Mental illnesses are treatable, and with proper support between 70% and 90% of individuals attain an improved quality of life. We can assure one another that there is no shame in the experience of symptoms, only courage in the pursuit of wellness. That real strength lies in trusting loved ones, professionals, and ourselves to get better.
For additional information and resources please visit the pages linked below, or feel free to share your thoughts, experiences or support in the discussion board.

Relevant Links
Website Description
Autism Society Increases public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the autism spectrum, advocating for appropriate services and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Locator Find alcohol/drug abuse or mental health treatment facilities and programs around the country.
National Eating Disorders Association NEDA supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of NAMI State Organizations, affiliates and volunteer leaders who work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy and support group programs.
Active Minds Empowers students to speak openly and change the perception about mental health on college campuses in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking.
Bring Change 2 Mind Ending the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness through widely distributed Public Education Materials based on the latest scientific insights and measured for effectiveness.
Mental Health America Nonprofit with over a century of advocacy, public education, and delivery of programs and services dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. Created by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
National Institute of Mental Health The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
The Balanced Mind Foundation Guides families raising children with mood disorders to the answers, support, and stability they seek.
Families for Depression Awareness Supports families through the treatment process and assists in navigating through the mental health system on behalf of loved ones.
International Mental Health Research Organization The mission of IMHRO is to alleviate human suffering from mental illness by funding scientific research into causes, prevention and new treatments. The goal of research is to lead to cures, with a focus on schizophrenia, bipolar disorders and depression.
International Bipolar Foundation Non profit organization whose mission is to eliminate Bipolar Disorder through the advancement of research, to promote and enhance care and support services, and to erase associated stigma through public education.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance DBSA is a leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses through peer-based, recovery-oriented, empowering services.
Depression Recovery Groups Provides live, online support groups for those who are living with depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety. Online meetings are Confidential, Convenient, and Low Cost.

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Justin Reagan & Adam Zash