Mental Health

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Domestic-ViolenceNational Domestic Violence Organizations (list) at the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, which develops and promotes accessible, culturally relevant, and trauma-informed responses to domestic violence and other lifetime traumas so survivors and their children can access the resources that are essential to their safety and well-being. Their work is survivor defined and rooted in principles of social justice.
Eating DisordersEating Disorders Resource Center (EDRC) is a non-profit organization that links resources, information and support for eating disorders in Silicon Valley. The mission of EDRC is to increase awareness and understanding of eating disorders for the general public and for health professionals; to promote early diagnosis, effective treatment, and recovery; and to advocate for mental health parity legislation and effective insurance coverage.
K-12-EducationStatus of Girls in Wisconsin 2010 Update to the 2007 Report, both conducted by the Alverno College Research Center for Women & Girls, in conjunction with the Women’s Fund of Milwaukee. The report and update analyze girls’ education, television & computer use, mental health, juvenile crime, reproductive health, substance & alcohol use, violence & abuse, physical activity, and social support.
LGBTQThe RaRE Research Report: LGB&T Mental Health – Risk and Resilience Explored (2015)
LGBTQProfiles of Resilience and Psychosocial Outcomes among Young Black Gay and Bisexual Men (April 2016 report) explores different profiles of resilience factors in 228 Young Black gay/bisexual men (YBGBM) in New York City and compares profiles on psychological distress, mental health, and other psychosocial factors.
LGBTQFamily Acceptance Project is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative that works to prevent health and mental health risks for LGBT children and youth, including suicide, homelessness and HIV - in the context of their families.
Mental HealthWomen and Mental Health information from the National Institute of Mental Health
Mental HealthWomen’s Mental Health: What It Means to You is a booklet that is based on research about women’s mental health and provides suggestions to help protect it.
Mental HealthSurgeon General's Workshop on Women's Mental Health (2005) brought together experts from the consumer, academic, advocacy, health insurance, health care delivery, program management, and public policy communities to explore sex and gender differences in mental health and to address critical mental health issues affecting girls and women.
Mental HealthAddressing the Needs of Women and Girls: Core Competencies for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service Professionals (2011) arms mental health and substance abuse professionals with a comprehensive overview of unique prevention, treatment and recovery skills and practices, including trauma-informed care, to effectively serve women and girls.
Mental HealthBlack Girl + Mental Health was started to be a "dropbox" of sorts for all information regarding the intersection between black identity and mental health.
Mental HealthMental Health information from WomensHealth.gov
Mental HealthNational Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health provides training, support, and consultation to advocates, mental health and substance abuse providers, legal professionals, and policymakers as they work to improve agency and systems-level responses to survivors and their children.