Resources

Below you will find links to some websites that provide information that may be useful as you to try to understand and find direction about mental health topics. On some of these pages you will find specific tools that you can use to help you move forward in addressing specific concerns.

It is always recommended that you consult with a mental health professional when using these resources to help ensure your understanding and use of the materials will best support your needs.

General Resources

  • The National Institute of Mental Health
    The National Institute of Mental Health division of The National Institutes of Health provides descriptive information about specific mental health concerns. Clients, family members, and other supports often find that they can connect to the information provided.

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  • Mayo Clinic
    The Mayo Clinic website has a search feature that is useful for understanding both mental health and physical health issues.

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  • Help Guide
    HelpGuide.org offers helpful information on a number of mental and general health topics.

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  • Psychology Today
    Psychology Today provides information on several areas of mental health concern as well as interesting articles that may peak your interest.

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  • Gryphon Place
    Gryphon Place provides connections to community resources and agencies as well as crisis services for individuals in emotional distress. They also assist with services including dispute resolution services, peer mediation, school programs, and suicide prevention.


  • Military Personnel & Families

    Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP)

    The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) website contains a lot of information and resources for challenges common to military culture. Dr. Brooks has completed multiple trainings for working specifically with military personnel and families including Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD through Star Behavioral Health Providers who partners with the CDP.

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  • Physical & Developmental Concerns

    Chef Therapeutic Riding Center

    The Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center serves individuals with physical, emotional, and cognitive disabilities.

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  • Children and Parents

    Sutter Health Palo Alto Medical Foundation

    A portion of the Sutter Health Palo Alto Medical Foundation is specifically dedicated to the health needs and concerns of teens. The information can be helpful for both teens and parents regarding common areas of concern for both physical and mental health.

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  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention

    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information on various topics of interest for parents and children including developmental milestones, child mental health, and parenting tips.

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  • Stress and Coping

    Talentsmart

    "Emotional intelligence is your ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and others, and your ability to use this awareness to manage your behavior and relationships.” (Dr. Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves, Emotional Intellligence 2.0) This site provides helpful articles for improving yourself personally and in relationships with others.

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  • Support Groups

    Talentsmart

    This site provides a number of free online support groups for various mental and physical health concerns. Online groups allow you to interact at your own pace and convenience with others who share your experience.

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  • Support Groups

    Disability Network
    Many people find it helpful to connect with others who are experiencing similar life challenges. It can help you know that you are not alone. At this link you will find information on a number of Southwest Michigan support groups organized by county.

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