For general information, latest research articles, information to the public, treatments, symptoms, disorders and various resources and links about mental health issues, click onto one of the following hyperlinks:
MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS www.mental-health-matters.com
Treatment, medications, symptoms, disorders, general information, links, resources, research on a variety of mental health topics. (Depression, Anxiety, ADD/ADHD, Autism)
North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center: www.northshorechildguidance.org
Includes services such as “The Single Parent Action Network” to help parents cope with crises of separation, divorce or widowhood. Address depression, anxiety, alcohol/substance abuse, teenage pregnancy, learning disabilities, suicide attempts/threats, dealing with grief, trauma, crisis and loss, etc. Provides therapy, behavior management programs, evaluations, testing/assessments, medication management, case management, advocacy services and much more.
Need tips or answers on how to control that anger? The following site gives useful information on what anger is, reasons for anger, how to manage anger.
American Psychological Association: http://helping.apa.org/daily/anger.html
TRAUMA & CRISIS
Questions on how to deal with trauma or a crisis? These informative websites can give you great ideas about interventions to use, training programs, self-help books and statistics. For Crisis related weblinks click onto a hyperlink below:
Center for Social and Emotional education www.csee.net Understanding child development, professional organization and links, special education, substance abuse/prevention and violence prevention.
Questions, help and useful information regarding SUICIDE
National Association of School Psychologists www.nasponline.org
General crisis resources, helping children cope with violence and terror, tips for parents and teachers, teen suicide, vulnerability to violence among gays and lesbian youth, community crisis responses.
American Society for Suicide prevention www.afsp.org
This site helps to link resources, education, suicide FAQ, workshop info. and articles.
GAY/ LESBIAN/BISEXUAL/TRANSGENDER ISSUES
Long Island gay and lesbian youth: www.LIGALY.COM
Substance Abuse: Questions, Answers, Facts, treatment centers…
Drug abuse and prevention and safe schools: www.dare-america.com
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention: www.samhsa.gov
Learn facts about drugs/alcohol, HIV/AIDS, risks involved, signs and symptoms of a user, obtain referrals to programs in your community.
Seafield Services: www.seafieldcenter.com Alcohol and Substance Abuse outpatient treatment center with locations throughout Long Island and Brooklyn. For adults and adolescents, over the age of 16.
These two facilities belong to LIH which is a member of the Long Island Health Network. Many services include child/adolescent psychiatric services, adult psychiatry and alcoholism and substance abuse to name a few. Inpatient and outpatient treatment programs available for child and adolescents.
Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center: www.edreferral.com
Anorexia, bulimia, compulsive overeating, treatment, causes, athletes, males and children with eating disorders.
Long Island Crisis Center: www.licrisiscenter.org