Mental HealthBy Lynn Sheehy

There is a wealth of information on mental health issues on the Web. In addition to blogs and websites, one can participate in communities where concerned individuals can interact and view speakers via podcasts:

The website below was listed among Time's 50 best websites in 2008. Visitors to Psych Central can find blogs, articles, essays, a medication library, and support groups. An excellent website!


The National Institute of Mental Health is a reputable organization where one can find out about particular illnesses, seek medical help, or find support for family members.


Many Americans suffer from Depression. This website has a great support forum and good information about the illness.


Spiritual health guru Deepak Chopra speaks to the real meaning of success in this podcast.


Listen to NPR's program "Talk of the Nation," as their journalist speaks to psychologist and author Todd Kashdan about what makes us happy and how to lead a fulfilling life.