Drug Rehabs and Addiction Treatment by State:
Online Medical Encyclopedia
Online Psychology Encyclopedia
Online Britannica – Psychology Resource
Online Encyclopedia Resource
Internet Mental Health Resource
Online Medical Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
Child Psychology Research Blog
Psychology Total Blog
Psychology Blog Resource
Positive Psychology Blog
Psychology News Blog
Eating Disorder Blog
Eating Disorder – Anorexia Blog
Therapy Blog – http://www.goodtherapy.com/
Psychology Blog – http://www.psychologytoday.com/
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Social Work Resources
Social Work Profession Resources
The Australian Association of Social Workers is the professional representative body of Social Workers in Australia.
NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
The NASW Code of Ethics – guides the professional conduct of social workers
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) – CSWE is the accrediting body for schools of social work, setting forth Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS)
The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)– is a non-profit association committed to improving the support for research among social workers.
Integral Theory and Social Work Resources
An overview of Integral Theory – This article was written by Sean Esbjorn-Hargens, PhD Program Chair of John F. Kennedy University’s master’s degree in Integral theory.
An Introduction to Integral Social Service – This is a beginning application to a case example.
Social Work as an Integral Profession – This article demonstrates the way in which Integral theory transcends, includes, and integrates commonly used micro and macro theoretical perspectives in social work.
An Integral Perspective on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) research – Integral theory helps to both understand ACE research and fashion comprehensive response strategies.
Integral management and effective human service provision- Integral theory can be helpful to social service leaders and managers.
Mental Health Recovery- Integral theory includes various historical perspectives on mental health treatment, self help, and recovery.
An Integral Approach to Social Work- leads into consideration of Integral research.
Social Work Organisations
Social Work Electronic Journals
Advocate’s Forum (University of Chicago) Social work journal published by the students of the School of Social Service Administration. Full-text.
Electronic Journal of Social Work (EJSW) A new “peer-reviewed electronic journal that publishes papers from all areas related to social work education and practice.”
New Social Worker For social work students and recent graduates.
Subject and author indexes available online for 1990-1995. Current table of contents.
Social Work Resources
Child Abuse Resources
National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information: Title Index Access abstracts for over 32,000 publications on child abuse and neglect.
National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (Cornell University)
Child Abuse Prevention Network (Cornell University)
Children, Youth,and Family Consortium (CYFC) (University of Minnesota)
Elder Abuse Resources
General Abuse/Violence Issues
Project for Research on Welfare, Work, and Domestic Violence (University of Michigan, School of Social Work)
Adoption Research Bibliography and Abstracts Database (Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute)
Adoption Policy Resource Center (Adoption Advocates)
AEGIS (AIDS Education Global Information System)
Access the “largest AIDS/HIV database in the world.” AIDSLINE can be searched from this site.
AIDS via PubMed Search for AIDS/HIV in a subset of Medline (PubMed).
CDC Prevention News Update Database Articles from 1988-to the present.
AIDS/HIV Resources (UC Berkeley, Public Health Library)
HIV/AIDS Resources Web Sampler (National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region)
HIV InSite (University of California, San Francisco) Good site with a lot of information. “Gateway to AIDS information.”
Children -Youth – Family Resources
FatherLit Database National Center for Fathers and Families (University of Pennsylvania)
Approximately 8,000 abstracts. Not kept up-to-date.
Administration for Children and Families (U. S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Adolescence Directory On-Line ( ADOL) (Indiana University)
Child Welfare Research Center (University of California, Berkeley)
Children’s Protective Services Training Institute (School of Social Work, University of Texas)
Children, Youth and Family Consortium: CYFC (University of Minnesota)
National Center for Children in Poverty (Columbia University)
National Center on Fathers and Families: NCFF (University of Pennsylvania)
National Child Care Information Center (U.S. Child Care Bureau)
National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice (University of Iowa)
Research and Training Center on Family Support & Children’s Mental Health (Portland State University)
YouthInfo (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Focal Point (Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children’s Mental Health)
Prevention Report Newsletter (National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice, University of Iowa)
Death & Dying Resources
Crisis, Grief, and Healing: Men and Women (Tom Golden , LCSW)
Death and Dying (About.com)
GriefNet ( Rivendell Resources)
Growth House: Guide To Death, Dying, Grief, Bereavement, and End Of Life Resources
Health – Medicine Resources
Fast Stats A to Z (National Center for Health Statistics)
Health & Fitness (About.com)
Reports of the Surgeon General (National Library of Medicine) Full-text of the official reports including smoking, mental health, obesity, suicide, youth violence, and more.
Checklist for Cultural Assessment (Queensland Government)
Cultural Diversity: A Guide for Health Professionals (Queensland Government) Health profiles for those ethnicities residing in Queensland
EthnoMed : Ethnic Medicine Information
Minority Health (Kaiser Family Foundation)
Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links (Indiana University)
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Net (MHN)
Internet Mental Health Free encyclopedia of mental health information.
Mental Health Resources (About.com)
Missouri Institute of Mental Health: PIE Report Database A searchable full-text database of over 3,000 mental health related reports. Click on “searchable” for search interface.
Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
School Mental Health Project (UCLA)
Substance Abuse & Addictions Resources
PREVLINE: Prevention Online (National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information)
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information – Links to Research
Information About Drugs and Alcohol Search (National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information)
Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies: Research Projects (Brown University)
Center of Alcohol Studies (Rutgers University)
Changing the Conversation: A National Plan to Improve Substance Abuse Treatment (1999-2000)
College Drinking: Changing the Culture (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism)
Contains NIAAA reports and research reports from other sources. Excellent site for anyone interested in college drinking/binge drinking and related problems, such as acquaintance rape, etc.
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information: Latest Research
Internet Therapy and Self-Help Groups: The Pros and the Cons
Psychological Self-Help (Clayton Tucker-Ladd) (Full-Text)
Self-Help Resources (National Mental Health Consumers Self-Help Clearinghouse)
Research on Self-Help/Mutual Aid Groups (E. M. Kyroux and K. Humphreys) (Full-Text)
Self-Help Sourcebook OnLine (American Self-Help Clearinghouse) (2002) Directory for locating self-help organizations plus other information.
Teenage Pregnancy & Sexuality Resources
Adolescent Sexuality (SIECUS Annotated Bibliography)
Well-known for its current studies and statistics on teen pregnancy. Categories include sexual behavior, pregnancy and birth, prevention and contraception, abortion, sexually transmitted diseases, youth, and law and public policy.
Campaign For Our Children (CFOC) Aim of this non-profit organization is to reduce teenage pregnancies. Provides full-text bibliographies on adolescent sexuality, pregnancy, childbearing, and other relevant topics.
Reproductive & Sexual Health (Kaiser Family Foundation)
SIECUS: Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States Organization known for promoting education about sexuality and the rights of an individual to make a responsible choice.
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Bibliography (Carl A. Kallgren, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College) An extensive bibliography (approximately 30 web pages). Not being kept up-to-date, unfortunately.
Trauma – Stress – PSTD Resources
PILOTS Catalog: Basic Search
Sidran Institute: Traumatic Stress, Education, & Advocacy
Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Providers of NYS Job Bank A great resource for positions in OASES licensed agencies throughout the NYC metro area and state.
American Psychological Association – Student resources include membership, conferences, career information, salary guides, books on gaining admission to Graduate school, a career guidebook for students of color, and more.
Columbia University – Websites and info on internships for Psych. majors
Counseling.org – The American Counseling Association contains a large database of resources and books, links to professional organizations worldwide, as well as a detailed job search engine.
