Many of you may know someone who has experienced a traumatic event, or perhaps are yourselves victims of trauma or a disaster.
The support links on this page are primarily for those seeking information about types of trauma, trauma responses, ways of coping with stress, treatment approaches, and related mental health issues. More research-related trauma links are listed elsewhere on this site. This can be a tricky distinction, so please explore those other pages as well.
APA Topics: Trauma American Psychological Association webpage offers information on emotional trauma.
Types of Trauma
Sexual Assault & Rape
Rape Trauma Syndrome Brief article by Amy Menna on rape trauma describes the symptoms and negative beliefs that may follow sexual assault.
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests SNAP is a self-help organization of men and women sexually abused by spiritual elders; provides support to all victims of clergy abuse.
Generation Five Generation Five's mission is ending child sexual abuse within five generations.
Sex Abuse of Males: Prevalence, Lasting Effects, and Resources Extended excerpts from a masters thesis on sexual abuse in males, written by Jim Hopper at U. Massachusetts at Boston.
NOMSV: Male Survivor Site focused on overcoming sexual victimization of boys and men: lots of information here.
Sasian Sasian focuses on sibling abuse, including sibling sexual abuse; extensive useful information at this organization's website.
Dancing in the Darkness An informative web resource for sexual abuse survivors; includes much useful information and a support chat room.
What's Your Fear? - For Abuse Survivors and Their Dentists Practical article on dental fears common among survivors of childhood abuse, with good suggestions for dentists and their patients.
SurvivorShip Home Page An international forum on survival of sadistic sexual abuse, ritualistic abuse, mind control & torture.
Articles: Sexual Abuse, Lesbians, Relationships, Gay Survivors, etc. Kali Munro's collection of online self-help articles concern sexual abuse, emotions, lesbian & gay relationships, etc.
Sexual Abuse Treatment: Referral, Resource, and Research Matthew Rosenberg's site focuses on prevention, treatment and education re: sexual offending.
Women Veterans: Sexual Harrassment and Assault Captain Barb's page on PTSD among women who experienced sexual trauma while in the military, and what to do.
Witness Justice Witness Justice is a national nonprofit organization committed to directly serving survivors of violent crime in the U.S.
Office for Victims of Crime US Dept. of Justice site, focused on crime victims; includes information, training, funding, etc.
National Organization for Victim Assistance Home page for NOVA, an organization working on behalf of victims of crime and disaster.
Victim Assistance Online A very comprehensive online resource for victim survivors of crime or tragedy; searchable site.
Gavin de Becker, Inc. Gavin de Becker, author of "The Gift of Fear", has a webpage describing threat assessment.
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence The CSPV, at UC-Boulder, assists those committed to understanding and preventing violence.
National Crime Prevention Council: Online Resource Center NCPC site includes useful information about crime prevention, community building, and planning.
About Medications for Combat PTSD Detailed pamphlet, by Jonathan Shay, describes medications useful (or contraindicated) for those suffering combat PTSD.
Disabled American Veterans DAV is the official voice of America's service-connected disabled veterans.
Military Veterans PTSD Reference Manual Website describes a 200+ page book for veterans with disability; available from the author.
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors TAPS offers services to any who have lost a loved one on active duty, via a peer support netowrk.
PTSD in Police, Fire & EMS Workers
Police Stressline Articles about Police Stress, and stress in law enforcement professions.
Police Occupational Trauma John Violanti's article describes consequences of trauma exposure in the police occupation.
Peer Support Training Institute PSTI's specialized peer support training aims to reduce stress in police officers and others, in NYC.
Police Suicide: understanding grief and loss Article by Beverly Anderson describes reactions after police suicide, support, and early warning signs.
Holocaust & Torture
A Cybrary of the Holocaust Site focuses on research and discussion forums, aiming to educate and preserve memories.
Center for Victims of Torture CVT works locally, nationally, and internationally to heal the wounds of torture, and to stop torture worldwide.
Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation CSVR is a South African organization dedicated to peaceful transformation; many articles here. [Broken link?]
International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims The IRCT, in Denmark, promotes treatment of torture victims and contributes to torture prevention.
Survivors International SI offers psychological and medical treatment to refugees and torture survivors; this informative site
has detailed resources and information.
Canadian Centre For Victims of Torture This web site describes the CCVT, and also provides information about torture and its after-effects.
Individual Approaches: Outpatient
Peter Levine's Somatic Experiencing Several articles describe Somatic Experiencing, Dr. Levine's approach to healing shock trauma.
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Extended from Ron Kurtz' Hakomi Method, Pat Ogden's Sensorimotor Psychotherapy helps heal the effects of trauma and developmental wounds.
Babette Rothschild, MSW Babette Rothschild's home page includes information about her Somatic Trauma Therapy.
EMDR Institute Home Page Lists of publications, applications, and training information concerning Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.
The TARA Approach Site describes Stephanie Mines' holistic system for awakening from shock and trauma.
Inpatient Treatment: Hospitalization
JCAHO: Directory of Accredited Organizations Check acceditation history & status of healthcare organizations by name or zip using this online database.
Austin Riggs Center Austen Riggs mission is to improve the lives of emotionally troubled patients by providing quality & cost-effective treatment.
Sierra Tucson Sierra Tucson is a national treatment center dedicated to the treatment of addictions and behavioral disorders.
The Center at PIW The Center (in Washington DC) offers short-term treatment for adults with acute posttraumatic or dissociative symptoms.
Sheppard-Pratt Shepard-Pratt hospital (in Baltimore MD) offers inpatient treatment for trauma and dissociative disorders.
The Retreat at Sheppart-Pratt The Retreat is a self-funded psychiatric setting operated by Sheppard Pratt, in the Baltimore suburbs.
McLean Hospital McLean Hospital, affiliated with Harvard University, offers a Dissociative Disorders & Trauma Program.
The Insititute for Staged Recovery Website describes Authentic Process Therapy, a community-based group treatment approach.
Women's Institute for Incorporation Therapy Florida inpatient treatment center for women experiencing acute symptoms associated with trauma.
The Stark Institute Heinz Stark's Systemic Constellation Work is used with family and other systems in the Hellinger tradition.
Internal Family Systems Model Center for Self Leadership site offers trainings in Richard Schwartz' IFS approach to fostering inner communication.
Systems-Centered Training Yvonne Agazarian's SCT reduces defensive patterns that block patients' driving forces toward healthy change.
Risking Connection Providing mental health treaters with a method for working with trauma survivors; empowering treaters as well as survivors.
Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor A body-centered system of psychotherapy or emotional re-education in groups, from New Hampshire.
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing: CISD
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Home Page of Jeff Mitchell's ICISF includes information about critical stress
CISD Reference List, compiled by Dr. Atle Dyregrov [Last revised: April, 2006] An updated listing of published research on critical incident stress, psychological debriefings, and related group work.
A Critical View on Debriefing, by Richard Gist, PhD Richard Gist summarizes concerns surrounding critical incident debriefing, including references to additional literature.
Wounded Healer Journal An uplifting support community for people who have experienced trauma or abuse...
PTSD Support Services This site covers recognition, religious/spiritual alienation, isolation, anger, depression & living with someone with PTSD.
Coping with Causing a Serious Accident This website offers support: "We honor those we accidentally killed or injured by becoming better people in their memory."
Patience Press Patience Mason's newsletter articles provide a healing perspective for survivors, families, friends, and therapists.
Psychological Self-Help Full text of a 15 chapter book by Clayton Tucker-Ladd; includes chapter on stress and anxiety.
Self-Help Starts Here Another free e-book: Hans Glint's life planning workbook offers an objective look at your life, ideas & possibilities.
Focusing on the Emotions of Daily Life An online self-help guide book, by Ilan Shalif, PhD, encourages focused attention on emotions.
Self Help & Psychology Magazine: Articles Wide ranging collection of online articles on mental health topics.
Bastard Nation Website and organization involved in adoptee rights and the consequences of late discovery adoption.
RAINN: Rape, Abuse, Incest National Netowork A national hotline and rape crisis center referral service for victims of sexual assault.
Survivors Art Foundation A nonprofit oganization to promote healing and well-being of trauma survivors trhough the arts.
Therapy Dogs & Animal Assisted Therapy Collection of links to sites focused on pet facillitated therapy, recreational pet visits, animal assisted activities, etc.
The ChildTrauma Academy Programs Bruce Perry's site is dedicated to clinical, research and legal approaches to solving problems of childhood trauma.
EMDR International Association There is information here about training in EMDR, non-profit legal issues, and the benefits of EMDRIA membership.
Instititute for Research in Metapsychology Home Page This web site contains information about the Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) educational approach to trauma work.
Anesthesia Awareness Campaign This organization's mission is to prevent patients from experiencing intra-operative awareness (awake during surgery) and its consequences.
Gift from Within The web page of a national charity for survivors of trauma and victimization; includes several articles by Frank Ochberg.
Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma Another Israeli psychological trauma center, offering support and treatment following a variety of traumas.
Community Connections Community Connnections, a non-profit in Washington DC, offers clinical programs, residential & supportive services.
Sidran Foundation Sidran's resources page lists several detailed brochures, available books, and links to other trauma resources.
Psychological Research on the Net This APS site maintains a listing of a wide range of online psychological studies; only some of these are clinical research.
Clinical Trials in PTSD This site describes the selection criteria of current research projects seeking patients with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.
Overcoming Pain Mark Grant's Australian site offers advice & help about pain managment for clinicians and patients.
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers ATSA is focused on prevention of sexual abuse through effective management of sex offenders.
Marital Relationship & Couples Issues
The Gottman Institute John Gottman's website lists marital workshops for clinicians and for couples, educational products, etc.
Marriage & Family Health Center David Schnarch's website offers information about workshops, lectures, books and articles.
The PAIR Project PAIR Project, a long-term study of courtship and marriage that began in 1981, found that elements leading to divorce reveal themselves during courtship...
The Marriage Toolbox This website introduces a magazine covering the spectrum of issues facing marriage today.
Marriage Builders Web site offers an introduction to Willard Harley's approach to marital therapy.
Domestic Violence & Physical Abuse
Understanding the Victims of Spousal Abuse Article by Frank Ochberg MD, discusses why it happens, why they stay, the Stockholm Syndrome, and counseling.
Dealing with Domestic Abuse: Lessons from Kathy Dr. Angelea Panos' article describes a domestic violence case, several coping strategies, and an outline for a safety plan.
Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse MINCAVA's searchable site offers extensive links to resources relating to abuse and violence.
Men Web: Men's Voices Magazine This WWW resource for men focuses on poorly known material, including anger, grief, depression, betrayal & battered men.
Sleep Disorders Information National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute's site offers information on various sleep difficulties for patients and the public.
National Sleep Foundation Web page of a foundation promoting publications, education and research on sleep disorders and sleep medicine.
Sleeping Like a Baby Avi Sadeh's excellent website covers pediatric sleep disorders, includes information about infant sleep.
Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams Full text of Brill's translation of Sigmund Freud's (1911) The Interpretation of Dreams (3rd Ed.), at PsychWeb.
Stephen LaBerge's Lucid Dreaming Institute Lots of information about lucid dreaming here, including how to remember and actively guide your dreams.
The Quantitative Study of Dreams Web site contains everything needed to conduct scientific studies of dream meaning using content analysis.
Association for the Study of Dreams Website for association focused on building awareness & research into dreams and their significance.
