Resources: Mental Health

National Center for PTSD

“The Center aims to help U.S. Veterans and others through research, education, and training on trauma and PTSD.”
http://www.ptsd.va.gov/

National Institute of Mental Health

“The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.” This site provides extensive information on mental health services, epidemiology, research, and policy.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

Project Atlas: Resources for Mental Health and Neurological Disorders, WHO

“Project Atlas of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse is designed to collect, compile and disseminate data on mental health and neurology resources in the world. Resources include policies, programmes, financing, services, professionals, treatment and medicines, information systems and related organizations… This website presents updated information from the project Atlas; at this time, subprojects on Mental Health and Neurology are included. The website allows users to find and display global, regional and country data, as well as to compare countries and WHO regions and prepare tables, charts and maps for downloading.”
http://apps.who.int/globalatlas/

Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP)

The Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology was established “to affirm and continue to promote the integration of the scientist and the practitioner in training, research, and applied endeavors… The common bond of the membership is a commitment to empirical research and the ideal that scientific principles should play a role in training, practice, and establishing public policy for health and mental health concerns.” This site provides links to clinical science resources.
http://sites.google.com/site/sscpwebsite/clinical-science-links