Family Education & Resources

Family Education & Resources

The following links will take you to websites that will provide additional information or resources. These resources are available to assist your family as you navigate a loved one’s mental illness and journey to recovery.

Family Stories

The Voices of Schizophrenia

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/15/the-voices-of-schizophrenia/

Therapy is not forever

http://www.freedomfromfear.org/userfiles/1708509/file/Therapy%20Does%20Not%20Have%20to%20Last%20Forever(1).pdf

Effective parenting a Social Workers Perspective

http://www.freedomfromfear.org/userfiles/1708509/file/Effective%20Parenting(1).pdf

NAMI Personal Stories

https://www.nami.org/Personal-Stories#

Mental Health Channel

http://mentalhealthchannel.tv/series/stories-of-the-mind


Family Tools & Resources

Here to Help Family Toolkit

http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/sites/default/files/images/family_toolkit_full.pdf

Siblings guide to psychosis

http://www.psychosis101.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/A-siblings-Guide-to-Psychosis.pdf

Shared Decision Making Information

https://www.integration.samhsa.gov/clinical-practice/shared-decision-making

VA Family Resources

https://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/families.asp

How to help in an emotional crisis

http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/emotional-crisis.aspx

Stigma

http://www.changedirection.org/#five-signs

The care giver

http://www.familyaware.org/education/role-of-a-family-caregiver

Family caregiver alliance

https://www.caregiver.org/

Caregiver action network

http://caregiveraction.org/

Caregivers.com

https://www.caregivers.com/

Depression facts sheet

https://nndc.org/the-facts/

Trauma

http://academyofct.site-ym.com/?page=TraumaAdults

FAMpod – families overcoming depression

https://fampod.org/

National Federation of Families

https://www.ffcmh.org/

What Everyone Should Know About Sleep

http://www.freedomfromfear.org/userfiles/1708509/file/What%20Everyone%20Should%20Know%20About%20Sleep.pdf

Mindfulness

http://www.freedomfromfear.org/userfiles/1708509/file/Rediscovering%20Mindfulness(2).pdf

Family and Relationship Issues Topic Center

https://www.mentalhelp.net/articles/family-relationship-issues/

NAMI Arizona – http://www.namiaz.com/

Support Groups – http://mentalhealthaz.org/support-groups/

Maricopa Family Support Alliance – http://maricopafamilysupportalliance.org/about/family-perspective/

The Mighty – https://themighty.com/mental-health/


Family Videos

https://vimeopro.com/user23094934/consumer-and-family-portal/page/1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7Q_hELGTiE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRO0-JXuFMY&t=385s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXJuDNiYUoU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2b3MHuZZJ4&t=21s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoY0NoPMYic&t=10s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn2wH5_5xH4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO5QynPcuPk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmvYF6_nPhs


Information on Disorders

Glossary of Symptoms and Illness

https://www.aacap.org/aacap/Families_and_Youth/Glossary_of_Symptoms_and_Illnesses/Home.aspx

National Institute on Mental Health

https://infocenter.nimh.nih.gov/nimh/home

Here to Help Facts

http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/self-help-resources

Mental Disorder Fact Sheet Downloads

http://psychiatryonline.org/doi/10.1176/appi.books.9781615370740

Webinars on Disorders and Education

https://www.bbrfoundation.org/events

Borderline Personality Disorder

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mclean-hospital/borderline-personality-di_b_14552874.html

Depression and Bipolar

http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=help_landing

Depression facts sheet

https://nndc.org/the-facts/

Bipolar Disorder Facts

http://bpfamily.org/faq-1

Dual Diagnosis/Co-Occurring

https://medlineplus.gov/dualdiagnosis.html

Co-Occurring Disorders

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/co-occurring-disorders

Learning & Information about a Diagnosis

http://rebeccasdream.org/learning/

National Network of Depression Centers

https://nndc.org/initiatives/task-groups/college-mental-health/resources/

Maricopa Family Support Alliance

http://maricopafamilysupportalliance.org/about/family-perspective/


Addiction Resources

http://www.aa.org/

https://www.aaap.org/education-training/

https://www.aaap.org/patient-resources/helpful-links/

Overdose Prevention:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGn-1ktzhpA&feature=youtu.be

https://www.ncadd.org/family-friends

http://www.smartrecovery.org/


Suicide Information and Prevention

American foundation for Suicide Prevention

https://afsp.org/about-suicide/

Crisis text line

https://www.crisistextline.org/

Arizona Suicide Prevention Coalition

http://www.azspc.org/

International Association for suicide prevention

https://www.iasp.info/resources/Crisis_Centres/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Stop a Suicide Today

http://stopasuicide.org/

Suicide.org

http://www.suicide.org/hotlines/arizona-suicide-hotlines.html


Support Groups

http://mentalhealthaz.org/support-groups/

http://www.southwestnetwork.org/nt19rg/result.asp?engSearch=49

http://familyinvolvementcenter.org/services/classes-and-support-groups

https://palgroup.org/helpful-resources/links-for-the-family/family-support-groups/

https://groups.psychologytoday.com/rms/prof_results.php?city=Phoenix&state=AZ&spec=311

http://empactsos.org/support-groups/

http://azdhs.org/documents/az-state-hospital/nami-az-statewide-family-support-groups.pdf