Patricia Garfield, PhD You can contribute to the "Universal Dreams" project at this site, by an authority on dreaming.
Growth House, Inc. Growth House, in San Francisco, is a facility for those working with grief and bereavement issues -- many good links here.
Death Cafe The Death Cafe movement began in Europe; it offers a place and time
for people to talk about death.
Journey of Hearts: A Healing Place in CyberSpace Dr. Kirsti Dyer's bereavement site mixes many supportive resources with poetry, music, and images.
GriefNet Griefnet can connect you with a variety of resources related to death, dying, and bereavement.
Counseling for Loss & Life Changes Website by a counselor specializing in grief and loss issues; you can enter personal memorial tributes here.
WidowNet A site that helps you find a local support group, as well as online email lists and chat lines, for grief support.
Peace After Abortion Website, based on a book, offers supportive information to help begin the healing process.
Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement Website of a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people during this special bereavement.
Pet Loss Grief Support Website A gentle and compassionate site for those grieving over the loss or illness of a pet; with chat room.
Divorce Support Page A page with both information and links to help in dealing with divorce or relationship loss.
Divorce Magazine Website introduces a quarterly magazine designed to help people cope with this difficult transition.
Tom Golden's Crisis, Grief & Healing Page Excerpts from pamphlets here give good insights into male and female differences in the grief process.
Grief in a Family Context Course on family systems aspects of grief, available on the web from Indiana University.
Stress Busters Thoughts to resuce your work-related stress: dangers, stress beliefs, helpful techniques.
APA Topics: Stress American Psychological Association webpage offers information on stress.
Tom Denham's Stress Management Guide A concise and practical approach to stress management.
Suicide: Read This First A very well done hyperlinked article about suicidal feelings and how you can best respond to them.
Suicide Prevention & Clinical Interviewing TISA's site is designed specifically for mental health professionals looking to develop suicide prevention skills.
Secret Shame: Self-injury Information and Support This page concerning self-injury (e.g., cutting) issues includes extensive information and a Trauma/PTSD FAQ.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education SAVE's mission is to educate about suicide prevention and speak for suicide survivors; useful information here.
Suicide Information & Education Centre Twin Canadian sites; one focused on suicide information, another on prevention training programs.
Compassionate Friends This site's mission iis to assist families toward positive resolution of grief following the death of a child.
Living with Suicide Website from a PBS program; you can read others' experiences. Not for people contemplating suicide
American Association of Suicidology The AAS website is designed as a resource for anyone concerned about suicide.
Note: This section links to sites focused on various disorders that may sometimes be related to trauma history, traumatic experiences, or otherwise associated with PTSD.
Borderline Personality Disorder (e.g., Complex PTSD or DESNOS)
BPD Central A collection of resources for people who care about someone with Borderline Personality Disorder.
BPD World The BPD World site has lots of information (including Flash movies), primarily focused on borderline personality disorder.
TARA Association for Personality Disorder Treatment And Research Advancement's website on BPD has media articles, referral center, family education, etc.
Recent Developments in Borderline Personality Disorder Article by Anthony Winston describes BPD as a response to childhood trauma or abuse.
Marsha Linehan, PhD Website of Dr. Marsha Linehan, originator of DBT, at the University of Washington.
Marsha Linehan's Dialectical Behavior Therapy Main page from the Behavioral Technology Transfer Group, in Seattle, primarily about Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
An Overview of Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder Online article by Barry Kiehn and Michaela Swales discusses Marsha Linehan's DBT for BPD.
Alcohol & Substance Abuse
Stress & Substance Abuse NIDA community drug alert, concerning increased risk of use and relapse of drug abuse during stress.
Online Recovery Resources Both AA and non-AA supportive online resources for alcohol abuse are available from this excellent site.
Dual Diagnosis Website Dual Diagnosis means mental disorders co-occurring with drug or alcohol addiction. Lots of info and resources here.
