnoses with links to related articles.
  • - A private non-profit, ad-free website in affiliation with Harvard Health Publications.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness - A grass-roots organization that provides information and support about mental illness.

Topic-Specific Web Resources

Abusive Relationships/Domestic Violence Domestic Violence and Abuse
National Domestic Violence Hotline:
Alcohol and Other Drugs Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health
DEA: Drug Fact Sheets
National Institute of Drug Abuse AU
Anxiety, Worry, and Panic About Anxiety 
How to Stop Worrying 
The Key to Overcoming Panic Attacks 
Anxiety Disorders: The Role of Psychotherapy in Effective Treatment 
ADHD Help for Adult ADD/ADHD: Tips for Managing Symptoms and Getting Focused
The National Resource on ADHD
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-ADHD
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder Information
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Depression Depression
Depression: How Psychotherapy Helps People Recover From Depression
Coping with Depression
Eating Concerns 10 Steps for Positive Body Image
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
Medications (Psychiatric) Mental Health Medications
Post-Traumatic Stress National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Fact sheet for post-traumatic stress
Self-Injury Self-Injury Help, Support, and Treatment
About Self-Injury
Self-Injury Recovery Resources
Sexual Assault Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Sleep Twelve Simple Steps to Improve Your Sleep
Fix Your Sleep Hygiene
Stress Stress Management: How to Reduce, Prevent, and Cope with Stress 
Coping with Stress and Anxiety
Coping with Stress
Positive Psychology


  • How to Make Stress Your Friend: Kelly McGonigle, PhD Stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others. (TED talk video, 14 min)

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