Delta-tgroup.com – A national broker of contract staffing services providing interesting work opportunities for professionals in areas such as social services.
Good Works Job Search – List of human service type jobs by state with descriptions and contacts.
Great Jobs NY – Jobs in non-profit human services throughout the Hudson Valley Region.
Jobs in Psychology – Search for jobs in psychology in your area along with thousands of mental health jobs nationwide.
MentalWeb.com – An Internet based company dedicated to creating the best link between employers and employees in the field of mental health.
NBCC – National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates.
NonProfitJobs.org – The Community Career Center links not-for-profit employers with job seekers.
New York Counseling Association – A professional organization consisting of members who work in or with educational, vocational, and personal counseling.
NYMHCA – Website for the New York Mental Health Counselors Association.
NYSSCA – New York State School Counseling Association website.
Oak Ridge Staffing – A recruiting firm working soley with non-profits.
Office of the Professionals – NY State Education Dept site for mental health practitioners. Very helpful when working with students who want to get the NYMHC license.
Psychology Career Center – Online Guide to Psychology Careers.
SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – US Department of Health and Human Services.
SIOP – The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Inc.
SocialService.com – Great place for social workers and other social service professionals to start looking for a social work or social service job.
Social Psychology Network – The largest social psychology database on the Internet. In these pages, you’ll find more than
5,000 links to psychology-related resources
The New Social Worker Online Job Page – List of specific job openings nationwide with descriptions and requirements. Contains any and all information related to Social Workers.
Westchester’s Department of Community Mental Health – Very helpful directories of regional and local treatment centers, mental health facilities, and hospitals.
Academic Employment Network – Lists available positions in colleges, primary and secondary educational institutions for faculty, staff, and administrative professionals.
ASA (American Sociological Association) – Jobs and career advice for sociology.
Links For Sociology Students – Links for employment and graduate school resources for sociology students.
Online Library Resources
Google Books: This link leads to over one million results at this resource. Some books are fully available, others have excerpts.
Highware: HighWire Press at Stanford University develops and maintains the Web versions of important journals in biomedicine and other disciplines.
Internet Archive: This link leads to counseling resources, but you also can search for information in specific topics.
ipl2: This resource library is hosted by The iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology, with major support from the College of Information at Florida State University.
Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries: Search for articles, book chapters and other research documents offered by this institution.
Online Christian Library: This is a Christian online referral service library project about Christian counseling offered by Northwestern Theological Seminary and Northwestern Christian University.
Open Library: This link leads to free books to read about the counseling profession.
Project Gutenberg: This link leads to the counseling section of this site, offering 12 different resources for counselors.
Psychology & Counseling: This link leads to e-books for online viewing or for download…all for free.
Psychology & Psychiatry: Digital Book Index offers a venue with various books offered at this site and others.
Questia: Questia offers books, articles, journals and more, all the topic of counseling at this link.
The Free Library: This link leads to the counseling topic, and includes 105 articles on a variety of counseling issues.
The Online Books Page: This link leads to counseling topics witin this free online library.
Wiley Online Library: Search by topic to find journal articles about counseling issues.
Bereavement – Online Resources
GriefLink is a South Australian website providing information and resources for people affected by death-related grief.
StandBy is a national suicide bereavement response service that provides a 24 hour coordinated community crisis response to families, friends and associates who have been bereaved through suicide. Click on the link to find which service is closest to you or phone 0458 406 640.
Mental Health – Online Resources
Beyondblue produce and refer people to accurate up-to-date easy to read information on depression anxiety and related disorders. A wide variety of factsheets and booklets can be ordered online or downloaded from this website. The ‘Find A Doctor or Other Mental Health Professional’ database allows people to search for mental health professionals in their local community.
BlackDog provides information about mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder. This information is written for a range of audiences including people living with a mood disorder and their carers health professionals and researchers. It includes information about how to get help self-assessment tools and factsheets research and a media centre. Search engine and site map equipped.
Online support group for people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders. It aims to destigmatise mental disorders, and to provide support, hope and opportunities for sufferers and carers to share successful coping strategies. The group is run as a moderated bulletin board with strict protocols to enhance safety.
DepressionServices.org.au is a service portal that offers a diverse range of interactive human services, including free counselling and peer support, utilising online technologies for Australians living with depression to help improve their mental health and wellbeing.
HealthInsite is the Australian Government’s health information site for consumers and service providers. It includes information about health services health professionals and an interactive create your own profile tool. The site has a search engine.
Mental Health Wiki is a guide to mental health problems. It aims to provide high quality and up-to-date information by allowing contributors to edit and improve each other’s material. Contributors to Mental Health Wiki include health professionals, academic researchers, consumer or carers advocates and health service administrators. Mental Health Wiki is run by a team of researchers at the University of Melbourne in Australia.
A national program in mental health and suicide prevention for Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This program provides translated brochures for carers and consumers which are accessible via the library and information services section.
SANE Australia provides information about mental illness suicide prevention and where to get help. It includes factsheets online bookshop media releases and a helpline (online and telephone). The site includes research advocacy and awareness campaigns.
The Shack provides information resources message boards and support to all involved with Borderline Personality Disorder [BPD). The site has a section for people diagnosed with BPD and a section for carers.
TEAM Health is a government-funded organisation that provides services to people living with a mental illness and their carers. The site describes the organisation’s services and provides links to services in the Darwin region mental health information and youth mental health information. The organisation also provides a series of downloadable information kits for community workers.
An Australian voluntary organisation that advocates changes to the mental health system and also raises funds to build care centres. The site provides an overview of White Wreath’s goals and services. It also contains personal stories of people bereaved by suicide.
Suicide bereavement – Online Resources
Hope For Life is a suicide prevention service focusing on those bereaved by suicide. The site contains links to online training programs in suicide prevention and suicide bereavement support in addition to a range of helpful downloadable resources for those bereaved by suicide.
Ministerial Council for Suicide Bereavement – Supporting Children After Suicide pack
A support and information pack for parents and other caregivers supporting children bereaved by suicide.
Support After Suicide (Jesuit Social Services)
A Victorian based website with sitemap that provides a range of downloadable fact sheets related to grief and suicide bereavement. This website also has links to other people’s stories of loss.
The Survivors Of Suicide is an American web site that aims to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide resolve their grief and pain in their own personal way. The site provides information for those bereaved by suicide and those supporting another bereaved by suicide.
Suicide prevention – Online Resources
The American Association of Suicidology site has a range of downloadable resources organised into the following categories: How can you help; Thinking About Suicide; Suicide Loss Survivors and Suicide Attempt Survivors.
Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (Griffith University)
A Griffith University program promoting conducting and supporting research activities for the prevention of suicidal behaviours.
Hope For Life – QPR Suicide Prevention Training Program
“Hope for Life delivers the QPR Suicide Prevention training program online. People trained in QPR learn how to recognise the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question persuade and refer someone to help.
Living Is For Everyone (LIFE)
The Living Is For Everyone (LIFE) website is a world-class suicide and self-harm prevention resource. Dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources to guide activities aimed at reducing the rate at which people take their lives in Australia the LIFE website is designed for people across the community who are involved in suicide and self-harm prevention activities.
Living Works – Australia
This is a Lifeline national service. LivingWorks conducts a series of training programs in suicide prevention and intervention such as the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) course. The programs are offered in local communities.
The Mental Health First Aid course is designed to help people recognise the initial signs of a mental health problem or crisis. Participants are taught ‘first aid’ strategies in order to provide initial support for someone with a mental health problem.
