Links to Useful Sites:
Included are a number of websites that my clients have found useful. If you find one of these sites offensive in any way, please let me know. Also, please let me know if you find other useful sites.
General Information Sites:
About Psychotherapy – Intended to demystify the subject of psychotherapy without trivializing it.
The American Psychological Association
Ken Pope – Psychologist Ken Pope’s site provides great info on forensics, assessments, Court cases, etc.
Mental Health – One-stop access to comprehensive mental health information.
National Alliance of Mental Illness
The National Institute of Mental Health — Summarizes the latest information on all major mental health disorders.
Sites For Specific Problem Areas
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
ADDitude Magazine – Helpful information about all aspects of ADHD, with quarterly print copies and weekly e-mails.
Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)
Anxiety-Panic.com – General information about anxiety and panic, with links to many sites.
Calm Clinic – Helpful information about anxiety, from sufferers and professionals: signs, symptoms, and treatment.
Clutterers Anonymous – Face-to-face and phone meetings for hoarders and clutterers.
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAMR)
Mood Tracker – A great tool for keeping tabs on up-and-down moods.
International Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
Schizophrenia.com – A great self-help website with up-to-date data.
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Leave the Pack Behind
Quit Smoking Community
Sites for Substance Abuse-related Problems:
Alcoholics Anonymous — national site
Alcoholics Anonymous — DC Metro region
Addiction Guide — Covers how drugs and alcohol affect the body, how to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse, and where to seek effective treatment.
Alanon-Alateen — National site
Alanon — Maryland-DC Metro region
Women for Sobriety, Inc.
Smart Recovery — A 12-step-program alternative.
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) — Offers links to the most widely-available self-help groups.
Insurancequotes.org Health Resources Center – Healthcare rights for addiction treatment and impact of the Affordable Care Act.
Local Contacts for Child Welfare and Other Human Services:
The DC Child & Family Services Agency
DC.gov/directory – Links to DC-area government agencies
Montgomery County government
Prince George’s County government
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