Crisis Intervention Services are available 24 hours a day by calling, toll-free 1-800-621-8504(903-472-7242) Behavioral Health & IDD Centralized Intake 1-800-669-4166
Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral (OSAR) for Substance Abuse Treatment 1-800-588-8728 or 940-224-6200 Wichita Falls and surrounding counties
Schizophrenia Center Mayo Clinic This site provides an overview of Schizophrenia including symptoms, causes, risk factors, when to seek medical advice, tests and diagnosis, complications, treatment, and coping skills/support systems. They also have individual centers for specific types of Schizophrenia including Paranoid, Catatonic, Disorganized, as well as similar disorders such as Schizoaffective Disorder, and Schizotypal Personality Disorder.
Understanding Schizophrenia HelpGuide.org This in-depth site offers an overview of Schizophrenia including what it is, early warning signs, signs and the five categories of symptoms, types of the disorder, causes and effects, and links to additional resources. The information is detailed, yet understandable.
Schizophrenia Royal College of Physicians This website may be helpful if you have a diagnosis of schizophrenia, you think you might have schizophrenia, you know someone with this diagnosis, or you just want to know more about schizophrenia. It covers what it is like to have schizophrenia, what causes it, what can help, how to help yourself and information for relatives.
Choices in Recovery Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc. This is a Web site about the mental health recovery process and about living a full, productive life after a diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar I disorder. The site is directed toward patients, families and caregivers. They give up-to-date news, fairly comprehensive descriptions of the three disorders, treatment and advocacy information, resources, and more. This site is very well designed and provides some great information.