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Mental Health Website on Internet July 25, 2009

Posted by Didi Keitha in Didi's Site, Health Science, Mental Health, Nursing.

what is mental healthMental health is a state in which poeple are able to cope with, and adjust to, the reccurent stresses of everyday living in an acceptable way [Watkins, 2001; Koutoukidis, 2005]

Mental  health can define too as a satisfactory adjusment to one’s life stage and situation [Ebersole and Hess, 2001]

Or, mental health is relating to feelings of happiness, contentment and personal satisfaction with life’s achievements, as well as with feelings of optimism and hope [Fontaine and Flethcer, 1999; Stuart and Laraia, 2001]

As a science, mental health also have a lot website on internet. Base on Handbook of Psychiatric Nursing written by Gail W. Stuart, these are mental health website on internet:

American Nurses Associaton

American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association

Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses

Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses

Cochrane Collaboration

International Association of Forensic Nurses

International Nurses Society on Addictions

International Society of Psychiatric Nurses

Internet Mental Health

Knowledge Exchange Network

National Institute of Mental Health

National Mental Health Association

American Psychological Associaton PsychNET

Dana Brain Web

National Center for Cultural Competence

American Psychiatric Association

Center for Mental Health Services

Mental Health Infosource

Mental Health Net

Psych Central

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Virtual Office the Surgeon General

American Public Health Associaton

Healthy people 2010

Help! Consumer’s Guide to Mental Health Information

American Institute of Stress

American Red Cross

Crisis, Grief, and Healing

United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

National for the Mentally III

New Freedom Commision on Mental Health

Recovery Inc

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Medical-Legal Consultating Institute, Inc

U.S. Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act

Canadian Nurses Association

Center for Nursing Advocacy

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

The Anxiety panic Internet Resource

Freedom from Fear

National Center for PTSD

Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

American pain Foundation

American Pain Society

American psychosomatic Society

American Academy of Sleep Foundation

The Sleep Medicine Home Page


International Society for the Study of Dissociation

National Association for Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem Learning Foundation

Bipolar Disorders Portal

Depression and Bipolar support Alliance

Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association

Depression Screening

Dr. Ivan’s Depression Central

National Alliance for Research on Schizofrenia and Depression

National Foundation for Depressive Illness, Inc

American Association of Suicidology

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention

Suicide Awareness/Voice of Education [SAVE]

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Suicide

All About Schizofrenia-Mental Health Help Net

Consultant for Pharmacotherapy of Schizophrenia

NARSAD: National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression

The Schizofrenia Home Page

World Fellowship for  Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders

BPD Central Borderline Personality Disorder

Mental Help NET-Personality Disorders

Personality Disorders Foundation

Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Desease Education and Referral Center

Alzheimer’s Research Forum

Alzwell Caregiver Support

Dementia Research Centre

Family Caregiver Alliance

Adult Children of Alcoholics

Alcoholics Anonymous

Children of Alcoholics Foundation


International Nurses Society on Addictions

National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

National Institute on  Drug Abuse

Recovery Works

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

Academy for Eating Disorders

American Anorexia Bulimia Association

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center

National Eating Disorders Association

National Eating Disorders Organization

American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists [AASECT]

Association for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues in Counseling

The Kinsey Institute

Sexual Health Network

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality

Psychopharmacology Resources

Psychopharmacology Tips

US Food and Drug Administration

Virtual Drug Store


Alternative Medicine Center

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

That’s all. Have a nice journey on mental health science, guest!



1. John1465 - August 1, 2009

Very nice site!

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