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Feb 11
2015

Patient Education Materials covering a variety of mental health and substance abuse topics are available for you to download and print. You may need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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Related Web Sites:

Abuse
This website serves as an Internet clearinghouse of information, resources, and support. Abuse is one of its focuses. The site’s section on Abuse includes definitions of child neglect, sexual, physical and emotional abuse.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
This website contains good information about anxiety disorders. It describes the various anxiety disorders, discusses treatment and options, and includes success stories about those who have overcome anxiety disorders. In addition to learning more about this organization, you can subscribe to the organization’s free electronic newsletter, Triumph.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, established in 1979 for mental health clients and their families as a self-help organization dedicated to providing support, education and advocacy to anyone affected by persistent biologically based brain disorders or mental illnesses.

National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
The mission of this division of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs is to advance the clinical care and social welfare of America’s veterans through research, education and training in PTSD and stress-related disorders. This website includes information on related topics, publications and research.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network
This outstanding, comprehensive website is a collaboration among 70 member centers across the U.S. and is funded, in part, by a congressional initiative. This Network blends the academic best practices of clinical research with the wisdom of front-line community service providers. The result is a wealth of information, providing basic definitions to types of traumatic stress, brochures, reading lists, and information specifically for parents and caregivers, schools, the media and mental health professionals. The site also includes information on how to get help for a child, facts and figures, and available web-based training, training videos and much more.

Reactive Attachment Disorder
This website is a resource and source of mutual support for parents and others who are parenting children with reactive attachment disorder (RAD). Designed and maintained by parents of children with RAD kids, this site is intended to support the relationship that should exist between the user and his or her child’s physician or therapist. It contains a lot of important information on reactive attachment disorder and how to parent affected children.