Many people will find useful information related to psychological challenges and treatment at the Internet sites listed below.
National Institute of Mental Health
This is the branch of federal government that sponsors research on mental health. The site provides a summary of major psychological disorders as well as research-based information on causes and treatments.
A site with an abundance of information about mental health, including articles and essays, book reviews, live chats, discussion forums, and links to mental health resources.
Mental Help Net
Mental Help Net is an established and highly regarded internet website dedicated to educating the public about mental health, wellness, and family and relationship issues and concerns. Designed and maintained by clinical psychologists, the site provides scientifically accurate and up-to-date coverage.
American Psychological Association
The American Psychological Association provides an overview of how therapy works, the different approaches to treatment, and how to chose a psychologist at this helpful site.
C.H.A.D.D.: Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
The largest national ADD organization, with on-line fact sheets and information about the disorder.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Home page of ADAA, with links pertinent to anxiety disorders throughout the lifespan. Includes some self-tests for adults, children, and parents as well.
A site that features self-help worksheets and information sheets for a variety of challenges, including anxiety, depression, and self esteem.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Self-Help Resources
Another site that features downloadable forms to better regulate mood, stress, and worry.
Evidence Based Treatment for Children and Adolescents
The purpose of this site is to inform people regarding the most up-to-date information about mental health practice for children and adolescents.