SAVE is an organisation based in the USA that aims to prevent suicide through public awareness and education. The site contains a wealth of information and resources about suicide prevention and suicide bereavement. Site map and search engine equipped.
Suicide Prevention Australia is a non-profit non-government organisation working as a public health advocate in suicide prevention. Whilst not a crisis intervention service this site contains a ‘Getting Help’ section that provides links to nationwide numbers.
Suicideline Victoria provides telephone counselling crisis intervention and referrals for people who feel suicidal their carers and those bereaved by suicide. The site contains information written specifically for each group affected by suicide and links to community resources.
International Association of Forensic Nurses: Forensic Nursing is the application of nursing science to public or legal proceedings; the application of the forensic aspects of health care combined with the bio-psycho-social education of the registered nurse in the scientific investigation and treatment of trauma and/or death of victims and perpetrators of abuse, violence, criminal activity and traumatic accidents. Their site includes information on Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner certification.
Men Can Stop Rape: an international organization that mobilizes men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women.
National Action Plan Against Sexual Assault (NAPASA): A multi-national effort to reform the response of legal systems to sexual assault and child sexual abuse. Their site includes background and research materials, legal briefs and more.
Sexual Abuse of Males – Prevalence, Lasting Effects, and Resources: A site by Dr. Jim Hopper, it supplies information, support and resources for males abused as children
Stop Rape Now – UN Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict: UN Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action) unites the work of 12 UN entities to prevent all forms of gender based violence (GBV), including sexual violence in conflict.
Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault: The Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault aims to improve access to current information and resources in order to assist those committed to working against sexual assault. ACSSA will help to support and develop strategies that aim to prevent, respond to, and ultimately reduce the incidence of this crime.
Policing Just Outcomes in Sexual Assault Project : The main goals of the project are: – To improve our understanding of the incidence, nature and dynamics of sexual assault in Victoria, police responses to it, and the outcomes these responses generate. – To identify and understand the factors and dilemmas that influence the decisions made by adult victims of sexual assault on whether or not to report the offence/s to police. – To inform and improve Victoria Police responses to victim/survivors of sexual assault and the ways that Victoria Police manage the reporting of sexual assault – To identify and develop ways for the criminal justice system to better respond to and manage reports of sexual assault
Victorian CASA Forum: The Victorian CASA Forum Inc is the peak body of the 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault, and the Victorian Sexual Assault Crisis Line (after hours). Together we work to ensure that women, children and men who are victim/survivors of sexual assault have access to comprehensive and timely support and intervention to address their needs.
Childcry: Childcry wants to help survivors and secundary victims of sexual abuse in general to take the first step on their way on recovery, both youngsters and adults. Their site includes background information on childhood sexual abuse and violence, secondary victims (family members), resource links and more.
Alliance to End Violence: The Alliance to End Violence is Calgary’s resource centre for family and sexual violence. This excellent site supplies background, security and safety information, plus links and resources for victims in this region.
Alberta Association of Sexual Assault Centers (AASAC): AASAC) represents ten sexual assault centres across Alberta. AASAC is an effective provincial organization that represents issues critical to the clients they serve.
BC Association of Specialized Victim Service and counselling Programs: The Association provides a provincial voice for survivors of violence and the community-based services that support them. They maintain a strong network between Community-Based Victim Assistance programs, Sexual Assault Centres and Stopping the Violence counselling programs across BC. They have also established important links with government, policy makers, legislators and other provincial organizations.
Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres: CASAC is a Pan Canadian group of sexual assault centres which have come together to implement the legal, social and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent, and ultimately eradicate, rape and sexual assault. Included on this site are ongoing projects, discussions, news and more.
Centre for Research on Violence: Funded by the Canadian government, this organization seeks to prevent domestic violence and sexual abuse. They are involved in a number of areas, including intervention strategies, civil and criminal remedies, education, training initiatives and prevention. The Centre is starting a research project to learn more about the experiences people have had with the civil court system, when they brought a law suit against someone who sexually assaulted or sexually abused them. They are trying to reach every person in CANADA who has received a judgment in a civil case about a sexual abuse or sexual assault in the past ten years.
Ontario Network of Sexual Assault Care and Treatment Centres (ONSACTC): This website provides information about the services offered at Sexual Assault Care and Treatment Centres in Ontario as well as information about sexual assault and domestic violence. Although the original mandate of their service revolved around the care for victims/survivors of sexual assault, their mandate is expanding to include service for victims/survivors of domestic violence.
Against Rape: Black Women’s Rape Action Project: Information on the struggle of women of colour against rape, domestic violence, racist sexual assault, and on seeking asylum after rape.
Children at Risk in Ireland (CARI) Foundation: Their primary goal is to provide a professional, child centred therapy and counselling service to children, families, and groups who have been affected by child sexual abuse. They also provide education and information services for children, adults and professionals on the dynamics of child sexual abuse, as well as to raise public and political awareness of these issues.
Eighteen and Under: Eighteen And Under charity, based in Dundee, which offers confidential support and information to any young person aged 18 and under who have experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse.
Help For Adult Victims of Child Abuse (HAVOCA): A voluntary organization established to provide help, support and guidance to adult victims of child abuse. Extensive information on services, support agencies and other information is provided.
National Association for People Abused in Childhood (UK) Many resources and support features for those who were sexually abused as children
One in Four (Ireland): One in Four offers advocacy and support for women and men who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual violence, as well as to their family and friends. They provide psychotherapy treatments, advocacy, and online support groups.
Rape Crisis England and Wales: Rape Crisis (England and Wales) provides co-ordination for the national network of Rape Crisis Centres across England and Wales. They provide a range of specialist services for women and girls that have been raped or experienced another form of sexual violence – whether as adults or as children. Information on their site includes background on rape and sexual violence, contact information for Rape Crisis Centres, as well as educational and support materials family, friends, students and professionals.
Safe Space (Scotland): Safe Space provides a free and confidential range of support services for people who have experienced sexual abuse, at any age, of any gender.
Survivors UK: This organization provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
Truth About Rape: A large collection of resources, for the purpose of challenging myths about rape, and bring the truth and realities of rape back onto the public agenda.
AARDVARC: An abuse, rape and domestic violence resource collection. An excellent resource to information, current news, research and services.
Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: The purpose of the Council is to is to “provide for planning and coordination of services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and to perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault and to provide for crisis intervention and prevention programs”
Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (ANDVSA): The Network is a non-profit, membership corporation composed of 21 programs statewide that provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, offender services, and adult crisis intervention services. The purposes of the Network are to promote linkage and communication between the programs, facilitate information sharing, secure funding in a cooperative and non-competitive manner, and to expose the roots of violence against women and children in this culture.
California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA): CALCASA is a statewide coalition of rape crisis centers and prevention programs founded in 1980.
California Coalition on Sexual Offending: This Coalition’s goal is to stop sexual abuse by supporting, educating and training to professionals and the community.
Child Sexual Abuse: An excellent overview of this crime, including easy to read and understand information on perpetrators and the techniques they use to lure children.
Children’s Advocacy Center of Volusia & Flagler Counties: The Center provides education, safety, counseling and advocacy services to child victims of family violence, sexual abuse and assault.
Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services (CONNSACS): CONNSACS is a statewide coalition of individual sexual assault crisis programs, which work to end sexual violence through victim assistance, community education, and public policy advocacy.
CONTACT Lifeline Delaware: CONTACT Lifeline Delaware provides telephone counselling, crisis intervention, information and referral, education and prevention services for persons in crisis and for persons in need of listening services, including a state-wide rape crisis hotline and survivor support program.
Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response: SAPRO is the organization responsible for all Department of Defense (DoD) sexual assault policy.
Florida Council Against Sexual Violence (FCASV): The Florida Council Against Sexual Violence is a statewide nonprofit organization committed to victims and survivors of sexual violence and the sexual assault crisis programs who serve them.. They provide information, education, support, technical assistance and advocacy.
Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA): GNESA is a non-profit coalition of sexual assault agencies and concerned individuals that share the common goal of ending sexual assault. coordinates and supports a multidisciplinary approach to public and professional education, advocacy, and service for sexual assault centers and service providers.
Hope for Healing.Org: A site for victims of rape, it includes a contact for an online support group and a large number of links relating to rape, rape survivors and their families.
Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (ICASDV): ICASDV networks with individuals, programs, organizations, advocates and agencies dedicated to ending sexual assault and domestic violence.
Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA): ICASA is a non-profit corporation of 33 community-based sexual assault crisis centers. Each center provides 24-hour crisis intervention services, counselling and advocacy for victims of sexual assault and their significant others.
Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault: INCASA is a coalition of organizations and individuals who provide advocacy, training, education to organizations and support services to victims. Their site supplies many links to pages dealing with these and other issues.
Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (IowaCASA): IowaCASA unites Iowa’s sexual assault crisis centers. It provides: training; public policy activities; assistance to communities of color; resources; referrals.
Louisiana Foundation Against Sexual Assault (LAFASA): This is a private nonprofit organization of the state’s sexual assault crisis centers, as well as other agencies and individuals concerned about sexual violence. LAFASA works toward the elimination of sexual violence, through program support, education, and social change. Their site includes state resources, events, and links to related materials and organizations.
National Clearinghouse on Marital and Date Rape: The CNMDR works through research, education, information, advocacy and counselling to o bring about social, legal, political, psychological, economic, and religious change in order to make intimate relationships truly egalitarian.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center: NSVRC serves as a clearinghouse for information resources and research on this topic. It hopes to influence policy, practice and research by providing greater interaction, investigation and review, and by promoting awareness within the anti-sexual violence movement.
New Mexico Clearinghouse on Sexual Abuse and Assault Services: The NMCSAAS Clearinghouse maintains an in-house library system that includes books, journals, videos, cassettes, CD-ROM and other reference materials on sexual abuse and sexual assault . A project of New Mexico Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc., it also offers access to a host of direct services.
New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA): Providing information, advocacy, state networking and public education.
Male Sexual Assault Resources
Living Well: LivingWell is an Australian resource which offers a range of services specifically designed to assist men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault, their partners, friends and family and service providers.
Male Rape (USA) : The National Center for Victims of Crime bulletin on this topic, including references and support organizations.
Male Sexual Assault (USA) : This website supplies information and support resources for men who have been sexually assaulted.
Male Survivor (USA):Male Survivor is an organization which works through research, education, advocacy, and activism for the prevention, treatment and elimination of all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men. On their site you’ll find background and education information, links to sites of interest, online support and much more.
National Association for People Abused in Childhood (UK) Many resources and support features for those who were sexually abused as children
Sexual Abuse of Males: Dr. Jim Hopper’s extensive site, it includes clinical analysis, a review of studies, short and long term psychological effects, a list of recommended books and authors, as well as links to support sites and prevention organizations.
Survivors UK: This organization provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
Victorian CASA Forum (Australia): The Victorian CASA Forum Inc is the peak body of the 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault, and the Victorian Sexual Assault Crisis Line (after hours). Together we work to ensure that women, children and men who are victim/survivors of sexual assault have access to comprehensive and timely support and intervention to address their needs.
Sexual Abuse Resources
Abuse/Incest Support – Articles on advocacy, child sexual abuse, date rape, and much more.
Abuse/Incest Support Chat – Supportive chat for survivors of sexual abuse and incest. Recommended by a survivor.
Abuse Survivors Chat – Chat (includes scheduled topic chats), and forums for survivors of any kind of abuse.
After the Rain – Message board, facts about Tori Amos, letters written by survivors to their family & friends, and much more.
Aphrodite Wounded -Lou’s amazing site for women survivors of partner rape. Survivor stories, definitions, myths/facts, info about Louise’s upcoming book on partner rape, and much more.
Arte Sana -Serves underserved survivors of gender and racial violence, particularly Latinas.
Dancing in the Darkness -Survivor stories, message board, info on speaking out and much more.
Emergence -Beautiful, beautiful, I mean beautiful site! My personal favorite. Survivor stories, info for male survivors, safety & prevention tips, and much much more.
Healing Broken Angels -Info on types of abuse, and lots of info on many mental illnesses.
Healing Minds – Healing Minds was created for survivors of abuse & domestic violence. On the site is numerous information, book lists, support forums and helpful links.
Healing the Wounds – Message board, definitions, Tiffany’s story, and more.
Healing Through Creativity – Healing Through Creativity is an event where survivors are encouraged to share art, music, poetry and other writings in an effort to heal.
Holli’s Triumph Over Tragedy – Holli’s story, interviews, ribbon campaign, and much more.
Hope 4 Survivors – Survivor site of Hope, an incest survivor. She tells her story, shares healing tips & suggestions, inspirationals, and more!
Incest Survivors Anonymous – 12 step organization for incest survivors.
Innermotion – Movement therapy through dance for survivors.
It Happened to Alexa Foundation – Assistance for survivors so that they can participate in the justice system. See website for services rendered.
The Lighthouse Sanctuary – Information on types of abuse & therapy, a support forum, poetry/artwork, and more.
Looking within – Poetry board which encourages survivors to write.
Male Abuse Survivor Support – Several important articles geared at male survivors.
MaleSurvivor – Extensive amount of resources for male survivors. Help finding a therapist, information for adults/adolescents/families, poetry, and a whole lot more.
Mended Wings – Nice board for survivors of child abuse. Includes a forum for healing through poetry.
My Voice of Truth – Website for upcoming book by author Stephanie Gagos. Stephanie tells her story, has information on different types of therapies, healing inspirers, a list of many helpful books and much more!
Pandora’s Box – The Secrecy of Child Sexual Abuse — Article/book list, list of TV documentaries, prevention info, and more.
Parents & Loved Ones of Abuse & Rape Survivors – Great site for secondary survivors.
Path to Healing – Survivor stories, myths/facts, info for male survivors, and much more.
Peaceful Haven – Pooja’s lovely site. She tells her story, has many pages on survivor issues, including breaking the silence/healing/confrontations, etc and a whole lot more.
Pedal Prayers – Information on child pornography from a Reverend. Select “Special Cause” from the menu.
Pilgrim’s Journey – Pilgrim’s blog about her recovery from child abuse and coping with dissociative identity disorder (DID).
Project Becky -Website of a British teenager who became pregnant through rape. She tells her story and offers support and information to those pregnant or who have been pregnant through rape.
RAD Self-Defense – Official website for the RAD self-defense system. Hightly effective!
Rape Crisis Online Encyclopedia – Mainly academic information sexual assault and abuse.
Rape Crisis Federation of Wales & England, UK – Articles, statistics, volunteer info, and more.
Rape Crisis Information Pathfinder – Articles, research, links and more. Tons of information.
Rapeis.org -Extensive hotline and activism information.
Rape Survivors Hope and Home Page -Info on patterns of attacks, survivor’s Bill of Rights, thoughts on self-blame, and more.
Rape Victim Advocacy Program -Volunteer info, hotlines, information in Spanish.
Silent Lambs – Dedicated to breaking the silence on child sexual abuse. FAQs, legal info, personal stories, and more.
The Silver Braid Survivors of Sexual Exploitation Network Information and advocacy for survivors of sexual exploitation and the sex industry.
Soul Survivors – Site geared to the Black community. Forums, FAQ’s, myths/facts, and more.
Survive – Safety tips, webmistress’ story, facts/myths, and more.
Surviving the Memories – Donna’s awesome site. Survivor stories, aftermath info, info for male survivors, and much more.
The Survivor Alliance – Ginger’s lovely site; which seeks to unite sites and organizations that work to support survivors. The includes a list of sites and organizatons; information on various types of abuse; poetry, and much more.
Survivors Can Thrive – Webmistress’ story, mediations, healing tips, etc.
Survivors Can Thrive (Blog) – This blog is a supplement to the Survivors Can Thrive site.
Survivors United: Standing Strong Together Against Abuse — Inspiring site of Jenna, a CSA survivor. She tells her story, blogs, includes a resource section, some stuff on affirmations, and more. I especially love her quotes section!
Taking Back Control – Has a good amount of basic information (including grounding techniques, which is great!), survivor stories, a blog, and poetry. It is a fairly new site, so you might like to check back in a while for new content!
The crew’s house – Information for sexual abuse survivors, particularly helpful for those who are DID (multiple) or suffer from eating disorders. Art and writings from survivors. Webmistress is a multiple.
Through the Fire – Info on eating disorders and other self destructive behavior, info for teens, nurturing ones inner child, etc.
A fact sheet on acupuncture created by The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Information on acupressure and shiatsu created by The Continuum Center for Health and Healing, an initiative of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.
The website for Alexander Technique International.
A reference guide to aromatherapy created by the University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality & Healing.
Information on art therapy created by The Continuum Center for Health and Healing, an initiative of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.
Background information on Ayurvedic medicine created by The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
A reference guide to botanical medicines created by the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Information on botanical medicine created by the University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality & Healing.
A research report on chiropractic, with particular emphasis on lower back pain, created by The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Information on cognitive behavior therapy created by The Continuum Center for Health and Healing, an initiative of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.
Information on dance therapy created by The Continuum Center for Health and Healing, an initiative of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.
An in-depth site about the importance of exercise, which gives specific recommendations, resources, and tips for getting started. Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
NIH: Office of Dietary Supplements. A section of the Office of Dietary Supplements’ Website devoted to research-based information on the safety and efficacy of botanicals. ODS is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
A research report on homeopathy created by The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
A reference guide to hypnosis created by the University of Maryland Medical Center.
A reference guide to massage therapy created by the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Information on meditation and relaxation created by The Continuum Center for Health and Healing, an initiative of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.
Information on mind/body medicine created by the University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality and Healing.
The American Music Therapy Association’s official Website, which hosts background information, the latest music therapy news, and information on how to find a music therapist.
Background information on homeopathy created by The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
A reference guide to nutritional therapies created by the University of Maryland Medical Center.
A reference guide to osteopathy created by the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Information about finding psychological and psychiatric treatment from the National Mental Health Association (NMHA).
A reference guide to relaxation created by the University of Maryland Medical Center.
A reference guide to therapeutic touch created by the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) created by The Continuum Center for Health and Healing, an initiative of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.
A reference guide to Yoga created by the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Psychotherapy Psychology, Counseling and Therapy Resources
A Place of Hope – The Center for Counseling & Health Resources, Inc. Treatment for Eating Disorders, Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Emotional and Sexual Abuse. Books, Tapes, Supplements, and FREE Reports.
Advanced Center for Psychotherapy – Provides psychiatric and psychological evaluations and therapy in Jamaica Estates and Forest Hills.
All About Depression – We are dedicated to providing accurate, current, and relevant information about clinical depression to the general public.
Alternative Treatment International, Inc – Addiction, alcoholism, drug abuse, relapse prevention, spirituality and chemical dependency residential recovery treatment programs in tropical Clearwater, Florida and international locations.
Anxiety Referral Online – A unique referral service specifically designed to help people with anxiety, panic disorder and more…
Ask the Internet Therapist – We provide quality, comprehensive online counseling and medical information via audiovisual, e-mail, chat, and telephone mediums. We are a complete healthcare clinic online. We offer a full range of hypnotic audiotapes and mental health educational tapes.
Counseling Connection – Online professional counseling. Offering help with your problems and relationships through e-mail or phone or in person counseling.
Divorce Source – A Legal resource for divorce, custody, alimony and support.
Dr. Deb – Abuse Recovery and Marriage Counseling.
Dr. Karen – Karen E Engebretsen-Larash, PsyD, PA, DABPS, DNBAE, DAPA, FACAPP, FAAIM, CDVC, DAC, CHT, CST.
Dr. Karin A. Schlee – Clinical Psychologist – General information on psychotherapy.
Eating Disorder Center of California – Unique Treatment Program for Adolescents and Adults with Anorexia, Bulimia and Exercise Addiction.
Eating Disorder Center of New York – An outpatient treatment facility and resource center specializing in the treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia and binge-eating disorder.
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center – Edreferral.com is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. They provide information and treatment resources for all forms of eating disorders and provide referrals at no charge to eating disorder practitioners, treatment facilities, and support groups.
Equality in Marriage – Educating Men and Women about the Importance of Equality in Marriage and Divorce.
Grant Me The Serenity – Self-help, Addiction & Recovery – Addiction, alcoholism, abuse, self-help & mental health resources. Offers recovery books & gifts, prayers, quotes, meditations, articles & news, affirmations & free downloads.
Health Anxiety Program – The Anxiety and Phobia Treatment Center White Plains Hospital Center.
Help Horizons – Online Therapy and Online Counseling.
Healthlinks – An Online Healthcare and Medical Information Portal.
Healthy Within Eating Disorder Treatment Center – A unique day treatment and outpatient program for eating disorders. Our program provides treatment for adolescent males, adolescent females, adult males and adult females suffering from eating disorders.
Institute for Marital and Sexual Therapy – Specializing in sexual dysfunctions/health, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, menopause, couples and relationship skills, and divorce and custody mediation.
Institute for Personal Growth – A leader in providing sensitive, affordable, and expert mental health care in New Jersey since 1983.
Intervention Solutions – Jerry Wittman’s Intervention Solutions provides family intervention services for adults and adolescents. Intervention services help families deal with a family member suffering from drug or alcohol addiction, gambling addictions, eating disorders, or other self-destructive behaviors as well.
iPsychotherapist – Community network and resources for psychotherapists, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, social workers, and mental health counselors.
LifeSTREAM – Life Success Through Experiential and Adventure Modes. Psychotherapy for teens and families dealing with substance abuse and mental health problems. Aftercare following residential treatment. Portland, OR.
Loss Counseling Center of Washington – for people coping with the grief of any type of loss. It provides the means for self-help or obtaining professional help through original resources (such as articles, letters from the doctor on a loss issue) and information about professional mental health services, including workshops.
Mental Health -Internet Mental Health.
Mental Health InfoSource – Your source for mental health education.
Mental-Health-Matters.com – Articles, information and resources on mental health and mental illness, psychological symptoms, traditional and alternative treatments, and medications for psychiatric disorders.
Millennium Divorce – Developed by divorce lawyers and divorce attorneys, this website provides information and services on a wide variety of issues related to separation, divorce and child custody throughout all 50 states.
