General Mental Health

Nonprofits, Self-Help, Professional Organizations, More

Abraham Low Self-Help Systems
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Uses the cognitive-behavioral, peer-to-peer, self-help training system developed by Abraham Low, MD, to help individuals gain skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives.

ACRS
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Offering a wide array of social and behavioral services in a multicultural, multilingual setting since 1973.

Active Minds on Campus
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A student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy organization for college-age students.

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (ASCA)
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An international self-help support group program designed specifically for adult survivors of neglect, physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse.

Adults & Children Together (ACT) Against Violence
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A national violence prevention program that focuses on adults who raise, care, and teach children ages 0 to 8 years old. Includes searchable database that addresses topics related to children, violence and violence prevention.

Altered States of the Arts
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A nationwide network of current or former recipients of psychiatric services who seek to promote the arts as a vehicle for social change, personal empowerment and employment.

Alternative Mental Health On-line
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Presents alternatives to standard psychiatric care. The best alternatives find the root causes of the severe mental symptoms and cure them. The sources may be nutritional problems, allergies, glandular ailments, heavy metal poisoning, infections or a combination of these and other problems.

American Mental Health Counselor's Association
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Seeks to enhance the profession of mental health counseling through licensing, advocacy, education and professional development.

American Psychiatric Association
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A medical specialty society in which 37,000 U.S. and international member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorder, including intellectual and developmental disabilities and substance-related disorders.

American Psychoanalytic Association
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A professional organization of psychoanalysts throughout the United States. The Association is composed of Affiliate Societies and Training Institutes in many cities and has approximately 3,500 individual members.

American Psychological Association
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A scientific and professional organization with more than 155,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.

American Self Help Group Clearinghouse
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Offers a keyword-searchable database of over 1,100 national, international, model and online self-help support groups for addictions, bereavement, health, mental health, disabilities, abuse, parenting, caregiver concerns and other stressful life situations. Also lists local self-help clearinghouses worldwide, research studies, information on starting face-to-face and online groups, and a registry for persons interested in starting national or international self-help groups.

Anabaptist Disabilities Network
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Works to provide encouragement and resources to congregations, families, and persons with disabilities as they identify and embrace their God-given gifts and abilities in ministry to each other and to the larger church.

Annie E. Casey Foundation
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The Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the US.

Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness
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The national voice for behavioral health and wellness companies committed to improving health care access and outcomes and promoting health and wellness by effectively treating mental health, substance abuse and other behaviors that impact health.

Befrienders International
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A network of centers run by trained volunteers that offer a free listening service that is non-judgmental and completely confidential. People are befriended by telephone, letter and e-mail, and in face-to-face meetings.

BehaveNet
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Publishes Web sites for behavioral health care and general medical organizations and providers as well as providing directories to assist users in locating useful information on the Internet. BehaveNet® Capsules™ is a comprehensive terminology of behavioral health care.

Behavioral Tech
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Trains mental health care providers and treatment teams who work with complex and severely disordered populations to use compassionate, scientifically valid treatments and to implement and evaluate these treatments in their practice setting.

Breaking the Silence
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Lesson plans, games and posters created to break the silence about mental illness in schools.

Career Gateway
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Offers access to online tools, resources, and leads to assist those seeking employment.

Carter Center Mental Health Program
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Seeks to reduce the stigma and discrimination against people with mental illnesses; achieve equity for mental health care comparable to other health care; advance promotion, prevention, and early intervention services for children and their families; and increase public awareness worldwide about mental health and mental illness and to stimulate local actions to address those issues.

Center for Cognitive Liberty & Ethics (CCLE)
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A network of scholars elaborating the law, policy and ethics of freedom of thought that seeks to develop social policies that will preserve and enhance freedom of thought into the 21st century.

Center for Mental Health Services
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Leads the national system that delivers mental health services and provides treatment and support services needed by adults with mental disorders and children with serious emotional problems.

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
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Dedicated to persons with severe mental illness and to the development and investigation of rehabilitation strategies that facilitate their treatment goals.

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation: Boston University
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A research, training, and service organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons who have psychiatric disabilities.

Center for Reintegration
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Provides societal re-integration education, support and resources for persons with mental illnesses.

