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Medline Plus Health Topics Read about symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention for over 1000 diseases, illnesses, health conditions and wellness issues. MedlinePlus health topics are regularly reviewed, and links are updated daily.

Mental Health Topics, APA Learn about common mental disorders, including symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. Find answers to your questions written by leading psychiatrists, stories from people living with mental illness and links to additional resources. delivers relevant information in clear, jargon-free language that puts health into context in peoples' lives. Through medical content, insights from experts and real people, and breaking news, we answer: how it happened, what it feels like, what you can do about it, and why it matters.

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Psychotherapy -- APA Psychotherapy, or talk therapy, is a way to help people with a broad variety of mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. Psychotherapy can help eliminate or control troubling symptoms so a person can function better and can increase well-being and healing.

Psychotherapy From the Minnesota Department of Human Services. A great introduction to the procedure.

Psychotherapy -- NAMI Therapy, for example, can take many forms, from learning relaxation skills to intensively reworking your thinking patterns.

Mental Health Medications – NIMH Medications can play a role in treating several mental disorders and conditions.

Medline Plus Drugs, Herbs, and Supplements Learn about your prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more. is a popular, comprehensive, and up-to-date source of drug information online, providing free, peer-reviewed, accurate, and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, and natural products.

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health is an extension of the National Institutes of Health which conducts and supports research and provides information about complementary health products and practices.

The Depression and Bipolar Alliance DBSA envisions wellness for people living with mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder). DBSA provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders.

The International OCD Foundation helps those affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; they are self-supporting through their own contributions. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization, or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Their primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

Al-Anon Family Groups – help and hope for families and friends of alcoholics.

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) offers recovery from the effects of addiction through working a twelve-step program, including regular attendance at group meetings. Their name, Narcotics Anonymous, is not meant to imply a focus on any particular drug; NA’s approach makes no distinction between drugs including alcohol. Membership is free, and they have no affiliation with any organizations outside of NA including governments, religions, law enforcement groups, or medical and psychiatric associations. Through all of their service efforts and their cooperation with others seeking to help addicts, they strive to reach a day when every addict in the world has an opportunity to experience their message of recovery in his or her own language and culture.

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