Monte Nido Eating Disorder Treatment Center – Residential eating disorder treatment for women with anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating.
Motivation 123 – Motivation tips for your happiness and success.
Pastoral Psychotherapy – Professional counseling for individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and children.
Precious Heart – Marriage, marriage counseling and more.
Psych Central – One-stop index for psychology, support, and mental health issues, resources, and people on the Internet, since 1992.
Psych Links – Mental Health and self help resources.
Psychological Counseling Services – We provide counseling for issues such as marriage and family therapy, depression, and anxiety.
Psychwatch.Com – The Online Resource for Professionals in Psychology and Psychiatry.
Recovery 411 – The complete directory of recovery resources.
Secret Mind – Established to help you increase your knowledge, so that it might become easier to make mental health care decisions.
SelfGrowth.com – SelfGrowth.com is the definitive guide to personal growth, self-improvement, and self-help. It also has extensive links related to divorce.
Shara Sand, Psy.D. – Specializes in working with those with a gay/lesbian/ bisexual/transgender orientation.
Shrink Tank – Comprehensive clinical information site and other therapy.
SoberRecovery.com – Provides thousands of resources for those seeking help from alcoholism, addiction and mental health issues.
Social Anxiety Support – This on-line support group provides interactive forums and special programs to help those who suffer from social anxiety disorder (social phobia).
Survivors Network – Developing, sharing and promoting creative & innovative good practice in mental health recovery, locally, nationally and internationally.
The Doctors Gurr – Husband and wife team of psychologists in New York State.
The Stress Doc – Motivational speaker in the area of stress.
Walkers in Darkness – Support and information for mood disorders.
Women’s Health Care Center – A key resource which enables women to enhance their quality of life and to make choices in their health care in a positive and welcoming atmosphere.
Find a Therapist – Professional Training – Contact us – Courses
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School of Psychotherapy & Counselling Psychology in Central London, UK offers professional www.spc.ac.uk/
This MSc/PGDip/PGCert course in Counselling & Psychotherapy is delivered by Roehampton University,
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The Chrysalis course in Psychotherapeutic Counselling provides all the necessary training for a career in Psychotherapeutic Counselling.
Psychotherapy and Counselling Courses, BACP Training, Psychotheraputic Skills Diploma Courses.
Foundation Degree/BA (Honours) in Person-Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy www.bacp.co.uk
Postgraduate courses at Roehampton
University in south west London.
BACP accredited training in London
Some Bursaries available
The Australian Counselling Association (ACA) is a National progressive professional peak association of counsellors and psychotherapists with over 3000 individual members.
Masters in Counseling maintains the only comprehensive list of all masters in counseling college programs offered in the US.
The most up-to-date test preparation site on the internet uses content specialists to review and upload new program materials on a weekly basis.
A collection of resources including counseling, study guides, training resources, online education and more.
The offical website of the APA. Contains information on everything psychology
Here you will find original essays, reprinted articles, reviews of books and films, research tools, a lexicon of terms, and works of creativity. You will also find ways to connect with the worldwide Jungian community, including information on publishers, local societies and professional organizations, scholars, analysts, and other interested individuals.
Website includes information on Freud and links to other online resources.
A website discussing the following concerning Freud: -Life -Backdrop to his Thought -The Theory of the Unconscious -Infantile Sexuality -Neuroses and The Structure of the Mind -Psychoanalysis as a Therapy
Written by Dr. C. George Boeree, a lenghty discussion of Freud’s life, theories, and theraputic techniques.
Online Counseling Tests and Classes (includes Addictions Counseling, Counseling Examination, Gambling Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling)
The offical NBCC website. Includes several study guides and resources.
The offical NBCC website. Includes exam information, ethics information, newsletters, application information.
A website offering courses and workshops to help you pass the exam.
Provides access to publications and resources for both working counselors and students. Includes news on counseling and public policy developments as well as information about counseling conventions.
Outlines different types of counselors (educational, vocational, rehabilitation, etc.), working conditions, qualifications needed, in the counseling field.
Opportunity to subscribe to the Journal of Counseling Psychology with access to empirical research on counseling methods.
Includes general information about counseling approaches and diagnosis, articles, forums for discussion, and a directory of other counselors.
Meet other people like you studying for the exam using this FREE social network
Short review materials written in a blog format.
General College Resources
The Fun Guide to Surviving College – This page provides a roommate survival guide, study tips, information on Greek Life, and even help with how to get extensions from your professors!
Ten Helpful Hints to Beat College Student Homesickness This guide will give you some ideas for how to cope with the initial transition to college, especially if you find yourself struggling with feelings of homesickness.
Study Tips for Students – This comprehensive page offers help for virtually all aspects of academics, from designing a study schedule to taking notes more effectively to improving both your study habits and your test-taking skills.
College Study Tips for College Students – A great article providing an overview of helpful study strategies.
Study Skills – This page from the Counseling Center at Virginia Tech offers time management strategies, reading and memory tips, note and test-taking skills, guidelines for writing papers, and more.
Overcoming Test Anxiety – Visit this page from the University of Florida Counseling Center for information on preparing yourself for exams, increasing your test-taking confidence, and general test-taking strategies.
How to Approach a Professor for Help – The Counseling Center at the University of Florida has produced this useful page containing specific tips for how to approach your professors.
Teen Contact – The website for Teen Contact, a Dallas-based telephone hotline, offers information on common issues faced by teens such as college stress, peer pressure, helping friends, and eating disorders. Also includes tips for parents.
Alcohol and Other Drugs Resources
AddictionTribe.com – Free online support for college students dealing with substance abuse issues.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism – Provides answers to frequently asked questions about alcohol use, offers free publications, contains links to related resources, etc.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – This organization works to fight the stigma of alcoholism, and their site provides facts on alcohol use, educational information, free materials, information on prevention, referrals to local affiliates, etc.
Rethinking Drinking – A site from the National Institutes of Health; offers a quiz which compares your drinking levels to those of other US adults.
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) – This site provides information for women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. The aim is to discover how childhood affected you in the past and influences you in the present; there is a focus on positive action.
Al-Anon and Alateen – These self-help groups are also based on the 12-step program but are designed for family and friends of alcoholics, including a specialized group for teens.
General Mental Health Resources
Active Minds – Active Minds on Campus is a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy organization designed for the college campus. The group’s mission is to utilize peer outreach to increase awareness, provide information, encourage help-seeking, and serve as a liaison.
Ulifeline.org – This is an all-purpose resource for college mental health; includes information on suicide prevention, helping a friend, and more.
National Institute of Mental Health – This government resource provides public education materials on depression, anxiety, and other psychological issues.
National Mental Health Information Center – A site that provides information about mental health and more than 200 publications. Also offers a toll-free telephone number, 1-800-789-2647.
Medications – Are you wondering if an antidepressant medication would be helpful to you? Has you doctor prescribed a medication for anxiety which you’d like to hear more about? Check out this page for information on dosages, side effects, and more.
Mental Illness in the Family – This pages from the National Mental Health Association (NMHA) provides guidelines for coping with a mentally ill family.
Depression and Bipolar Disorder Resources
DepressionTribe.com – Free online support for college students dealing with depression and other mood disorders.
College Student & Depression Fact Sheets – From the National Mental Health Association’s “Campaign for America’s Mental Health” program, they have put together an excellent series of fact sheets on depression and college students; includes issues such as adjustment, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and suicide.
All About Depression -This site was created by a clinical psychologist, and it contains good information on causes, diagnosis, and treatment (including helping a friend or relative); also features a “special topics” section.