American Society of Addiction Medicine The ASAM is dedicated to improving treatment for individuals suffering from alcoholism or other addictions.
Screening and Assessing Adolescents for Substance Use Disorders Online treatment protocol for clinicians screening or assessing adolescent substance abuse issues.
Anxiety & Panic
TAPIR: The Anxiety Panic Internet Resource The web's oldest self-help resource for those with anxiety disorders: panic attacks, phobias, OCD, shyness & generalized anxiety.
Anxiety Network Homepage Site provides information about three anxiety disorders: social phobia, panic/agoraphobia, and generalized anxiety.
APA Topics: Anxiety American Psychological Association webpage offers information on anxiety issues.
Virtual Reality Medical Center The VRMC in San Diego offers virtual reality treatments, primarily for various fears and phobias.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America The ADAA site, focused on the anxiety disorders, offers anxiety information for professionals, public, and the media.
Reflective Happiness Dr. Martin Seligman's site offers ways to help master three components of happiness - and to inoculate against depression.
APA Topics: Depression American Psychological Association webpage offers information on depression.
Youth Depression Treatment and Prevention Programs Download site for Greg Clarke's youth depression treatment and prevention programs, at Kaiser Permanante (Portland, OR).
Mosaic Minds An online clearinghouse for those whose lives are impacted by DID, formerly MPD.
Marlene Steinberg: The Stranger in the Mirror Resources about dissociative disorders and her book by author of Stranger in the Mirror.
Colin A. Ross Institute The Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma includes text of the DDIS clinical interview and MPD treatment information.
International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation Web page for the ISSTD (formerly ISSD), with treatment guidelines and other information relating to dissociation and DID.
Narrative Approaches Website focusing on Michael White's Narrative Therapy approach, including workshops and links.
Academy of Cognitive Therapy The Academy certifies clinicians skilled in cognitive therapy, and is a resource for professionals and the public.
National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy NACBT's site focuses on the advantages of evidence-based therapy, and includes information for professionals & the public.
Contextual Psychology Contextual Psychology's site integrates Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) with Relational Frame Theory (RFT).
Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research Institute, founded by Aaron Beck MD, promotes Cognitive Therapy through books and trainings.
Schema Focused Therapy Jeff Young's Schema Focused psychotherapy integrates cognitive-behavioral, experiential, and object relations approaches.
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy MUSC's site includes specific instructions for various components, and streaming-video demonstrations, of the therapy.
Rep 5 Rep5 is a suite of conceptual repesentation tools based on George
Kelly's Personal Construct Psychology (PCP).
Mental Research Institute The MRI homepage offers information about brief & family therapy programs, and internships.
National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis NPAP's web site provides information about psychoanalysis, trainings, and workshops.
Dallas Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology DSPP promotes psychoanalytic theory and its applications for understanding human experience and psychotherapy.
The Object Relations Home Page Web site with information about psychoanalytic object relations theories, including articles and a list of readings.
New England Society of Jungian Analysts From the C.G. Jung Institute of Boston, another comprehensive source for Jungian psychology on the internet.
Library A web library of information and articles by Alice Miller, regarding children, trauma and parenting.
Ericksonian & Hypnotic Approaches
The Milton H. Erickson Foundation Website dedicated to promoting the contributions made to health science by Dr. Erickson.
NLP Comprehensive Home Page Site for Neuro Linguistic Programming, in Colorado.
The Powers of Six: David Grove's
Clean Language This website describes David Grove's "clean language" approach to trauma treatment.
Clean Language A British site featues articles on Symbolic Modelling, the Metaphor Therapy & Clean Language of David Grove, and NLP.
Rewind Treatment Dr. David Muss' site describes his modification of NLP's VKD technique for PTSD.
NLP Archive Articles by Lee Lady on various aspects of Neuro Linguistic Programming, from the sci.psychology newsgroup.
Robert Dilts NLP Home Page Robert Dilts' NLP site offers training, products, and articles on Neuro Linguistic Programming.
