Performing a search on the internet for information about anxiety and depression can be an ominous task, especially for those that suffer from anxiety. Much of the information you seek is buried deep in the search results. Michael’s Giving H.A.N.D. hopes to ease this challenge by continuously updating this page with trusted sources. Please feel free to contact us with any special requests for information to help direct you to an appropriate source.

Our Partners

Temple Health – Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Department

The goals of the Temple University Department of Psychiatry include excellence in clinical care, education,
and academic advancement and research in behavioral health sciences. Dr. William R. Dubin – Chair.

Jefferson Health – Child & Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry Services

The Jefferson Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior is a highly renowned and esteemed clinical
and academic department in the region. Dr. Michael J. Vergare – Chairman.

Drexel Medicine – Psychiatry Department

Drexel Psychiatry is committed to providing quality, compassionate psychiatric care
for patients living in the Greater Philadelphia area. Dr. Wei Du – Chair.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide, AFSP is a voluntary health organization that provides a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

Legacy Treatment Centers

Legacy Treatment Services is a non-profit behavioral health organization that aims to change the outcomes for people of all ages from surviving to thriving. Its continuum of services include: prevention programs, crisis intervention, outpatient therapy and psychiatric services, substance abuse services, therapeutic foster care, residential programs, juvenile detention alternatives, case management, developmental disability services, and a special education school. Nick DeRose, Chief Business Officer.

Trusted Resources

Below are trusted resources that offer valuable information pertaining to mental health conditions:

National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)

The lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. Its mission is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.

National Alliance on Mental Illnesses

The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255

This Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support and crisis counseling to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, across the United States.

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

A project of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this site is meant to facilitate learning about the effects of drug use on the brain, body, and the lives of teens.

Stop Bullying

An interagency government effort that shares what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

Mental Health Partnerships

Mental Health Partnerships offers more than 40 mental health programs and services throughout the Greater Philadelphia region and beyond, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania, and select locations in the state of Delaware.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The mission of this U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agency is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities by making substance use and mental disorder information, services, and research more accessible.

Johns Hopkins Medicine – Adolescent
Depression Awareness Program

A program that aims to increase awareness and decrease stigma about mood disorders in young people while stressing the need for evaluation and treatment.