This Month's Featured Resource:
Founded in 1986, the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization specializing in research and education that develops medical, legal, and cultural shifts benefiting the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana for mental and spiritual healing.
In other words, we’ve dedicated the last 35 years to changing the way people think of, talk about, and consume psychedelics through research, education, and advocacy.
Local and Regional
Helpful professionals located in the Greater DC, MD, and VA Metro areas
National and International
Resources for health and well-being across the U.S. and across the ponds.
Books of interest for both clients and mental health specialists alike.
Local and Regional Guide to Helpful Professionals
Brickel & Associates – “We bring a positive, proactive approach to therapy, helping clients achieve greater self-esteem, build healthier relationships, and make the emotional, cognitive and behavioral changes they seek.”
Chesapeake ADHD Center – “We offer neuropsychological and psychological testing to carefully assess ADHD as well as the range of co-occurring conditions.”
Daybreak Psychiatry – “By considering variables such as work, relationships, exercise, diet, and previous treatment, therapy is customized with our clients’ goals explicitly in mind.”
Kolmac Outpatient Recovery Centers – “The goal of Kolmac’s substance abuse treatment programs is to help people in the Baltimore, MD & DC metro areas establish a satisfying life without addictive substances and behaviors.”
The Renfrew Center – “Renfrew provides women suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related mental health problems with the tools they need to succeed in recovery and in life.”
Law Office of Florian Tabaku – “At our Bethesda, family and divorce law firm, our attorneys and staff will work quickly and efficiently to help you more through your legal troubles and get back to enjoying your life and loved ones.”
Moving the Self Psychotherapy Center – “Our goal is to provide a refuge from the confusion we sometimes experience in our daily lives, a time to clarify what’s important and what’s not important and a safe place to begin making changes.”
National and International Resources for Health and Well-Being
DrugRehab.com – “Our mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery. We are here to help you or your loved one every step of the way.”
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – “In this section you will find resources that each of FDA’s three main audience groups use most often to answer regulatory and drug-related questions. Audience-specific resources pages are focused on information that a specific type of user, such as a consumer, may want to find.“
The Gottman Institute – “Be there for your child when it really counts using parenting tools developed from Dr. Gottman’s research on emotional intelligence.”
Harvard Health Blog – “Join the discussion with experts from Harvard Health Publications and others like you on a variety of health topics, medical news and views.”
Mayo Clinic, USA – “Information and tools for a healthy lifestyle”
National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy – “Founded in 1996, the mission of The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy is to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.”
National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) – “NIMH offers authoritative information about mental health disorders as well as information on a range of mental health topics and the latest mental health research.”
Partnership for Drug Free Kids – “We provide support and guidance to families like yours struggling with their son’s or daughter’s subtance use.”
Positive Psychology Program – Your One-Stop Positive Psychology Resource
PsychCentral – “[This is] the oldest annotated directory of online psychology and mental health resources. Every resource contained herein has been personally reviewed by the Psych Central Resource Editor.”
Psychology tools – “Psychology resources are better when they’re shared.”
Rise and Shine – “Child Health & Parenting Advice from Children’s National”
Watson Health Professional – “At Truven Health Analytics, part of the IBM Watson Health business, we help hospitals, health systems and other healthcare providers assess market needs and make informed planning decisions, engage patients and consumers in their healthcare, and support organizational efforts to improve clinical and operational performance across the care continuum.”
Verywell – “Verywell is a friendly online resource where you can explore a full spectrum of health and wellness topics, from comprehensive information on medical conditions to useful advice on fitness, nutrition, mental health, pregnancy, and more.”
VoxHealth – “Our mission is to provide medical condition information that is data-driven, visual, and engaging.”
World Health Organization (WHO) – “Good mental health is related to mental and psychological well-being. WHO’s work to improve the mental health of individuals and society at large includes the promotion of mental well-being, the prevention of mental disorders, the protection of human rights and the care of people affected by mental disorders.”
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