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Health Nurse - This
site is dedicated to promoting knowledge and experience within mental
health nursing. The site will regularly be updated with articles and
links within the field of Mental Health Nursing.
A Consumer's Guide to Mental Health
Information - Internet Mental Health Resources selected by a
Consumer/ Survivor of the Mental Health System
in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Anxiety Disorders Association of Victoria (Inc.) Adavic was formerly
know as the Kew Anxiety & Panic Disorders Support Group. It provides
support groups that provide friendship, encouragement and recovery
management. It aims to assist people who suffer from Panic Disorder,
Social Phobia, Agoraphobia, Generalized Anxiety and Depression.
Drug Reactions Information Links - Public and medical awareness of
the effects that drugs and medicines, prescribed for all medical
conditions and those used for anaesthesia, may have on mental stability.
Leading to improved Risk Assessment before prescribing and Informed
Choices for patients.
Antisocial Personality Disorder
- Topics covered on this site include; treatment, diagnosis, trauma and
emotional problems, plus abuse within psychiatry.
- The Australian Network for Promotion, Prevention and Early
Intervention for Mental Health. Auseinet is a Commonwealth funded
communications project focusing on Mental Health promotion, prevention
and early intervention across the entire life span.
Transcultural Mental Health Network (ATMHN) - The ATMHN aims to
enable Australia's non-English speaking background communities to access
quality mental health services.
Drug Information Network (ADIN) - ADIN is the only Australian portal
to quality-assured Australia and international drug information,
research, education, services and databases. A useful site when looking
for information about dual diagnosis. It is funded by the Commonwealth
Department of Health and Ageing as part of the National Illicit Drug
Strategy and is managed by the Australia Drug Foundation.
Blue - Beyondblue aims to improve community awareness of depression
and associated disorders and to promote effective treatment and care for
people with these conditions.
- Benzodiazapine Addiction, Withdrawal And Recovery Information.
the Psychiatric Nurse -
includes many UK sites, and
presents the best of the available sites in an easy to find way.
Center for Anxiety & Stress Treatment
- Anxiety? Stress? Panic? Phobias? Worry? Our resources can help you
manage and regain control of your life.
Clinical Supervision Resources
Our primary aim in
developing this site is to help promote and support the development of
clinical supervision in nursing.
- How is an Objective Medical/Psychiatric Opinion Formed?
- Medicine & Psychiatry. Expert Harold J. Bursztajn, MD Princeton University '72 A.B. Harvard Medical School '77 MD.
- LTCS / Long Term Care
Solutions - This web site is focused on long term care
documentation. There are articles, industry news, and regulatory updates. Many free forms and care plans are
available on the site. There is a page just for long term care DONs, and pages specific to MDS Coordinators and
Quality Assurance nurses.
Health Legal Centre - Provides legal information, legal advice,
legal referral and legal advocacy. (Victoria, Australia).
Mental Illness Treatments, Better Health Channel - When someone first starts to develop symptoms of
mental illness, contact a doctor or a community mental health service for help. Sometimes, the symptoms can be
so confusing for the person that they do not realize they are ill. In this case, family or friends can visit the
doctor to discuss what can be done.
- The online resource for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and general
mental health information.
Observation Scale for Inpatient Evaluation - Offers a printable
version of the ward behavior rating scale. Incorporates norms from a
sample of 630 chronic schizophrenic patients. [Requires MS Word.]
Postpartum Depression - When her baby is born, a woman anticipates
joy and looks forward to relief from the discomforts of the later months
of pregnancy. However, many women experience a period of sadness,
irritability and feelings of inadequacy.
Pregnancy and Depression
- The links on this page are intended to assist women, their families,
and their doctors in making decisions about having children and treating
- is a product of the American
Psychological Association created to provide quick access to quality content in the field of psychology.
Nursing in Canada - Information and links for the health
professional and consumer.
PsycINFO - Your Source for Psychological Abstracts
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Web Sites
- "Having OCD is like being allergic to life - every waking moment is
spent in a state of mental hyper-sensitivity."
Remuda Ranch - Remuda Ranch Center for Anorexia and Bulimia, Inc. individualizes
treatment for eating disordered females and adolescent girls meeting medical, nutritional and psychological
needs blended within a Biblically-based, Christ-centered foundation.
for CAMHS - This site
provides links to sites containing information that will be helpful to
professionals working in the Child and Adolescent Emotional Health
Related Issues - Information and support for self-injurers and their
supporters. Includes creative works of self-injurers, message board for
self-injurers, moderated online support group for helpers, bookstore,
articles, and extensive list of resources on self-injury and related
issues (self-harm, abuse, eating disorders, ptsd, bpd, dissociative
disorders, counselling and therapy).
Shame in group
This website explores the nature of the shame experience, focusing
particularly on shame in group psychotherapy.
Aftermath Of Prozac - Zoloft, Luvox, Fen-Phen, & Many Other Serotonergic Drugs
Children Cry - By a psychiatric
nurse with Multiple Personality Disorder. About her alternate
personalities, how they came into existence and how they cope today.
The Role of the Psychiatric Nurse
- Mental illness is popularly conceived as a disorder located in the
individual. This is a misconception. An alternative view is proposed,
based around the writings of David Smail and referring to R. D. Laing's
work and the author's professional and personal experience.
"The information provided on nurses.info is
designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor
and his/her physician."
Tuesday, 09 March 2010