Resources

National and Government Links

American Association of Pastoral Counselors
American Counseling Association
American Medical Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Red Cross
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
CARF … Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
Center for Mental Health Services – Survey Branch: (301) 443-3343
Child Welfare League of America
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Internet Mental Health
Medicare – Telephone Hotline: (800) 633-4227
Mental Health and Aging
Mental Health Infosource
Mothers Against Drunk Driving(MADD)-A History
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
NARSAD – The Mental Health Research Association
National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems
National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
National Association of School Psychologists
National Association of Social Workers
National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASIRE now NASCIO)
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
National Institute of Mental Health
National Mental Health Association
National Mental Illness Screening Project
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
Social Security Administration – (SSI, Medicare, Medicaid): (800) 772-1213
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Suicide Prevention Action Network

Emotional Resources:

Counseling Associates Inc: http://www.caiinc.org/
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: http://www.samhsa.gov/
US Department of Health and Human Services: http://www.mentalhealth.gov/
National Alliance on Mental Illness or NAMI: https://www.nami.org/
Children’s Emotional Health and Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Project: http://www.pacer.org/cmh/
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: https://www.afsp.org/arkansas

Best Colleges.com: http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/top-5-mental-health-problems-facing-college-students/

HOT LINE Numbers

  • Arkansas Crisis Center 1-888-CRISIS2
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK

Environmental Resources:

Housing: http://www.hud.gov/
ARVAC: http://www.arvacinc.org/
Russ Bus: (479) 967-4059
CAPCA: Community Action Program for Central Arkansas: (501)329-3891
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly known as Food Stamp Program) –apply at local DHS or online at: : https://access.arkansas.gov/Welcome.aspx
Food Pantries (by county): http://www.foodpantries.org/ci/ar-morrilton

Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation

  • Johnson, Pope, and Yell Counties: (888)783-6632
  • Conway and Perry Counties: (800)568-9987
  • Faulkner County: (855)223-1225

Western Transit System (WTS) for Non-Medicaid transport for all ages serving Pope, Conway, Yell and Johnson Counties (855) 642-0060

Financial Resources:

Help Network: http://www.helpnetworkinc.net/
Social Security Administration: http://www.ssa.gov/
Arkansas Benefits Summary: http://www.benefits.gov/benefits/browse-by-state/state/AR
Legal Aid Services: http://www.arlegalservices.org/legalaid

Intellectual Resources:

US Department of Education: http://www2.ed.gov/parents/landing.jhtml
Arkansas Adult Education: http://aalrc.org/
Division of Developmental Disabilities Services: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/ddds/Pages/default.aspx
Waiver Services: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/ddds/Pages/waiverServices.aspx
Financial Assistance with Medication Costs
Good RX app for smartphones
www.RxAssistancePrograms.com

Occupational Resources:

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services: http://dws.arkansas.gov/
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services: http://ace.arkansas.gov/arrehabservices/pages/default.aspx
Career One Stop Worker Reemployment: http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/ddds/Pages/waiverServices.aspx

Physical Resources:

Arkansas Dept of Health: http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Arkansas Aids Foundation: http://www.arkansasaidsfoundation.org/
Free Medical Clinics in Arkansas (by county): http://www.freeclinics.com/sta/arkansas
Arkansas Health Insurance Exchange: http://www.healthinsurance.org/arkansas-state-health-insurance-exchange/

Social Resources:

Area Agency on Aging: http://www.seniorspecialists.org/
Arkansas Public Library System: http://www.publiclibraries.com/arkansas.htm
Arkansas Chamber of Commerce (by county): http://www.arkansasstatechamber.com/

Spiritual Resources:

Celebrate Recovery Group Locator (by community): http://www.celebraterecovery.com/cr-groups/group-locator

Wellness Resources

Arkansas Tobacco Quitline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW
AA meetings: www.aa.org
NA meetings: www.na/org
www.webmd.com/drugs/index-drugs.aspx
www.choosemyplate.gov
www.cdc.gov/sexualhealth
Poison Control Hotline: 1-800-222-1222