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Nursing Resources: Mental Health

Nursing (and other allied health) students will find the resources in this guide helpful for investigating and/or researching topics and issues in the field of nursing.


Glossary - Mental Health Disorders An A to Z list of definitions for diseases, conditions, tests, and procedures related to mental health. Created by the Health Library at John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.
Help Yourself. Help Others. Anonymous, online mental health screening survey for depression, post-traumatic stess disorder (PTSD), substance abuse and other disorders developed by Screening for Mental Health (SMH). One-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information aimed at education and guidance. A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
National Institute of Mental Health The lead U.S. federal agency for research on mental disorders, which is under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
New York State Office of Mental Health Operates psychiatric centers across New York State and regulates, certifies, and oversees mental health programs operated by local governments and non-profit organizations.
PTSD: National Center for PTSD Focused on the research, understanding, and treatment of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Stop a Suicide Today! Information and facts on and signs of suicide plus a 24/7 evaluation and treatment service. Crested by Screening for Mental Health (SMH). Information, facts, curriculum, free apps and other resources primarily focused on adolescents and young adults and their families, educators, and health providers to improve the understanding of adolescent mental health and mental health disorders. Lead by Dr. Stan Kutcher, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada.


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