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This resource includes a wide variety of encyclopedias with information on mental illness, including the Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health and the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.
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- Business, Science and Technology Division »
The Business, Science and Technology Division at the Harold Washington Library Center has resources such as medical dictionaries and guides to medicines as well as information on psychiatric issues and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
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The Chicago Public Library offers resources on health and medical care, including recommended reads, databases with news and research on diseases and medical procedures, and helpful websites.
- Live Your Life Well
- Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago
The Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago promotes prevention and education, and offers referrals for support.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness
The National Alliance on Mental Illness focuses on awareness, education and advocacy. Find information about mental illnesses and mental health care, including treatments, as well as resources for veterans.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Chicago
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Chicago provides education programs for people with mental illnesses and their family members.
- National Institute of Mental Health
Find information about mental illnesses, including signs and symptoms, treatment, research and statistics. Locate service providers and programs in How to Find Help.
- Resource Centers
The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry compiles frequently asked questions, factsheets, clinical resources, research and more on a wide range of mental health disorders that affect children.