Resources

www.apa.org – American Psychological Association is a national and scientific organization for psychologists in the United States.  This website has articles and reading pertaining to ethical standards and behavior of psychologists.

www.smartrecovery.org – for patients struggling with addiction issues, this is an approach that utilizes scientifically validated strategies to help patients cope with urges, cravings, and relapse management. It also lists meetings near you to help you manage your recovery using behavioral and cognitive therapy techniques. It can be used as an alternative to AA meetings or alongside AA meetings.

www.beckinstitute.org  – Aaron Beck is responsible for pioneering Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; one of the most widely researched and validated treatments utilized in psychology today.  CBT has been proven effective for patients struggling with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, among many other mental health concerns. There is information that outlines in detail what this specific therapy is all about, how to prepare for treatment, and current research. It also includes self help worksheets for patients utilizing CBT techniques.

www.psychologytoday.com   -This is a resource to look up programs, facilities, groups, and therapists in your area based on specialities.

www.psychcentral.com – This is a useful educational website regarding a spectrum of mental health concerns regarding common symptoms, self screening tools, support groups, and treatment methods.

www.drugrehab.com Educational website regarding current legislature around addiction, education and awareness about drug/alcohol abuse, and treatment options.

AddictionCenter.com is a professional web guide that connects individuals struggling with addiction to treatment options. As you may know, over 20 million people in the United States have some sort of addiction, and an estimated one hundred people die from drug overdoses daily. Our goal is to provide families and communities with helpful information on substance abuse, addiction and recovery options.

Santuaryoftransformation a link that can be used to self test for mental health concerns.  It will help you determine whether you are in need of therapy.