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Mental Health Links

The following links allow students to access different websites related to mental health.

American Art therapy Association
The American Art Therapy Association (AATA) is the national organization of art therapists in the United States, although it has members in more than thirty countries throughout the world.

American Counseling Association
The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization. "By providing leadership training, publications, continuing education opportunities, and advocacy services to nearly 45,000 members, ACA helps counseling professionals..."

American Psychological Association

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Behavior Online

A formal case conference - You can become a charter member of Behavior Online, the gathering place for Mental health and applied Behavioral Science Professionals.

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DrugWatch provides extensive information about medications prescribed to treat various mental disorders as well as precautions patients should take before beginning treatment with these medications.

Helpful resource for researching mental health disorders *New

Resources Links from Active Minds

The Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children (CSAAC)
"Founded in 1979 through the vision of four families in Montgomery County, Maryland, the Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children (CSAAC) is a private, non-profit agency dedicated to serving children and adults living with autism by helping them succeed in day-to-day activities and become active members of their community.

Hearts & Homes For Youth (HHY)
It provides comprehensive residential and community based services reflecting the cultural diversity of the children and families.

International Society for Mental Health Online

Since its inception at the end of 1997, the International Society for Mental Health Online (ISMHO) has taken the lead in establishing an open forum to discuss issues relating to the provision of online mental health services

Max Planck Institute for Human Development

National Coalition of Arts Therapies Associations (NCATA)
NCATA is an umbrella organization for national art therapy, music therapy, dance therapy, drama therapy and poetry therapy organizations.

Montgomery College Libraries

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Association - service in Montgomery County
The Mental Health Association (MHA) promotes mental health and wellness, and supports those with mental illness, by sponsoring and implementing advocacy, education and community service programs.

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

National Organization for Human Services

National Institute of Mental Health  
For Clinical Research Information

National Institute of Mental Health
Working to improve mental health through biomedical research on mind, brain, and behavior.


"The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities".

The Arc, Montgomery County*New

"The Arc Montgomery County
is one of the largest and oldest nonprofit organizations in Maryland and serves individuals, families and employers affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD)".

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The Education for Public Child Welfare Program is a partnership between the University of Maryland School of Social Work and the Maryland Department of Human Resources to prepare BSW/MSW candidates for public child welfare social work practice.

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