F – M

Gambling Problems

REFERENCE LINKS

National Council on Problem Gambling
www.ncpgambling.org
Help for problem gamblers and their families, including resources and a 24-hour hotline.

Gamblers Anonymous
http://www.gamblersanonymous.org
A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

Oklahoma Association for Gambling Addiction Awareness
http://www.oagaa.org
Comprehensive Web site focused on education and advocacy including helpful information regarding gambling addiction and steps that families can take to protect themselves financially.

Geriatric Mental Health

REFERENCE LINKS

ElderWeb
www.elderweb.com
Click on Body and Soul. This section provides information about the physical needs of the elderly, and the mental, social, and spiritual needs of botholder adults and their caregivers.

Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
www.gmhfonline.org
Good information and fact sheets for older adults, family members and caregivers.

The Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention
http://www.ioaging.org
Elder-friendly resource. Includes the nationwide toll-free Friendship Line offering telephone support to depressed, isolated, abused, and/or suicidal older adults.

Homelessness

REFERENCE LINKS

National Coalition for the Homeless
www.nationalhomeless.org
The National Coalition for the Homeless website offers information on public policy, current housing studies, facts about homelessness, and internet resources on this topic.

National Alliance to End Homelessness
www.naeh.org
Information on policy, legislation, resources, statistics, and best practices in the area of homelessness.

Legal Issues

REFERENCE LINKS

NAMI Legal Center
www.nami.org/legal/index.html
The NAMI Legal Center advocates for the rights of individuals with severe mental illnesses.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
www.bazelon.org
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law provides illegal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disability.

Marriage and Family

REFERENCE LINKS

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
www.aamft.org
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy site, with clinical updates on a variety of mental health topics, and therapist locator; providing contact information for therapists within 5-50 miles of your zip code area.

Medications

REFERENCE LINKS

Yahoo! Health Drug Index
http://health.yahoo.com/drugs/a.html
Yahoo’s clearinghouse on medication. Search for medications by name and type.

Military and Veteran Support

REFERENCE LINKS

City of Tulsa Veterans’ Resources
www.tulsaveterans.com
Local information, resources and events for area veterans.

Real Warriors • Real Battles • Real Strength
www.realwarriors.net
The Real Warriors Campaign is an initiative launched by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) to promote the processes of building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families.

Support Your Vet
www.supportyourvet.org
SupportYourVet.org provides the friends and family members of returning Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans with information on how to help young Veterans make the transition from combat to civilian life.