art by: Jerome Lawrence shadow voices: finding hope in mental illness
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. - 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 - 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