Links to Resources
ADNet - The mission of the Anabaptist Disabilities Network (ADNet) is to provide encouragement and resources to congregations, families, and persons with disabilities as they identify and embrace their God-given gifts and abilities in ministry to each other and to the larger church.
Anxiety Disorders Association of the Americas - Non-profit membership organization dedicated to informing the public about ADA.
The Carter Center - A mental health program combatting the stigma of mental illness.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance -Formerly NDMDA, this organization fosters an understanding about the impact and management of depression and bipolar disorder. Find a support group in your area.
Depression Bookstore - books, videos, CDs on depression
Empower Colorado - Education Movement: Parents Offering Wisdom, Encouragement and Resources on Mental Illnesses
Expect Recovery - A mental health advocate’s message of hope for recovery.
Healing Well - Dealing with depression
Help for Depression Comprehensive explanation of the various approaches and treatments for depression as a critical starting point for individuals and their loved ones. Hope Haven - For 40 years, Hope Haven has been serving people with disabilities in the Midwest; today this Rock Valley, IA organization has 22 programs in 42 communities. Several people interviewed for the Shadow Voices documentary are from Hope Haven.
Internet Mental Health - Internet Resources on different kinds of illnesses.
MayoClinic.com - Mental illness and stigma: coping with the ridicule.
Mental Health Ministries - resources for faith communities; Rev. Susan Gregg-Schroeder coordinator.
NAMI-PROMISE - National Alliance on Mental Illness, Parents & Relatives Of the Mentally Ill Supporting Each Other
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - The Nation’s Voice on Mental Illness
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) - Health information and publications on various Mental Illnesses.
National Mental Health Information Center - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (SAMHSA) - wide range of mental health information
Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation - Not-for-profit organization providing resources on OCD and supporting research of OCD.
Penn Foundation - Community behavioral healthcare services in southeastern Pennsylvania. Some of those interviewed for the Shadow Voices documentary work at Penn Foundation.
SAVE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education; includes grieving info
Schizophrenia.com - Information, support, and education about Schizophrenia.
Suicide Hotlines - state links
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
Troubled With - a website of Focus on the Family - "I need help with ..." - listing of topics
Yellow Ribbon - International suicide prevention program