Child Mind Institute
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Dedicated to transforming mental health care for children everywhere, and committed to finding more effective treatments for childhood psychiatric and learning disorders, building the science of healthy brain development, and empowering children and their families with the information they need to get help, hope, and answers.

Cleft Palate Foundation
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Works to provide the essential information and research that enhances the quality of life for individuals affected by cleft lip and palate and other facial birth defects.

ClinicalTrials.gov
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Provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers.

Co-Dependents Anonymous
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Fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. Relies on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions for knowledge and wisdom. These are the principles of the program and guides to developing honest and fulfilling relationships. Through applying the Twelve Steps and principles in CoDA to their daily lives and relationships, both present and past, members can experience a new freedom from self-defeating lifestyles and realize a new joy, acceptance and serenity in their lives.

Counselor-License
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Provide a guide for students and new counselors interested in graduate education and counseling licensure requirements on a state by state basis.

Cuidadode Salud
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The first website in Spanish to help connect Latinos with new information and resources to improve access to quality, affordable health coverage.

Cultural Competence
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Explores the topic of cultural sensitivity and diversity. The site includes a section about cultural sensitivity as it relates to special education.

Darkness to Light
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Seeks to diminish the incidence and impact of child sexual abuse, so that more children will grow up healthy and whole. Offers programs that will raise awareness of the prevalence and consequences of child sexual abuse by educating adults about the steps they can take to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to the reality of child sexual abuse.

Debtors Anonymous
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Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from compulsive debting. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop incurring unsecured debt. There are no dues or fees for D.A. membership; self-supporting through member contributions. Not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Primary purpose is to stop debting one day at a time and to help other compulsive debtors to stop incurring unsecured debt.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC)
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Seeks to serve active duty military, their dependents and veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI) through state-of-the-art medical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs.

Depressed Anonymous
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Depressed Anonymous was formed to provide therapeutic resources for depressed individuals of all ages. “We work with the chronically depressed and those recently discharged from health facilities who were treated for depression. We also seek to prevent depression through education and by creating a supportive and caring community through support groups that successfully keep individuals from relapsing into depression. We aid in the prevention of depression relapse or recurrence by promoting information and resources helpful for those suffering from depression. We advocate and resource for persons depressed, including families and spouses of persons suffering from depression. We inform mental health / medical health care professionals on the availability of self-help groups for persons depressed.”

Directory of Consumer-Driven Services
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This new searchable directory is the nation's 1st public internet database of consumer-driven maental health service and support programs across the country. Consumer-Driven Services (CDS) promote self-determination, empowerment and recovery.

Dougy Center for Grieving Children and Families
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Provides support and training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.

Dual Recovery Anonymous
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A 12 Step self-help program that is based on the principals of the Twelve Steps and the experiences of men and women in recovery with a dual diagnosis. The DRA program helps people recover from both their chemical dependencies and their emotional or psychiatric illnesses by focusing on relapse prevention and actively improving the quality of their lives.

Emotions Anonymous
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A twelve-step organization, similar to Alcoholics Anonymous. It is composed of people who come together in weekly meetings for the purpose of working toward recovery from emotional difficulties.

Facing Us Clubhouse
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Available for individuals who live with depression and bipolar disorder seeking inspiration and support for living a full, healthy and happy life.

Families Anonymous
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Comprised of groups of concerned relatives and friends who have faced up to the reality that the problems of someone close to them is seriously affecting their lives and thier ability to function normally. Dedicated to doing something constructive about their approach to someone else's problem.

Families for Depression Awareness
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A nonprofit organization helping families recognize and cope with depressive disorders to get people well and prevent suicides.

Family Guide to Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy and Drug Free
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Supports the efforts of parents and other caring adults to promote mental health and prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs among 7 to 18 year olds.

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
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A national, parent-run nonprofit organization focused on the needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral or mental disorders and their families

GAINS Center
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The GAINS Center's primary focus is on expanding access to community based services for adults diagnosed with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders at all points of contact with the justice system. The Center emphasizes the provision of consultation and technical assistance to help communities achieve integrated systems of mental health and substance abuse services for individuals in contact with the justice system.

