Resources for Dealing with the Effects of Trauma
Informational & Therapeutic Resources
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services www.samhsa.gov
SAMHSA's National Mental Health Information Center
P.O. Box 42557
Washington, D.C. 20015
(800) 789-2647 (voice)
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) (formerly the National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association)
730 N. Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60610-3526
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Special Support Center Colonial Place Three 2107 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201-3042
National Empowerment Center
599 Canal Street
East Lawrence, MA 01840
(800)-power2u (800)TDD-POWER (TDD) (978)681-6426 (fax)
National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse
1211 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(800) 553-4539 (voice) (215) 636-6312 (fax)
National Technical Assistance Center (NATC) National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors 66 Canal Center Plaza
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-739-9333 (voice) 703-548-9517 (fax)
http://www.nasmhpd.org/GeneralInfo/MHL.aspx is a listing of federal, state, and other websites for mental health agencies.
Institute for Mental Health National
Information on trauma recovery available in English and Spanish
The National Center for Trauma-Informed Care
The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information on emergency preparedness and post-event coping resources.
The American Red Cross
Disaster relief and preparedness materials in 15 different languages.
Referrals to local Red Cross offices.
AHIRC Artist's Health Insurance Resource Center
Includes a section "LINC City and Regional Healthcare Guide" that identifies "Selected Mental Health Care Clinics" for several locations across the country.
Your State Office of Mental Health
Websites provide resources for referral as well as on-line and hard-copy publications.
Your City Dept. of Mental Health
Referrals to local resources and government-supported programs
You may also contact your state consumer advocacy network/agency. Find it by looking under Mental Health in the Yellow Pages of your phone book.