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Resources/Links

Mental Health Patient Education and Resources

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
http://www.addresources.org

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
http://www.dbsalliance.org

Massachusetts Community and Mental Health Resources
http://www.namimass.org

Online mental health educational resources and networks:
(Contemporary, mostly accurate resources, but Dr. McGonagle cannot personally validate all information on these sites)

The National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

United States Department of Health and Human Services - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
http://www.samhsa.gov

Nutrition

Government site providing food and nutrition information/resources from across the federal government.
www.nutrition.gov

Exercise

Government site providing exercise information/resources from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institues of Health.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/exerciseandphysicalfitness.html

Obesity

Overeaters Anonymous
(12-step based support groups for those who overeat or who have an eating disorder)
www.overeatersanonymous.org

Personality Disorders

Out of the Fog website
Very good information about personality disorders and support for those with a family member or loved one who suffers from a personality disorder
http://outofthefog.net/

Psychiatric Medications and Pregnancy

Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Women’s Mental Health
http://www.womensmentalhealth.org/

Spirituality in Medicine

Duke Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health
https://www.spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/

The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health (GWish)
http://www.gwumc.edu/gwish/

Substance Abuse/Impulse Control

Al-Anon
(Large, international organization offering support groups for FAMILIES and FRIENDS of problem drinkers)
https://al-anon.org/

Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.aa.org

Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling
(Current list of Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon meetings)
www.masscompulsivegambling.org

Narcotics Anonymous
www.na.org

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
http://www.slaafws.org/

Smart Recovery
(Smart Recovery is an alternative to AA. It is an international, nonprofit organization with more focus on reason based techniques and no assumption of belief in a higher power.)
http://www.smartrecovery.org/

Suicide

American Association of Suicidology
http://www.suicidology.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org

Wellness/Mind-Body Medicine

Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital
http://www.massgeneral.org/bhi/

The Center for Mind-Body Medicine
http://www.cmbm.org

Dean Ornish’s Preventive Medicine Research Institute (PMRI)
http://www.pmri.org/?p=mhb

The Pursuit of Happiness
https://www.pursuit-of-happiness.org

UMASS Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society (CFM)
http://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/stress-reduction/