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Social Work: Mental Health

This subject is guide is intended to assist students, faculty, staff and alumni of the School of Social Work in locating specific resources in the field of social work.

National Institute of Mental Helath

Bazelon Institute: Mental Helath and the Law

American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines

Mental is a consumer-oriented website with the grounding principles of providing mental health information and resources. The website operates under a cross-agency governance structure, which includes several federal departments and agencies that are involved in mental health research, policy and service provisions.


The website aims to provide resources for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, schools and local communities.



DSM-IV Online

DSM-IV-TR Online

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dulcan's Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a comprehensive text for mental health issues related to children and adolescents.

Geriatric Psychiatry

The American Psychiatric Publisher's Textbook of Geriatirc Psychiatry includes sections on the science and biology of aging, diagnositic interviewing, psychiatric disorders and treament, and reviews legal, ethical and policy issues.

Substance Abuse

The Textbook of Sustance Abuse Treatment covers the basis of addictive disorders, the nature of treatment, specific drugs of abuse, treatment modalities [including CBT and group], rehabilitation settings, and special populations.

NIMH Funding Alerts

Click here for the latest updates on NIMH funding opportunities.

Substance Abuse II

Click here for a site on substance abuse treatment recommended by a reader.

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The University of Alabama
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 John Miller's At Health.Mental    Brief problem descriptions/consumer assistance