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Mental Health Services and Resources

Businesses can help employees who are struggling with a mental health condition or who have family members who are experiencing suicide risk by providing qualified resources. Listed below are organizations that can help organizations provide mental health services and resources to employees. Some focus on assisting an organization with selecting Employee Assistance Program (EAP) professionals, others help provide treatment recommendations and treatment locators. These organizations will help you gain a better understanding of ways to improve your current mental health services or begin planning the implementation of new programs. Many of the organizations listed below also provide a wealth of information regarding common mental health disorders.

  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    Type of Organization: Patient Directed Organization
    Services: Resources to identify professional help or support groups and educational materials online
    Format (print, webinar, blog, etc.): In person trainings, in person support groups, online PDF educational brochures
    Cost: Contact organization for details
     
  • Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA)
    Type of Organization: EAP Professional Organization 
    Services: Information on selecting and evaluating EAP services for the workplace. Provides products and services to EAPs through membership
    Format (print, webinar, blog, etc.): Online directory of EAPs, online professional development, conference
    Cost: Directory is free, membership = $160+, conferences require fee
     
  • Employee Assistance Society of North America (EASNA)
    Type of Organization: EAP Professional Organization
    Services: Information on selecting and evaluating EAP services for the workplace,  annual conference, and online classes, and jobs section
    Format (print, webinar, blog, etc.): Online publication guide for choosing an EAP, online articles and publication re: EAPs
    Cost: Publications are free, conference attendance has a cost
     
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
    Type of Organization: Government
    Services: Information on mental illnesses and treatment recommendations
    Format (print, webinar, blog, etc.): Online publication
    Cost: Publications are free
National Action Alliance
for Suicide Prevention

1025 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Ste 700 W
Washington, DC 20007

info@theActionAlliance.org