SPC Links Page

Mental Health/Neurology


At Health http://www.athealth.com

At Health offers mental health information for practitioners and consumers. Practitioners can use the Web site to create a Web page, subscribe to newsletters, access continuing education, articles and medication information online. Consumers can learn more about mental health disorders, access a practitioner directory, and they can shop at an online bookstore.

 

The Charles A. Dana Foundation / The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives http://www.dana.org/

The Dana Alliance is a nonprofit organization of neuroscientists committed to advancing education about brain research. The Web site offers links to brain research news and information, activities and publications.

 

Drugs, Brains and Behavior http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~lwh/drugs/

The electronic version of Drugs, Brains and Behavior may be freely copied and distributed for educational and nonprofit purposes with this message and full attribution to the authors. Users can access this online text from C. Robin Timmons and Leonard W. Hamilton by clicking on the chapter of interest.

 

Emedicine, Neurology http://www.emedicine.com/neuro/

For professionals, this link goes directly to Emedicine's articles related to neurology, which are also available for online CME.

 

Family Doctor http://familydoctor.org/handouts/022.html

This link will take users directly to a handout titled "Dementia: Caring for Your Loved One," presented in a Q&A format. It is provided by Family Doctor.org as a service for those using the information sheet for nonprofit educational purposes only.

 

Internet Mental Health http://www.mentalhealth.com

Internet Mental Health is a free encyclopedia of mental health information created by Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long. It offers links to information such as medications, diagnosis, disorders, research and more.

 

Janssen ElderCare http://www.janssen-eldercare.com/

Janssen's Eldercare Web site offers a wealth of information and resources for improving the quality of care for the elderly. Among the site's offerings are answers to frequently asked questions about dealing with issues facing the elderly, ways to succeed with the financial aspects of care, and smart approaches to future planning. Also, for additional help, you'll find direct links to related Web sites of associations and agencies dedicated to seniors and the elderly.

 

Mayo Clinic.com, Mental Health Center http://www.mayoclinic.com/findinformation/conditioncenters/centers.cfm?objectid=0002D24A-38B1-1B32-82D780C8D77A0000

The Mayo Clinic.com's Mental Health Center provides news, features, articles and information on various mental health issues and disorders.

 

Medscape: Neurology and Neurosurgery http://www.medscape.com/neurologyhome

This link goes directly to Medscape's Neurology and Neurosurgery page geared toward healthcare professionals. The page provides conference summaries with CME, news and a resource center, all geared toward neurological concerns.

 

Medscape: Psychiatry and Mental Health http://www.medscape.com/psychiatryhome

This link goes directly to Medscape's Psychiatry and Mental Health specialty page geared toward healthcare professionals. The page provides conference summaries with CME, news and a resource center, all geared toward psychiatry and mental health concerns.

 

Mental Health Net http://mentalhelp.net

This Web site is sponsored by CMHC Systems, a behavioral healthcare software developer, and is run by psychologist Dr. John Grohol. The site features an up-to-date news column on the front page, with access to more specific information on the treatment of each disorder as you scroll down the page.

 

Mental Health InfoSource http://www.mhsource.com/

Mental Health InfoSource is geared toward professionals seeking CME and additional educational resources online. The Web site includes Q&As, an online CME tracker and articles.

 

MentalWellness.com http://www.mentalwellness.com/

MentalWellness.com is an online resource for schizophrenia and other mental health information. The site provides articles, references and links to mental health information and services on the Internet. This Web site is provided by Janssen Pharmaceutica Products, L.P.

 

National Institute on Aging www.nih.gov/nia

The National Institutes of Health's Institute on Aging is devoted to the health and well-being of older Americans. The institute conducts research to study the aging process, as well as age-related diseases and special problems of the aged. To that end, its Web site is devoted to information on news and events, research programs, and funding and training.

 

National Institute of Mental Health http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

The National Institute of Mental Health's Web page offers information on breaking news, funding, research, clinical trials and more in the area of mental health. Information also is provided by audience: public, practitioners and researchers.

 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://www.ninds.nih.gov/health_and_medical/disorders/alzheimersdisease_doc.htm

This link goes directly to the NIH's National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) information on Alzheimer's disease. It includes more information about the disease, NINDS publications, and links to MEDLINEPlus articles.

 

National Mental Illness Screening Project http://www.nmisp.org

This link provides users with a list of screening days and programs for some mental health disorders, including depression, alcohol abuse, anxiety and suicide. National Mental Illness Screening Project is a nonprofit organization developed to coordinate these nationwide mental health screening programs. The organization has recently changed its name to Screening for Mental Health, Inc. with a new URL, http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/.

 

Neurology Channel http://www.neurologychannel.com/

The Neurology Channel features information on neurological conditions, as well as videos, news, an MDLocator and online forums to get medical information or to discuss these conditions with others.

 

NeurologyLinx.com www.neurologylinx.com

From MDLinx, NeurologyLinx.com offers access to the latest neurology articles culled from other Web resources. Users must register to access some features of the Web site.

 

Neuropsychology http://www.braincampus.com/

This Web site features the text of the Introductory Neuropsychology course taught in the Department of Clinical & Health Psychology of MCP Hahnemann University. It begins with courses on neuroanatomy and features topics related to neuropathology of dementia-related illnesses.

 

Neuropsychology Central http://www.neuropsychologycentral.com/

Neuropsychology Central offers resources, links and an online forum. Resources offers materials and frequently asked questions, some in text format, others as Adobe Acrobat files. The search function allows users to search the site for the topic of interest.

 

Psych Central http://psychcentral.com

Psych Central is a well-organized site offering links to other mental health sites, as well as online chats, quizzes to assess mental health, articles and essays, and community support forums.

 

PsychWeb http://www.psychwww.com

This Web site contains psychology-related information for students and teachers of psychology. The main page begins with new information, and users can access topics from the left-hand bar. Topics include books, brochures, journals and more.

 

Screening for Mental Health, Inc. http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/

This link provides users with a list of screening days and programs for some mental health disorders, including depression, alcohol abuse, anxiety and suicide. Screening for Mental Health, Inc. is a nonprofit organization developed to coordinate these nationwide programs.

 


 

 

 

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- Beth Rose

Articles

Oct 24, 2008

A Comprehensive Review of Psychiatric Care in Long-Term Care Facilities

 by Dr. Leo J. Borrell, featured in Assisted Living Consul. A HealthCom Media Publication

Feb 3, 2008

The Interdisciplinary Team; The Role of the Psychiatrist

by Dr. Leo J. Borrell, featured in Assisted Living Consult for November/December 2006. A HealthCom Media Publication

Jsn 14, 2008

Psychiatric Options in the Treatments of Seniors

by Dr. Leo J. Borrell, featured in Assisted Living Consult for September/October 2006. A HealthCom Media Publication