Mental Health (Psychology) (cont.)
Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD
Dr. Roxanne Dryden-Edwards is an adult, child, and adolescent psychiatrist. She is a former Chair of the Committee on Developmental Disabilities for the American Psychiatric Association, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, and Medical Director of the National Center for Children and Families in Bethesda, Maryland.
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.
In this Article
- Mental health and mental illness facts
- What is mental health?
- What is mental illness?
- What are common types of mental illness?
- What are the causes and risk factors for mental illness?
- What are symptoms and signs of mental illness?
- How is mental illness diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for a mental health problem?
- Can mental health disorders be prevented?
- What is the prognosis for mental-health problems?
- Where can people get support for mental health disorders?
- Where can people get more information about mental illnesses?
Where can people get support for mental health disorders?
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
3803 N. Fairfax Dr., Ste. 100
Arlington, VA 22203
Member services: 888-999-NAMI (6264)
National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
730 N. Franklin Street, Suite 501
Chicago, Illinois 60654-7225 USA
Toll-free phone: 800-826-3632
National Foundation for Depressive Illness, Inc.
PO Box 2257
New York, NY 10116
Mental Health America
2000 N. Beauregard Street, 6th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
Toll-free phone: 800-969-6642
Where can people get more information about mental illnesses?
National Institute of Mental Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA's Health Information Network
PO Box 2345
Rockville, MD 20847-2345
Phone: 877-SAMHSA-7 (877-726-4727)
Medically reviewed by Marina Katz, MD; American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
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