Mental Health Resources

Author: Martina McGuiness

National

 AWARE

This link connects to the homepage of Aware which is a voluntary organisation formed in 1985 by a group of interested patients, relatives and mental health professionals, whose aims are to assist that section of the population whoses lives are directly affected by depression.

http://www.aware.ie/

 Bodywhys

This link connects to the homepage of the Irish National Charity, which aims to offer help, support and understanding for people with eating disorders, their families and friends. They aim to provide help, support and understanding nationally to people with eating disorders, their families and friends and aim to promote awareness and understanding among the wider community.

http://www.bodywhys.ie/

 Mental Health Commission

This link connects to the Mental Health Commission which is an independent body in Ireland. It was established under the Mental Health Act, 2001 with effect from 5 April 2002. Their The purpose is to:

  • Promote, encourage and foster the establishment and maintenance of high standards and good practices in the delivery of mental health services in Ireland.
  • Take all reasonable steps to protect the interests of people who are detained in approved psychiatric centres.

http://www.mhcirl.ie

 Mental Health Ireland

This link connects to the home page of Mental Health Ireland. MHI aims to promote positive mental health and to actively support persons with a mental illness, their families and carers by identifying their needs and advocating their rights. Mental Health Ireland was formerly known as 'The Mental Health Association of Ireland'

http://www.mentalhealthireland.ie

 Peter Bradley Foundation - Acquired Brain Injury Services

This link connects to the homepage of the Peter Bradley Foundation which aims to enable people with Acquired Brain Injury to live an independent life in the community, by providing and maintaining a supportive living environment

http://www.abiireland.ie/

  Samaritans

This link connects to the homepage of Samaritans. This is a service which is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

http://www.samaritans.org.uk/

 Schizophrenia Ireland 

This link connects to the homepage of Schizophrenia Ireland which is a national organisation dedicated to upholding the rights and addressing the needs of all those affected by schizophrenia and related illnesses, through the promotion and provision of high-quality services and working to ensure the continual enhancement of the quality of life of the people it serves.

http://shineonline.ie/

 Voluntary mental health organisations in Ireland

This link connects the Irish list of a range of voluntary organisations in Ireland that promote positive attitudes to mental health and provide services to people suffering from mental illness. 

http://www.citizensinformation.ie/categories/health/mental-health/voluntary_mental_health_organisations

International

 Alcoholics Anonymous

This link connects to teh home page of Alcoholics Anonymous which aims to be a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from Alcoholism.

http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/

 Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica

This link connects to the journal, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. This journal aims to publish scientific quality articles, which represent clinical and experimental work in psychiatry. It aims to act as an international forum for the dissemination of information in order to advance the science and practice of psychiatry.

http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0001-690X&site=1

 Addiction

This link connects to the homepage of the journal of Addiction. It is a peer reviewed journal published on behalf of the Society for the Study of Addiction. It publishes research reports on alcohol, illicit drugs and tobacco bringing together research conducted within many different disciplines.

http://www.addictionjournal.org/

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http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=0965-2140&site=1

 Evidence-Based Mental Health

This link connects to the homepage of the EBMH online services. It aims to inform on important advances in treatment, diagnosis, aetiology, prognosis, continuing education, economic evaluation and qualitative research in mental health. It surveys a wide range of international medical journals. It assesses the clinical relevance of the best studies. Key details are then presented.

http://ebmh.bmjjournals.com/

 ETOH

This link connects to the introductory page of the ETOH Archival Database, which contains alcohol-related literature produced from 1972 through 2003. Some older, historical literature is also included.

http://etoh.niaaa.nih.gov/Archive.htm

 Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

This link connects to the home page of the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing which aims to provide an international forum for the publication of original contributions that lead to the advancement of psychiatric and mental health nursing practice. It publishes peer-reviewed papers, which reflect developments in knowledge, attitudes and skills and integration of these into practice.

http://mentalhealthpractice.rcnpublishing.co.uk/

 NIAAA

This link connects to the homepage of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) portal, which aims to support researchers and practitioners searching for information, related to alcohol research. It includes links to a number of databases, journals, and Web sites focused on alcohol research and related topics. Also included is a link to the archived ETOH database, the premier Alcohol and Alcohol Problems Science Database produced by NIAAA from 1972 through December 2003.

http://etoh.niaaa.nih.gov/Introduction.htm

 Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health

This link connects to the home page SCMH. It is a charity that aims to work to improve the quality of life for people with severe mental health problems. It carries out research, development and training work in order to influence policy and practice in health and social care.

http://www.scmh.org.uk/

 Society for the Study of Addiction

This link connects to the home page of the SSA, which is a society that promotes the coming together of professionals in the field of the addictions to share their
knowledge, skills, and friendships. It aims to support, facilitate, and enhance the work of members for the mutual benefit of all concerned with the study of addiction.

http://www-users.york.ac.uk/~sjp22/addiction/

 The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

This Link connects to the home page of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), which is a principal organisation representing the medical speciality of psychiatry in Australasia and New Zealand. It has the responsibility for training, examining and awarding the qualification of Fellowship of the College to medical practitioners. The site contains resources including continuing professional development.

http://www.ranzcp.org/

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