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MENTAL HEALTH

 

 

EMERGENCY INFO

 

National Suicide
Prevention Lifeline

1.800.273.8255

NAMI Hotline
1.800.950.6264
Monday through Friday 10 am to 6 pm ET

Substance Abuse &
Mental Health Helpline

1.800.662.4357

 

 

DATABASES

  • Health & Wellness Resource Center
    Provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.

  • Health and Medicine
    Provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers.

  • Nursing and Allied Health
    Covers all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration.

  • Psychology Collection
    Supporting research in all fields of psychology— abnormal, biological, cognitive, comparative, developmental, personality, quantitative, social and all areas of applied psychology.

 

 

ONLINE COURSES

Abnormal Psychology 101
This course will introduce you to the many faces of abnormal psychology. It will discuss old and new ideas surrounding this branch of psychology and will offer general information about how abnormal psychologists and psychiatrists identify and treat these types of mental illnesses.

Anxiety Therapy 101
In this course, you will gain a thorough understanding of anxiety in all of its manifestations, as well as learn proven therapies from both traditional and alternative medicine.

Certificate in Integrative Mental Health
In this course, you'll learn how this new model of medical care combines scientifically proven alternative and complementary methods with medications and psychotherapy to address the physical, psychological, and spiritual needs of individuals with anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mental conditions associated with aging, depression, chronic pain, and Alzheimer's disease.

Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
This research-based introductory course will provide comprehensive information on Emotional and Behavioral disorders.

Psychology 101
This user-friendly course will cover topics that will help your understanding of behavior and you'll learn the many theories that explain the complexities of human interactions.

 

 

WEBSITES

Alexandria Department of Community & Human Services
The Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) provides social services and public benefits assistance; mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse services; and supports initiatives for women.

National Alliance on Mental Health
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

MentalHealth.gov
MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.

National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

MedLinePlus - Mental Health
The National Library of Medicine, a part of the National Institutes of Health, created and maintains MedlinePlus to assist you in locating authoritative health information.