CMH Resources

NAMI – National Alliance of Mental Health
http://www.nami.org
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The website includes information on support and education on mental illness.


SAMSHA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
http://www.samhsa.gov/
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMSHA’s website includes information and resources on prevention, treatment and recovery as well as thorough state and national data on mental health and substance abuse.


Child Trauma Academy
http://childtrauma.org/
The Child Trauma Academy (CTA) is a not-for-profit organization based in Houston, Texas working to improve the lives of high-risk children through direct service, research and education. The website includes information on the science behind mental health and a library of resources on mental health.


National Child Traumatic Stress Network
www.nctsn.org
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) brings a singular and comprehensive focus to childhood trauma. NCTSN’s website includes resources and clear definitions of trauma types.


Alaska Department of Behavioral Health
http://dhss.alaska.gov/dbh/Pages/default.aspx
The State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Behavioral Health Department. The DHSS website includes resources, grants, and information on behavioral health services within AK.


Alaska Center For Resource Families
www.acrf.org
The Alaska Center For Resource Families (ACRF) provides a continuum of services to Alaska foster parents, adoptive parents, relative caretakers and guardians. The website offers information and resources on becoming a foster parent and adoption within Alaska.


Foster Family-based Treatment Association
www.ffta.org
The Foster Family-based Treatment Association (FFTA) is a national association aimed at developing, promoting and supporting Treatment Foster Care. The website includes information on educational opportunities, conferences and advocacy for Treatment Foster Care.


AK Child Abuse Hotline

AK Suicide Hotline

AK Department of Health and Social Services Parent Hotline

AK Tribal Health Consortium HIV/AIDS Hotline

800-478-4444

877-266-HELP (4357)

800-643-KIDS (5437)

907-729-2907