Hypnosis Hypnosis site includes induction scripts, and detailed FAQ's (answers to Frequently Asked Questions) regarding hypnosis.
Health Journeys: Guided Imagery Resource Center Site describes guided imagery, hosts discussions, and offers audio samples, books and tapes.
Body Psychotherapy / Somatic Psychotherapy
Bodynamic Institute Lisbeth Marcher's (Danish) Bodynamic Institute offers training in somatic developmental psychology.
Bill Bowen's Psycho-Physical Therapy Bill Bowen's website describes his somatic work in Psycho-Physical Therapy, and trainings in Psycho-Biomechanics.
The School for Body-Mind Centering The BMC website introduces Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen's approach to mind-body integration.
The Focusing Institute Home page of Eugene Gendlan's Focusing book and approach. Focusing is gentle introspection using "felt sense".
Optimal Breathing Michael White's site contains much information on breathing development, research, education, services, etc.
Dysfunctional Breathing & Breathing Therapy Jan van Dixhoorn's detailed description of the functions of relaxed breathing, dysfunctional breathing, and breathing therapy.
Hakomi Educational Materials Web site for Ron Kurtz' Hakomi method: includes descriptions of the method and articles to download.
Bioenergetics Bioenergetics is a way of understanding personality in terms of the body and its energies.
Rosen Method Marion Rosen's method of bodywork and movement exercise encourages release of habitual tension or old patterns.
The Sensory Awareness Foundation Though not a therapeutic approach, Charlotte Selver's SAF teaches a practice of rediscovering our natural balance & oneness.
British Autogenic Society The BAS promotes the use of Autogenic Therapy, based on the work of Dr. Johannes Schultz.
Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique Site offers systematic guide to all Alexander Technique information and resources -- on and off the net.
Continuum Movement Developed by Emilie Conrad & Susan Harper, Continuum is a unique field of movement education.
CranioSacral Therapy The Upledger Institute (UI) , founded by an osteopathic physician, supports CranioSacral Therapy (CST).
Seishindo Charlie Badenhop's Seishindo site; access your body's wisdom as a resource for personal transformation.
The Rolf Institute Rolfing, or Structural Integration, manipulates the body's myofascial system to change posture and structure.
Aston Kinetics Developed by Judith Aston, Aston-Patterning is an educational process combining movement education, bodywork, ergonomic and fitness training.
Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies LIMS, in NYC, studies and teaches movement in all its forms: e.g., Laban Movement Analysis & Bartenieff Fundamentals.
Institute of Biodynamic Psychology and Psychotherapy Biodynamic psychotherapy is a biological and psychological approach to the theory of mind and human development.
European Association for Body Psychotherapy The EABP site describes body psychotherapy, including ethics and validity issues.
United States Association for Body Psychotherapy USABP website includes information regarding conferences, ethics, their journal, and membership.
Psych Innovations Bob Yourell's site offers hypertext articles on psychotherapy and human potential for public & professionals.
Thought Field Therapy Homepage for Roger Callahan's TFT Techniques, including brief descriptions and training information.
EFT Gary Craig's very extensive Emotional Freedom Technique website.
Tapas Acupressure Technique Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine, TAT allows energy to be processed by the body-mind system.
Energy Psychology & Psychotherapy Dr. Fred Gallo's website describes his writings and seminars in energy psychology.
Thought Energy Synchronization Therapies Dr Greg Nicosia's TEST Dx website includes a FAQ, resources, and a calendar of trainings.
BSFF Dr. Larry Nims' "Be Set Free Fast" system for resolving excess emotion.
Emotional Clearing Emoclear is a self-help website for gaining emotional clarity, and for trauma clearing; courtesy of Steve Mensing.
Guided Self Healing Website of Andy Hahn describes his energy-based healing process, using applied kinesiology.
Process Healing Dr. Garry Flint's free course in Process Healing, also available as a PDF file, for self-help with emotional issues.
