Mental Health Resources

National Institute of Mental Health: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

Mental Health America: http://www.nmha.org/

American Psychological Association: http://www.apahelpcenter.org/

American Psychiatric Association: http://www.psych.org/Resources/DisasterPsychiatry/APADisasterPsychiatryResources.aspx

Depression brochure: http://www.healthyminds.org/Document-Library/Brochure-Library/Lets-Talk-Facts-Depression.aspx

Seasonal Affective Disorder brochure: http://www.healthyminds.org/Document-Library/Brochure-Library/Seasonal-Affective-Disorder.aspx

Bipolar Disorder brochure: http://www.healthyminds.org/Document-Library/Brochure-Library/Bipolar.aspx

Anxiety Disorder brochure: http://www.healthyminds.org/Document-Library/Brochure-Library/Anxiety.aspx

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder brochure: http://www.healthyminds.org/Document-Library/Brochure-Library/PTSD.aspx

Phobias: http://www.healthyminds.org/Document-Library/Brochure-Library/Phobias.aspx

Teen Suicide brochure: http://www.healthyminds.org/Document-Library/Brochure-Library/Teen-Suicide.aspx

http://www2.massgeneral.org/schoolpsychiatry/info_ocd.asp

OCD website for teens: http://www.ocfoundation.org/organizedchaos/articles/Organized-Chaos-V009/Organized-Chaos-V009_06.php

Another very interesting website is http://www.disabled-world.com/artman/publish/famous-ocd.shtml

Against Medical Advice by James Patterson - an incredible account from a young person's perspective in his battle with Tourette's and OCD.

TV shows/movies that portray individuals with OCD issues - Monk (the TV series), Boston Legal (one of the lawyers has Tourette's and OCD), The Aviator (about Howard Hughes), As Good as It Gets (Jack Nicholson's character), Nim's Island (Jodie Foster's character)