Resources for Psychological Disabilities

Academic Accommodations for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities
Specific strategies for working with students who have psychiatric impairments.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders.
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Organization of psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in practice, teaching and research of forensic psychiatry.
American Anorexia and Bulimia Association Inc.
National organization dedicated to the elimination of eating disorders.
American Psychiatric Association
Health information for patients and physicians and other online APA programs.
American Psychological Association
Information and links to a number of psychology-related topics.
American Psychological Society
To promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
General information on anxiety disorders and the ADAA, consumer resources, message boards and chatrooms.
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, How-to Tips for Educators
Practical information about reasonable accommodations for people who have psychiatric disabilities.
Disability-Related Resources on the Internet
A comprehensive list of Web sites and discussion lists related to disability.
Mental Health Information Source
Source for mental health and medical continuing education.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses. Award-winning Web site.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
General information on mental health-related issues, news, facts, and statistics (available en Español).
National Mental Health Association
The country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness through advocacy, education, research and service.
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
A variety of resources and services regarding obsessive compulsive disorders.
Washington Advocates for the Mentally Ill
W/AMI's mission is to address the unmet needs of individuals with mental illness and their families through advocacy, public education, information and referral, and self-help support groups.

Resources — Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
General information on anxiety disorders and the ADAA, consumer resources, message boards and chatrooms.
Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders
Definition, description and additional resources for Anxiety Disorders.
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
A variety of resources and services regarding obsessive compulsive disorders.
WebMD
Definition and descriptions of various types of anxiety disorders.

Resources — Mood Disorders

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Publications, contact and membership information.
Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association (DRADA)
Information and resources on depression and related affective disorders.
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
General information on Schizophrenia and Depression.

See also

ACCESS Training Modules for Faculty
Disability information, including types of disabilities and accommodations in higher education, rights and responsibilities of students and instructors, an introduction to assistive technology, as well as links to the UDL tech modules.