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Web Resources for Patients and Families

General Information and Resources

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National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

An organization for mental health consumers and their families, offering education, support groups, and advocacy opportunities.

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Health
Facts about mental health issues and research

Network of Care

Behavioral Health Systems – Baltimore
Provides information about behavioral health services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools and other features for individuals, families and agencies.

Medline Plus

Provides information on a range of health topics

Maryland Disability Law Center

Provides legal assistance to people with disabilities on issues including freedom from abuse, fair housing, and discrimination complaints.

Maryland Legal Aid Bureau

Legal services for low-income residents of Maryland

Maryland Licensee Directory

Information on facilities licensed by State of Maryland to provide services including adult medical day care, assisted living, hospice, home health care, and outpatient physical therapy

Maryland Medical Assistance Programs

Information on health care services to low-income residents in Maryland, including Medicaid Program, Primary Adult Care Program, and Children’s Health Program


Information about Medicare services, including prescription drug plans

Social Security

Information about disability and Supplementary Security Income, including qualifications and how to apply

Benefits Check Up

Helps senior citizens with limited income locate programs to assist with prescriptions, utility bills, meals, health care, and other needs

Information about Specific Disorders

Affective (Mood) Disorders

National Association of Mental Illness

Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association

Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

SAMSHA – Substance Abuse and Mental Healthth Services Administration
Works closely with other health agencies to advance behavioral health priorities

Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Alzheimer’s Association

Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders

National Institute of Mental Health

Pain Disorders

Johns Hopkins Pain Treatment Program

Geriatric Disorders

National Institute on Aging

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