NAMI Carroll County

National Resource Center

Resources and Practical Tips

Here you can find resources and tips about mental illness,dealing with a psychiatric crisis, understanding the criminal justice system, and more. Click on the menu to the left for resources on specific topics.

NAMI Carroll County is constantly updating our resource materials, to give you the most up-to-date & relevant information. If you would like us to add  information on a particular topic feel free to contact us!

A Long Road Ahead:  Achieving True Parity in Mental Health and Substance Use Care

Mental Health Parity – What do health insurance consumers say?

Press Release about A Long Road Ahead


Mental Health Parity

Supported Employment- Employment Guide

EBP Supported Employment Program Contacts

Information on Health Care Exchanges

Other Advocacy Resources

Behavioral Health Services for People Who Are Homeless Guide

Healthcare Reform FAQs

The Maryland Early Intervention Program

The Value of NAMI Programs

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Research Psychiatric Services Article

NAMI Family-to-Family Psychiatric Services Article

NAMI In Our Own Voice Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal Article

NAMI In Our Own Voice Research in American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation


What to do in a Psychiatric Crisis

NAMI Brochures on Mental Illness

Borderline Personality Disorder

Understanding Bipolar Disorder and Recovery

Understanding Major Depression and Recovery

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


Other Resources

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