Mental Health – General Topics

General Psychological and Counseling Resources

Below are some links for good mental health resources for Kansas City Psychotherapy, counseling clients in Kansas City, couples counseling in Kansas City, as well as national resources geared towards improving your life.

Mindfulness Videos (Instant Mindfulness) – http://www.dbtselfhelp.com/html/instant_mindfulness.html

Mindful Occupation (Mental Health General Resources) – http://mindfuloccupation.org

Stress Reduction – Do Nothing for 2 Minutes (Mindfulness) – http://www.donothingfor2minutes.com

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

Problem Solving, Vocational, Life-Values Counseling Resources

MindTools – Career Skills Inventory, SWOT problem analysis, Problem Solving Techniques and Brainstorming: http://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_TMC.htm

http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_05_1.htm

Life-Values Inventory – The greater the space between one’s behaviors and one’s values, the more likely he/she is to experience personal distress.  Life Values Inventory assessment: http://www.lifevaluesinventory.org

ReachOutCentral – online game design to improve communication, problem solving, and optimism – http://www.reachoutcentral.com.au/

ONET INTEREST PROFILER – FINDING A VOCATION OR CAREER

http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

General Medical Resources

Healthfinder Health Topics Resource (USDHHS) – http://www.healthfinder.gov

A-Z Medication/Drug Information (Medline) – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

Medline Health Topics (NIH Library of Medicine) – http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

Benzodiazepine Withdraw – http://www.benzo.org.uk/manual

Science Magazine (Research) – www.sciencemag.org

BMJ Group (Quality and Safety in Healthcare) – www.bmj.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – www.cdc.gov

American Public Health Association – www.apha.org

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research – www.ispor.org

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality – www.ahrq.gov

American Academy of Family Physicians – www.aafp.org

American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians – www.acofp.org

Counseling Services Self Help

SELF HELP ON-LINE & PHONE APPS – http://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/links2.htm#Apps%20for%20Smart%20Phones

SELF HELP LEAFLETS/VIDEOS – http://www.ntw.nhs.uk/pic/selfhelp/

BUILD SELF-ESTEEM – http://www.buildingself-esteem.com/what-is-self-esteem.html

HOSPITAL COMPARE – DHHS – http://www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov/hospital-search.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

ONLINE SCREENING TOOLS: Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, PTSD

http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/default.aspx?keyword=SPECIALTY&n=1

Mental Health Meditation Links

Audio based:

http://www.mindfulselfcompassion.org/meditations_downloads.php

Reading based:

http://www.mindfulselfcompassion.org/meditations_instructions.php

Meditation concepts:

http://www.dharmanet.org/IM_lib.htm

Insight Meditation:

http://www.buddhanet.net/audio-meditation.htm

Nutrition and Diet Resources

Nutrition – (new food pyramid concept) www.choosemyplate.gov

Foodapedia – http://www.foodapedia.gov

Food and Nutrition Information Center – http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=4&tax_level=1

Supertracker (Food Tracker) – https://www.choosemyplate.gov/SuperTracker/default.aspx

Adult and Adolescent BMI (Body Mass Index) Assessment – http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/index.html

Medication & Psychiatric Pharmacology Resources

Pharmakokinetics – http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/index.html

APA – Division 55 – The American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy – http://www.division55.org

MedScape – Pharmacology  – http://www.medscape.com/medscapetoday

Drug Info Net – www.druginfonet.com

National Alliance on Mental Illness – www.nami.org

Pharma Research – http://www.phrma.org/research/publications

PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS:

PubMed Health – Pronunciation/Dictionary

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/s/drugs_and_supplements/a/

www.nimh.nih.gov

www.webmd.com

www.drugs.com

Sleep and Insomnia Counseling Resources

Sleep and Insomnia – http://www.sleepfoundation.org

National Center on Sleep Disoders (NIH) – http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/ncsdr/

Sleep Net – http://www.sleepnet.com

The National Sleep Foundation – http://www.sleepfoundation.org/article/sleep-topics/diet-exercise-and-sleep

Learn to Sleep Well: A Practical Guide to Getting a Good Nights Rest by Chris Idzikowski

Substance Abuse Counseling Resources

Individuals with the following trifecta (see below) are more likely to be at risk for substance abuse:

– Age 15 prior to first use

– Multidrug use

Family history

Alcoholism Counseling Resources:

National institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism – http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

National Association for Children of Alcoholics – http://www.nacoa.org

NCADD – National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – http://ncadd.org

Drinkers Checkup List – http://www.drinkerscheckup.com/index.cfm?CFID=101060243&CFTOKEN=89064728

Drug Abuse – NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse – http://www.nida.nih.gov/nidahome.html

Secular Rational Recovery – https://rational.org

Smart Recovery – Self Help for Addiction and Alcohol Abuse – http://www.smartrecovery.org

LifeRing – Self Empowered Recovery – http://lifering.org

Secular Organizations for Sobriety – http://www.cfiwest.org/sos/index.htm

SAMHSA Treatment Locator – http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/TreatmentLocator/faces/quickSearch.jspx