Gamblers Anonymous
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Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling. There are no dues or fees for membership; program is self-supporting through member contributions. Program is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any cause. Primary purpose is to stop gambling and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same.

Georgetown University Center for Children and Families
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Works to improve the quality of life for all children and youth, especially those with, or at risk for, special needs and their families.

Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
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Established by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry to raise awareness of psychiatric and mental health disorders affecting the elderly; eliminate the stigma of mental illness and treatment; promote healthy aging strategies, and increase access to quality mental health care for the elderly.

GetMentalHelp.com
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Used the Web to assist Mental Health Consumers in finding high quality information and resources, and to assist in whatever possible way in their treatment and recovery.

GLBT National Help Center
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Provides free and confidential telephone and email peer counseling, information and local resources for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning callers throughout the United States.

GoodTherapy.org
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Offers information to the general public about mental health issues and ethical therapy practices, and answers consumer questions about therapy. Provides a searchable online directory of licensed mental health practitioners for people seeking therapy.

Goodwill Industries International
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A network of 207 community-based, autonomous member organizations that serves people with workplace disadvantages and disabilities by providing job training and employment services, as well as job placement opportunities and post-employment support.

Grandparents Parenting Again
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Offers learning, legal, medical and support resources for grandparents parenting their grandchildren.

GRASP (Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing)
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Provides sources of help, compassion and understanding for families or individuals who have had a loved one die as a result of substance abuse, misuse or addiction.

Great Ideas in Personality
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A Web site maintained by G. Scott Acton, Ph.D. that examines how people tend to think, feel, and behave-and the causes of these tendencies. It contains professional papers, personality tests, readings, a glossary, referrals for professional training and descriptions of personality research programs.

Growing Interns
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Provides a searchable nationwide list of mental health internship opportunities. Also offers relevant resources such blog articles, workshops, and ways to connect to the community.

Harrison's Hope
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Provides information about the dangers associated with leaving children unattended in or around vehicles, and offers support for victims and families.

HealthCare.gov
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Collects both public and private health insurance options across the nation in a single place. Includes an insurance option sorter, and information about consumer rights and the Affordable Care Act. This federal government Web site is managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Help Center of the American Psychological Association
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A component of the APA's public education campaign, "Talk to Someone Who Can Help." This campaign's goals are to help people understand when it is appropriate to seek psychological services and how a psychologist can help with everyday life problems.

Indian Health Service
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Seeks to raise the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level.

Information for Practice
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Works to help social service professionals throughout the world conveniently maintain an awareness of news regarding the profession and emerging scholarship.

Institute for Recovery and Community Integration
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Works to introduce and advance communities' understanding of recovery and community integration as the catalyst for transforming individual lives, communities, and all levels of behavioral health systems in a culturally competent manner.

Institute for Safe Medication Practices
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A nonprofit healthcare agency comprised of pharmacists, nurses,and physicians who are dedicated to learning about medication errors, understanding their system-based causes, and disseminating practical recommendations that can help healthcare providers, consumers, and the pharmaceutical industry prevent errors.

International Center for Clubhouse Development
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A global network creating opportunities for people living with mental illness to be respected members of society.

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
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Seeks to address the prevalence and consequences of chronic trauma and dissociation, making effective treatment available for all who suffer from the effects of chronic or complex trauma.

Internet Mental Health
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A free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long.

Jed Foundation
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Established in order to prevent suicide on college campuses and focus on the underlying causes of suicide by convening higher education and government leaders as well as scientific research and mental health experts in order to design effective prevention programs that reflect the best in current thinking.

Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative
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The Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative is a national foundation whose mission is to help youth in foster care make successful transitions to adulthood.

KidsPeace
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A private, not-for-profit charity dedicated to serving the critical behavioral and mental health needs of children, preadolescents, and teens. Provides specialized residential treatment services and a comprehensive range of treatment programs and educational services to help families help kids anticipate and avoid crisis whenever possible.

Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute
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Florida’s premier research and training center for behavioral health services research.

Love Is Respect - Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
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Provides a 24-hour national Web-based and telephone helpline created to help teens (ages 13-18) who are experiencing dating abuse and offers real-time one-on-one support from trained advocates.