International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine ISSSEEM's website hosts the SEEM Journal, and information about the Society and conferences.
Shamanistic, Spirituality, etc.
Mindfullness: an inner resource for recovery. Jim Hopper's site discusses mindfullness, and how these practices can assist individuals recovering from child abuse.
T'ai Chi Description of T'ai Chi movements; includes brief article on T'ai Chi and recovery from stress.
International Center for Reiki Training Reiki is a technique for stress reduction and relaxation. Site includes articles and a training schedule.
Meridian Institute Meridian Institute researches the spirit-mind-body connection; lots here.
Carolyn Myss, Ph.D. Carolyn Myss' website includes information about her workshops, videos, and books.
Ridhwan Foundation Ridhwan Foundation home page has information about the Diamond Approach and Diamond Books.
Charles Tart's Virtual Library Homepage of Charles Tart: articles on transcendant experiences, transpersonal psychology & consciousness.
Mental Health Information
Pat McClendon's Clinical Social Work Page An interesting collection of original text and links focused on abuse, trauma, and related mental health issues.
Internet Mental Health Dr. Phillip Long's outstanding site links to sites with information relating to all mental health issues.
Self-Help Sourcebook An online guide helps you explore existing real-world support groups, or to start one yourself.
Forum for Independent Psychotherapists Site where psychoanalytic psychotherapists with different orientations can meet to critically examine clinical and theoretical issues.
Mental Help Net Extensive mental health information, both professional & self-help (web sites, newsgroups, mailing lists, search, etc.).
At Health Well-designed Seattle-area website focuses on mental health topics, resources, and professionals.
Audio-Digest Foundation Audio-Digest has offered continuing medical education on audio tape for over four decades.
Cavalcade Productions Cavalcade produces clinical training videos for mental health professionals, focusing on trauma issues.
Sounds True Sounds True publishes original spoken-word audio, instructional video, and sacred world music.
Emmett Miller Tapes A series of audio tapes by Dr Emmett Miller, available from Source Tapes in California.
Nancy Hopps Tapes & CDs From this site, Nancy Hopps offers a series of audio tapes or CDs for relaxing into health.
Somatic Resourcing CDs Transformative Productions offers two somatic resourcing CDs for increasing self awareness and self soothing.
David Illig Tapes Self hypnosis and subliminal tapes and CDs by Dr David Illig.
Centerpointe Centerpointe sells "Holosync" audio tapes and CDs, to aid relaxation and meditation.
Mental Health Advocacy
World Health Report: Mental Health WHO's annual report emphasizes that mental health is crucial to the overall well-being of individuals, communities, and societies.
Danvers State Hospital A hard-hitting shockwave movie illustrates mental health treatment at Danvers & raises questions about deinstitutionalization.
National Standards to Protect the Privacy of Personal Health Information HIPPA regulations covering privacy of health information and patient records, with additional HHS guidance on compliance.
Center for the Advancing Health CFAH seeks to put behavioral research and policy to work in standard health care practice.
Health Administration Responsibility Project HARP is a resource for those seeking to establish managed care organizations' liability for decisions limiting care.
National Association to Protect Children: PROTECT PROTECT is committed to protecting children from abuse, exploitation & neglect.
Parents of Murdered Children POMC's site provides support & assistance to all survivors of homicide victims, while working to create a world free of murder.
Leadership Council for Mental Health, Justice & the Media A non-profit professional organization advocating for child and adult survivors of childhood maltreatment.
False Memory Syndrome Facts Linda Chapman offers information in scientific analysis, clinical practice, legal, philosophy, media, and organizations.
13 Things Your Health Insurer Doesn't Want You to Know Online article by Vicki Lankarge covers several important topics that may not be included in your insurance policy...
Insurance Departments For All 50 States For complaints: a list of address, phone numbers & websites (if available) for all state insurance commissions.