Resources created by OSMI volunteers provide direction in creating supportive workplaces for those dealing with mental disorders.

OSMI Resources

  • Mental Health in Tech: Guidelines for Mental Wellness in the Workplace

    Whether you're an employee or an employer, you should be striving to support mental wellness within your organization. While this document is not intended to be a definitive guide on setting up a workplace wellness program, it contains plenty of information to help employers and employees navigate building out a program. Subjects include the rights of employees, the responsibilities of employers, accommodations, and real-world examples of companies promoting mental wellness.

  • Mental Health in Tech: Guidelines for Executives and HR Professionals

    As an employer, are you aware that mental health issues affect one in four adults? That's 25% of your employee base. As you recruit new employees, one in four applicants is likely to have experienced mental health issues at some point. This guide will walk you through the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) employer rights and obligations, accommodations you must make versus those you're not obligated to make, and ideas to go beyond the bare minimum to help employees.

    Categories: book
  • Mental Health in Tech: Guidelines for Employees

    Mental health issues shouldn't prevent you from getting or keeping a job. This guide covers the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), accommodations employers can make (including those they don't have to make), and how employees can protect themselves in the workplace. Whether you have a disability or have colleagues who do, this guide will help you understand employee rights in the workplace.

    Categories: book, employees, ada
  • OSMI Forums

    Forums for developers and tech workers to discuss their issues and concerns about mental health with colleagues and mental health professionals

    Categories: forums, tech, community

Other Resources

  • IMAlive

    An Online Crisis Network. The first online network with 100% of its volunteers trained and certified in crisis intervention.

    Categories: crisis, hotline, suicide
  • Crisis Text Line

    An anonymous service to provide live, trained counselors when you are in need. Text 741-741 when in crisis.

    Categories: crisis, hotline, text, suicide
  • Mental Health First Aid

    An in-person training that teaches you how to help people developing a mental illness or in a crisis

  • Zero Suicide

    Zero Suicide is a commitment to suicide prevention in health and behavioral health care systems and is also a specific set of strategies and tools

    Categories: suicide, tools
  • If Me

    A community for mental health experiences

    Categories: community, stories

    A trusted non-profit guide to mental health and well-being

    Categories: tools

    "Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It manifests itself in ways including anxiety, loss of motivation and confidence, and even degradation of physical health. Burnout can be prevalent in organizations that promote hero culture and where employees maintain a strong sense of duty or feel they have no alternatives in the employment market."

    Categories: burnout, tools
  • Elefriends

    Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. UK-based.

    Categories: community, uk
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness

    The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness

    Categories: tools, organizations
  • NAMI Local Chapters

    Find your local chapter of NAMI

    Categories: local, organizations
  • Mental Health America

    The nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans

    Categories: tools, organizations
  • MHA - Find an affiliate

    Find a local affiliate of Mental Health America

    Categories: local, organizations
  • National Institute of Mental Health

    The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders

    Categories: tools
  • BlueHackers

    A mental health advocacy and awareness group for geeks and hackers

    Categories: tools, tech
  • Mental Illness Happy Hour

    An amazing podcast, forum, and set of resources

    Categories: podcast, community, tools, forums
  • Critical Mental Health Resources For College Students

    A great collection of self-assessments, advice, and resources. Aimed at college students, but most of it is useful to everyone

    Categories: tools
  • Crisis Trends

    Crisis Trends aims to empower journalists, researchers, and citizens to understand the crises Americans face so we can work together to prevent future crises from happening

    Categories: tools
  • Community Health Centers

    The Department of Health and Human Services funds non-profit Community Health Centers (CHC's) to provide primary care to the underserved. Find the closest CHC to you

    Categories: tools, local
  • Group Psychotherapy

    The American Group Psychotherapy Association has affiliate societies in 31 states which offer group therapy sessions hosted by Certified Group Psychotherapists

    Categories: local, tools, therapy
  • Find an App

    Mental health apps can be effective tools that make therapy more accessible, efficient, and portable for those with anxiety disorders, depression, OCD, PTSD, and other related disorders

    Categories: tools
  • World Health Organization MIND

    WHO's Mental Health in Development. List of flagship projects, policies and services

    Categories: tools