NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness): “The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization
dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.” The website
has many informative fact sheets, along with guides to fighting stigma associated with mental illness and
the associated barriers to receiving help.
Mayo Clinic: One of the most respected sources of medical information that is available to the public.
Helpful Mental Health Links:
Suncoast Psychiatric Medical Clinic, LLC
Office of Michael McClure, M.D, Ph.D
WebMD: Another very respected source of medical information that is available to the public.
NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health): This governmental entity sponsors mental health/illness
related investigations by talented researchers throughout academia, as wells as directly performs a large
variety of research projects in its’ own laboratories.
Mental Health America: Over one hundred years old, MHA is a community-based nonprofit organization
dedicated to individuals that suffer from mental illness and their families with focus on battling stigma,
raising awareness of mental health issues, promoting mental health as a critical aspect of over-all
wellness and providing mental health support.
Sarasota Medical Alliance Foundation: A locally-created video library on topics related to depression
and anxiety. The stated purpose of the compilation is to raise awareness and decrease social stigma
relating to mental health issues.
APA (American Psychiatric Association): The premier professional organization of psychiatrists in
the United States. The APA provides professional support to psychiatrists and trainees, defines
diagnostic criteria pursuant to establishment of effective communication, education and standardization
of care, establishes ethical standards of professional conduct and provides advocacy with national
professional and governmental entities. The website features articles and blogs relating to Addiction and
related substance-abuse disorders, Anxiety, Alzheimer’s Dementia, Attention-Deficit Disorder, Bipolar
Disorder, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Posttraumatic Disorder, Schizophrenia and