Dissociative Disorder NOS Resources, Support and References
Dissociative Disorder NOS Support Groups
Seeking medical help is important if you are experiencing dissociation and traumatic events. Treatment is important to help you safely cope with your situation and traumatic events that happened in the past. However, there are some support groups, though not a substitute for treatment, will certainly help you provide information regarding dissociative disorder NOS. Here are the following:
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Largest organization in the United States that uses clinical hypnosis.
American Psychiatric Association
Provides information about different mental illnesses
American Psychological Association
Largest association of psychologists worldwide that improve psychology to promote information, health, and human welfare
International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD)
An international non-profit organization that provides helpful information about trauma and dissociation. This website also offers links to help you find a therapist who can treat trauma and dissociation.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Colonial Place Three
This is an online community where you find comfort from depression through the support forums with forum boards to talk about the condition.
An online support group for dissociative survivors of childhood trauma and to friends and family.
Featuring stories written in comics of people who have dissociative identity disorder with resources provided for those who have DID.
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