Mental Health

We thank all individuals and organizations who have contributed information and resources. This resource is for information, education and prevention purposes.

Support Organizations

NAMI New York State

(The National Alliance on Mental Illness, NY)

The 2009 National Alliance on Mental Illness of New York State Media Award was presented to Ginnah Howard for her novel Night Navigation at the organization’s Fall Conference in Albany, NY.


(National Alliance on Mental Illness)


Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration


Jail Ministry Otsego County

Ameen Aswad, Executive Director, Aftercare Coordinator

Alcoholics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous


1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  By dialing1-800-273-TALK(8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers.  The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
Searchable Directories:
To search for mental health facilities by zip code, click on The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)  Mental Health Services Locator

To search for a psychologist, psychiatrist, group therapy or treatment center by city or zip code, click on Psychology Today’s “The Therapy Directory.”

(Click on an organization’s name to access its website)

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.  SAMHSA works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), one of the institutes that makes up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 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. The mission of NIMH is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain and behavior.

The American Association of Suicidology is a membership organization that is committed to reducing the number of suicides and suicide attempts.

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Mental Heatlh Web Site

The CDC Mental Health Web site includes basic public health information on mental health.

National Asian American Pacific Islanders Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)

The National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. NAAPIMHA’s mission is to promote the mental health and well being of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Mental Health Resources


Black Psychiatrists of America

Mental Health Association of New York City

National Association of Black Social Workers

New York Association of School Psychologists

New York State Psychological Association

New York State Rehabilitation Association, Inc.

New York State School Counselor Association

Mental Health and General Resources List

Association of Black Psychologists Student Circle

NYABPsi Understanding Grief Information Sheet

NYABPsi Secondary Trauma Information Sheet

NYABPsi Understanding Trauma Fact Sheet

NYABPsi on Facebook

Maat Erica Lewis

The Psychological Impact of a Walking While Black Death

Mental Health Links
The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care information and counseling resources.

Addiction and Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery Resources
Center for On-Line Addiction
SAMHSA’s Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA’s Treatment and Recovery
Web of Addictions

Anxiety Disorders
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder
National Center for PTSD
Obsessive Compulsive Information Center Calm Clinic

Associations & Institutes
The Association of Black Psychologists

Black Psychiatrists of America

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Institute of Mental Health
National Mental Health Association
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Bipolar Disorder Magazine (bp hope)
Anxiety & Depression Magazine
Band Back Together
Knowing Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder
DBSA Online Support Group:

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA’s Children and Families
SAMHSA’s Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website
Women, Violence and Trauma

Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Bipolar Disorder News –
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression

Developmental Disorders
Asperger’s Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorders

DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria

Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Foundation Home Page

Eating Disorders
American Dietetic Association
Something Fishy

Journals & Magazines
ADHD Report
Anxiety, Stress and Coping
Contemporary Hypnosis
Depression and Anxiety
Drug and Alcohol Review
Early Child Development and Care
Eating Disorders
Educational Assessment
Journal of Gambling Studies
Journal of Happiness Studies
Journal of Mental Health and Aging
Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy
Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
Language and Cognitive Processes
Loss, Grief & Care
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Metaphor and Symbol
Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
Personal Relationships
Personality and Individual Differences
Psychiatric Bulletin
Psychology of Men & Masculinity
Psychology Today
Stress and Health
Studies in Gender and Sexuality
Substance Abuse
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior
Trauma, Violence & Abuse

Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions,
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medical Dictionary
Medications, FDA
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Medications, PDR
Medline, Comparison
SAMHSA’s Psychiatry and Psychology

Mental Health Care General Links
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources,
Mental Help Net
Mental Illnesses/Disorders
University of Michigan Health Topics A to Z
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association

Personality Disorders
Mental Help Net – Personality Disorders
Personality Disorders – Focus Adolescent Counselor Services

Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
SAMHSA’s Suicide
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause

Black Women & Mental Health

Note: The Metro-Atlanta Association of Black Psychologists is not responsible for the content, claims or representations of the listed sites.

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