Here you will find organizations, web sites, and books related to understanding and managing aspects of cyclothymia.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a support group for those struggling with alcohol abuse and dependence. Their Web site lists local AA meetings, offers information for those new to AA, and provides information about alcoholism.
All About Cyclothymia
This Web site, created by Prentiss Price, Ph.D., is a resource for cyclothymic disorder and offers updates for The Cyclothymia Workbook.
All About Depression
This Web site, created by Prentiss Price, Ph.D., is a resource for information about depression and other mood disorders. It has been online since 1999.
American Psychiatric Association
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209-3901
Phone: (703) 907-1085 or 1-888-35-PSYCH
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, Northeast
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone: (202) 336-5510 or (800) 374-2721
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
8730 Georgia Avenue, Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (240) 485-1001
Fax: (240) 485-1035
Bipolar Disorder Sanctuary
This Web site offers information about bipolar disorder, chats, discussion boards, "Ask the Therapist," personal stories, and support.
Bipolar Significant Other Mailing List
This Web site provides a forum for family and friends of those with bipolar disorder to share information and give and receive support.
This Web site offers education and support for people with bipolar disorder as well as for their families and friends.
This is a patient resource Web site for clinical trials and research on bipolar disorder.
Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
Phone: (847) 256-8525
This Web site offers information about bipolar disorder in children.
Cyclothymia - Psycom.net
This Web site, operating since 1996, is a large resource for internet links to information about mood disorders and other mental health issues.
The Cyclothymia Workbook
This online resource for cyclothymic disorder includes updates for The Cyclothymia Workbook.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
730 N. Franklin Street, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610-7224
Phone: (800) 826-3632 or (312) 642-0049
Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association
2330 West Joppa Rd., Suite 100
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: (410) 583-2919
Equal Employment Opportunities Commission
This Web site contains the text of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and offers other work-related information and assistance.
Harbor of Refuge Organization, Inc.
This Web site offers peer support for people with bipolar disorder and for their families and friends.
Harvard Medical School - Bipolar Research Program
50 Staniford St., Suite 580
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 726-6188
This Web site provides general information, referrals, news about research, treatment information, charts, and self-help tools.
International Society for Bipolar Disorders
PO Box 7168
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-0168
Phone: (412) 605-1412
Internet Mental Health
Since 1995, this has been one of the largest online resources for information about specific mental disorders, treatments, medications, and research.
Medline Plus Health Information
This site offers clinical information about bipolar disorder, diagnosis, research, and treatment, as well as referrals to other organizations.
This Web site offers information about NA as a support group for those struggling with drug abuse and dependence. This site provides general information about substance use and can help you find a local NA meeting.
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
60 Cutter Mill Road, Suite 404
Great Neck, NY 11021
Phone: (516) 829-0091 or (800) 829-8289
Fax: (516) 487-6930
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Colonial Place Three
2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201-3042
Phone: (703) 524-7600
Helpline: (800) 950-6264
Fax: (703) 524-9094
TDD: (703) 516-7227
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: (800) 421-4211
http://www.nimh.nih.gov or http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/bipolar.cfm
These Web sites offer information on disorders, treatment, and research. Free brochures can be ordered online.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9304
Bethesda, MD 20892-9304
National Institute on Drug Abuse
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 5213
Bethesda, MD 20892-9561
Phone: (301) 443-1124
National Mental Health Association
2001 N. Beauregard Street, 12th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: (800) 969-6642 or (703) 684-7722
Fax: (703) 684-5968
TTY: (800) 433-5959
National Women's Health Resource Center
157 Broad Street, Suite 315
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone: (877) 986-9472
This Web site offers information on diagnostic criteria, treatment, favorite books of consumers, articles on coping with mood disorders, writings and poetry, and the Pendulum email list, an online support group for those with bipolar disorders.
Screening for Mental Health, Inc.
One Washington Street, Suite 304
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Phone: (781) 239-0071
Fax: (781) 431-7447
Self Management and Recovery Training
The mission of this organization is "to support individuals who have chosen to abstain, or are considering abstinence from any type of addictive behaviors (substances or activities), by teaching how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, and actions; and to work towards long-term satisfactions and quality of life."
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
This agency of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services provides information about addictions, resources, statistics, prevention, and treatment.
Suicide Prevention Action Network USA, Inc.
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 449-3600
Fax: (202) 449-3601
This Web site describes itself as "a directory for support-related online communities and message boards, chats, organizations and information on over 300 health, personal, and relationship topics."
Surgeon General of the United States
This Web site provides the document, Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General at http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/home.html
Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder
Phone: (866) 240-3250
This organization conducts large scale research on treatment for bipolar disorder funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Treatment Advocacy Center
3300 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 220
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: (703) 294-6001
This legal advocacy organization works to address problems in the mental health treatment system.