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The Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) is responsible for assuring the availability of substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for the State of Missouri. Individuals and families requiring substance use or behavioral health services can find the help they need.

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Academy For Eating Disorders helps physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, nutritionists, academic researchers, students and experts through lived experience connect and collaborate with each other and keep abreast of recent developments in eating disorders research.

Addictions Technology Transfer Center is an international, multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the addictions treatment and recovery services field. grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

American Psychological Association is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 146,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students as its members.

American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse is a Self-Help Sourcebook OnLine! Database of over 1200 national/model self-help support groups, local self-help group clearinghouses worldwide, group research summaries, and how-to's on starting groups.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America works to prevent, treat, and cure anxiety disorders and depression.

Behavioral Health Response provides crisis support, telephone counseling, and mental health resources 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

College Guide For Students With Psychiatric Disabilities - Our goal is to provide a comprehensive resource for college-bound high school seniors and currently enrolled postsecondary students who struggle with mental illness.

Depressed Anonymous is a 12 step program of recovery for persons with depression. offers a platform for open peer discussion on the Internet for members in an atmosphere that is both supportive and informative. Participants discuss their experiences with depressive illnesses, other mental health issues, treatment options, and related topics.

Dual Diagnosis Website is designed to provide information and resources for service providers, consumers, and family members who are seeking assistance and/or education regarding dual diagnosis.

Healing Touch: A Self-Injury Website offers resources for people who self-injure. is a site that provides information on substance abuse and mental health issues related to addiction, such as depression and anxiety.

Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit organization committed to clinical practice, education and research, providing expert, whole-person care to everyone who needs healing.

Medical Dictionary Online is a free online medical dictionary. 

Medline Plus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends.

Medscape offers the latest medical news and expert perspectives; essential point-of-care drug and disease information; and relevant professional education and CME.

Mental Health America is a community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all.

Missouri Behavioral Health Council is a network of member agencies throughout the state who provide a comprehensive array of psychiatric and substance abuse treatment services and supports as appropriate for children/adolescents, adults and senior adults.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness and build a community for hope for all of those in need.

National Anxiety Foundation provides information on anxiety disorders for professionals and the general public. An international directory of anxiety health care professionals is also available on this site.

National Association of State Mental Health Program Director's (NASMHPD) Mental Health Links is a country wide extensive list of mental health links.

National Institute of Mental Health is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world.

Panic Survivor: is an online community that provides a forum for people who have been through trauma to tell their stories.

Procovery Institute focuses on the process of how individuals with serious and chronic illnesses, trauma, addiction, injuries and loss can build healthier and more fulfilling lives.

Rural Health Information Hub is a national clearinghouse on rural health issues. They are committed to supporting healthcare and population health in rural communities. is an internet community dedicated to providing high quality information, support and education to the family members, caregivers and individuals whose lives have been impacted by schizophrenia. 

Senior Life Solutions™ is an intensive outpatient behavioral health program, primarily for adults age 65 and over. Services include psychiatric evaluation, group therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, medication education, psychiatric medication management, and resource development. Senior Life Solutions locations.

Strength of Us  is a user-driven social networking community that allows young adults to connect with peers and share personal stories, creativity and helpful resources by writing and responding to blog entries, engaging in discussion groups, posting status updates on “The Wire” and sharing videos, photos and other news. It offers a variety of resources on issues including healthy relationships, family and friends, independent living, campus life, employment, mental health and much more.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center is the only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

The American Journal of Psychiatry is a monthly publication for psychiatrists and other mental health professionals to stay up to date with every aspect of psychiatry. 

WebMD provides health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.

Mental Illness Fact Sheets


Mental Illness Facts

Anxiety Disorders:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD):

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Childhood Mental Illness:

Civil Involuntary Detention

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Depression and Older Adults:

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Women's Depression:

Substance Use Fact Sheets





Club Drugs


Cough, Prescription and Over the Counter Misuse

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