Depression on About.com -Contains information on a variety of issues related to depression–ie, including grief, drug/alcohol use, female/male issues–and address various types of depression, including Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and Bipolar Disorder (aka Manic Depression). Plus, it is also a news site which deals with current issues related to coping with depression.
Dr. David Burns’ Feeling Good Site – Dr. Burns is a nationally renowned psychiatrist, and he has created a web site based on his popular self-help book Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy.
Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology – This site, by renowned psychologist Dr. Martin Seligman, focuses on the use of optimism and positive thinking to combat depression and other negative states. Includes questionnaires on various topics such as Satisfaction with Life, Gratitude, and Optimism.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – DBSA is the largest patient-directed, illness-specific organization. Their web site contains information on mood disorders, a confidential screening for bipolar disorder, and available
Sexual Abuse, Assault, and Rape Resources
What To Do If You’re Sexually Assaulted – This is an excellent resource page from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
RAINN – The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network operates America’s only national hotline for victims of sexual assault (1.800.656.HOPE) which is available free of charge, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The RAINN web site include an anonymous Online Hotline as well; this works like an instant messaging system to provide crisis intervention and other services.
Sexual Assault Care Centre – This comprehensive Canadian page offers help with many of the difficult questions which arise from a sexual assault, including “why me?”, “what if I’m pregnant?”, “what now?”, and how to help a friend. Also contains sections on sexual assault of men and frequently asked questions.
The Aurora Center for Advocacy and Education – This University of Minnesota page is designed for victims/survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. Their prevention and education page includes tips on risk reduction as well as provides sexual violence prevention education and risk reduction tips.
Men Can Stop Rape – This organization was founded to empower male youth with the goal of teaching men to be strong without being violent. It includes both men and women working together to support young men in challenging today’s “rape culture.”
Physical Emotional and Abuse Resources
Symptoms of Emotional Abuse – This site reviews symptoms of emotional abuse for both female and male victims. Also contains a valuable resource page which includes many useful links.
23 Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship – Two doctors, a MD and a Ph.D., answer questions and answers about various topics, including how to recognize potential “red flags” that a partner may be abusive. Also offers information on abusive friendships and similar issues.
Stalking Victims Sanctuary – This extremely well-organized site is divided into sections such as “Survival” and “De-Stress Zone.” Contains a wealth of information, addressing topics such as how to regain control and avoiding common mistakes that victims make. A downloadable brochure for victims is also available.
Eating Disorders/Body Image Resources
National Eating Disorders Association – The site provides general information about eating disorders as well as specific tips for helping a friend. The “Listen to Your Body” section includes advice specific to girls & women, boys & men, parents, friends, students, and others; a wealth of additional information can be found under the “Eating Disorders Info” section.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders – On this site, you’ll find suggestions on how to confront someone with an eating disorder, guidelines for accessing insurance for treatment, and lists of eating disorder hotline numbers.
Dying to be Thin – This NOVA presentation, which originally aired in December 2000, is now available to be viewed online. Eight chapters take you through issues such as cultural pressures, the ballet world, and the road to recovery. Similar videos review cultural pressures to be thin, treatment of eating disorders, and the recovery process.
Eating Disorders and College Students – This brief article offers some warning signs of anorexia in college students as well as links to quizzes on “Do I Respect My Body?” and “Do You Have a Healthy Relationship with Food?”
Nutrition Resources – Healthy Eating Resources
Good carbs guide the way – Describes the role of carbohydrates in a healthy diet, and which carbs are best for optimum health. (Harvard School of Public Health)
What is protein? – Information about what foods have protein and what happens when we eat more protein than we need. (Center for Disease Control)
Healthy Fats – Explains what types of fats and how much of them should be included in a healthy diet. Includes a chart listing typical serving sizes. (University of Michigan)
Face the Fats – (PDF) Describes the complicated relationship between good fats, bad fats, and various diseases. (Nutrition Action Healthletter)
Omega-3 Fats: An Essential Contribution – What Should You Eat All about health benefits of the important omega-3 fatty acids, including the best food sources in which to find them. (Harvard School of Public Health)
Essential Food Groups Resources
Food Pyramids: What Should You Really Eat? – Article analyzes the USDA food pyramid and offers its own food pyramid along with information to help people make better choices about what to eat. (Harvard School of Public Health)
Strike a balance – Looks at the food groups, what they do for your body, and how much you should be getting each day. (BBC Health)
Living the MediterrAsian Way – People in Mediterranean and Asian cultures have long been known for their healthy diets and longevity. Here’s how you can incorporate their dietary principles and lifestyle practices into your own life. (Mediterrasian.com)
The World’s Healthiest Foods – Using the theory of nutrient density – a measure of the amount of nutrients a food contains in comparison to the number of calories – this site lists the 129 most healthy foods. (The George Mateljan Foundation)
Vegetarian Food Pyramid – Alternative protein sources and a pyramid adapted for non-meat eaters. (Mayo Clinic)
Healing Foods Pyramid – Emphasizes foods known to have healing benefits or essential nutrients, including plant-based choices. (University of Michigan)
Mastering the mindful meal – Describes the importance of mindful eating, along with tips on how to eat more mindfully. (Brigham & Women’s Hospital).
The role of sugar and salt in a healthy diet
Sodium Content of Your Food – How sodium affects your body and how to cut down on dietary sodium. Included tips on reading nutrition labels, and suggestions for cooking and shopping. (University of Maine – PDF)
Sugar Stacks – Photos showing the amount of sugar in different foods. (Sugar Stacks)
Public Health Takes Aim at Sugar and Salt – Article detailing evidence that too much of these ingredients can harm health. (Harvard School of Public Health)
Ten Tips Nutrition Education Series – A collection of tip sheets on healthy eating subjects like cutting back on sugar and salt, following a vegetarian diet and adding vegetables to your diet. (My Pyramid Nutrition Education Series)
Meal planning Resources
Stocking a Healthy Kitchen – The basics on stocking a healthy kitchen and cooking easy, delicious and nutritious meals. (Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Source)
Local Harvest – Information about finding local growers, farmer’s markets and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) groups in your area.
Health information Resources
Young people’s health Resources
Clockwork – young people’s health service Geelong
Aims to increase the access of young people, parents, teachers and GPs to health information and youth, family and health services.
Provides a range of sexual and reproductive health services, information and resources.
Dedicated to the positive mental health of children and adolescents and the adults in their life.
Fact sheets for young people and professionals on the different mental disorders, and other information and resources on mental health and services available, advocacy and education. Also provides a clinical program to provide mental health assessment and treatment to young people aged 15-25 (Western metropolitan region of Melbourne).
Web site developed by young people for young people, with the assistance of the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF). It focuses on health issues and aims to empower young people to address their physical, emotional and social health needs in a way that is relevant, non-judgmental and anonymous.
General health Resources
A state by state guide to health resources, statistics and information.
Provides a variety of information relating to Indigenous health issues along with information about Australia’s Indigenous population and their environment.
Information includes health topics, local service directories, events calendar, health news and advice and healthy recipes.
The official website of the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation.
Asthma Victoria has many branches and support groups throughout the state. It has a range of useful printed material available, including training manuals, brochures and fact sheets.
Provides a wide range of information relating to cancer, including Victorian-related information and statistics. Other resources include information for health professionals, individuals and schools and articles on cancer fundraising events and latest news.
Provides a comprehensive range of information relating to heart health including cholesterol control, high blood pressure and exercise information.
