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Mental Health Website on Internet July 25, 2009

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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
[www.ana.org]

American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association
[www.apna.org]

Australian and New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses
[www.anzcmhn.org]

Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses
[www.cfmhn.org]

Cochrane Collaboration
[www.cochrane.org]

International Association of Forensic Nurses
[www.forensicnurse.org]

International Nurses Society on Addictions
[www.intnsa.org]

International Society of Psychiatric Nurses
[www.ispn-psych.org]

Internet Mental Health
[www.mentalhealth.com]

Knowledge Exchange Network
[www.mentalhealth.org]

National Institute of Mental Health
[www.nimh.nih.gov]

National Mental Health Association
[www.nmha.org]

American Psychological Associaton PsychNET
[www.apa.org]

Dana Brain Web
[www.dana.org/brainweb]

National Center for Cultural Competence
[www.gucchd.goergetown.edu/nccc]

American Psychiatric Association
[www.psych.org]

Center for Mental Health Services
[www.mentalhealth.org/cmhs]

Mental Health Infosource
[www.mhsource.com]

Mental Health Net
[www.mentalhelp.net]

Psych Central
[www.psychcentral.com]

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
[www.hhs.gov]

Virtual Office the Surgeon General
[www.surgeongeneral.gov]

American Public Health Associaton
[www.apha.org]

Healthy people 2010
[www.healthypeople.gov]

Help! Consumer’s Guide to Mental Health Information
[www.iComm.ca/madmagic/help/help.html]

American Institute of Stress
[www.stress.org]

American Red Cross
[www.redcross.org/services/disaster]

Crisis, Grief, and Healing
[www.webhealing.com]

United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association
[www.uspra.org]

National for the Mentally III
[www.nami.org]

New Freedom Commision on Mental Health
[www.mentalhealthcommission.gov]

Recovery Inc
[www.recovery-inc.com]

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
[www.asbh.org]

bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
[www.bazelon.org]

Medical-Legal Consultating Institute, Inc
[www’legalnurse.com]

U.S. Department of Justice, Americans with Disabilities Act
[www.usdoj.gov/ada/adahom1.html]

Canadian Nurses Association
[www.cna-nurses.ca]

Center for Nursing Advocacy
[www.nursingadvocacy.org]

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
[www.adaa.org]

The Anxiety panic Internet Resource
[www.algy.com/anxiety]

Freedom from Fear
[www.freedomfromfear.org]

National Center for PTSD
[www.ncptsd.org]

Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
[www.apm.org]

American pain Foundation
[www.painfoundation.org]

American Pain Society
[www.ampainsoc.org]

American psychosomatic Society
[www.psichosomatic.org]

American Academy of Sleep Foundation
[www.sleepfoundation.org]

The Sleep Medicine Home Page
[www.users.cloud9.net/-thorpy]

The SLEEP WELL
[www.stanford.edu/-dement]

International Society for the Study of Dissociation
[www.issd.org]

National Association for Self-Esteem
[www.self-esteem-nase.org]

Self-Esteem Learning Foundation
[www.selfesteem.org]

Bipolar Disorders Portal
[www.pendulum.org]

Depression and Bipolar support Alliance
[www.dbsalliance.org]

Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association
[www.drada.org]

Depression Screening
[www.depression-screening.org]

Dr. Ivan’s Depression Central
[www.psycom.net/depression.central.html]

National Alliance for Research on Schizofrenia and Depression
[www.narsad.org]

National Foundation for Depressive Illness, Inc
[www.depression.org]

American Association of Suicidology
[www.suicidology.org]

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
[www.afsp.org]

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
[www.mentalhealth.org/suicideprevention]

Suicide Awareness/Voice of Education [SAVE]
[www.save.org]

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
[www.sprc.org]

Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Suicide
[www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/calltoaction]

All About Schizofrenia-Mental Health Help Net
[http://mentalhelp.net/poc/center_index.php?id=7]

Consultant for Pharmacotherapy of Schizophrenia
[www.mhc.com/Algorithms/Schizophrenia/Index.htm]

NARSAD: National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
[www.narsad.org]

The Schizofrenia Home Page
[www.schizophrenia.com]

World Fellowship for  Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders
[www.world-schizophrenia.org]

BPD Central Borderline Personality Disorder
[www.bpdcentral.com]

Mental Help NET-Personality Disorders
[http://mentalhelp.net/poc/center_index.php?id=8]

Personality Disorders Foundation
[http://pdf.uchc.edu]

Alzheimer’s Association
[www.alz.org]

Alzheimer’s Desease Education and Referral Center
[www.alzheimers.org]

Alzheimer’s Research Forum
[www.alzforum.org/home.asp]

Alzwell Caregiver Support
[www.alzwell.com]

Dementia Research Centre
[www.dementia.ion.ucl.ac.uk]

Family Caregiver Alliance
[www.caregiver.org]

Adult Children of Alcoholics
[www.recovery.org/acoa.html]

Alcoholics Anonymous
[www.alcoholics-anonymous.org]

Children of Alcoholics Foundation
[www.coaf.org]

Drughelp
[www.drughelp.org]

International Nurses Society on Addictions
[www.intnsa.org]

National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information
[www.health.org]

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
[www.ncadd.org]

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
[www.niaaa.nih.gov]

National Institute on  Drug Abuse
[www.nida.nih.gov]

Recovery Works
[www.addictions.org/recoveryworks]

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
[www.samhsa.gov]

Academy for Eating Disorders
[www.aedweb.org]

American Anorexia Bulimia Association
[www.aabainc.org]

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center
[www.edreferral.com]

National Eating Disorders Association
[www.nationaleatingdisoreders.org]

National Eating Disorders Organization
[www.kidsource.com/nedo

American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists [AASECT]
[www.aasect.org]

Association for Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues in Counseling
[www.aglbic.org]

The Kinsey Institute
[www.kinseyinstitute.org]

Sexual Health Network
[www.sexualhealth.com]

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
[www.siecus.org]

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
[www.sexscience.org]

Psychopharmacology Resources
[www.psychwatch.com/psychoparm_page.htm

Psychopharmacology Tips
[www.dr-bob.org/tips]

US Food and Drug Administration
[www.fda.gov/cder/drug/infopage/lotronex/lotronex.htm]

Virtual Drug Store
[www.virtualdrugstore.com]

Accupuncture.com
[www.accupuncture.com]

Alternative Medicine Center
[www.healthy.net/clinic/therapy/index.html]

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
[http://nccam.nih.gov]

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

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