There are a multitude of sites on the internet that deal with mental health issues and concerns. We have identified a few that offer places where you can begin your search for reliable and useful information.
The three sites listed offer an introduction to a broad number of mental health problems.
www.nimh.nih.gov The site of the National Institute of Mental Health. Go to “health and outreach” and look under “mental health topics”
www.healthyminds.org The site of the American Psychiatric Association. Go to “mental health topics”
www.ulifeline.org An online resource for college mental health
http://readsh101.com/go2uca.html Student Health 101 Newsletter. UCA subscribes to this 8-12 page monthly newsletter that delivers up-to-date information on the health issues that face today’s college students. Each issue has short informational articles covering a wide range of student topics including mental health, nutrition, fitness, and general health.
Alcohol and Substance Use/Abuse
www.niaaa.nih.gov The site of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Go to “FAQs”
www.nida.nih.gov The site of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Go to “Drugs of Abuse & Related Topics”
www.anred.com The site of Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org Go to “Information and Resources”
www.helpguide.org Go to "Grief & Loss"
www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/suicideprevention See “Suicide Facts”
www.afsp.org The site of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. See “About Suicide”