Links & Resources

The following resources provide basic information to better understand select mental health topics and concerns:

 

General Mental Health, including depression, anxiety and emotional health:

American Psychological Association   www.apa.org

National Institute of Mental Health   www.nimh.nih.gov

PBS Series – This Emotional Life  www.pbs.org/thisemotionallife/home

 

Trauma, Resiliency and Coping with Emergency:

National Center for PTSD  www.ptsd.va.gov

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies   www.istss.org

CDC- Coping with Emergencies or Disasters  www.bt.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/

 

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