Serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.
Promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated care and treatment for those who need it, with recovery as the goal. Much of our current work is guided by the Before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4) philosophy – that mental health conditions should be treated long before they reach the most critical points in the disease process.
Individuals can call the Disaster Distress Helpline, 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 – a 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week resource that responds to people who need crisis counseling after experiencing a natural or man-made disaster or tragedy. The helpline can also be accessed for deaf and hearing-impaired at 800-846-8517.
A not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) association of 2,200 behavioral healthcare organizations that provide treatment and rehabilitation for mental illnesses and addictions disorders to nearly millions of adults, children and families in communities across the country. Also provides Mental Health First Aid training.
The largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding and treatment of mental illness through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
Dedicated to eliminating birth defects caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy and improving the quality of life for those individuals and families .NIH releases improved guidelines for diagnosing fetal alcohol . They represent the most data-driven diagnostic criteria for fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder produced to date.
This is the Official Web site of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, which oversees programs that have been designed to benefit and assist victims of crime or human trafficking.
Federal agency that works to improve the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services. Provides information about these topics on their web site, hundreds of publications. Call a toll-free national help line (800-789-2647).
Promotes laws, policies and practices for the delivery of psychiatric care and supports the development of innovative treatments for and research into the causes of severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Tool Kit, Guides, and Diagnosis Care Sheets on a variety of topics including: Intimacy, Parkinson’s, Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Multiple Sclerosis, physical and mental symptoms, caregiving tips, etc.
Caregiver Support Line: 1-855-260-3274
We provide support for family members, significant persons, professionals, and others supporting someone with a behavioral health disorder.
Our hope is that your journey through our site will broaden awareness of the variety of supportive and educational behavioral health information and resources available in Philadelphia, statewide, and nationally.