Related Websites

A Good American web site has been put together by Brian Chiko -  It has an associated search engine which checks out about 175 of the top web sites that are focused on Schizophrenia, medications, journals, support agencies, psychiatry, etc. One search will now check all those sites, which should save time and energy. There is also a free periodic newsletter from this site called Schizophrenia Update, which appears to take a fairly balanced view of issues. To subscribe, send an e-mail note to

The National Foundation for Depressive illness - - is an American site aimed at public education, with information on the biochemical nature of depression, treatment options, and impact on people and society. Another U.S. organisation, the National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association is on

The Doctor's Guide to Schizophrenia Information and Resources received a good rating from internet users. It contains the latest medical news and information for consumers, friends families and carers affected by schizophrenia or related disorders. A comprehensive site.

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) based in the United States, is always a good source:  If you want to receive their free newsletter send an email message to and in the body of the message write - subscribe to nami-e-news (add your name if you want to), and you're then on-line to receive their information.

Supporting Families in Mental Illness NZ web site is


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New ground breaking research
A new internet based newsletter for NZ's mental health promotion and prevention sector

The Journal, an online self help management programme featuring John Kirwan for people suffering mild to moderate depression.

An interactive website for young people to understand and deal with feelings of depression.

Carers New Zealand—Help for Family, Whanau and Aiga Carers.

5 minute relaxing meditations for carers

Mental Health Commission. Download a guide for family and whanau.

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