"According to the National Crime Victimization Survey, mental health workers experienced the highest rate of simple assaults in the health care sector, with 43.2 assaults per 1,000 workers." Source: Prevent Workplace Violence in Psychiatric Settings, Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries
Whether it's a hospital or prison or a private setting, make sure your workplace is as safe as possible for both you and your patients. Here's some suggestions from the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress:
AllPsych Online is one of the largest and most comprehensive psychology websites on the Internet and is referenced by multiple colleges and universities.
Athealth.com is a leading provider of mental health information and services for mental health practitioners and those they serve. Our online community consists of psychiatrists, pediatricians, family practitioners, psychologists, psychiatric nurses and social workers.
BehaveNet is the Web’s most comprehensive freely accessible encyclopedic taxonomy of psychiatric drugs (including drugs of abuse), diagnoses (including diagnostic criteria), terminology and notable people with references to associated media and other resources.
Behavior OnLine aspires to be the premier World Wide Web gathering place for mental health professionals and applied behavioral scientists--a place where professionals of every discipline can feel at home.
Counselor Magazine is for Addiction Professionals, Counselors & Social Workers. We provide resources and information for every sort of addiction.
Search through Find-a-Therapist's directory of verified therapists, psychologists, marriage and family counselors, social workers, licensed professional counselors and psychiatrists.
LD OnLine.org is the world's leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month.
Welcome to NetworkTherapy.com, a leading provider of mental health resources and marketing solutions for the growing online mental health community. Since the formation of NetworkTherapy.com in March of 2000, our focus has been centered on providing fast and reliable access to our national network of over 3,000 mental health providers.
Information for professionals and patients with quick notes and extensive links.
The Internet's largest and oldest independent mental health social network created and run by mental health professionals to guarantee reliable, trusted information and support communities to you, for over 16 years.
PsychDirectory is a global directory of various psych-related services and resources.
Psychiatric Drug Facts
Peter R. Breggin, MD, has been called "The Conscience of Psychiatry" for his many decades of successful efforts to reform the mental health field. His scientific and educational work has provided the foundation for modern criticism of psychiatric drugs and ECT, and leads the way in promoting more caring and effective therapies.
Psychiatric Times brings practicing psychiatrists and mental health professionals state-of-the art information about mental illnesses.
We continually strive to be major mental health, mental health care, psychology and psychiatry resource portal containing links to relevant information, articles on mental illness, fact sheets, forums, software downloads and research sources. Our site objective is to address the needs of professional mental health workers, students and the layperson.
Over 15,000 marriage and family therapists are listed in TherapistLocator.net. The therapists are Members of the AAMFT, and as such must meet stringent training and education requirements established by the AAMFT.
Welcome to our free social networking community. Our goal is to create a fun, informative gathering place for therapists, psychologists, marriage counselors, social workers, and psychiatrists to connect, share stories, get support and make new friends and colleagues.
Websites for Therapists. Made Simple. We know what it takes to make successful therapist websites and how to have an online presence that is a profitable investment for your practice.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
AAMFT is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. We represent the professional interests of more than 25,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.
BrainLine is a national multimedia project offering information and resources about preventing, treating, and living with TBI. BrainLine includes a series of webcasts, an electronic newsletter, and an extensive outreach campaign in partnership with national organizations concerned about traumatic brain injury.
Child Mental Health
The Child Advocate and Child Mental Health are devoted to children and the parents and professionals that work with them and advocate for them. The Child Advocate Network is a national network.
Dr. Charles Parker reports core scienc findings for everyday Psych problems.
Helping People Find Therapists & Advocating for Ethical Therapy.
Welcome to HealthyPlace.com. HealthyPlace.com is the largest consumer mental health site, providing comprehensive, trusted information on psychological disorders and psychiatric medications from both a consumer and expert point of view. We have an active mental health social network for support, online psychological tests, breaking mental health news, mental health videos, a live mental health tv and radio show, unique tools like our "mood journal" and more.
Internet Mental Health
Internet Mental Health is a free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long.
Kathi's Mental Health Review
I've written extensively about Borderline Personality Disorder, Psychology, Regression, Patient Rights, 5150, and Infantilism issues.
Mental Health America
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the country’s leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives.
Mental Health Europe
There is no Health without Mental Health! Mental health is an essential part of any citizen's health and well being. As such, it is an essential component of communities. Good mental health is a basic human right. Factors that adversely affect mental health represent a major and growing threat to economic, social and public health in the world.
Mental Health Foundation
We are committed to reducing the suffering caused by mental ill health and to help everyone lead mentally healthier lives. We help people to survive, recover from and prevent mental health problems.
The MentalHelp.net website exists to promote mental health and wellness education and advocacy.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.
Neurotransmitter.net exists to improve online access to biomedical information in fields such as neuroscience, pharmacology, and psychology.
Psychology Information Online
Psychology Information Online provides information about psychological diagnosis, disorders and problems, psychotherapy and counseling.
Our site has been designed to cut through these problems by providing easily accessible, well written and timely health information that can be viewed from the privacy of your home and office.
Screening for Mental Health
Screening for Mental Health Inc. is the non-profit organization that first introduced the concept of large-scale mental health screenings with its flagship program National Depression Screening Day in 1991.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
The Health Psychology Network
The Health Psychology Network is designed to provide through, user friendly information that can help people learn ways to improve their physical and emotional health. Each area of The Health Psychology Network has been written by experts in their respective fields.
The Paul Rosenfels Community
The Paul Rosenfels Community website is an oasis in cyberspace where people interested in the ideas of the late 20th philosopher can meet, read the works Paul and his students left us, and offer up their own ideas and observations.
The Tool Box
Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT is a psychotherapist and author of Therapy-At-Home Workbooks®, a cost effective, do-it-yourself, therapist-guided counseling alternative for individuals and couples. She is the creator of The Toolbox at LisaKiftTherapy.com with tools for marriage, relationship and emotional health and has a private practice working with individuals and couples in Marin County, CA.
TIPS - an early intervention program for psychosis and other mental conditons...Norway.
Treatment Online (TOL) is the internet destination for the very best psychological support and evaluation. The informational therapy and social network of Treatment Online provides users of the service with a real benefit that grows incrementally with the level of participation and trust you invest in the service.