Mental Illness Links

**Note** Websites listed under this links section could be of interest to individuals interested in mental health, and more specifically, schizophrenia. The views expressed in the web pages listed below are not necessarily those of the Manitoba Schizophrenia Society.

Web Sites Offering Information on Mental Illness, Mental Health Organizations and the Consumer Movement.

Schizophrenia Links

Depression Links

Anxiety Disorders Links

Suicide Links

Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Links

Consumer Movement Links

  • www.power2u.org - Site of National Empowerment Center which envisions a future where everyone with mental illness will recover!
  • www.nnmh.ca - Only Canadian consumer driven National mental health organization.
  • www.ccamhr.ca - Site of Canadian Coalition of Alternative Mental Health Resources

Self-Help Links

Spirituality and Mental Illness Links

Stigma & Discrimination Links

  • www.mentalhealthamerica.net/finding-help - Mental Health America offers a wonderful web site on mental health issues. Here you can find an excellent fact sheet on stigma and the myths surrounding mental illness.
  • www.Canada.ca/opioids - Video from Health Canada: "Together, we can stop the cycle of stigma"

Cannabis Links

Therapy Resources Links

Substance Use and Addictions

  • www.withdrawal.org - Addiction affects millions of people worldwide. Some hide their addictions, others can't help but to expose the world to their problem. For most reaching crisis mode in their addiction is the time they choose to quit. What they face when stopping the use of drugs or alcohol is going to be overwhelming, even painful, this is the withdrawal period.
  • www.addictionlibrary.org - The Addiction Library is a resource about addiction, substance and alcohol that are commonly abused
  • www.addictioncenter.com - The Addiction Center provides information on addictions to alcohol, tobacco, illicit and prescription drugs. The Addiction Center also has connections with hundreds of treatment centers across the globe. The goal at Addiction Center is to connect those with addictions to the help they need to put their lives back together.
  • www.addictionguide.com - Addiction Guide. Helping your family and friends with addiction
  • heroinresources.org - Provides resources for heroin detox.
  • StartYourRecovery.org - This is a U.S facility only. The material provided is useful to anyone.
  • www.sunnybrook.ca/content/?page=family-navigation-project - Expert navigation of the mental health and addictions service system.
  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=R50LZQhNxqs - CCSA Video: The Effects of Youth Cannabis Use on the Developing Brain: Myth Busting

Research Links

Medications

  • www.drugwatch.com - Drugwatch.com is a comprehensive Web site featuring extensive information about medications, drug interactions, and drug side effects.
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  • www.drugdangers.com - Drug Dangers is committed to providing information on a range of medications and medical devices that have serious complications

Bereavement and Grief

College and University

Family Links

Tax Credits and Benefits

Online Videos and Articles by the CEO of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada