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Provider Education Materials

Commonly Prescribed Psychotropic Medications

PDF: Commonly Prescribed Psychotropic Medications

 

Description: This document provides information on commonly prescribed psychotropic medications, including starting/maintenance doses and other clinically relevant information.

PsychHub

Website: PsychHub

 

Description: PsychHub provides hundreds of free, short videos and certifications courses to support providers with mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention topics.

SAMHSA: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Website: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

 

Description: This website provides information and research related to MAT, along with how to get a patient waiver to begin prescribing buprenorphine.

PsychCentral

Website: PsychCentral

 

Description: PsychCentral is an extensive annotated directory of mental health resources, including general information, as well as blogs, online communities, support groups, articles, quizzes and books.

Mental Health Organizations

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Website: SAMHSA

 

Description: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is charged with improving the quality and availability of treatment and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and the cost to society resulting from substance use disorders and mental illnesses.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Website: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

 

Description: The National Association of Mental Illness is the largest nationwide mental health advocacy grassroots organization with hundreds of state organizations, affiliates and volunteers. It is a hub for support groups, free education, raising awareness and building community.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Website: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5)

 

Description: The website of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) provides complementary information to its print edition about the classification, assessment, symptoms and treatment of mental disorders.

Mental Health America

Website: Mental Health America

 

Description: Mental Health America’s (MHA’s) programs and initiatives fulfill its mission of promoting mental health and preventing mental illness through advocacy, education, research and services. MHA’s national office and its 200+ affiliates and associates around the country work every day to protect the rights and dignity of individuals with lived experience and ensure that peers and their voices are integrated into all areas of the organization.

LGBT National Help Center

Website: LGBT National Help Center

 

Description: The LGBT National Help Center provides an online peer-support chat as well as free, confidential counseling over the phone for the LGBT community. Additional resources can be found on the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) website.

Office of Minority Health

Website: Office of Minority Health

 

Description: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health website provides statistics, news and treatment information.

National Council on Aging

Website: National Council on Aging

 

Description: The National Council on Aging promotes programs that help seniors cope with mental health issues like depression, anxiety, addiction and more.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Website: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

 

Description: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) raises awareness, funds scientific research and provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide.

Youth.gov

Website: Youth.gov

 

Description: Youth.gov is a hub of government information about youth mental health issues, including substance use disorder, bullying and homelessness.

Crisis Resources / Hotlines

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Website: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

 

Phone: 800-273-8255

 

Description: This is a confidential, toll-free, 24-hour suicide prevention hotline. Call 1-800-273-TALK to receive support and local referrals.

Crisis Text Line

Website: Crisis Text Line

 

Phone: Text “HOME” to 741-741

 

Description: This is a confidential, 24-hour suicide prevention text line. Text “HOME” to 741-741 to receive support and local referrals.

Military & Veterans Crisis Line

Description: The Veterans Crisis Line provides confidential help for Veterans, Service Members, and their families.

 

Website (and online chat): Veteran Crisis Line >

 

Phone: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

 

Text: 838-255

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Website: National Domestic Violence Hotline

 

Phone: 800-799-7233

 

Description: The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides 24/7 counseling and support to victims of domestic violence and abuse at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). You can also chat online at the website above.

The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)

Website: The Trevor Project

 

Phone: 866-488-7386

 

Description: The Trevor Project’s trained counselors are here to support 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386. Text and online chat is available on the website above.

Teen Health & Wellness

Website: Teen Health & Wellness Hotline List

 

Description: A list of hotlines for teens facing issues ranging from bullying and abuse to drugs and eating disorders.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!