Resources–Updated: 7/27/20

Information about the services and other activities of Summit members is available by clicking on the links to their websites on the Summit members page. 

Additional information and resources are available at the following websites:

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

Assertive Community Treatment Association

Bazelon Center

Center for Disease Control–Suicide Prevention resources

Center on Psychiatric Disability and Co-Occurring Medical Conditions

Choices in Recovery (resources related to schizophrenia)

Clinical Trials Registry


Community Mental Health Services Block Grant Application (FY2011)

Community Oriented Correctional Health Services

Complimentary and Alternative Treatments for Mental Health Conditions (Mental Health America)

Criminal Justice Mental Health Consensus Project (of the National Center for State Courts)

Erasing the Distance

Governor’s Nursing Home Safety Task Force

Grundy County Behavioral Health Alliance

Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association

Illinois Childrens’ Healthcare Foundation

Illinois Mental Health Colaborative for Access and Choice

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (DHFS)

Illlinois Department of Human Services (DHS)

Illinois DocAssist (online and telephone assistance for primary care physicians needing advice about mental, emotional and behavioral problems of children and youth)

Illinois General Assembly

Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission (GAC)

Illinois Mental Health Court Association

Illinois State Board of Elections (Find your state senator and representative)

Illinois state-funded mental health providers

International Academy of Law and Mental

International Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (IAPSRS)

InterVoice (Website for people who hear voices)

Kendra’s Law Final Report (June, 2009)

Mental Health. gov 

Mental Health America

Mental Health America Career Center–jobs in the mental health field.

Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code

“MInds on Edge”  Fred Friendly Seminar on mental illness

“Morbidity and Mortality in People with Serious Mental Illnesses” NASMHPD (October, 2006)

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Associaton of Mental Health Planning and Advisory Councils (NAMHPAC)

National Commission on Correctional Healthcare

National Committee for Quality Assurance

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH)

National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

Olmstead cases chart

Parity Implementation Coalition

Partnership for Chronic Diseases

Psychiatric Services, Journal of the American Psychiatric Association

Say it Out Loud Campaign

Special Ed Advocacy Center (SEAC)

Special Report on the Cook County Hospital for the Insane (1886)

State Government (Illinois) Telephone Directory

Strengthening Families Illinois

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN)

Surgeon General’s Report on Mental Health (1999)

Treatment Advocacy Center’s Fifty State Survey of Commitment Standards

Materials from Forum on Mental Health in Illinois–July 11, 2012

Videos about mental illness

Kings Park website

Patrick Corrigan, Ph. D. (Chicago Consortium for Stigma Research)

Mark Heyrman

Joseph Troiani, Ph. D.  (Adler School/Will County Mental Health Department)

Melanie Kinley (Thresholds)

MHAI You Tube videos

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