Disorders in which Psychosis can Occur

Coming together to create a better approach to mental and behavioral health in Oklahoma

HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR DISORDERS IN WHICH PSYCHOSIS CAN OCCUR

WEBSITES

Brain & Behavioral Research Foundation

bbrfoundation.org
This site provides downloadable fact sheets on psychotic disorders.

Mental Health America

mentalhealthamerica.net
Visit Mental Health America’s site for information on mental health, getting help, and taking action.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

nami.org
NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self- help, support, and advocacy organization of individuals with mental disorders and their families. This website provides many resources on psychosis. The National Alliance on Mental Illness also offers peer support groups for families and consumers.

National Council for Behavioral Health

TheNationalCouncil.org
To locate mental health and addiction treatment facilities in your community, use the “Find a Provider” feature on the National Council’s website.

National Institute of Mental Health

nimh.nih.gov
This US government site gives a wealth of up- to- date information on psychosis in the form of downloadable booklets and fact sheets.

Pendulum

pendulum.org
Pendulum is a nonprofit organization providing information on bipolar disorder. The website includes book reviews, discussion forums, articles, and links to other resources.

Schizophrenia.com

schizophrenia.com
This website provides information, support, and education to family members, caregivers, and individuals whose lives have been affected by schizophrenia.

 

HELP LINES

American Psychiatric Association Answer Center

1-888-35 PSYCH (1-888-357-7924)

SUPPORT GROUPS

Mental Health Association of Oklahoma

Connects people with information and resources related to mental health and provides programs and services.

Lottie House Drop-In Center: 1311 N Lottie Ave OKC, provides a friendly atmosphere for adults experiencing mental illness or homelessness. Connects individuals to peer support programs, trainings, classes, case management, resources and services.

Sunbridge Counseling: Provides counseling services for those who are uninsured or cannot pay their deductible. Individual and group counseling services available.

Call 405-943-3700 for all services mhaok.org

National Alliance on Mental Health

nami.org
On the home page, click on “Find Support.”

Recovery International

recovery-inc.com
On the home page, click on “Find a Meeting” to find the next Recovery International meeting in your area. Recovery International, a Chicago-based self-help mental health organization, sponsors weekly group peer-led meetings in many communities, as well as telephone and internet-based meetings.

Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America

sardaa.org/schizophrenia-anonymous
Schizophrenia Anonymous is comprised of self- help groups established to support the recovery of people who experience schizophrenia. The website lists location of self- help groups.

BOOKS

Overcoming Bipolar Disorder. Author: Bauer, Kilbourne, Greenwald and Ludman. 2009

Bipolar disorder: a guide for patients and families (revised edition). Author: Francis Mondimore. 2006

Getting your life back together when you have schizophrenia. Author: Roberta Temes. 2002

PODCASTS

Shrink Rap Radio Psychology: All the psychology you need to know and just enough to make you dangerous… This podcast features renowned psychologist Dr. David Van Nuys with in-depth interviews on a broad array of psychological topics including: psychotherapy, dreams, consciousness, depth psychology, business psychology, developmental psychology, mind/body psychology, personal growth, psychology and art, research psychology, social issues, and spirituality.

All In The Mind podcast is Radio National’s weekly foray into the mental universe, the mind, brain and behavior – everything from addiction to artificial intelligence.

Mental Illness Happy Hour: “A perversely safe place in which he and his guests talk about their fears, addictions and traumatic childhoods.” – NY Times “Normalizes what so many others feel but have been too fearful or ashamed to express…remarkable” – Psychology Today

Other information and links to the top podcasts about psychosis: player.fm/podcasts/Psychosis

APPS

UCSF PRIME: The ultimate goal of PRIME is to inspire young people with schizophrenia to improve quality of life. The app includes social networking with relatable peers, goal setting focused on promoting well being, and access to mental health motivational coaches to support users in improving their lives.

Peak – Brain Training: This app was chosen as Best App 2014 in over 24 countries around the world. Reach Peak performance with over 40 unique games, each one developed by neuroscientists and game experts to challenge your cognitive skills and push you further.

Disclaimer: OCCHD Wellness Now does not endorse any of the books, podcasts or Apps listed in this document. They have been reported to be helpful by members or the patients that they serve. Some of them may contain explicit language or content. Please see additional information about the Podcasts and Apps by following the hyperlink provided or by visiting iTunes. They are intended to be supplemental resources and are not meant to replace professional medical or behavioral health advice or services.