Alcohol and Other Drug Use and the Family
Visit my blog, PEOPLE USE DRUGS FOR REASONS, for information and discussion about drug use and your family
Hot Psychological Topics/IssuesFor information on specific psychological issues, visit THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION'S "Psychology Topics" section for excellent overviews of many topics of interest
Balanced information on Bipolar Disorder in children and adolescents: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT BIPOLAR FOUNDATION
Psychology and Everyday Life
"Psychology News You Can Use": Quarterly eNewsletter of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association
For information on issues related to our everyday psychological well-being, visit THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION's "Psychology Help Center"
Mental Health Support Groups
The following groups offer support and information for people looking to connect with others who have similar mental health concerns:
- NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS (NAMI): Mental health advocacy group offering local support groups and information on mental health conditions
- NEW DIRECTIONS: Support group in Philadelphia area for people with depression, bipolar disorder and their loved ones.
Public Health and Public Policy Issues
DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE envisions new drug policies grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.
MOMS UNITED TO END THE WAR ON DRUGS is a grassroots organization focusing on reducing stigma associated with addictive illness through education and compassionate support, and to advocate for therapeutic rather than punitive drug policies.