- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Mental Health Workgroup provides basic public health information and data on mental health as well as links to mental health organizations by state.
- Mental Health and Chronic Disease Issue Brief No. 2 pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]
- Treatment Works: Get Help for Depression and Anxiety. This CDC Web page offers a podcast called Defeating Depression and guidance on the signs of depression and where to find help.
- Mental Health America’s Factsheet: Co-occurring Disorders and Depressionexternal icon describes the prevalence of depression co-occurring with other medical illnesses such as chronic disease and substance misuse.
- Mental Health America’s Factsheet: Depression: What You Need to Knowexternal icon provides basic facts, symptoms, and treatment information on depression.
- Mental Health America’s Factsheet: Depression in the Workplaceexternal icon provides basic facts, symptoms, and employee attitudes toward depression.
- The Partnership for Workplace Mental Healthexternal icon is a project of the American Psychiatric Foundation. Its website provides extensive resources to promote effective mental health programs in the workplace.
- The Surgeon General’s Report on Mental Health provides extensive background material on depression and other mood disordersexternal icon.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Mental Health Information Center. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Brochure: When it seems like there is no hope, there is helpexternal icon offers information and assistance for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s free and confidential service.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Initiativeexternal icon is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders, as well as those who are at risk of developing these disorders within community and/or medical settings-including physician offices, hospitals, educational institutions, and mental health centers. The website provides a single, comprehensive repository of SBIRT information including training manuals, online resources, links to organizations and publications, and a list of references.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has developed Workplaces That Thrive: A Resource for Creating Mental Health-Friendly Work Environmentsexternal icon to help human resources professionals understand the benefits and design of a mental health-friendly workplace.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) created the What a Difference a Friend Makes Campaign pdf icon[PDF – 921 KB]external icon to encourage, educate, and inspire people between 18 and 25 to support their friends who are experiencing mental health problems.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has developed six Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Resource Kits to encourage the use of evidence-based practices in mental health. The kits contain information sheets, videos, and workbooks and manuals for practitioners.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) publishes regular reports from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. State estimates on depression ratesexternal icon can be used for benchmarking.
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Office of Applied Studiesexternal icon produces regular data and statistical reports on mental health and substance misuse including data on co-occurring disorders and workers.
- Behavioral Health Treatment Locatorexternal icon
- National Business Group on Health’s An Employer’s Guide to Behavioral Health Servicesexternal icon provides a number of evidence-based actionable strategies and recommendations that will allow employers to create and implement a system of affordable, effective, and high-quality behavioral health services. This report was done in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Page last reviewed: August 14, 2019