National Institute of Mental Health
The mission of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is to diminish the burden of mental illness through research.
Public Policy Advocacy - American Psychiatric Association
Public Policy Advocacy contains a search feature and news briefs on mental health policy.
A portal to the Web sites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other Federal departments and agencies.
Policy Information Exchange
Authoritative primary source materials on a wide range of issues affecting mental health policy in North America.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disabilities.
"Effective Public Management of Mental Health Care"
A report by the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law.
Vanderbilt Center for Mental Health Policy
There are sixteen senior investigators engaged at the Center on mental health issues working in multidisciplinary teams, they represent the specialties of psychiatry, psychology, sociology, economics, policy analysis, pediatrics, and statistics.
World Health Organization
The World Health Report 2001: Mental Health Policy and Service Provision
McArthur Foundation Program on Human and Community Development
Mental health policy and research.
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - Mental Health
Information about the public mental health system in Ontario, Canada.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
A public mental health hospital and research facility in Toronto, Canada.
Mental Health Information Centre
Contains links to reports on public/private mental health partnerships in Australia.
Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
A report on mental health services in the United States from the office of the Surgeon General.
Mental Health Association of Virginia
Its mission statement: To promote mental health, develop services to prevent mental illness and assure the proper care and treatment of mentally ill children and adults.
Center for Mental Health Services
Provides information about mental health via a toll-free telephone number (800-789-2647), this web site and more than 200 publications.
The Public Mental Health System of Maryland
Of the Mental Hygiene Administration.
San Francisco Department of Public Health's Mental Health Plan
The San Francisco Mental Health Plan offers a full range of specialty mental health services provided by a culturally diverse network of community mental health programs, clinics and private psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists.
Missouri Department of Mental Health
The Department of Mental Health is dedicated to combating the stigma associated with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance addiction.