Work-related Sites

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This is a list of employment and mental health related resources. For a complete description with addresses and phone numbers, including listed organizations without web sites, go to the Employer Resources page on our web site for employers and educators. Otherwise, click on the organization name to link to their web site directly.

The following categories of resources are:

Business/Employer Resources
Government/Legal Resources
Mediation Resources
Mental Health/Consumer Resources
Disability and Research Centers
International Resources
Newsgroups

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Business/Employer Resources


ADA Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers (DBTACS)
New England DBTAC
Northeast DBTAC
Mid-Atlantic DBTAC
Southeast DBTAC
Great Lakes DBTAC
Southwest DBTAC
Great Plains DBTAC
Rocky Mountain DBTAC
Pacific DBTAC
Northwest DBTAC
Ability Magazine
Council of Better Business Bureaus' Foundation
Internal Revenue Service
Job Accommodation Network
President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
Washington Business Group on Health

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Government/Legal Resources


Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Federal Communications Commission
The Common Carrier Bureau
Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
U.S. Department of Justice
(Civil Rights Division)
U.S. Department of Transportation
(Office of Chief Counsel)
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Mediation Resources


Mediation Training and Information Center for the ADA
(Key Bridge Foundation)

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Mental Health/Consumer Resources


Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Anxiety-Panic Resource Center
Bipolar World

Coalition of Voluntary Mental Health Agencies
Consumer Organization and Networking Technical Assistance Center
Depression Resource Center
DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology)
The Family Village
Focus for Work Employers Hotline
Knowledge Exchange Network
Med Web
The Madness Group
The Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
National Institute of Mental Health
National Council on Disability Rights
National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems
National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association
National Empowerment Center
National Mental Health Association
National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse
Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals
(Substance Abuse Mental Health)
People Who Net
Prozac Survivors Support Group
The Society for Manic-Depression
Work and Service

West Virginia Mental Health Consumer Association
http://www.psycheducation.org

http://www.ABLEDATA.com
http://www.schizophrenia.com
http://www.psycom.net/depression.central.html
http://www.protectionandadvocacy.com
http://community.gopbi.com/bipolar
http://welcome.to/bipolardisorder

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Disability and Research Centers


Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University
Matrix Research Institute
National Clearing House of Rehabilitation Training Materials (NCHRTM)
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
National Research and Training Center on Rehabilitation and Mental Illness
State Vocational Rehabilitation Service Program
(Rehabilitation Services Administration)
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International Resources

Australia
Our Disability Discrimination Act (similar to the ADA)
Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission (who administer the DDA)
Centrelink (government department, deals with both income support and employment issues)
Asia
Europe
Africa

 

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Newsgroups

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-Education for people with physical/mental disabilities
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- Library access for People with disabilities
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-Disabled Student Services in Higher Education
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Computer Access for People with Disabilities
clari.news.disabilities
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-News of ethnic minorities, gays aging, disabled
soc.support.depression.treatment
soc.support.depression.misc
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soc.support.depression.family
 

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