Medical Information on the Internet: Mental Health

For authoritative, accurate, and current mental health information, see these websites:

  • The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): An agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. Covers topics including mental health information, consumer health publications, and help for mental illness.
  • The National Institute of Mental Health: The lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. Includes sections on mental disorders and related topics; treatments and therapies; finding help; and the latest research on mental health.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Includes sections on mental health conditions, treatment, finding support, and downloadable fact sheets.