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NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a component of the National Institutes of Health, seeks to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on the mind, brain, and behavior. NIMH provides a wide range of information based on that research. Publications are available through the NIMH Web site or by calling the NIMH information center for information and to order publications.

Review Date: July 26, 2011

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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, formerly the American Academy of Child Psychiatry, was founded in 1953 to further the diagnosis, research, and treatment of mental illnesses affecting children, adolescents, and their families. It provides information for both the public and mental health professionals. The Academy also works with a network of mental health groups to improve mental health care and with government agencies to influence public policy. It also holds scholarly institutes on such subjects as epidemiology and psychiatry and the law.

Review Date: December 29, 2011

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American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the mental health and well-being of older people and improving the care of those with late-life mental disorders. AAGP's mission is to enhance the knowledge base and standard of practice in geriatric psychiatry through education and research and to advocate for meeting the mental health needs of older Americans.

Review Date: December 05, 2011

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American Psychiatric Association

The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the world’s largest psychiatric organization. It is a medical specialty society representing more than 36,000 psychiatric physicians from the United States and around the world. Its member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including intellectual developmental disorders and substance use disorders. APA Members are primarily medical specialists who are psychiatrists or in the process of becoming psychiatrists.

Review Date: December 16, 2011

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Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists

The Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP) is involved in the following activities to accomplish its goal: publishes a quarterly newsletter and the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Psychotherapy; conducts seminars and discussion groups concurrent with the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA); works within the APA to advocate for policies relevant to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community; collaborates with other organizations of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered physicians and other minority and advocacy groups; provides referral services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered patients; assists medical students and residents in their professional development; and encourages and facilitates the presentation of programs and publications relevant to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered concerns at professional meetings

Review Date: January 07, 2009

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University Healthcare Hospitals and Clinics

University Healthcare and the University of Utah offer numerous patient education resources in both English and Spanish to patients and their families.

Review Date: October 14, 2011

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