Mental Health Issues

Anxiety Disorders: (resources and education about the range of anxiety disorders)
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (community, education, and resources)
AnxietyBC (community, education, and resources
Beyond OCD (community, education, and resources for people suffering with OCD)
Freedom From Fear (resources and advocacy)
International OCD Foundation (resources, education, and community for people suffering with OCD)
OCD and Families (help for individuals and families living with OCD)
TLC: Trichotillomania Learning Center (communities, resources, and education for people affected by trichotillomania)

ADD Resources (resources and education)
Additude (a website and magazine dedicated to helping people with ADHD and ADD)
Adventures of an ADHD Superhero (blog)
Daniel Amen (one of the world’s leading authorities of ADHD)
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (resources, community, and education)
Edward Hallowell (one of the world’s leading authorities of ADHD)
National Resource Center on AD/HD (resources, education, advocacy)

Eating Disorders and Body Image:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (general information about nutritional health)
The Fat Nutritionist (blog and education)
The Militant Baker (body positive blog)
My Body Gallery (picture gallery of a variety of women’s bodies)
National Eating Disorder Association (resources, education, and helpline)
National Eating Disorder Information Centre (resources, education, and helpline)
Geneen Roth (the psychological dynamics of food and body image)
The Shape of a Mother (a website to look honestly at the how pregnancy effects a woman’s body)

Mood Disorders:
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (community, education, and resources)
The Bipolar Child (resources and support for parents of children with early-onset bipolar disorder)
Depression Marathon (blog about chronic depression)
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (community and advocacy)
The Family Center for Bipolar (support and resources for families effected by bipolar disorder)
Freedom From Fear (resources and advocacy)
The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (resources, education, and advocacy)
MDSG (support groups for mood disorders, as well as education and other resources)
Pendulum (support, education, and resources for people with bipolar and depressive disorders)
Postpartum Support International (resources and support from people suffering from postpartum depression and psychosis)

Personality Disorders:
After Narcissistic Abuse (resources for those who have experienced narcissistic abuse)
BPD Central (education, family resources, and support groups for borderline and narcissistic personality disorders)
Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center (resources and education)
Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers (resources and support)
The Narcissistic Life (resources for people living with a narcissist)
National Education Alliance Borderline Personality Disorder (education, resources, and advocacy)
Out of the Fog (information and support the loved ones of people with personality disorders)
To Write Love On Her Arms (a support system for people who self injure)

Childhelp (organization for the prevention and treatment of child abuse, includes a 24 hour hotline)
Children’s Advocacy Center of Spartanburg (services for children who have been abused)
Children’s Trust of South Carolina (resources to prevent child abuse)
Light’s House (a website for adult children of difficult and toxic parents)
Marie Fortune (Christian theologian that looks at domestic violence and sexual assault through the lens of Biblical scripture)
Gift from Within (international non-profit organization for survivors of trauma and victimization)
Give an Hour (community and resources for combat veterans)
International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (resources and education)
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (education and resources)
The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (national resources and education for domestic violence)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline (24 hour hotline and resource center for victims of domestic violence)
PTSD Alliance (education and resources for people with PTSD)
PTSD Information (gateway to post traumatic stress disorder information)
RAINN (rape, abuse & incest national network…resources, education, and hotline)
Safe Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition (services for people impacted by domestic violence or sexual assault in Spartanburg, Union, and Cherokee counties in S.C.)
Sidran (community, education, and resources of people suffering with traumatic stress and dissociation)
South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (state organization providing support for people impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault)
A Spouse’s Story (a blog written by the wife of a combat veteran with PTSD)
TELL: Therapy Exploitation Link Line (resources for people who have been abused in psychotherapy)
Bessel Van der Kolk (leading researcher on posttraumatic stress disorder and its treatment)
Wounded Warrior Project (a resource center for combat veterans)
Facebook Groups (all open groups providing support and education):
Healing From Trauma: Welcome to my World
Sick of PTSD
Surviving Abuse
Warrior’s Landing

Suicide and Self-Injury:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (resources, education, and support for those struggling with suicidal thoughts and loved ones who have experienced loss due to suicide)
Know the Signs (resources and education for those trying to prevent suicide in their loved ones)
South Carolina Suicide Hotline
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (education and resources to help prevent suicide)
Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24 hour lifeline and resources)
To Write Love On Her Arms (a support system for people who self injure)
Trevor Project (crisis counseling for LGBTQ young people)
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program (advocacy and prevention)

Substance Abuse and Addiction:
Ala-Anon (support group for people impacted by a loved one’s substance abuse)
Alcoholics Anonymous (a support group for people struggling with alcohol abuse)
Patrick Carnes (one of the world’s leading authorities on addictive behavior and 12 step programs)
Center for Internet Addiction (resources for people with internet addiction)
Coalition Against Drug Abuse (resources and education)
Pia Mellody (love addiction and co-dependency)
Narcotics Anonymous (a support group for people struggling with drug abuse)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (a government website that provides studies about the science of addiction)
Recovery (a website with resources, education, and a hotline)
Richard Rohr (Christian theologian who examines mental health and substance abuse issues)
Spartanburg Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (provides services for people being impacted by substance abuse)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (division of the government offering resources and education)
Web of Addictions (education and resources)
Facebook (open groups offering support in staying clean):
Sober Is Sexy
Happy, Clean, and Sober