Mary Ellen Copeland Mental Health Recovery Self-Help Strategies
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Self-help concepts, skills and strategies from Mary Ellen Copeland, a mental health recovery educator and author who has learned from her own experience and from ongoing studies with people with experience psychiatric symptoms. Topics include Getting a Sense of Hope, Wellness Tools, Relapse Prevention, Developing a Strong Support System, and more.

Masters in Counseling
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Provides an informational guide of US schools for current or prospective students about getting a masters in counseling degree.

Maternal and Child Health Library
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Serves the maternal and child health (MCH) community with accurate, reliable, and timely information and resources. The MCH community includes health professionals, policymakers, family advocates, community service professionals, MCH/public health faculty and students, families, and the public.

    Depression During and After Pregnancy
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    Offers a selection of current, high-quality resources about the prevalence and incidence of perinatal depression; identification and treatment; impact on the health and well-being of new mothers and their infants; and implications for service delivery.

Mental Health & Social Services Information and Resources by State
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The Community Partnership of Southern Arizona (CPSA) is aware of the type of mental health and social service information and resources that individuals in recovery need-regardless of where they live. Because having that information can be so important, they have compiled the 16 most important resource links for each of the 50 states (and Washington DC).

Mental Health America
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The country’s oldest and largest nonprofit organization, addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. With more than 340 affiliates nationwide, MHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million individuals with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service.

Mental Health Matters
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Owned by Get Mental Health, Inc. MHM supplies information and resources to mental health consumers, professionals, students and supporters. Offers detailed technical briefs on disorders, symptoms, treatment modes, and a "comparison engine" that allows users to compare different aspects of disorders

Mental Health Recovery
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We believe that a sense of hope and knowledge about mental illness and access to available resources is critical to the recovery process. As such, the purpose of this website is to provide information to the consumer, professional, family member and community that can be used to enhance the lives of individuals with a psychiatric disability.

Mental Health Today
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Provides the latest information about mental health disorders to mental health clinicians as well as consumers and families who are now beginning to demand better treatment.. Communities have been created for emotional support, articles are written to assist in recovery, crisis intervention is provided by recovering mental health consumers, and resources are given.

Mental Help Net’s Self-Help Sourcebook
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Developed to act as your starting point for exploring real-life support groups and networks available in your community and throughout the world.

Mental Illness Education Project
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Produces videotapes about people whose lives have been touched by mental illness. Their videotapes present genuine and touching portrayals of individuals with mental illness in the context of their whole lives-personal and family relationships, communities, treatment, recovery, and work.

Mental Illness Policy
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Works to provide unbiased and easy-to-access information to the media and policy-makers about care and treatment of people with serious and persistent mental illness.

Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (MIRECC)
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There are currently 8 MIRECCs. Each MIRECC focuses on mental illnesses that are common in veterans. MIRECCs investigate the causes of mental illness, develop new treatments and evaluate both established and new treatments with the goal of bringing best practices in veteran mental health care into the clinical settings of the VA.

Military Families Knowledge Bank
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Provides a myriad of resources available to assist Military Family Members in coping with deployments and homecomings. As well as resources for service-members and veterans experiencing stress-related mental health issues.

MindFreedom International
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A nonprofit organization that unites 100 sponsor and affiliate grassroots groups with thousands of individual members to win human rights and alternatives for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities.

MSW Online Program
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Offers basic information and guidance for students interested in acquiring a Master of Social Work degree.

My Pill Box
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Designed to help you properly take medications. It was built with a focus on cardiac medications but is completely applicable for creating a schedule for all types of pills or supplements. Create and name schedules, edit your pill information, and then view a complete daily/weekly/monthly schedule.

NAMI FaithNet
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An information resource initiative of NAMI members, friends, clergy, and congregations of all faith traditions who wish to create faith communities who are welcoming and supportive of persons and families living with mental illness.

NARSAD Artworks
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Sells museum-quality art by talented artists whose lives share or have shared the common bond of mental illness. NARSAD Artworks is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization, and all proceeds flow to causes supporting the mentally ill, especially scientific research.

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
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A network of Hispanic health and human services providers, serves as an action forum for Hispanic health and well being, offers news, resources, schedule of community events in English and publications and health news are also available in Spanish.

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)
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A private, nonprofit public charity organized for the purpose of raising funds for scientific research into the causes, cures, treatments and prevention of severe psychiatric brain disorders, such as schizophrenia and depression.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
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A grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families.

National Asian American/Pacific Islander Mental Health Association
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Seeks to advocate on behalf of Asian American/Pacific Islander mental health issues, to serve as a forum for effective collaboration and to network among stake holders of community based organizations, consumers, family members, service providers, program developers, researchers, evaluators and policy makers.

National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
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Provides professionals, educators, policy makers, and families with education, training, and information on mental health issues relating to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

National Association of Community Behavioral Health Directors
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NACBHD is committed to the well being of consumers and families in every community, the care and protection of the most vulnerable populations and strengthening of the public behavioral health and developmental disability systems.

National Association of Peer Specialists (NAPS)
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A private, nonprofit organization dedicated to peer support in mental health systems and promoting peer specialists throughout the United States. Offers members a quarterly newsletter, discounts on recovery-oriented materials and provides access to recovery and peer support information.

National Association of School Psychologists
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Represents and supports school psychology through leadership to enhance the mental health and educational competence of all children.

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
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The largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more than 150,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

    Help Starts Here
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    A consumer site developed by the National Social Workers Association provides a source for professional advice, information and a social worker directory.

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
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Works for the interests of state mental health programs. Nationally, it researches and distributes information about the financing and organization of mental health services.

National Center on Youth Transition
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Located in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida. The Center hosts a team of professionals, including the Principal Investigator, a Project Director, Youth Coordinator, a Web Master, a Materials Developer, and support staff. Staff will provide and coordinate consultation, support, and training in an effort to improve the development, implementation, and evaluation of services and programs available to youth in transition at each of the five sites.

National Child Traumatic Stress Network
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Strives to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.

National Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Center
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Seeks to strengthen consumer organizations by providing technical assistance in the form of research, informational materials, and financial aid.

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
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Nonprofit trade association serving the education, advocacy and networking needs of more than 800 community providers of mental health and addiction treatment services.

National Council on Disability
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An independent federal agency making recommendations to the president and Congress on issues affecting 54 million Americans with disabilities.

National Empowerment Center
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A consumer/survivor/expatient-run organization that carries the message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people who have been diagnosed with mental illness.

National Empowerment Center
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Works to carry a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people who have been labeled with mental illness.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
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NIMH is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. Its mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior.

National Latino Behavioral Health Association
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Provides national leadership for the advancement of Latino behavioral health services and seeks to reduce the disparities that exist in areas of access, utilization, practice based research and adequately trained personnel.

National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse
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A consumer-run national technical assistance center serving the mental-health consumer movement. It helps connect individuals to self-help and advocacy resources and offers expertise to self-help groups and other peer-run services for mental-health consumers.

    Directory of Consumer-Driven Services
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    The Directory provides consumers, researchers, administrators, service providers, and others with a comprehensive central resource for information on national and local consumer-driven programs. Such programs have a proven track record in helping people recover from mental illnesses.

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
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Seeks to stop the spread of HIV and related diseases among American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, and to improve the quality of life for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

National Organization on Disability
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Helps people with disabilities participate equally in a variety of basic life activities such as employment and income, education, community participation and socialization, transportation, political participation, health care, religious participation, and use of technology.

National Police Suicide Foundation
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Provides educational training seminars for emergency responders, primarily associated with law enforcement on the issue of police suicide.

National Resource Center for Parents with Disabilities
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Resources and support for parents with disabilities and their children.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
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Provides immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Office for Human Research Protections
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Provides education on the responsible conduct of human research and protection of human subjects.

One Mind for Research
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Works to share resources through public and private partnerships to help make more progress on every brain disorder from schizophrenia to traumatic brain injury.

On-Line Gamers Anonymous
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On-Line Gamers Anonymous is a fellowship of people sharing their experience, strengths and hope to help each other recover and heal from the problems caused by compulsive game playing. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop playing on-line games. "There are no dues or fees for OLGA/Olg-Anon membership; we are self- supporting through our own contributions. OLGA/Olg-Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stop our on-line game playing and to help other compulsive on-line garners do the same."

