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

  • www.your-recovery-journey.ca - people living with mental illness, family members, and service providers address different issues discussed in this program.
  • mhavillage.squarespace.com - One of the best sites!! A medical treatment centre devoted to a holistic recovery model. A must read!!
  • www.magellanhealth.com/training - Magellan has partnered with national experts in behavioral health recovery and resiliency to offer online recovery and resiliency trainings for consumers, family members, providers and stakeholders. These trainings are free of charge.
  • www.recoveryinnovations.org - Recovery Innovations has created many recovery-based programs and training modules. Organizational or individual certification in recovery practice is provided.
  • www.manitoba.cmha.ca/bins/site_page.asp?cid=284-683-1480&lang=1 - Explore these pages to learn about the Partnership for Consumer Empowerment program, as well as recovery and empowerment information, first person stories, and other recovery and empowerment-related resources.
  • www.mentalhealthadvocacyinc.org - Peers helping peers. Recover from mental illness faster. Learn coping skills you need to lead a self-directed life

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 fo 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.

Cannabis Links

Therapy Resources Links

Addictions Links

  • 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.

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