If you need to find a treatment center site for yourself, a friend or family member for any kind of mental illness, from depression to schizophrenia there are two wonderful sites that can put you in touch with a local treatment center anywhere in the country. Run by highly appreciated government funded organizations, these treatment center sites are kept current, and only offer credible factual information on all areas of mental health.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, www.nami.org, and The National Institute of Mental Health, www.nimh.nih.gov, both offer tools to find local support and resources that can lead you to an appropriate treatment center. The search options allow results to be broken down by state to making your search as easy as possible. Each treatment center site lets you use a map to pinpoint your location and help you find a condition specific treatment center, support group or mental hospital. There are also tons of downloadable and printable nationwide directories of resources, affiliated offices and links to further information about treatment centers, treatment options and programs for all manner of emotional and mental illnesses. You can also find links to financial resources to get government grants which make it much easier to get the help you or your family needs.
The wealth of information on a web site like these can help you determine if a visit to a treatment center is even necessary for you or the loved one you have concerns about. Often, small issues regarding mental conditions can be resolved without the expenses of a treatment center making this a great place to look before pulling out your checkbook. There are articles on the treatment center sites, free pamphlets and links to the most current research into mental illness, its signs and symptoms and treatment options all designed to allow you to be able to make an informed decision before you take the next steps.