The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a non-profit, grassroots organization (founded in Madison!) dedicated to building better lives for people affected by mental illness, including partners and families. This page contains links to information about specific disorders, as well as NAMI's printable factsheets and brochures.
The American Psychiatric Association is the country's largest professional organization for psychiatrists. The Patients and Families page contains information about a variety of disorders, which is regularly edited and updated by mental health professionals. Other resources, including the APA's doctor finder tool, are also linked here.
National Institute of Mental Health is a division of the NIH, and is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders, including substance use disorders. In addition to illness-specific information, this site also has information about ongoing research studies.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is a federal organization dedicated to behavioral health-specific public health initiatives. This site contains mental health news, information, and resources for finding treatment.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a group support resource for recovery from substance use. Originally intended to focus on alcohol, but many struggling with other substances also find the meetings useful. This is the national site, and contains general information as well as a meeting finder tool.
This is the local page for the Madison Area Intergroup Central Office of Alcoholics Anonymous. Linked on the right-hand side are regularly-updated lists of Madison and South Central Wisconsin AA meetings.