MedlinePlus mental health
Overview of topics related to mental health and links to reliable online resources. This site is managed by the National Libraries of Medicine and National Institutes of Health.
The official site of the National Institute of Mental Health, this site provides information for professionals and consumers on mental disorders. Various publications are also available en Espanol.
National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline 1-855-812-1001 (VP) 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
The National Deaf Domestic Violence Hotline (NDDVH) is available to Deaf callers across the nation 24/7 365.
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
Information on addictions, treatment, recovery and wellness.
Psych Central is the Internet's largest and oldest independent mental health and psychology network.
Psychiatry.org American Psychiatric Association- Patients and Families pages
Learn about common mental disorders, including symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. Find answers to your questions written by leading psychiatrists, stories from people living with mental illness and links to additional resources.
Community and Local Links
Best|Self Behavioral Health, inc.
Best|Self Behavioral Health, Inc. provides a comprehensive array of treatment and rehabilitation services to promote self-sufficiency, wellness and recovery, and an enhanced quality of life for individuals with mental health and addictive disorders.
Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Recovery from mental illness is possible. Buffalo Psychiatric Center provides comprehensive mental health services that promote recovery to individuals 18 years of age and older. Our service area includes the four counties of Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Niagara.
More than just a suicide/mental health crisis hotline, this site provides access to services for homelessness as well as training and education.
Compeer of Greater Buffalo
Compeer recruits, screens, and matches trained volunteers and mentors in one-to-one supportive friendship relationships with children, adults and seniors who are receiving mental health treatment.
Drug Addiction and Recovery Resource Guide
Databases, websites and links to local community resources.
Erie County Anti Stigma Coalition
If you’re dealing with a mental health challenge, you are not alone. Approximately 1 in 5 Western New Yorkers are living with a mental health diagnosis, yet many of these people suffer in silence because of the discrimination that goes along with it. So, we’re starting a conversation to end the stigma surrounding mental illness. Join us as we share our stories, our struggles and our successes. When we talk about mental health, we help everyone find their voice.
Erie County Department of Mental Health Services Single Point of Access (SPOA)
Helps each mental health consumer who is referred to the Program to achieve and maintain stability through linkage with the most effective and least restrictive services available.
Horizon Health Services
Horizon Health Services is a not-for-profit corporation that provides an array of comprehensive services to assist individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse issues to make choices that improve their quality of life and achieve their personal recovery goals.
Mental Health Advocates of WNY
MHA promotes the mental health and well-being of the community through education, public information, prevention programs and training while supporting individuals and families living with mental illness through advocacy, treatment linkage and outreach services.
National Alliance on Mental Illness in Buffalo & Western New York (NAMI)
An organization of volunteers with many years of experience in dealing with the illnesses of their own relatives and with the mental health system who are committed to assisting, educating, and supporting other families in similarly difficult situations. The Mind Matters, 8th Edition: A Guide to Services for People Living with Mental Illness in the Buffalo-Niagara Region. To request a print copy, contact NAMI at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 716-226-6264
Assists all persons with mental health conditions to be successful and satisfied in environments of their choice. Provides training, mentoring, housing support and other essential resources.
Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center
The center provides inpatient treatment services and outpatient services including Day Treatment, Clinic Treatment, Intensive Case Management and Mobile Mental Health Consultation Services. The center serves children between the ages of 4 and 18.
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