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Resources

NeedyMeds
Contains links to various pharmaceutical companies’ patient assistance programs.
The Virtual Pamphlet Collection
Offers hundreds of fliers on a variety of topics. Univ of Chicago.

More About Therapy

Ten Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Therapy
Ten aspects of the therapeutic relationship that are either unknowns or common misconceptions that may help put you at ease when thinking about working with a therapist.
What to Expect from Couples Therapy
A gentle introduction to couple therapy. The take home point: Don't wait six years.
Why Am I in Family Therapy?
A short story of a struggling family’s progress in therapy used as an example to explain family therapy to a child or adolescent. Carol Watkins.

Interesting Finds

A Very Special Long Distance Relationship Tip
A concrete idea for staying connected in a long distance relationship with the use of technology.
Emotional Affairs: 101
Information about what an emotional affair is, warning signs, how to protect yourself, and a quiz. You can also sign up for a free email marriage newsletter. About: Marriage.
Five Things You Can Do to Improve Your Marriage
Identifies red flag issues that can tear your marriage apart. You can also sign up for a free email marriage newsletter. About: Marriage
Resilience: Build Skills to Endure Hardship
When something goes wrong, do you bounce back or fall apart? Mayo Clinic.
SAD: Seasonal Affective Disorder
An overview, learn signs and symptoms, causes, and treatments. Mayo Clinic.
Upset Spouse? Here's What Not to Say and What to Do
Here's some tips and language to use during those not-so-smooth couple moments.
Voodoo Dolls Prove It: Hunger Makes Couples Turn On Each Other
Researchers measure the effects of blood sugar levels and hunger on relationships.
You Can Literally Throw Your Negative Thoughts Away
Got a bunch of overwhelming thoughts? Here is research that supports the value of writing down your thoughts and throwing them away. No need for that pretty little journal after all.

Highlighted Articles

At 40, Lisa LIng Gets Surprising Diagnosis of ADD
Journalist, Lisa Ling, visits a psychologist to confirm her suspected ADD diagnosis (video included).
Glenn Close's Family Sheds Light on Mental Illness Stigma
Actor Glenn Close and her family work to end the stigma of mental illness through her foundation, BringChange2Mind.
Howie Mandel:
Comedian Howie Mandel talks about his struggle with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, ADHD, and Depression and challenges the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
Understanding the Psychology of Twitter
An interesting article exploring the role of Twitter in our lives. Psychology Today.

Specific Mental Health Information

atHealth
Provides information related to symptoms, disorders, medication, and various articles.
PsychCentral
Is full of mental health symptoms and treatments, screening tools, resources (including books), and medication information.
PsychWeb
Contains links to information and help about specific disorders related to psychology.