Online Masters Degrees in Psychology
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Provides an informational guide of US schools for current or prospective students about getting a masters in psychology degree.

Overeaters Anonymous
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Offers a program of recovery from compulsive overeating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Worldwide meetings and other tools provide a fellowship of experience, strength and hope where members respect one another's anonymity. OA charges no dues or fees; it is self-supporting through member contributions.

Parents Anonymous
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Seeks to prevent child abuse by offering programs where parents, children, and youth learn new behaviors and create positive change in their lives.

Partners for Recovery
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Facilitates communication and resource-sharing for organizations and groups that help individuals and families achieve and maintain recovery. The site features news and documents on recovery, collaboration, stigma reduction, workforce development and leadership development. Examples of resources available: a Know Your Rights brochure for people in treatment and recovery from alcohol and drug problems; presentations on challenges and issues facing the addictions treatment workforce; papers on developing leadership within the addiction treatment field; and state and federal resources on developing recovery-oriented systems of care. The Web site also invites those working on recovery, stigma reduction, workforce development and leadership development issues to share information about these activities so they can be made available more broadly through the site.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
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Patients and their caregivers can determine which programs they may be eligible for by answering questions and using the online application wizard.

Pat Deegan, PhD and Associates
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A consumer/survivor/ex-patient run organization. Their mission is to improve the personal, social, economic and cultural well being of people with psychiatric disabilities through ex-patient directed study and research.

Pathways to Promise Ministry and Mental Illness
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An interfaith technical assistance and resource center that offers liturgical and educational materials, program models, and networking information for use with people with mental illness and their families.

Prevention Researcher Online
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Acts as a connection between the science and service communities. "As researchers we grew frustrated seeing good research being conducted, getting written up in academic journals, and not getting out to the people who might use it. Our mission is to provide our readers with concise and timely behavioral research without the jargon or bulkiness of journal articles."

Prison Fellowship
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A nonprofit faith-based ministry of prison, family and community services for offenders, ex-offender and their families.

Psychiatric Service Dog Society (PSDS)
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Dedicated to responsible Psychiatric Service Dog (PSD) education, advocacy, research and training facilitation. They provide essential information for persons disabled by severe mental illness, who wish to train a service dog to assist with the management of symptoms.

PsychTests – Emotional Health Tools and Tests
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PyschTests, the pioneer and leader in online testing, has developed hundreds of psychological assessments and innovative applications for individual and business purposes.

PTSD Alliance
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A group of professional and advocacy organizations that have joined forces to provide educational resources to individuals diagnosed with PTSD and their loved ones; those at risk for developing PTSD; and medical, healthcare and other frontline professionals.

Reach Out
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Reach Out is an information and support service using evidence based principles and technology to help teens and young adults facing tough times and struggling with mental health issues. All content is written by teens and young adults, for teens and young adults, to meet them where they are, and help them recognize their own strengths and use those strengths to overcome their difficulties and/or seek help if necessary.

Recoveries Anonymous
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Recoveries Anonymous is open to anyone, even those who have never been in any kind of program before. However, the main reason R.A. was created, is to carry a message of hope and recovery to those who have attended one or more of the many Twelve Step programs, but despite their best efforts, have not found the recovery they are looking for. Recoveries Anonymous is also for those who have become frustrated because focusing on, and discussing their personal problems and behaviors have not produced their recovery. In addition, it is for those who may have stopped hurting themselves, but feel that something is still missing from their lives, their program and their recoveries.

Recovering Couples Anonymous
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Helps couples find freedom from dysfunctional patterns in relationships. "We are couples committed to restoring healthy communication, caring and greater intimacy to our relationships. We suffer from many addictions and co-addictions; some identified and some not, some treated and some not. We also come from different levels of brokenness. Many of us have been separated or near divorce. Some of us are new in our relationships and seek to build intimacy as we grow together as couples."

Recovery Innovations
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Seeks to create opportunities and environments that empower people to recover, to succeed in accomplishing their goals, and to reconnect to themselves, others, and meaning and purpose in life. Offers services in Arizona, California, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Research & Training Center on Family Support and Children’s Mental Health
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Dedicated to promoting effective community-based, culturally competent, family-centered services for families and their children who are or may be affected by mental, emotional or behavioral disorders.

S.A.F.E. Alternatives
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A nationally recognized treatmentapproach, professional network, and educational resource base, which is committed to helping achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.

SAMHSA's Resource Center to Address Discrimination & Stigma Associated with Mental Illness (ADS Center)
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Provides information and advice on countering discrimination and stigma associated with mental illness. It has the support and input of experts on this topic.

SAMHSA's Shared Decision-Making Resource
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An interactive and collaborative process between individuals and their heath care providers that is used to make health care decisions pertinent to an individual's personal recovery. This approach is consistent with the values of choice, self-determination, and empowerment and provides a means of enhancing consumer involvement in mental health care which has recognized benefits for positive treatment outcomes.

Screening for Mental Health
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Offers programs of both in-person and online programs for depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, alcohol problems, and suicide prevention. Programs are implemented by local clinicians at mental health facilities, hospitals, primary care offices, social service agencies, colleges/ universities, workplaces, schools and the military.

    Military Program
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    Offers service personnel and their families the opportunity to take anonymous, mental health and alcohol use self-assessments online, via the phone, and through special events held at installations. The self-assessments are a brief series of questions that, when linked together, help create a picture of how an individual is feeling.

Self Help Zone
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Informational resource on self help, self improvement and personal growth. Contains over 500 articles on personal development, covering topics such as mental health, depression, anger and stress management, self confidence, goal setting and motivation.

Self Reliance Foundation: Acceso Hispano
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Works to empower disadvantaged minorities by disseminating practical information and facilitating access to community-based services.

Self-Help Group Sourcebook
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A searchable database that includes information on over 1,100+ national, international and demonstrational model self-help support groups, ideas for starting groups, and opportunities to link with others to develop needed new national or international groups.

Sex Addicts Anonymous
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Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so they may overcome their sexual addiction and help others recover from sexual addiction and dependency. Membership is open to all who share a desire to stop addictive sexual behavior. There is no other requirement. Common goals are to become sexually healthy and to help other sex addicts achieve freedom from compulsive sexual behavior. Supported through voluntary contributions from members. Not affiliated with any other twelve-step programs or any other organization. Does not support, endorse, or oppose outside causes or issues. Spiritual program based on the principles and traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
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Twelve Step - Twelve Tradition oriented fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous. "One of the resources we draw on is our willingness to stop acting out in our own personal bottom line addictive behavior on a daily basis." In addition, members reach out to others in the fellowship, practice the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of S.L.A.A. and seek a relationship with a higher power to counter the destructive consequences of one or more addictive behaviors related to sex addiction, love addiction, dependency on romantic attachments, emotional dependency, and sexual, social and emotional anorexia.

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
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Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from sexual compulsion. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop having compulsive sex. "There are no dues or fees for SCA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. SCA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization, or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sexually sober and to help others to achieve sexual sobriety. Members are encouraged to develop their own sexual recovery plan, and to define sexual sobriety for themselves. We are not here to repress our God-given sexuality, but to learn how to express it in ways that will not make unreasonable demands on our time and energy, place us in legal jeopardy-or endanger our mental, physical or spiritual health."

Spenders Anonymous
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Spenders Anonymous is a 12-Step program based on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous, however there is no organizational affiliation between Spenders Anonymous and A.A. “Our intention with this web site is to get the word out to compulsive spenders who are still suffering. Our message is that you are not alone and that you too can find peace and serenity through the twelve steps of Spenders Anonymous, as we have.”

Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct and Exploitation
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Seeks to be a national voice totally committed to preventing sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment of students by teachers and school staff.

Stop the Silence: Stop Child Sexual Abuse
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Seeks to increase awareness about and conduct programming to address the prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse (CSA), and to address the relationships between this issue and the broader issues of overall family and community violence.

Strength of Us
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An online community designed to empower young adults through resource sharing and peer support and to build connections for those navigating the unique challenges and opportunities in the transition-age years.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
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Offers legislative information, mental health services, addiction treatment, prevention, statistics and data, workplace resources and policy issues.

Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN) USA
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Works to prevent suicide through public education and awareness, community action and federal, state and local grassroots advocacy.

Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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Provides a range of information from suicide prevention and mental health news to strategic tools for developing suicide prevention programs. The site includes individual state suicide prevention pages, news and events, an online library, training, and links to other Web sites.

Support Technical Assistance Resource (STAR) Center
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Provides hands-on assistance and information to provide consumer self-help approaches, such as the establishment and operation of consumer-operated programs (self-help programs), recovery-oriented programs, planning assistance, organizational skills, and funding and information dissemination regarding mental illness and related conditions (homelessness, co-occurring disorders), services, and practices.

Survivors of Incest Anonymous
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Twelve-step, self-help recovery program modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no dues or fees. “Confidentiality and anonymity are essential to our program.” SIA is for men and women, 18 years and older, who were sexually abused as children. You will not be rejected because you think your abuse was "too horrible," and you will not be discounted because you think your abuse wasn't "bad enough to count."

Talking with Kids
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Advice on talking with kids and teens about sex, violence, AIDS and drugs.

Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health
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Part of an initiative led by the Center for Mental Health Services at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in collaboration with several other federal agencies, the Partnership supports System of Care grant communities in their efforts to successfully develop and implement local systems of care.

The Insite
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Provides information, inspiration, and possible game plans for youth to take positive charge of their lives.

The Soldiers Project
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A private, nonprofit, independent group of volunteer licensed mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and marriage and family therapists, who provide free counseling and support to military service members who have served or who expect to serve in the Iraq and/or Afghanistan conflicts and to veterans of those conflicts.

Therapist Unlimited
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A national directory of centers and counseling services for those seeking help with family and marriage counseling, or treatment for substance abuse, mental and physical disorders. Therapist Unlimted includes listings for therapists, drug rehabs, counseling centers, non-profit organizations and more.

Trevor Project, The - LGBT Suicide Prevention
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A nonprofit endeavor established to promote acceptance of gay and questioning teenagers, and to aid in suicide prevention among that group.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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A Department of Health and Human Services office that tests and certifies food and drug and medical products for safety in US markets.

UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools
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Created in 1986 to pursue theory, research, practice and training related to addressing mental health and psychosocial concerns through school-based interventions.

United States Department of Health and Human Services
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United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

United States Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA)
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An organization of psychosocial rehabilitation agencies, practitioners, and interested organizations and individuals dedicated to promoting, supporting and strengthening community-oriented rehabilitation services and resources for persons with psychiatric dis­abilities.

US Department of Veterans Affairs
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The VA’s goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veteran’s benefits and customer satisfaction.

    Mental Health
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    Provides general inpatient psychiatric services at 132 medical centers as well as mental health outpatient services in 689 medical centers and community-based outpatient clinics. Readjustment counseling services are available for veterans and their families at 209 Vet Centers across the nation.

    National Center for PTSD (NCPTSD)
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    Aims to advance the clinical care and social welfare of US Veterans through research, education and training on PTSD (post-traumatic stress syndrome) and stress-related disorders.

Village Integrated Service Agency
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A comprehensive program for people with serious mental illnesses (clients are called members at the Village) The Village’s Designed Care Approach is a Menu Driven approach. The Village offers an array of options for members which supports individuated services in all quality of life areas (i.e. employment, residence, social, substance abuse, etc) Staff focus on encouraging members’ free choice of any menu option at any time.

Violent Death Bereavement Society
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Serves as a centralized forum of information and training for service providers of loved ones and family members after violent death. The Director, Ted Rynearson, MD, is a practicing, clinical psychiatrist in Seattle, Washington. He is a national and international clinical teacher, lecturing and training clinicians and service providers who restore loved ones after violent dying.

Wellness Tracker
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An online tool to help individuals living with depression and bipolar disorder to better recognize potential health problems and mood triggers in their daily lives. Provides helpful information to help individuals better partner with their clinicians on treatment plans that address overall health and well-being.

Working Well Together
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Ensures public mental health agencies are prepared to recruit, hire, train, support, and retain multicultural clients, family members, parents, and caregivers as employees within the public mental health system.

Youthwork Links and Ideas
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Provides information, resources, links, games and activities to youthworkers to offer youth.

 
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