mental health resource library
mental wellness self help


When it comes to mental health, it's important to learn how to help yourself!

Fortunately, MHA offers many ways to do this. First, you can explore the links below and the pages on this website.

If you would prefer a low-tech approach, we can help you there, too! You can take advantage of our free lending library. We maintain a handpicked selection of current and classic self-help books and videos covering a wide range of topics. Learn more about parenting, depression, coping with loss, stress management and more! We add new titles regularly.

We also offer a large variety of free informational brochures that you can request and keep or give to a friend. Just call or stop in and our friendly staff will assist you! We will even mail what you need free of charge. All contact information is strictly confidential.

You can reach us at (716) 433-3780 during office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We are located at 36 Pine Street, Lockport, NY 14094.

How else can you help yourself?

  • Attend a support group (for a list of MHA sponsored support groups, click here.
  • Browse any of our community services directories, including the Help Book. Call us for a copy, or download a pdf version by visiting publications.
  • Attend or request a presentation for your organization or group.
  • Make an appointment for individual counseling. Services may be obtained through the Niagara County Department of Mental Health Outpatient Clinics. Call 439-7400 (in Lockport) or 278-1940 (Niagara Falls)

Mental Health Resources Online:

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Web MD

Ten Tools to Live Your Life Well

Links by Topic:

Depression and Bipolar:
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

American Association of Suicidology

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

The Balanced Mind Foundation

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

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MHA: The Information and Referral Specialists
Mental Health Association of Niagara County
36 Pine Street
Lockport, New York 14094
Phone: 716-433-3780
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