Self-help Web Links
Many people supplement their understanding of mental health issues by conducting on-line research and/or reading self-help materials. While these resources are not a substitute for professional mental health care, they may offer valuable information and perspective.
Mental health information from NIMH
Website with extensive information about mental health concerns, conditions, research, and news from the National Institutes of Mental Health.
Mental health reading list
Collection of online brochures and book references related to a wide range of mental health concerns, provided by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Faculty and Staff Assistance Program.
A collection of resources that seek to help people understand, prevent, and address many of life’s challenges.
- Do you wonder if the way or amount you drink might be harming your health, well-being, work, or relationships? Take an on-line screening and receive sensitive, realistic feedback at alcoholscreening.org, provided by Join Together, a project of the Boston University School of Public Health.
- Would you like to learn more about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? You can access an on-line screening, and gather valuable resources offered by NYU Medical Center and NYU School of Medicine's Department of Psychiatry.
- If you suspect you are experiencing another mental health concern but would like to conduct a free screening before seeking professional assistance, you may find the following on-line screenings useful:
- eating disorders
- alcohol abuse
- generalized anxiety
- bipolar disorder
- post-traumatic stress
Don't "go it alone"
Remember: no matter what your concern, you don't have to keep it to yourself. We are here to help. If you are depressed, in despair, or experiencing thoughts of harming yourself, please talk with an FSAP counselor or a trusted friend. If your need is urgent, call us now — help is available.