• is a great website for finding support groups or like-minded folk in your area
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) has general information, as well as location-specific resources
  • Al-Anon Family Groups are meeting groups for friends and family members of problem-drinkers
  • ACoA an anonymous 12 step program for men and women who grew up in alcoholic homes


  • PIMS – the Pacific Institute of Medical Sciences holds research studies in the Pacific Northwest for a number of psychiatric conditions



  • The Icarus Project an alternative website/forum for those unhappy with current mental health treatments


  • Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher’s memoir published in 2009 about her experience with addiction and bipolar disorder
  • Shockaholic, Carrie Fisher’s memoir published in 2011 about ECT, bipolar disorder, addiction, and more
  • Girl, Interrupted, Susanna Kaysen’s memoir about her stay in a mental ward in 1967 at the age of 18

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