Mental Health Links

Mental Health Links

Addiction and Suicide
A thorough overview of the connections between substance abuse and suicide, as provided by, an addiction treatment referral service.

Bipolar Disorder Learning Center
A more in-depth resource for people with bipolar disorder and their loved ones as provided by Healthline, an interactive resource for mental and medical health treatment.

Brave’s technology connects people with community supporters when they’re alone and at risk of overdose. Anonymous and private, these tools can keep you safe(r) from overdose, wherever you are, whenever you need it.

Canary app
Canary is an overdose prevention app that monitors for a user’s inactivity after activation. In the event that a user stops moving and fails to respond to prompts by Canary, the app issues an alert to others.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
DBSA offers peer-based, wellness-oriented support and empowering services and resources available when people need them, where they need them, and how they need to receive them.

Depression Screening
Mental Health America offers a 10-question online depression screening mechanism on its website. features a comprehensive list of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications currently or formerly on the market and outlines their potential side-effects, including the potential for depression and suicidal behavior.

Living Well Network
Operated by the Dennis H. Jones Living Well Network (a project of Methodist Healthcare), the Front Porch gives you access to a system of tools and resources for the Memphis and Mid-South area, gathered for the sole purpose of helping those with depression, anxiety, and alcohol abuse. Whether you need advice for yourself or a loved one, the Front Porch is here to provide you with information and applications you can use to brighten your outlook.

The Medical Malpractice Center
The Medical Malpractice Center is a non-profit that offers information and resources for people who have encountered medical and/or mental health malpractice, such as medication errors and flawed practices, and to spreading awareness of the problem of malpractice and helping families dealing with its affects.

National Alliance for Mental Illness
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders. The NAMI website provides a listing of Tennessee NAMI affiliates.

NIMH – National Institute/Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the principal biomedical and behavioral research agency of the United States Government. NIH is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The National Mental Health Association
The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is the country’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness.

Never Use Alone
Never Use Alone’s mission is to provide a life saving point of contact for people who use drugs, there to help you in the event of an overdose.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA is An Agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. SAMHSA is the Federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.

Veritas Collaborative
A specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders, with four locations in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia.