Classification and Assessment of Psychiatric Disorders in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities is an article presented by the University of Hertfordshire on diagnosis of mental health concerns in adults with intellectual disabilities.
A diagnostic manual for working with the general population and understanding their mental health concerns. This is not a free product but can be found for sale online, from several sources.
The DM-ID-2 provides state-of-the-art information concerning mental disorders in persons with intellectual disabilities. Grounded in evidence based methods and supported by the expert-consensus model, DM-ID-2 offers a broad examination of the issues involved in applying diagnostic criteria for psychiatric disorders to persons with intellectual disabilities. This is not a free product but can be found […]
The Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities is a peer reviewed journal providing articles on a number of mental health topics and intellectual disabilities.
The NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) website is a great source for general mental health information and how to find resources near you.
Autism Mental Health provides many resources such as blog posts, news, and videos.
NADD, an association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs, is a leader in knowledge, training, policy, and advocacy for dual diagnosis.
Trauma is when a person experiences an event, series of events, or situation that causes lasting negative effects. The traumatic event or situation is viewed by the person as being physically or emotionally harmful or life-threatening. People with disabilities have a greater risk of experiencing trauma, because they are more likely to experience unfair treatment. […]
Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Rural Access to Care
The Center for START Services provides professional training, research, and other professional services.