ASAM – American Society of Addiction Medicine – http://www.asam.org

Institute for Addiction Study – http://www.instituteforaddictionstudy.com

NIDA – National Institute on Drug Abuse – http://drugabuse.gov/pubs/assessing/

National Council for COmmunity Behavioral Healthcare – http://www.thenationalcouncil.org

HAMS: Harm Reduction for Alcohol (Harm Reduction, Abstinence, and Moderation Support) – http://hamsnetwork.org

Substance Abuse Counseling Resources:

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Approaches to Drug Abuse Counseling: A Psychotherapeutic and Skills-Training Approach to the Treatment of Drug Addiction – http://archives.drugabuse.gov/adac/ADAC13.html

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration History Book: Part 1 – http://www.justice.gov/dea/pubs/history/history_part1.pdf

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration History Book: Part 2 – http://www.justice.gov/dea/pubs/history/history_part2.pdf

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information – http://www.health.org

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention – http://www.edc.org/hec/

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University – http://www.casacolumbia.org

Join Together Online – http://www.jointogether.org

Indiana Prevention Resource Center – www.drugs.indiana.edu

Prevention Research Center at Penn State – www.prevention.psu.edu

US Department of Education – Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools – http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs/programs.html

Center for Disease Control and Prevention – http://www.cdc.gov

Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources – http://wch.uhs.wisc.edu

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism – http://www.niaaa.nih.gov

National Institute on Drug Abuse – http://www.nida.nih.gov

Prevention Institute – http://www.preventioninstitute.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=110&Itemid=198

Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General, Chapter 1 – http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter1/sec1.html

Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General, Overview of Prevention – http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter2/sec5.html

Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General—Overview of Treatment – http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/chapter2/sec6.html

FIRST CALL – NCADD in Kansas City

http://firstcallkc.org/

Drinkers Checkup List

http://www.drinkerscheckup.com/index.cfm?CFID=101060243&CFTOKEN=89064728

Alcoholics Anonymous or Non-Secular Group Support

Rational Recovery

https://rational.org

Secular Organizations for Sobriety

http://www.cfiwest.org/sos/index.htm

Half of Us – College Students

http://www.halfofus.com

COUNCIL FOR SECULAR HUMANISM

http://secularhumanism.org

International Organization for Migration

http://www.iom.int

RAINN – Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

http://www.rainn.org

SAMHSA Treatment Locator

http://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/TreatmentLocator/faces/quickSearch.jspx

Sexuality, Sexual Trauma, Sexual Dysfunction, & Sex Addiction Counseling Resources

Sexual orientation and gender identity – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Resources – http://healthcareguild.com

National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth LGBT Support – http://ncfy.acf.hhs.gov/tools/exchange/serving-sexual-minority-youth-with-open-arms/supportive-families

Porn Addiction – http://yourbrainonporn.com

SAA – Sex Addicts Anonymous – http://saa-recovery.org/SAALiterature/

CDC AIDS/HIV Data – ATLAS – http://gis.cdc.gov/GRASP/NCHHSTPAtlas/main.html

RAINN – Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network – http://www.rainn.org

Trauma Training – http://tfcbt.musc.edu

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) – http://www.istss.org

Sex Addiction Counseling Resources

Online Sexual Addiction – http://www.onlinesexaddict.com

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders – http://www.americanacademy.org

Sexual Addiction Recovery Resources – http://www.bewellnet.com/sdg/sarr/

Sex Addiction Resource Website – http://www.sexhelp.com

National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity – http://www.ncsac.org

National Counseling Intervention Services – http://nationalcounseling.com/sexaddiction.html

Women’s Sexual Screening Addiction Test (W-SAST) – http://www.sexualrecovery.com/wsast.htm

G-Sexual Addiction Screening Test (G-SAST) – http://www.sexualrecovery.com/gsast.htm

Codependents of Sexual Addiction (COSA) – http://www2.shore.net/~cosa/

S-ANON International Family Groups – http://www.sanon.org

Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) – http://www.sa.org

About Sexual Addiction – http://www.webmd.com/sexual-conditions/features/is-sex-addiction-real

PORN ADDICTION – http://yourbrainonporn.com/

SAA – SEX ADDICTS ANONYMOUS – http://saa-recovery.org/SAALiterature/

SAA – Sex Addicts Anonymous Resources –  http://saa-recovery.org.uk

Sexual Trauma & Abuse Counseling Resources

Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA) – http://www.siawso.org

Male Survivor – http://www.malesurvivor.org

Sexual Dysfunction Counseling Resources

Treating Erectile Dysfunction – http://men.webmd.com/erectile-dysfunction-13/understanding-ed

Men’s Sexual Health – http://education.webmd.com/viewcollection/32746

Gender Inequality / Roles Counseling

THE GOOD MEN PROJECT – http://goodmenproject.com

Attention Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) (formerly ADD) Counseling Resources

Managing ADHD in Adults and Children – www.Help4ADHD.org

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