Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
- Compeer, Inc.
- Project Return Peer Support Warm Line
- Nat'l Institute of Mental Health Information Resource Center
- Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
- The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- My Therapy Couch
- Boy's Town National Hotline
- Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and
- Mental Health America
Mental Health Helpline
Self Help Clearinghouse
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Helpline numbers, e-mail support, resources and advice, in over 40 countries, for individuals who are distressed or suicidal now and need to talk to someone. Talking about ones feelings can often alleviate distress.
Website: http:www.befrienders.org/support/helplines.asp and http://www.wipeouthomophobia.com/suicideprevention.htm
Online. Support community that has support groups, blogs, news, research and more which covers a variety of behavioral health issues.
Provides one-to-one volunteer supportive relationships to adults and youth in mental health recovery.
259 Monroe Ave.
Rochester, NY 14607
Project Return Peer Support Warm Line
Provides support for mental health consumers
Nat'l Institute of Mental Health Information Resource Center
Provides information and literature on anxiety, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression. Leave name and mailing address and literature will be mailed to you.
Education and advocacy organization. Provides information on borderline personality to families, consumers and providers. Referrals to clinicians, treatment programs, self-help groups, BPD Journal, speakers' bureau, professional conferences and advocacy.
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Provides information on schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder. Has information on research being conducted on these disorders. Newsletter, literature and brochures.
The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Web Resource. Founded in 1989. Serves to address the needs of veterans with military-related PTSD. The website provides educational and clinical resources concerning PTSD and other enduring consequences of traumatic stress.
My Therapy Couch
Online. Professionally-run. Internet support groups can be found under 'Online.community then Groups'.
Boy's Town National Hotline
Provides crisis intervention, information and referrals for boys and girls. Free and confidential. Short-term crisis intervention. Suicide prevention. Works with children and families.
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and
Traumatic Brain Injury. Web Resource. Serves US service members, their families and veterans by focusing on psychological health and traumatic brain injury prevention and care. Website also houses TRICARE, a health care program for active and retired military personnel.
Mental Health America
Provides free information on over 200 mental health topics including bipolar disorder, depression, bereavement, post-traumatic stress disorder and warning signs of mental illness. Referrals to local mental health services. Distributes free national directory of local mental health associations and offers low-cost materials. Advocates to remove stigma of mental illness and for mental health benefits parity.
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