Links & Resources

Mental Health Links
The following links are listed to provide you with additional online mental health care, information, and counseling resources.

SUICIDE.ORG   Prevention, Awareness, Support

Addiction and Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous Recovery Resources
Narcotics Anonymous
Al-anon / Alateen
Sexaholics Anonymous
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Candeo:  Sexual Addiction Recovery
Center for On-Line Addiction
SAMHSA's Substance Abuse/Addiction
SAMHSA's Treatment and Recovery
Sexual Addiction / Patrick Carnes
Web of Addictions
Internet Addictions / Kimberly Young
Betty Ford Center

Anxiety Disorders
Answers to Your Questions About Panic Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Information Center
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
Anxiety Network International
Inner Health Studio
Social Anxiety
Anxiety Coach
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Panic Center

Associations & Institutes
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
American Counseling Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Psychological Society
Canadian Mental Health Association
Center for Mental Health Services
National Alliance on Mentally Illness (NAMI)
National Institute of Mental Health
National Mental Health Association
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADDA - Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, NIMH
Born to Explore: The Other Side of ADD/ADHD
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
Childhelp USA®
SAMHSA's Children and Families
SAMHSA's Protection and Advocacy
Questions and Answers about Memories of Childhood Abuse
The National Domestic Violence Hotline Website
Women, Violence and Trauma

Chronic Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Depression / Bipolar Depression
Bipolar Disorder News -
Depression and How Therapy Can Help
Depression Screening
Depression Test, Symptoms of Depression, Signs of Depression
The Blue Pages
Black Dog Institute
The Beck Institute (Aaron Beck: The father of Cognitive Behavior Therapy)
Feeling Good (David Burns)
Blue Pages
Answers to Depression
Depressed Like Me
McMan's Depression and Bipolar Web
The Depression Center (Interactive)
Fast Food Linked to Depression

Developmental Disorders
Asperger's Disorder
Pervasive Developmental Disorders

DSM-IV-TR: Diagnoses and Criteria

Dissociation and Traumatic Stress
Sidran Foundation Home Page

Eating Disorders
American Dietetic Association
Something Fishy

Focus on the Family

Insurance Company Resources

Local Resources
Kern NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Kern County Mental Health
Mary K. Shell Crisis Center
Alliance Against Family Violence & Sexual Assault Hotline:  327-1091
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance
(California) Victim Compensation Plan
Kern County Victim Witness Program
Kern County Aging and Adult Services
Department of Human Services: CPS / APS
Community Action Partnership of Kern Information & Referral Helpline 366-5200     800-273-2275
The Helpline utlilizes their large database of services to refer people in need to the most appropriate service or agency to meet their need
Warm Line:
Volunteers serve as a telephone outreach to parents or caregivers in Kern County
Kern County Food Bank 398-4520
California Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

Marriage / Relationships

Humor (Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage)
The Dibble Institute
Social Media & Relationships
Focus on the Family
The Social Media Couple
Beyond Affair Network
National Institute of Relationship Enhancement
Personality Assessment: Kiersey
The Two of Us
2-in-2-1 (UK Marriage site)

Medications and Health Supplements
Drug Interactions, Alternative, MotherNature
Drug Interactions, DIRECT
Medical Dictionary
Medications, FDA
Medication, Internet Mental Health
Medications, PDR
Medline, Comparison
SAMHSA's Psychiatry and Psychology
Healing Well

Mental Health Care General Links
Internet Mental Health
Let’s Talk Facts, APA
Mental Health Counselor Resources,
Mental Help Net
Mental Illnesses/Disorders
University of Michigan Health Topics A to Z
Web Sites You Can Trust, Medical Library Association
Mental Health Clearinghouse
Mood Gym
Self Therapy


Suicide Awareness and Hotlines
SAMHSA's Suicide
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education
Suicide: Read This First

Additional Mental Health Care & Counseling Resources
Interpretation of Dreams
Keirsey (Myers-Briggs) Temperament Sorter
Signs of Menopause, Symptoms of Menopause
Internet Mental Health
Psychology of the Internet

Psychology of Cyberspace

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