(Resources are listed in alphabetical order by topic.)
National Institute of Mental Health – Anxiety Disorder information
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
anxietypanic.com – Internet search engine for anxiety disorders
Mental Help Net – online information and resources pertaining to anxiety disorders
anxieties.com – a website for those suffering from symptoms of stress, anxiety, panic or trauma
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
National Institute of Mental Health – information about ADHD
Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depression – Extensive web links for manic depressive disorder.
National Institute of Mental Health – Information about Bipolar disorder
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Mental Help Net – Depression – Information about depression, diagnoses, and treatment.
Psychology Information – Depression – Information about depression, diagnoses, and treatment.
Depression Alliance – Information and web links about depression, diagnosis, and treatment.
SANE – fact sheet on depression
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
Academy for Eating Disorders
Something Fishy – Award-winning web site on eating disorders.
Recovery Is Possible – A personal account of coping with an eating disorder.
Mirror-Mirror.org – Extensive information and links to other eating disorder web sites.
Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders – a nonprofit organization
General Sites for Counseling and Mental Health Issues
Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s question-and-answer web site about a wide range of health and mental health-related issues.
www.HalfofUs.com – Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation aim to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help.
www.support.therapytribe.com – helping people connect and find support.
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues
North Star Community Center is Winston-Salem’s LGBTQ Community Center. The Center offers many educational, social, and collaborative activities for the whole community in the Piedmont/Triad area. http://www.northstarlgbtcc.com/
Guilford Green Foundation seeks to courageously unite the community through meaningful participation and by fostering organizations that advance LGBTQ+ persons and issues. https://guilfordgreenfoundation.org/
The Adam Foundation promotes the identity, strength, and well-being of the local gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, and supports organizations serving persons living with HIV and AIDS.
Interfaith Winston Salem is an all-volunteer educational group that brings together members of many faith traditions – religious and non-religious – to gain a greater understanding of and respect for each other’s traditions. http://www.interfaithwinstonsalem.org/
Triad Health Project works to advance the well-being of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, many of whom are underserved and marginalized. http://www.triadhealthproject.com/
The Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists offers numerous resources including a directory of LGBT-friendly therapists. http://www.aglp.org/
The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. It offers a variety of resources. https://www.americanprogress.org/
The GLBT National Help Center provides multiple resources and access to a hotline. https://www.glbthotline.org/
GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) provides an annual report called the National School Climate Survey, which reports on the experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth in U.S. schools. https://www.glsen.org/
The Pride Institute is an unlocked, LGBT-exclusive facility that offers a residential treatment program, including psychiatric care for depression, anxiety and other needs. https://pride-institute.com/
It Gets Better is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe. https://itgetsbetter.org/
Center for Online Education offers resources for choosing an LGBTQ-friendly college, scholarships available specifically for the community, and national and community resources. https://www.onlinecolleges.net/
The Trevor Project is a multimedia support network for LGBTQ youth providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention. https://www.thetrevorproject.org/#sm.00010j20gelagdjrtyn2ohoosi1g9
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Human Rights Campaign
National Gay Lesbian Task Force
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
www.damron.com – Travel Guide
www.glnh.org – Gay & Lesbian National Help Center
www.lavendermagazine.com – Lavender, publication
www.advocate.com – The Advocate, publication
www.qrd.org – Queer Resources Directory
www.nolose.org – National Organization for Lesbians of Size
www.lgirtf.org – Lesbian and Gay Immigration Rights Task Force
www.isna.org – intersex web site
www.deafqueer.org – LGBT Persons with Disabilities
Prismatic Speech Services in Greensboro, NC – Kevin Dorman, Speech Pathologist -provides speech, language, and voice intervention for transgender clients and clients with voice disorders of all ages. Phone: 336.609.6258. https://prismaticspeech.com/about-us/
Medications for Mental Health Issues
Psychology Information Online – Information about antidepressant medication
What to Know About Mental Health Medication
Health Place.com – Antidepressant Medications for Depression
National Institute for Mental Health: Medications
Support 4 Hope: Mental Health Medications
Holistic Online.com: Drug Therapy – Antidepressants
All About Depression: Antidepressant Medications
Mental Help Net – Information about obsessive-compulsive disorder
National Institute of Mental Health – Information about obsessive-compulsive disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Screening – brief online OCD screening plus related information and web links
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
Smart Recovery – National self-help organization devoted to cognitive therapy-oriented recovery from substance abuse.
Suicide / Suicide Prevention
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Mental Help Net – Suicide
National Institute of Mental Health – web page on suicide prevention
www.metanoia.org/suicide/index.html – Practical advice for dealing with suicidal thoughts
Trauma, Sexual Assault, and Sexual Abuse
Violence and Disaster-Related Stress