Mental Health Resources
This page offers links to local and national resources for parents, educators, and professionals serving children and youth in school and out-of-school settings.
American Counseling Association
help all professional counselors in their important work, the American
Counseling Association offers an array of free resources via their
Born This Way Foundation
foundation is committed to supporting wellness of young people and
empowering them to create a kinder and braver world. Their website
provides training information, resources, and links for getting help.
Central East Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network
by Substance Use Mental Health Service Administration and managed by
the Danya Institute, the Central East MHTTC supports resource
development and dissemination, training and technical assistance to
behavioral health and primary care workforce in HHC Region 3, which
Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network
Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the MHTTC Network includes 10 Regional Centers, a National American Indian and Alaskan Native Center, a National Hispanic & Latino Center, and a Network Coordinating Office.
Our collaborative network supports resource development and dissemination, training and technical assistance, and workforce development for the mental health field. We work with systems, organizations, and treatment practitioners involved in the delivery of mental health services to strengthen their capacity to deliver effective evidence-based practices to individuals.
Mental Health Webquest
Health Vista, Inc provides interactive online learning activities via their website.
National Institute of Mental Health
NIMH is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.
School Mental Health Curriculum
A resource to help states, districts, and schools across the
United States understand the core components of comprehensive school mental
health and engage in a planning process. The national school mental health
curriculum focuses on six core features of effective school mental health
initiatives and is intended to be used with district teams that can influence,
develop, and oversee school mental health systems at the school district and
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Every individual served by the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Service system will have the opportunity for growth, recovery and inclusion in their community, have access to culturally competent services and supports of their choice, and enjoy a quality of life that includes family members and friends.
PSYCOM provides resources and information on a wide range of mental health topics via their website.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA): Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center
This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers, and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources.
Student Mental Health: Resources to Prepare Educators
This document describes the role of educators in supporting
student mental health, explains the core components of mental health literacy,
and provides an annotated list of existing resources and trainings that instruct
educators on mental health literacy.