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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

The Trinity Pages http://bonni.net/trinity/

The Sidran Foundation http://www.sidran.org/

David Balwinís Trauma Pages http://www.trauma-pages.com/index.phtml

National Center of PTSD http://www.ncptsd.org/index.html


Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) 
 (formerly known as Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD))

NEEDID A Network to Explore and Express Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and other trauma related Dissociative Disorders.  This site is one of the most comprehensive sites on Dissociative Disorders that Iíve seen.  The site not only offers links and message boards, but also an email list, a snail-mail newsletter, a poetry section, and support for loved ones of those having DID. http://www.needid.bizland.com/

Healing Hopes An interactive support forum for trauma survivors diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).  It contains links and resources to articles, recommended reading, chat, and message boards. http://www.healinghopes.org/

Mosaic Minds A site raising awareness and support for those with Dissociative Identity Disorders.  It not only has message board, but also links to articles regarding dissociation as well as a recommended reading list, and a list of grounding techniques. http://www.mosaicminds.org/



Depression 

Depression.com A part of planetRX, this is a  very comprehensive site that contains articles, quizzes, antidepressant information and news highlights in the mental health field. It also has a community message board section and chat for people living with, or know someone living with depression.  http://www.depression.com/

Wing of Madness This is one of the first comforting sites that I found on the topic of depression.  It has a lot of articles, links, a bookstore and easy to read FAQ and articles that dispel the myths and clarify facts on several aspects of depression and suicidehttp://www.wingofmadness.com/


Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Soulís Self-Help Central  A.J. Mahariís site has links, insights, and email lists covering the topics of borderline personality disorder, depression, and lesbian survivors of sexual abuse. http://www.soulselfhelp.on.ca/


Self Injury

Self-Injury Ė Information and Resources by Kirsti Based in the UK, this site is simply done.  It not only has examples of alternative coping techinques to self-injury, it also has more links to other self-injury sites that Iíve seen.  What was most impressive is that it had a form to print out and fill in to take with you to the Emergency Room.  http://www.selfinjury.freeserve.co.uk/

Secret Shame: Self-Injury Ė You Are NOT the Only One! This is one of the most comprehensive sites about Self-Injury on the web.  It has resources for loved ones and friends of those who self-injure.
http://www.palace.net/~llama/psych/injury.html

Self-Injury:  A struggle This site was created by a sixteen year old and itís one of the most resourceful that Iíve seen on self-injury.  It includes information on obtaining online support groups, particularly email lists, message boards and IRC chat rooms, recommended reading, treatment programs and more on how to cope with and overcome self-injury. One section of the site includes interviews with celebrities who have self-injured.  http://www.self-injury.net/



Suicide

If you are thinking about suicide, read this first  This site has many helpful techniques to keep on going when it's hard not to.  It has resources on hotlines as well as information about depression.  http://www.metanoia.org/suicide/

Suicide Awareness\Voices of Education (SA\VE) A comprehensive site on the various aspects of suicide.  It also has email fact sheets on what to do when someone you know is suicidal  as well as Q and A's on depression.  http://www.save.org/

The Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program  An awareness program that reaches out to teens to find alternatives to suicide.  http://www.yellowribbon.org/


Eating Disorders

The American Anorexia Bulimia Association (AABA): This site has information and resourses for people with eating disorders, but also for family and friends as well as professionals. http://www.aabainc.org/

Eating Disorders Site at About.com:  Comprehensive information about anorexia, bulimia, compulsive eating as well as chat and support links on and off the site.  http://eatingdisorders.about.com/
 

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders (ANRED):  A simply designed website with information about anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders, the warning signs, causes, and treatment. http://www.anred.com/index.html
 

Eating Disorder and Referral Treatment Center: A web site with a wealth of information on the types of eating disorders and treatment.  It also includes information for family and friends as well as a self-assessment. http://www.edreferral.com/


Substance Abuse


Alcoholics Anonymous http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org/

Narcotics Anonymous http://www.wsoinc.com/

The Caron Foundation http://www.caron.org/

Hazelden http://www.hazelden.org/


Click here to visit HealthyPlace.com! HealthyPlace.com provides chat, email, ICQ, and Instant Messenger Support, as well as forums, message boards and member sites for people coping with many of the aftereffects of abuse. Communities include: Abuse Survivors, Addictions, Anxiety and Panic, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Personality/Dissociative Disorders, and Self-Injury. http://www.healthyplace.com/





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