Helpful Links

Mental Health:

  • NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness – “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 raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.”
  • American Psychological Association – “The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States.”
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline -”With help comes hope!” Please do not hesitate to reach out and call this number if you are struggling – You are not alone and you are very loved!
  • HelpGuide.org A very helpful site for health/mental health issues. “Helpguide’s expert, ad-free articles help empower you with knowledge, support & hope.”
  • HelpGuide.org | Bipolar Disorder – Provides a general overview of bipolar disorder including coping techniques, treatment options, and help for loved ones.
  • Bipolar Disorder Signs and Symptoms –WebMD examines the less common signs and red flags that may signify bipolar disorder, why bipolar can be so hard to diagnose, along with symptoms and signs of bipolar in teenagers. -Summary by Mark Hodges
  • Hope in Recovery“Hope and encouragement for those on the Journey of Recovery.” Mental illness, Addiction, and Substance Abuse Recovery Resource.
  • Psych Central Trusted Mental Health information and support. “Learn. Share. Grow.”
  • About.com Health Health resource on bipolar disorder and other various conditions.

 

Substance Abuse and Addiction:

  • SAMHSA Substance abuse and mental health services administration.
  • Hope in Recovery“Hope and encouragement for those on the Journey of Recovery.” Mental illness, Addiction, and Substance Abuse Recovery Resource.
  • Teen Rehab Center – Bipolar Disorder in Teens Help for adolescents struggling with substance abuse. This resource focuses on teens with co-occurring conditions and how they are more prone to use drugs and other substances due to the rapid mood changes. 

 

Medication and Health Safety:

  • DrugWatch – “Helping Consumers Affected by Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices. Drugwatch.com reports on the latest information regarding dangerous drugs and defective medical devices.”  

 

Online Support and Chat Communities:

  • Patients Like Me A very helpful tool! Share your health profile, map your moods, find patients like you, share your story, and learn from others! Join now for free.

 

Education Resources:

 

Resources for Parents and Teachers:

  • Bipolar Child Support – “Help, support, and resources for parents and teachers of bipolar children. Home and school. Resources on diagnosis, treatment, and education.”

 

Employment Resources:

 

Disability:

 

Relationships:

 

Mental Health Blogs and Webpages:

I added some blogs related to my site that I enjoy. If you’d like me to remove the link to your blog or have your blog added to my list, please let me know. Also, always feel free to suggest new resources to be added to this page if you have or know of any. Email me at: kaitleigh@gmail.com

Thank you.


 

 

 

12 Comments

  1. Thanks for following my blog (BipolarBrave.wordpress.com). I’ll include your site in it to refer others to such a great resource. God bless!

    • You’re very welcome and thank you! I truly appreciate that. I apologize for the delay in my response – It’s been a while since I’ve updated this site, but I have officially added your wonderful blog to the Helpful Links page here. 🙂

  2. I would like to add a link on my blog to your page for the resources that you have posted. Also, I’ve just started my blog on bi-polar disorder and insights gained from my own experiences so I was wondering if you would consider adding a link to my blog as well.

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    Like i said i have just recently got the bare bones structure set up so there isn’t a ton material up but I am adding more all the time with the goal of being a helpful resource.

    Thanks for writing a great blog. Impressive.

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