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The publications listed below are provided by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and include strategies for promoting mental health. These publications are for informational purposes only, and are not intended as a substitute for clinical care. Please note: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the fact sheets. If you do not have the required software, please click on the image below to download a free copy.

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Anxiety Disorders ANXIETY DISORDERS: A detailed booklet that describes the symptoms, causes and treatments of the major anxiety disorders. It also includes information on getting help and coping. (2009)
Generalized Anxiety Disorder GENERALIZED ANXIETY DISORDER:  An easy-to-read booklet on generalized anxiety disorder that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help. (2007)
bipolar booklet image  BIPOLAR DISORDER: A detailed booklet that describes the symptoms, causes and treatment of Bipolar Disorder. It also includes information on getting help and coping. (2009)
  BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER:  A brief overview that focuses on the symptoms, treatments, and research findings. (2009)
Depression DEPRESSION:  A detailed booklet that describes the symptoms, causes and treatment of Depression. Also includes information on getting help and coping. (2007)
Depression & Women WOMEN AND DEPRESSION- DISCOVERING HOPE:  A booklet that describes the symptoms, treatment and factors contributing to depression that are unique to women.  (2009)
    MEN AND DEPRESSION:  A brief overview that describes what you need to know about depression in men: how it looks, how it feels, getting help, and getting better.  (2011)
  OLDER ADULTS AND DEPRESSION:  A brief overview of the statistics on depression and suicide in older adults, with information on depression treatments and suicide prevention.  (2011)
  DEPRESSION AND COLLEGE STUDENTS:  Many people experience the first symptoms of depression during their college years. This booklet describes what depression is, how it affects college students, and treatment options.  (2011)
Eating Disorders EATING DISORDERS:  A detailed booklet that describes symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.  (2009)
medication booklet image  MEDICATIONS:  A detailed booklet that describes the medications for treating mental disorder. It includes a comprehensive list of medications. (2008)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD): An easy-to-read booklet on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help.  (2006)
Panic Disorder PANIC DISORDER:  An easy-to-read booklet on Panic Disorder that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help — includes a self-test. (2008)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD): An easy-to-read booklet on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help.  (2008)
Schizophrenia SCHIZOPHRENIA:  A detailed booklet that describes symptoms, causes and treatments of Schizophrenia. It also includes information on getting help and coping. (2009)
Social Anxiety Disorder SOCIAL ANXIETY DISORDER:  An easy-to-read booklet on Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) that explains what it is, when it starts, how long it lasts, and how to get help.  (2009)
 
SUICIDE IN AMERICA - FAQs: 
A brief overview of the statistics on depression and suicide with information on depression treatments and suicide prevention
 
NEUROIMAGING AND MENTAL ILLNESS: 
 This publication answers frequently asked questions about what brain scans can and cannot do related to diagnosing mental illnesses.
 
 
 
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