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Open Access Social Work Resources: Disability & Mental Health

Free and open access scholarly resources for social work practitioners during and after their time at Simmons.

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Disability & Mental Health Resources

Depression Research and Treatment
Depression Research and Treatment is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies related to all aspects of depression. 

Anxiety Disorders (Social Work Policy Institute)
Resources and references that provide a current and growing body of knowledge upon which to base tested assessment techniques and interventions.

International Journal of Mental Health Systems
An open access, online journal that provides a home for the latest mental health system research, policy and debates, as well as for articles with educational intent that will build capacity for mental health system research and development.

Disability and Independent Living Movement History
UC Berkeley's website on the Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement. This source provides information on the history of the disabilities movement as well as related projects going on today.

DRM WebWatcher Guide to Disabilities Resources on the Internet
This is an exhaustive A-Z reference guide with links to information on disabilities: a great source for someone who wants information in a specific area. The list also highlights which disabilities can cross over with each other.

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practice
A searchable online registry of mental health and substance abuse interventions that have been reviewed and rated by independent reviewers. 

SAMHSA Guide to Evidence-Based Practice
Browse lists of web sites which address specific subject areas related to substance abuse and mental health or browse information based on age group or setting.

Journal of Psychiatry and Mental Health
Open access journal that publishes thought provoking, high quality work, involving mental illness and psychological disorders.

International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience
Open Access journal presents the highest quality papers in the field of emergency mental health, including original research, case studies, and scholarly reviews.  Issues are published quarterly and focus on issues such as trauma, addiction, and suicide.

Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy
A source for the latest findings in cognitive, behavioral, developmental, health and educational psychology. Also explores the complexities and controversies facing psychotherapists along with the cutting edge of modern developments in psychotherapy.

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
A peer reviewed scientific journal known for rapid dissemination of high-quality research. 

Journal of Traumatic Stress Disorders & Treatment
A peer-reviewed scholarly journal that publishes original articles, full/mini reviews, case reports, commentaries, letter to editor, rapid/short communications, etc. in all areas pertaining to traumatic stress.

Clinical Depression
A peer reviewed medical journal that publishes articles on topics related to clinical depression, including psychological aspects like depressive symptoms, manic depression, mood disorders, etc. 

Journal of Mental Disorders and Treatment
A multidisciplinary,open access journal that publishes manuscripts on relevant topics including mental health morbidity, mental health needs, mental health illiteracy, mood disorders, schizophrenia/psychotic disorders, dementia, eating disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, etc.