This group works to prevent individuals suffering from depression from hurting themselves. Its website lists local chapters and support groups for suicidal individuals and those who have lost a loved one to suicide.
This website contains diagnostic modules that allow users to determine if they should seek medical help. It also explains and teaches cognitive and behavioral therapy techniques and relaxation methods.
The NIMH is the largest research organization in the world committed to understanding the treatment and prevention of mental disorders. It funds research "to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure."
The APA is a medical society whose members work to ensure that persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders, receive humane care and effective treatment. Educational material is available on their site, as well as help finding a psychiatrist.
BetterHelp offers access to licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited psychologists (PhD / PsyD), marriage and family therapists (LMFT), clinical social workers (LCSW / LMSW), and board licensed professional counselors (LPC).
The Premier residential treatment center for women with eating disorders, we offer a holistic yet highly clinical therapeutic approach for the treatment of eating disorders for women ages 13 and older. Women who have been struggling with eating disorders desperately searching to find the path towards recovery.
We specialize in treating clients with Eating Disorders and co-existing conditions including depression, anxiety, and self-harm. Each client works with our staff so we can develop a customized treatment plan. This close collaboration among the medical, clinical and support staff has proven highly effective in providing the most effective treatment.
Our private, homelike eating disorder treatment center is a perfect place to make the changes you need in your life. And our caring and available staff paired with our multidisciplinary approach insures you get the personal attention you need.
The foundation understand healing from an eating disorder goes far beyond overcoming the symptoms. To recover from an eating disorder is not only to recover one’s body but also more deeply to rediscover and reconnect with one’s soul.
Sees' the beauty and strength in clients, no matter how lost they feel or how much their eating disorder has darkened their world. We believe that your true self lives beneath the surface layer of the eating disorder, and during every moment of the recovery process, we are here to remind you that she is worth fighting for.
Although family structures and gender roles are changing, mothers are still primarily responsible for food-related household duties such as grocery shopping and meal preparation. Compared to fathers, mothers also do more to educate their families about nutrition and dietary intake in most households. This means they have a great influence on children’s eating behaviors and attitudes.
We are creating a world in which people value their unique identities and are liberated from self-hatred so they can optimize their energy and intellect to make positive changes in their own lives, communities, and beyond. Since 1996, The Body Positive has been re-connecting youth and adults to their innate body wisdom for more balanced, joyful self-care and a relationship with their whole selves that is guided by love, forgiveness, and humor.
Body image is how you see yourself when you look in the mirror or when you picture yourself in your mind. Having a healthy body image is an important part of mental wellbeing and eating disorders prevention.
Healthy body image is more than simply tolerating what you look like or “not disliking” yourself. A healthy body image means that you truly accept and like the way you look right now, and aren’t trying to change your body to fit the way you think you should look.
The purpose of the National Association for Self Esteem is to fully integrate Self Esteem into the fabric of American society so that every individual, no matter what their age or background, experiences personal worth and happiness.
We work to end the cycle of youth homelessness by identifying and engaging homeless and at-risk youth. We then connect youth an array of our programs and outside community supports to address their whole-person needs. Blueprints for success guide youth toward sustainable and healthy outcomes. At every stage, we build healthy and trusting relationships, promote safety, and advocate with and for our youth.
The We Cancerve Movement, Inc. is a nonprofit organization created by youth to bring happiness to some of society's most vulnerable youth: children experiencing homeless, illness and who are in foster care.
NeedyMeds is a national nonprofit that provides information on healthcare programs, offers direct assistance, and facilitates programs. It is dedicated to helping people locate assistance programs so they can afford their medications and other healthcare costs.
With Together Rx Access, individuals and families without prescription drug coverage can get access to immediate savings on hundreds of brand-name and generic prescription products at their neighborhood pharmacies.
The Dream Factory is the largest children’s wish-granting organization that does not limit its mission to children who have life-threatening illness. The organization believes children with chronic illnesses and disorders also suffer from substantial emotional and physical pain. We strive to provide hope and relief from the trauma and corresponding stress and depression that both the children and their families can endure on a day-to-day basis.
Heart Hugs brings comfort to cardiac patients undergoing open heart surgeries. Heart Hugs sends pillows worldwide with the help of a volunteer network. Heart Hugs also provides compression heart pillows to the children at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. If you or child you know needs a compression heart pillow, , contact them! You can also volunteer.
We are the leading advocacy organization working to reduce teen nicotine use and addiction. We are the first organization to use purely social media to get our message across to millions of teenagers every day. By doing so, we push content and information pertaining to vaping,“juuling” and nicotine in order to save those most at risk from becoming addicted.