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The following links are to web sites that maintain information that many consumers of mental health services find useful. These resources are primarily targeted to providing information regarding self-help, advocacy, and empowerment for persons who have experienced mental illnesses.

Great Lakes ADA and Accessible IT Center, A Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center: http://lifecenter.ric.org/index.php?tray=content&tid=top283&cid=2703

Mental Health America's National Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Center: http://www.ncstac.org/

Consumers of mental health services may seek additional resources at http://www.mentalhealthassociation.com/

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Indiana: http://www.nami.org/mstemplate.cfm?micrositeid=169

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) -- STAR Center: Support, Technical Assistance, and Resources: http://www.consumerstar.org/

National Empowerment Center: http://www.power2u.org/

National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse: http://www.mhselfhelp.org/

In addition to the above sites for consumers, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) provides many links to helpful sites for persons wanting information about mental illness treatment and recovery. These sites can be accessed through the following link: SAMHSA

Connect2Help (Formerly Information and Referral Network): http://www.connect2help.org/

Disability.gov provides federal government information and resources for persons interested in disability-related issues: https://www.disability.gov/

Early Childhood Meeting Place: http://www.earlychildhoodmeetingplace.org/

Empowerment /Self-Determination Resources: http://www.cmhsrp.uic.edu/nrtc/tools.asp

Indiana Consortium for Mental Health Services Research: http://www.indiana.edu/~icmhsr/

Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities: http://www.in.gov/gpcpd/

Indiana Institute on Disability and Community: http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/

Indiana Parent Information Network: http://www.ipin.org/

Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services: http://www.in.gov/ipas/

Legislative Codes: http://www.in.gov/legislative/iac/title440.html

Mary Ellen Copeland: http://www.mentalhealthrecovery.com/

M.E.D. Works Program: http://www.in.gov/fssa/ompp/2548.htm

National Council on Disability (NCD): http://www.ncd.gov/

Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion (ADS Center): http://promoteacceptance.samhsa.gov

Systems of Care overview: http://store.samhsa.gov/term/Systems-of-Care