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King County is providing links to these external web sites in the hope that users will find useful reference material on mental health related subjects. Because King County cannot control those sites, it cannot be held responsible for content included in them. Moreover, in no way should an external link be considered any form of endorsement by King County.

Mental Health Links

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    General information on variety of subjects for all ages
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
    National Institute of Mental Health
  • Facts on Children's Mental Health in America 
    National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) fact sheets
  • National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) 
    NASMHPD advocates for the collective interests of state mental health authorities and their directors at the national level. NASMHPD analyzes trends in the delivery and financing of mental health services. It also disseminates knowledge on the integration of public mental health programming in today's fast-evolving healthcare environments.
  • Reasonable Accommodations: Handling Your Psychiatric Disability at Work or School
    A resource to help employers, teachers, employees and students address work and school issues, reasonable accommodations, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This website contains information related to laws, disclosure, and situations related to having a mental illness in the workplace or school setting. Provided by the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University, Boston, MA.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 
    NAMI's efforts focus on support for persons with serious brain disorders and for their families; advocacy for nondiscriminatory and equitable federal, state, and private-sector policies; research into the causes, symptoms and treatments for brain disorders; and education to eliminate the pervasive stigma surrounding severe mental illness.
  • NAMI Washington 
    Families Affected by Mental Illnesses: Supporting, Educating and Advocating 
    Washington State affiliate of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • NAMI Eastside
    Local chapter of NAMI, a grass-roots self-help organization for individuals with neurobiological psychiatric disorders, their families and friends, and other caring people
  • NAMI Greater Seattle
    Local chapter of NAMI, a grass-roots self-help organization for individuals with neurobiological psychiatric disorders, their families and friends, and other caring people
  • NAMI South King County Home Page 
    NAMI South King County is a grass-roots self-help organization for individuals with neurobiological psychiatric disorders, their families and friends, and other caring people.
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 
    The latest information from NIMH about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental illnesses. Included are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets, and other educational materials.

Alcohol & Drugs 

General Resources & Public Agencies 



Faces and Voices of Recovery

Faces and Voices of Recovery is an organization committed to changing public perceptions of recovery, promoting effective public policy, and demonstrating that recovery is working for millions of people.

Use this link for more information:

Join Together

Join Together is a leading provider of information to advance effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention and treatment.

Use this link for more information:

National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

An annual event each September promotes the message that recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction is possible and treatment works.

It brings together people in recovery as well as family and others who support those in recovery through local community events for throughout the month. See this link for more information including local events planning:

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