Relevant Links

American Psychological Association
Based in Washington, D.C., the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 154,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
www.apa.org

Cobb and Douglas County Community Services Board
Provides mental health services such as work initiatives and access to natural community support groups through the reduction of stigma.
www.cobbcsb.com

Horticultural Therapy Institute
The Horticultural Therapy Institute provides education and training in horticultural therapy to those new to, or experienced with, the practice of using gardening and plants to improve the lives of others”.
www.htinstitute.org

Mental Health America – Schizoaffective Disorder
“Schizoaffective disorder symptoms look like a mixture of two kinds of major mental illnesses that are usually thought to run in different families, involve different brain mechanisms, develop in different ways, and respond to different treatments: mood (affective) disorders and schizophrenia”.
www.nmha.org

Mental Wellness Today
Published four times a year by Bill MacPhee, who himself has schizophrenia. Major feature articles, including features from past issues, are posted on the website.
www.mentalwellnesstoday.com

National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery
Provides information for consumers and survivors so that they have a voice in the development of health care, mental health and social policies on the state and national level.
www.ncmhr.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Georgia
NAMI works to achieve equitable services and treatment for more than 15 million Americans and their families living with severe mental illnesses.
www.naminorthsideatlanta.com

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects 2.4 million American adults over the age of 18.
www.ndss.org/

Schizophrenia.com
A non-profit community providing in-depth information, support and education related to schizophrenia, a disorder of the brain and mind. Includes forums for consumers, families and professionals.
www.schizophrenia.com

Schizophrenia Bulletin
Schizophrenia Bulletin seeks to review recent developments empirically regarding the etiology and treatment of schizophrenia.
www.schizophreniabulletin.oxfordjournals.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Provides information on a variety of issues, conditions and mental health disorders and includes information on payment for mental health services and explains the rights of individuals on everything related to mental illness.
www.samhsa.gov

WebMD Schizophrenia Health Center
Provides an overview on schizophrenia with information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, managing and support/services.
www.webmd.com/