Self Help online

Self Help Courses Online by Uncommon Knowledge In addition to self-help CDs, DVDs and tapes, Uncommon Knowledge offers the following online self-help courses free. Self Help Online Classes - Anger Management, Conflict Resolution ...www.uncommon-knowledge.co.uk/self_help/courses.html

Mental Health Advocacy Inc. is to promote mental health wellness and recovery by encouraging and promoting Peer Support and Recovery Education, by linking or providing   social, educational and advocacy opportunities to the enrichment of quality of life of people with mental health disabilities.  Our mission includes advocating for Recovery Orientated Systems of Care for the betterment of health and wellness of the people and communities using its services Video Presentations http://www.mentalhealthadvocacyinc.org/recovery-education

Mental Illness Education Project produces and distributes video-based educational programs and related materials. A non-profit organization, we are committed to helping people deal with the often devastating effects of serious mental illness. Since 1990, our mission has been to increase understanding and improve the care and mental health recovery of those affected by this illness. Our products are intended for a wide range of people, including:

  • People with a psychiatric condition,
  • Family members and friends,
  • Professionals and students,
  • Special audiences such as legislators,
  • health administrators and educators,
  • The general public.

The Project's videotapes are designed to be used in hospital, clinical and educational settings, and by individuals and families. Low prices ensure that anyone concerned with psychiatric illness can afford to purchase the tapes. Written guides with each videotape provide further insights and resources. All proceeds from the sale of MIEP videos go toward the production of new educational materials. http://www.miepvideos.org/recovery/mental_health_recovery.html

Recovery Support - SAMHSA Partnering with people in recovery from mental and substance use disorders to guide the behavioral health system and promote individual-, program, and system-level approaches that foster health and resilience; increase permanent housing, employment, education, and other necessary supports; and reduce barriers to social inclusion.  http://www.samhsa.gov/recovery/

Deaf Linx is your resource for information on deafness, deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL) and all other related topics. Deaf Linx firmly believes that deafness is not a disability, but a condition that produces a sub-culture that should be celebrated. Many people are unaware of all the accomplishments that deaf individuals have made and the unique ways in which they have come together to create a distinctive identity. Whether you are a deaf person or someone with hearing loss, looking for other individuals in your area, or you just want to learn about deaf culture or deaf society, our resources on deafness are for you. http://www.deaflinx.com/Services/health.html

The STAR Center provides Support, Technical Assistance and Resources to assist consumer-operated and consumer-supporter programs in meeting the needs of under-served populations.  Specifically, the STAR Center’s focus areas are cultural competence and diversity in the context of mental health recovery and consumer self-help and self-empowerment.  Although we are a national technical assistance center, the following regions have been designated as STAR Center focus regions/states:  Washington DC, Rhode Island, New Mexico, and Puerto Rico.   
In pursuit of this mission we offer a broad array of technical assistance to consumer operated and peer run programs, including technical assistance materials and tools, informative newsletters and listservs, national teleconferences, consumer networking and resource sharing opportunities, and support in the form of mini-grant awards for creative recovery-based activities, scholarships for Alternatives conferences http://www.consumerstar.org/

The Mental Help Net website exists to promote mental health and wellness education and advocacy. http://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_index.php?idx=about

Smoking Cessation Resources for Clients and Peers

  • Be Tobacco Free provides the best information HHS has on the health effects of tobacco, quitting smoking, and more. http://betobaccofree.hhs.gov/ 
  • The Get Ready, Get Help, Get Real podcast from HHS Health Beat discusses some basic tips to quit smoking for good. 
  • Smoke free is the federal government’s interactive website dedicated to smoking cessation. Individuals can also access counseling via phone at 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848) and via trained Quit Coaches on www.smokefree.com
  • Webinar -Establishing Smoking Cessation Initiatives in Health Centers, August 15, 2011 Presented by Chad Morris, PhD and Bettie Blackmon, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • •Presentation http://www.integration.samhsa.gov/images/res/Chad%20morris.pdf

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