The National Stroke Foundation provides information about stroke to the public and aims to raise the level of awareness in relation to the signs, risk factors, and prevention of our third largest killer. The Foundation also focuses on research. Strokesafe has been launched as an important public health campaign to help Australians become stroke aware.
Diabetes Australia forms part of a federation of 12 organisations medical, education and scientific, research and community based, coordinated and facilitated through a national office in Canberra.
The foundation works to support people living with epilepsy in Victorian communities. This site contains a very useful ‘links’ section.
Mental Health Resources
Anxiety Disorders Resources
Information about anxiety disorders, their management and links.
Information about Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, Agoraphobia, Generalised Anxiety and Depression, and support services.
Reconnexion: Treating Panic, Anxiety, Depression and Tranquilliser Dependency
Information on anxiety and depression (including postnatal depression), related research and publications.
Information on social anxiety and panic attacks, first-hand accounts from people living with these conditions and links.
Information on anxiety disorders, related programs, workshops and courses – as well as stories from people living with these disorders.
Information about depression, anxiety and its management.
Bipolar Disorder Resources
Information on depression (including during and after pregnancy) and Bipolar Disorder – specifically looking at causes, treatments, symptoms, getting help and current research findings.
Mood disorder-related information (e.g.depression and bipolar disorder), support groups and links.
Information on mood disorder-related conditions (e.g. bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression, phobias), issues (drug and alcohol use, self-harm) and links.
Mental health-related information, links and online help for people affected by mental illness, their families and friends.
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Nationwide directory of Herbalife distributors.
We offer a wide variety of quality nutritional supplements at affordable prices.
Bioequivalence and Bioavailability Studies Clinigene offers services that include planning and conducting bioequivalence and bioavailability studies.
Herbal Slimming Remedy EcoSlim herbal weight loss solutions and natural weight loss medications.
Complete Diet Info provides information on the relevance of dieting to the general health of the individuals. Also details complete diet recipes to attain a healthy diet for a healthy body.
How to Become a Nutritionist offers students and others considering a nutritionist career resources on how to become a nutritionist.
Yoga Institute Provides information about the real essence of yoga and its physicality in many ways by citing the best yoga institutes and practitioners in the world featuring the best yoga tips and poses.
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Herbal Medicine Resources
Alternative Medicine Center for Alternative Health Choices – Alternative Medicine articles and resources.
A Chinese-Buddhist and Taoist Centre – Providing Clairvoyant Readings and Consultations, Mo Kit Hee Kung Energy Healing, and Buddhist eStore.
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Herbalife – Herbalife products, HerbalRack.com is an independent Herbalife distributor offering ShapeWorks Programs to help people with a healthy weight loss diet.
The Herb Spiral – A comprehensive resource directory on herbal remedies, recipes and information.
Natural Herbs, Herbal Remedies, and Medicine Guide – Directory of natural herbs, herbal remedies, and herb medicine providing useful information for natural health consumers
Scent By Nature – Aromatherapy herbal medicine complementary therapy resources from Scent By Nature
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A health directory of medicine, disease and illness. Also infomation on Alternative Medicines, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Homeopathic Medicine, Natural Medicine & Sport Medicine
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Alternative Health & Spiritual News – Holistic Bulletin is a regularly updated news blog bringing you alternative health and spiritual news from around the world.
Natural Health Journals – Promoting Health and Happiness through Healthy Living and Natural Medicine.
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Psychiatry Journals Resources
Alzheimer’s and Dementia
American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
Archives of General Psychiatry
The American Journal of Psychiatry
National Institutes of Mental Health
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institute on Drug Abuse
American Psychiatric Association
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
National Guideline Clearinghouse
U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
The APP seeks to advance the practise of psychoanalytic psychotherapy in the National Health Service and other Public Services by helping to co-ordinate activities and educational facilities for psychoanalytic psychotherapists working in the NHS and other Public Services.
The BCP is a national body linking mostly long-standing training and professional organisations in the field of psychoanalysis, analytical psychology, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and child psychotherapy.
Specialising in individual psychoanalytic psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children, the BAP, founded in 1951, brings together psychotherapists with different theoretical traditions, offering intensive clinical work and professional trainings in both Jungian Analytic and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.
This UK-based association works in partnership with its component organizations to train, support and network psychoanalysts, developing clinical, educational and research programmes. In
To promote scientific exchange in Europe, the EPF organizes many scientific conferences on varied subjects, either open to a wide circle of colleagues (conferences) or to which the Societies each send two delegates (colloquia).
This European umbrella organisation links together national networks of adult, child and adolescent and group psychoanalytic psychotherapists.
The International Journal of Psychoanalysis is a fully peer reviewed journal published six times a year.
The National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis is a membership organization and training institute distinguished by its adherence to the principle that psychoanalysis is a discipline that can be practiced by nonmedical professionals.
The Association is made up of affiliate societies and training institutes in many US cities. This website include information on scientific and associate programmes, and a literature search.
The Lincoln Clinic and Centre for Psychotherapy provides psychoanalytic psychotherapy treatment through the clinic’s assessment and referral service. It also provides training for psychotherapists through its training programme.
The Freud Museum, at 20 Maresfield Gardens in Hampstead, was the home of Sigmund Freud and his family when they escaped Nazi annexation of Austria in 1938. It remained the family home until Anna Freud, the youngest daughter, died in 1982. The centrepiece of the museum is Freud’s library and study, preserved just as it was during his lifetime.
The London Centre for Psychotherapy offers a professional training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy in which students are encouraged to engage with the essential questions of psychoanalytic theory and practice openly and critically.
Psychology Podcasts Resources
In these course podcasts offered by the University of California, Berkeley, instructor John Kihlstrom presents a great overview of psychology.
A lecture series from an introductory course in psychology offered by the University of California – San Diego.
This great podcast series produced by Michael Britt covers a wide range of topics in psychology, including interviews with experts and coverage of some of the latest research. Each podcast is accompanied by a selection of resources and links to learn more.
ABC Radio National’s outstanding series on the mind, brain and behavior hosted by Natasha Mitchell.
These course podcasts from the University of California, Berkeley present an in depth look at topics within clinical psychology. Instructor Ann King offers lectures on diagnosis, assessment, research methods and a range of psychological disorders.
Cognitive Daily is an outstanding site run by psychology professor Greta Munger of Davidson College and writer Dave Munger. You can access a collection of weekly podcasts covering some of the most recent research and hot topics in cognitive science.
In another offering from the University of California, Berkeley, instructor Alison Gopnik delivers a series of lectures on human development. Some of the topics covered include brain development, infant cognition, language acquisition, attachment and moral reasoning.
History of Psychology
Check out this collection of podcasts from Christopher D. Green, professor of psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada. Each 25-minute episode includes an interview with an expert about a specific happening that occurred in the history of psychology.
Another course from professor John Kihlstrom from the University of Califoria – Berkeley. This podcast series covers a variety of topics related to social cognition including social perception, social judgement and social categorization.
This podcast series offers highlights and discussion of each issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry. Each podcast provides a great look at some of the articles found in every issue of this journal.
Download podcasts of lectures and events from the Institute of Psychiatry. Topics covered include schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder, medical marijuana, addictions, depression and many more.
Psychiatry Podcasts Resources
All in the Mind
The American Journal of Psychiatry Podcasts
My Three Shrinks
The Royal College of Psychiatry Research Podcasts
The Royal College of Psychiatry CPD Podcasts
Shrink Rap Radio
UCLA Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Psychotherapy Podcasts Resources
The Podcast Directory
Counselling Podcasts Resources