The Behavioral Health Facility Locator helps consumers find a treatment clinic or facility for mental health, alcohol, drug, and substance abuse treatment center “near me”. Search up to a 200-mile radius or more, including crossing state lines. The Detailed search allows specifying outpatient, inpatient, residential treatment, or a mix of mental health and substance abuse services, and permits a full national search. Site by the federal Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Find a doctor at Physician Compare, at the Care Compare Federal government website (medicare.gov). This bare-bones site lists many physicians by city and specialty, including podiatry. Not too much information, usually less than you get at a state’s licensing site. However, it now has a limited amount of star ratings to compare quality at the clinic level. Performance scores are shown for a medical group as a whole, but they are not specific to an individual doctor in the clinic. In addition, not all licensed physicians are included at this website. Some nurse anesthetists, psychologists, social workers, therapists, dieticians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants & audiologists may be included. Find them by using the Keyword box. Updated 2023.
Find a Psychologist in the this easy to use database of thousands of licensed psychologists. Enter your zip code to get the best results. The tool does not respond to state only. Sponsored by the nonprofit credentialing organization National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
ZocDoc helps make appointments with doctors, dentists, psychologists, psychiatrists, eye doctors and nurse practitioners. Both in-person and video visits are featured. Easy to use free list of physicians in primary care, psychologists and dentists in many states, who show appointments available today or within the next week. Patients can see map of office location, book appointment online, and rate the doctor after office visit. Profiles show which health insurance is accepted (or whether they are out-of-network), Board Certification (not all MDs or DOs have this credential), and languages spoken. Marketing service created by ZocDoc entrepreneurs.
Find an affordable clinic for primary care, mental health or a dentist. List from HRSA shows federally funded community health centers that provide primary medical care, pregnancy care, physician office visits, immunizations, dental care, mental health and other services, regardless of ability to pay. Search by state, county or zip code. Every state appears to have special clinics for those without insurance. Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) have sliding fee scales for people up to 200% of poverty level. Perhaps one of the best healthcare programs in the United States, and not that many people know about it. HRSA is the Health Resources and Services Administration.
Child Mental Health at MedlinePlus includes references on mental health medications in children, traumatic stress, when to seek help for your child, questions to ask about psychiatric hospitalization for children and adolescents, selecting a mental health professional, resources for parents. Site explains that it’s important to recognize and treat mental illnesses in children early on. Once mental illness develops, it becomes a regular part of the child’s behavior, which then is more difficult to treat. Site includes where to find a psychologist – Psychologist Locator