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by Ron Kurtus (revised 16 October 2021)

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General Mental Health

National Mental Health Association

How A Mental Health Diagnosis Can Be Empowering

Mental Health - Recovery Village

How Diet and Mental Health Are Linked - Rider University

Internet Mental Health - Site dedicated to information on mental health

National Institute of Mental Health - Government site

Center for Mental Health Services - Government Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration Information Center

Mental Health Matters - Mental Health, Self Help & Psychology Information and Resources

Managing Insomnia - From

How Isolation Impacts Your Mental Health -

Co-Occurring Addiction And Mental Health Disorders -

Emotional Health

Social Anxiety Disorder / Social Phobia and Shyness

What Parents Can Do for Children Suffering from Social Anxiety Disorder

CBD Oil for Anxiety - From

Emotional Health for Girls

Emotional Support and Therapy Animals

Therapy Dogs and Service Dogs - From

Emotional Support Animal Laws for Rentals

How to Get a Service Dog -

Debt and mental health

Tax Debt and Mental Health - From

High Student Debt Borrowers Considered Suicide

Practical Financial Skills to Manage Money - Related to mental health


Stress Management - Information on stress issues and treatment

Managing Stress for a Healthy Family

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

The Effects of Stress on Your Body -

Stop Misophonia - Mental stress from certain sounds

Finding an Apartment Near a Military Base - Overcome that stress

Stress from Working at Home - A balancing act - From

Guide to Stress and Sleep -

Connection Between Stress and Alcoholism -

Sensory Overload

Living With Sensory Overload - From

Sensory Overload Guide

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

PTSD, Depression, & Home Design

Understanding Veterans with PTSD - Maryville University

Helping Veterans with PTSD - Bradley University

Guide to Sleeping for Soldiers & Veterans -

Guide to Driving for Veterans

Will PTSD Disqualify Me From Employment? -

Guide to Outdoor Therapy for Veterans and Active Military

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Guide to Depression & Mental Health in the UK

Depression and Substance Abuse -

Depression and Addiction -

Depression and Alcoholism in Women -

Managing Depression

Relieving Depression by Swimming -

Service Dogs for Depression and Anxiety

Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) -

How to Beat the Monday Blues - From

Bipolar Disorder

Resources for Young Adults with Bipolar Disorder - From

Bipolar disorder or Manic Depression - From Wikipedia


Autism Spectrum Disorder - From National Institude of Mental Health

Autism Resource Center

Autism - Wikipedia

Autism Support Network Resources


Accommodations for Students with Autism

Designing Home Playroom for Children with Autism

Guide to Better Sleep for Kids with Autism

Creating an Autism Friendly Home


Planning a Move with Autism

Autism and Travel


Best Supplements and Vitamins for Autism - Autism Parenting Magazine


Self stimulatory behaviors in autism - From Autism Parenting Magazine

Teaching Math and Computer Science to Kids with Special Needs

Language Processing Disorder in Children - From

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Recognizing an Addiction Problem

Signs of Addiction and Drug Use

Addiction Center - Information on the problems of various addictions

Project Know: Understanding Addiction

Addiction Guide - Information on various addictions

Drug Use Among Young People - Drug abuse facts from

Behind the Scenes of Adolescent Drug Use - USC Dept. of Nursing

Addiction - Information from

Link Between Sleep Deprivation And Addiction - Achieving Healthy Sleep Pattern

Signs of Drug Addiction and Alcoholism


Resources for Addressing Substance Use Disorders - Extensive list

Addiction Resources for Parents -

Addiction & Mental Health Resources for First Responders -

Addiction Treatment List -

Smart phone or screen addiction

Guide to screen addictions and responsible digital use

Substance Abuse

Abuse vs Addiction - Bradford Health Services

Difference Between Substance Abuse and Addiction

Substance Abuse Treatment Plan - From NE Addictions Treatment Ctr

Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Adminstration - U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Social Media and Teen Substance Use -

Tracking Substance Abuse During COVID-19 -

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Alcohol Rehab Guide - Information on overcoming alcoholism

Alcohol Awareness - Information about alcoholism

Stopping Alcohol Addiction -

Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Addiction -

Alcohol Addiction and Rehab Centers for Treatment -

Help for Alcoholism and Depression -

Tips for Getting an Alcoholic into Rehab -

Types of Alcohol Problems -

Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (AWS) -

Opioid Abuse

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic - Maryville Univ.

Safe Alternative for Chronic Pain Relief - Non-opioid relief


Rehab Spot - Information on addictions and rehab

Young Men’s Addiction Program - Recovery Centers of America

Young Women’s Addiction Program - Recovery Centers of America

Drug and Alcohol Treatment in the UK - AbbyCare Foundation

Guide to Common Addiction Recovery Terms - New England Recovery & Wellness

Drug and Alcohol Detox Resources -

National cost of addiction

Periodic Table of Drug Addiction

Addictive Personality: How I Made it My Healthiest Trait

Swim Back to Health: The Guide to Aquatic Therapy for Recovering Addicts

The Prevention Coalition - Organization to prevent substance abuse

The Guide to Keeping Your Job Before, During and After Rehab

Detox to Rehab - Information on recovering from addiction

Drug and Alcohol Detox Centers Directory -

Alcohol Detox and Sleep - Getting good sleep during alcohol detox

How Online Rehab and Virtual Recovery Works - Rehab for addiction

Addiction Rehab Centers - Various programs; based in Indianapolis, INĀ 

Inpatient Drug Rehab Centers In The US -

Addiction Treatment for Everyone -

Bedrock Recovery Center - Drug Rehab & Alcohol Detox


Family Support Program - Recovery Centers of America

Helping an Adult Family Member or Friend with a Drug or Alcohol Problem

How to Build a Sober Support Network -

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Hyperactivity (ADHD)


Coping with Adult ADHD

ADHD in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights

College Assistance Guide for People with ADHD

How Dogs Can Help People with ADD & ADHD

ADHD and Stress: Does One Cause the Other?


ADHD 101: A Definitive Guide for Students

Optimal Living Environment for Child with ADHD

ADHD and School

ADHD and Learning Disabilities: School Help

Assistive Technology for ADHD Students

Strategies to Empower, Not Control, Kids Labeled ADD/ADHD

Carol's Teaching Tips for ADHD

Helping Children with ADHD and ASD Sleep

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Senior Citizen Issues

Public Health Corps - Outreach organization for seniors

The State of Mental Health and Aging in America

Addiction Prevention Guide for Seniors

Mental Health Challenges for Aging Americans - Georgetown Univ.-Nursing

Hallucinations in the Elderly - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

How to Manage Mental Health Conditions in Seniors

(Also see Healthy Aging)

Education programs

Social Work Degree Guide - From

Psychology Degree Programs - From


Top-rated books on Mental Health

Emotional Poverty - Vol.2 - Safer Students and Less-Stressed Teachers

Group psychotherapy for eating disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

Handbook of treatment for eating disorders. New York: The Guilford Press.

Eating disorders: Assessment and treatment. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.



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