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of Manhattan, Kansas USA

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The Secret Life of the BRAIN
    | Outreach Center for the PBS series. |

Living With Suicide
Shared Experiences and Voices of Loss from PBS.
A word of caution:
Written material on this site can be highly emotional and sometimes graphic. Please know that it could be upsetting to anyone, especially children.

Information on Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Therapy Products

SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) CLICK HERE

 All SAVE programs seek to educate both the general public and more specific audiences about clinical depression and suicide prevention. SAVE's Mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, eliminate stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide.

Fast Facts
•More people die from suicide than from homicide.
•Suicide rates among the elderly are highest for those who are divorced or widowed.
•For young people 15-24 years old, suicide is the third leading cause of death.
•80% of people that seek treatment for depression are treated successfully.




Resources on the Internet

American Psychiatric Assn.
–See "Public Information"

American Psychological Assn.
Mental Health Bill of Rights
APA's HELP Center

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
– Legal Information here.

Internet Mental Health
  | Disorders | Diagnosis |
  |Medications|Discussion Groups|

McMan's Depression and Bipolar Web HUGE Link List

Mental Health InfoSource
  | Education | Resources |
  | Support | 100s of Links |

Mental Health Net
–Spend some time here

Brain Disorders | Publications |

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
–Nonprofit, grassroots, self-help

–Get to know the DBSA

National Institute of Mental Health
–Comprehensive Government Website on Mental Health

National Mental Health Assn.
–Advocacy, education, research and service

Other Major Websites?


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