Healthcare Provider Resources

American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) – The American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) is a growing community of more than 7,000 clinical mental health counselors. Together, they make a critical impact on the lives of Americans. AMHCA succeeds in giving a voice to our profession nationwide and in helping to serve you and your colleagues in your state. Our mission is to enhance the profession of clinical mental health counseling through licensing, advocacy, education and professional development.

MedScape – Medscape from WebMD offers specialists, primary care physicians and other health professionals the most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools on the web. After a simple, one-time, free registration, Medscape from WebMD automatically delivers to you a personalized specialty site that best fits your registration profile.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 132,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards and to advance sound social policies.

National Association of Social Workers – Massachusetts (NASW MA) – The Massachusetts Chapter of NASW is the major professional social work organization in the state. NASW is committed to the mission of advancing professional social work practice and the profession as well as promoting human rights, social and economic justice and unimpeded access to services for everyone. Its 8,300 members work in a broad range of settings including hospitals and other health care settings, community agencies, government, academia, business, nursing homes, schools and private practice. The chapter’s staff is available to answer member inquiries regarding social work practice, legislative and social policy issues, continuing education, licensing issues and other informational requests.

Office of the Surgeon General – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – The 1999 Surgeon General Report on Mental Health outlines the prevalence, characteristics and challenges of mental health problems in children, adults and older adults. Click on “Reports and Publications,” then “Public Health Reports of the Surgeon General” and select “All Reports.” Scroll down to the year 1999 and click on “Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General.”