RESOURCES

Please find below a variety of resources for information and help surrounding mental illness, depression and ECT

MENTAL HEALTH AGENCIES

NAMI – National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Colonial Place Three
2107 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22201
(800) 950-6264
http://www.nami.org

NAMI AIR – AIR (Anonymous. Inspiring. Relatable.) is the new NAMI app, a free, mobile-based social network designed for individuals living with mental health conditions and their family members/caregivers.
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/Air-App

SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association is a public health agency within the Department of Health and Human Services. The agency is responsible for improving the accountability, capacity and effectiveness of the nations substance abuse prevention, addictions, treatment, and mental health services delivery system.
http://www.samhsa.gov/index.aspx

TO GET A REFERRAL

Your doctor or someone at your local mental health center can refer you to a licensed therapist who is registered and affiliated with his/her same professional association. To obtain a referral, you can also contact one of these organizations:

American Psychiatric Association
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209-3901
(888) 357-7924
http://www.psych.org

American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 336-5980
http://www.apa.org

National Association of Social Workers
750 First Street, NE, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 408-8600
http://www.naswdc.org

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES LOCATOR

mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/databases/default.asp

MENTAL HEALTH STATISTICS

National Center for Health Statistics
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
3311 Toledo Road
Hyattsville, MD 20782
(301)-458-4636
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs

World Health Organizations: Future projections regarding mental illness.

DEPRESSION

ECT – ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY PROGRAM

The Electroconvulsive Therapy Program specializes in administering ECT to those patients for whom such treatment is indicated, (such as patients with severe mood disorders). The program strives to standardize the methods of ECT application while promoting the highest level of proficiency of this treatment. The program is heavily invested in promoting in-depth research into ECT’s clinical effectiveness and technique.

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