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Resources

  • Mental 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

  • ADAVIC - 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.

  • Adverse Psychiatric 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.

  • Auseinet - 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.

  • Australian Transcultural Mental Health Network (ATMHN) - The ATMHN aims to enable Australia's non-English speaking background communities to access quality mental health services.
  • Australian 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.
  • Beyond Blue - Beyondblue aims to improve community awareness of depression and associated disorders and to promote effective treatment and care for people with these conditions.
  • Benzodiazepine.org - Benzodiazapine Addiction, Withdrawal And Recovery Information.

  • Bob 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.
  • Mental 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.
  • Mental wellness - The online resource for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and general mental health information.

  • Nurses' 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 their depression. 

  • PsychCrawler®  - is a product of the American Psychological Association created to provide quick access to quality content in the field of psychology.

  • Psychiatric 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.
  • Resources for CAMHS - This site provides links to sites containing information that will be helpful to professionals working in the Child and Adolescent Emotional Health Services.
  • Self-injury and 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 psychotherapy - This website explores the nature of the shame experience, focusing particularly on shame in group psychotherapy.

  • The Aftermath Of Prozac - Zoloft, Luvox, Fen-Phen, & Many Other Serotonergic Drugs 

  • The 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.

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