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Mental Health Guide: Sources

A guide of mental health resources in the Quad Cities.

Sources to Look at First

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American Psychiatric Association

Information for patients & families, medical students, residents & psychiatrists. It has a psychiatrist finder as well.

American Psychology Association

Find information on how a psychologist could help you as well as articles on daily living and coping

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 

The HRSA website has information on finding affordable healthcare, including health centers that offer care on a sliding fee scale

Medline Plus .gov

Find information about medications, treatments and a directory of providers and mental health care professionals

Mental Health .gov

Offers information on mental health disorders, how to get treatment, how to help someone with a mental health disorder and more

NAMI or the National Alliance on Mental Illness

The nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by millions of Americans. They offer information for people with mental illness and their families and caregivers.

National Institute of Mental Health

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. 

Psych Central

Learn more about disorders, take a screening quiz, articles, blogs and find treatment

SAMHSA or Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

For general information on mental health and to locate treatment services in your area

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Hotline offers information about suicide prevention and stories of suicide survivors.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is the only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the implementation of the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.



VA Healthcare

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

CMS has information on its website about benefits and eligibility for mental health programs and how to enroll.

Mental Health & Addiction Insurance

Learn more about Mental Health & Addiction Insurance on the U.S. Department Human Health Services website