Resources

Mental Health America (formerly National Mental Health Association)
The nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health.
Mental Health America of Hawaii
Working for Hawaii’s mental health
Finding Help: A Consumer Guide to Mental Health Services in Hawai`i
A guide and telephone directory to services in Hawaii
NAMI
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI Hawaii
The Madness Group and People Who
A consumer-run family of e-mail lists, web site, IRC chat, and gopher. MADNATION is the consumer-created web site.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk for mental or substance use disorders.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (drugabuse.gov)
The science of drug abuse and addiction.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
News and information for the general public, mental health practitioners, and researchers.
Outreach Partnership Program of the National Institute of Mental Health
A nationwide outreach initiative of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) that enlists State and national organizations in a partnership to help close the gap between mental health research and clinical practice, inform the public about mental health disorders, reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness, and increase the public’s awareness of the importance of basic and clinical research in advancing knowledge of the brain and behavior.
Publications of the National Institute of Mental Health
Free publications to order or view online
Clinical Trials of the National Institute of Mental Health
Research studies on mental health topics currently recruiting participants.
ClinicalTrials.gov
Search for information on clinical trials
NIMH clinical studies
NLM Medline Plus
National Library of Medicine website has information for health professionals and consumers regarding general and mental health. Also has links to consumer health information from NIH (National Institute of Health) and outside organizations, dictionaries, and lists of hospitals and physicians.
Real Men Real Depression
American Psychological Association
American Psychiatric Association
Cheap Rentals Book
This “Cheap Rentals” book has not been updated since 2007, so some of the information may no longer be valid. It contains listings for Oahu as well as useful tips for finding a home. Download it in RTF format or in MS Word format.
Housing Help from Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Affordable Rental listings, and other useful information. Click on Housing and Looking for a Place to Live.
Psychological Self-Help by Clayton E. Tucker-Ladd
A self-help book available on the Web
Encourage, educate, and inspire people between 18 and 25. NEW
SAMHSA: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration launched the Mental Health Campaign for Mental Health Recovery to encourage, educate, and inspire people between 18 and 25 to support their friends who are experiencing mental health problems.
Addiction Center
Addiction Center is an online-only educational resource guide on various chemical dependencies, treatment options and offers answers about rehab to anyone surfing the web for help on the road to recovery.
Free mental health and addiction resources
A guide to free resources on mental health and addiction from rehabcenter.net.
Crisis text line
Free text support for those in crisis.
Disability resources from ADRC
Affordable Rental listings, and other useful information. Click on Housing and Looking for a Place to Live.

United Self-Help partners with the National Institute of Mental Health to inform the public about mental health disorders, reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness, and increase the public’s awareness of the importance of basic and clinical research in advancing knowledge of the brain and behavior.