Resources

 

Here you will find a list of some of the places that can give you information about Bipolar Disorder, Disability, Pharmaceuticals,etc.

 

Stanley Center for the Innovative Treatment of Bipolar Disorder:
3811 O'Hara St #279
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412-624-2476
800-4BIPOLAR
412-624-0493 fax
The Stanley Center is a research center whose goals are to increase our knowledge about and understanding of bipolar disorder (manic depression) and to promote the development of comprehensive and innovative treatments for bipolar disorder.
http://www.wpic.pitt.edu/stanley/


Nat'l Foundation for Depressive Disorders:
PO Box 2257
NY, NY 10016
800-248-4344


Nat'l Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI):
200 N Glebe Rd Ste 1015
Arlington VA 22203
800-950-NAMI
http://www.nami.org


Nat'l Mental Health Assoc (NMHA):
1021 Prince Street
Alexanria VA 22314
800-969-NMHA
http://www.nmha.org


National Center for Mental Health:
Services Clearinghouse
1-800-789-2647


Lithium Information Center Dean Foundation:
2711 Alen Blvd
Middleton WI 53562
608-827-2390
608-827-2399 fax


Nat'l Alliance for Research on Schiz and Depression:
60 Cutter Mill Road Ste 200
Great Neck NY 11021


American Psychiatric Assoc:
1400 K Street NW
Wash DC 20005
http://www.psych.org/public_info/DEPRES~1.HTM

University of Pittsburg Medical Center:
3811 O'Hara Street
Pitts, PA 15213
412-624-1000

National Mental Health Services/Knowledge Exchange Network:
PO Box 42490
WashDC 20015 1-800-789-2647

American Suicide Foundation:
115 NW 167th Street
NMB FL 33169
305-653-1023

DEPRESSION/Awareness, Recognition and Treatment (D/ART) Nat'l Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH):
600 Fishers Lane Rm 7C-02
Rockville MD 20857
301-443-4140

Nat'l Depresive & Manic Depressive Assoc NDMDA:
730 N Franklin #501
Chicago IL 60610
800-82-NDMDA

America's Pharmceutical Research Companies:
1100 15th Street NW
Wash DC 20005
800-862-4110
http://www.pharma.org

Social Security Administration:
800-772-1213
http://www.ssa.gov

Wyeth-Ayerst Labs:
Philadelphia, PA 19101
888-222-1213

Where to locate a suicide hotline number in your area :

http://www.suicidology.org/crisis_centers_in_your_area.htm

U.S Department Of Justice Americans with Disabilities Act ADA Home Page:
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm


NICHCY The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities:
NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. Our special focus is children and youth (birth to age 22)."
http://www.nichcy.org/


National Library of MedicinePUB MED:
http://www4.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/


Dr. Ivan's Depression Central:
This site is Internet's central clearinghouse for information on all types of depressive disorders and on the most effective treatments for individuals suffering from Major Depression, Manic-Depression (Bipolar Disorder), Cyclothymia, Dysthymia and other mood disorders.
http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.html


Glaxo Wellcome Research and Development:
This website is designed to provide information about clinical research trials currently being sponsored by Glaxo Wellcome in bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness). This site will also provide you with answers to some of the frequently asked questions about bipolar disorder and its treatment
http://www.bipolar.com/


Bipolar I Disorder Study:
Do you, or someone in your care, suffer from Bipolar
Disorder? Learn more about a new research study
and the resources available to treat this life-altering
psychiatric disorder.
http://www.bipolartrial.com/



Medscape:
A one-stop resource for any kind of Medical, psychiatric or Pharmaceutical Information
http://www.medscape.com


John Hopkins School of Psychiatry and School of Medicine:
RESEARCHERS AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY ARE CLOSING IN ON RISK GENES FOR BIPOLAR DISORDER
Dr. Pulver's research group is seeking the participation of Jewish individuals with bipolar disorder for their genetic study. If possible, the parents and any affected siblings are also asked to participate. Study participants complete an interview and provide a blood sample. No travel is required, and volunteers are compensated for their time.
1-888-289-4095


Mental Health Source- mhsource:
Articles and Information on the following:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Alcohol/Substance Abuse, Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia, Anxiety, Panic, Phobic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders Information Center, Children and Adolescents, Depression, Depression, Eating Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Personality Disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Sexual Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Tic Disorders/Tourette's Syndrome, Violent/Self-Destructive Behaviors, Other Psychiatric Disorders
http://www.mhsource.com/disorders/


SAFE:
(Self-Abuse Finally Ends)
1-800-366-8288


Psychotherapist Referral:
(800) 638-8799, ext. 291 or (202) 336-5700


Alliance for the Mentally Ill:
(800-950-6264)


Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence:
(800-313-1310)


National Victim Center:
800-FYI-CALL


National Women's Health Network:
202-628-7814.


Victim Recovery Program at the Fenway Community Health Center:
They offer special service for lesbian, gay, and bisexual victims of assault and domestic violence. They may be able to provide you with some information and/or counseling leads in your area.
7 Haviland St., Boston, Mass. 02115

 

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