Barbara Schneider Foundation has identified the following Websites as accurate, reliable sources of information:

American Psychiatric Association – The professional association of psychiatrists in the US.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law – The premier national organization for legal issues related to mental health

CIT International Website and the Memphis CIT – learn the Memphis Model from those who developed it.

Combat Veterans Website – Really good things for combat vets and those who love them. It’s put together by a Vietnam-era Marine, Sgt. Andrew Brandi, an author and advocate for those suffering from combat PTSD. Combat vets will find comforting and helpful information at his website.

DHS Adult Mental Health – Minnesota Department of Human Services works to ensure accessible mental health services and supports for adults.

Mental Health America – A national leader in mental health. Formerly known as the National Mental Health Association.

Health Care Directives – Minnesota Department of Health

Minnesota Mental Health Crisis Contact Numbers – 24 hour resources on the Minnesota Department of Human Services website. Listed by county, find mental health crisis services in your local area.

National Alliance on Mentally Illness – A national leader in mental health. Formerly known as the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

National Institute of Mental Health – The agency of the Federal Government that does research and education into all aspects of mental illness.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – The US government provides information for veterans and their families on this website, Veterans and Military Families.

SAMHSA’s GAINS Center – the national locus for mental health and substance abuse research on individuals with criminal justice contact.

SAMHSA’s Homelessness Resource Center – SAMHSA has established a Website of homelessness resources & networking.

Additional Resources recommended by SAMHSA

Public information about mental health and mental illness is available at

Publications on mental health topics can be ordered online from SAMHSA Publications

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education – The premier suicide prevention organization.

Tasks Unlimited – A Minnesota provider of supported employment and related services for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness.

Organizations that may be able to provide you with additional information: