For More Information and Helpful Resources

These organizations will provide you with valuable information and support for mental health issues. The following descriptions have been taken from their respective websites.

NeuroStar TMS Therapy
Go to this site for technical information and a TMS doctor locator.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI is the foundation for hundreds of State Organizations, NAMI Affiliates, and volunteer leaders who work in local communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy, and support group programs.

Mental Health America
MHA is the leading advocacy organization addressing the full spectrum of mental and substance use conditions and works to inform, advocate and enable access to quality behavioral health services for all Americans.

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation is committed to alleviating the suffering caused by mental illness by awarding grants that will lead to advances and breakthroughs in scientific research. There is a wealth of information available on many mental disorders.

National Institutes of Health
NIH’s mission is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.

Bring Change 2 Mind
BC2M’s mission: To emerge as the world’s most effective organization working to eradicate the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness through widely distributed Public Education Materials based on the latest scientific insights and measured for effectiveness. To act as a portal to a broad coalition of organizations that provide service, screening, information, support and treatment of mental illness.

U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Enter this title in the search field: TMS vs. ECT Comparative: Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Treatment-Resistant Depression in Adults

The Connection Between Mental Illness and Substance Abuse - by Adam Cook
Adam Cook started AddictionHub.org after losing a friend to substance abuse and suicide.  He is interested in helping people find the necessary resources to save their lives from addiction. His mission is aligned with AddictionHub’s, to help people find support with issues relating to addiction.

The events described in this memoir are true. Some names have been replaced by pseudonyms in order to protect privacy, particularly those of medical personnel. This book is intended to reflect the life experiences of the author and in no way should it be considered to be medical advice, recommendations for treatment, or a replacement for medical care given by physicians or trained medical personnel. The author refers to and thereby endorses NeuroStar TMS Therapy® in this book because it was the only FDA-cleared transcranial magnetic therapy device available at the time of treatment and is an integral part of her story. This is by no means a promotional or advertising vehicle for NeuroStar TMS Therapy® nor does the author have any financial ties to Neuronetics, Inc.