Resources and External Links

Organization Description
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services VDBHDS is the state agency tasked to support people with behavioral health disorders and developmental disabilities. This agency oversees 16 state facilities and 40 locally-run community services boards. This site has information on ALL Coordinated Specialty Care Teams in the state of VA and details regarding the origins of GetOnTrack Prince William County to include funding source. Click Here
Community Services Board – Prince William County This is a local resource in Prince William County for help with mental health conditions. There are many resources for the community. Click Here
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Prince William County This is a very respected grassroots family movement that began over 20 years ago. There is information about psychosis and support for families. Click Here
Psychosis 101 The is an amazing youth oriented website that provides information and videos on Symptoms, myths and treatment of psychosis. We highly recommended for potential participants to view. Click Here
Center for Practice Innovations-
True Stories and personal accounts (Videos)
The Center for Practice Innovations is an organization that helps support GetOnTrack’s efforts to implement evidence based interventions and practices. Lisa Dixon, MD , who is the director of CPI, has lived mental health experience and her own story of recovery. Here is a link to a series of wonderful videos of people and families in their journey to recovery. Click Here
National Institute for Mental Health NIMH is an agency of the US Government. This site has clear information about mental health conditions and provides information on how individuals and family members can recognize symptoms and get the help that they need. Click Here
Yale School of Medicine Yale School of Medicine is a well respected medical school and their website provides a good overview of the symptoms of psychosis. Click Here
Prevention and Recovery In Early Psychosis (PREP) PREP is an early intervention service on the West Coast based on principles developed in Europe and Australia. This is a good overview of core concepts and myths vs. facts. Click Here
National Suicide Prevention Hotline The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Click Here
YouMatter YouMatter is a National Suicide Prevention Lifeline site for young adults, complete with a blog where visitors can share problems and receive support. Click Here
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