Finding Answers

The following websites offer a wealth of information about serious mental illness, its treatment and how family members can help and be helped.

Open the Doors

World Psychiatric Association global program combating the stigma of schizophrenia. The site includes information for people with schizophrenia and their families and friends on:

Colorado Recovery

Intensive community-based treatment program for people with serious mental illness. This site has an extensive library of information about:

National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI is a strong source of support, education, and advocacy for people with serious mental illness, their family members and friends. Their website offers detailed information about many psychiatric conditions including schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, major depression and autism spectrum disorders.

National Institutes on Mental Health

NIMH is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The NIMH website offers:





Open the Doors is a World Psychiatric Asociation global program combating the stigma of schizophrenia.


Colorado Recovery is an intensive community-based treatment program for people with serious mental illness.


NAMI is a strong source of support, education, and advocacy for people with serious mental illness, their family members and friends.