HELPFUL RESOURCES

Self-help resources are so readily available now, and can be a tremendous asset in your personal work.  The following are websites and resources which may be of interest.

socialworkers.org

This is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world.  It includes the National Association of Social Worker's code of ethics, and a variety of public interest articles.​

ibol.idaho.gov

This is the website for the licensing and regulation of clinical social workers in the state of Idaho.

psychcentral.com

This is one of the internets oldest and largest mental health sites, and it provides a broad spectrum of information, quizzes, Q&A's and self-help forums.

helpstartshere.org

This is a consumer-oriented site sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers.  It includes numerous helpful articles, describes professional standards, and provides resources for locating social workers.

nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

This is the website for the National Institute of Mental Health which is a comprehensive health, education and research based site under the auspices of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

apa.org/topics/depress/recover.aspx

("Depression and How Psychotherapy Can Help")

This is an article on the American Psychological Association's website, providing an overview of depression, causes, treatments, medications, etc.

helpguide.org

This is an ad-free site which catalogs resources for mental and physical well being.  It provides helpful articles and an extensive service directory.

Trans Lifeline

1-877-565-8860

Support for the well-being of transgender people and welcoming the call of any transgender person in need.  Seven days a week 8am-2am.

WA Teen Health

1-800-322-2505

Support for WA teens to deal with stress, emotional health, and how to get support

mentalhelp.net

This website provides information, Q&A's, news, videos, and self-assessment tools on a wide variety of mental health/substance abuse topics.

suicidepreventionlifeline.org

1-800-273-8255

This site provides a hotline with related resources for free and confidential support 24/7.

webmd.com

mayoclinic.com

Both of these are comprehensive websites on a wide spectrum of mental and physical health topics.

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