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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
AFSP is the only national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to funding research, developing prevention initiatives and offering educational programs and conferences for survivors, mental health professionals, physicians, and the public.
American Psychiatric Association
1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209-3901
The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society. It works to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all individuals with mental disorders, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.
American Psychological Association (APA)
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
APA is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. Its membership includes more than 150,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students. APA works to advance psychology as a science and profession and as a means of promoting health, education, and human welfare.
Helping Patients brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, patient advocacy organizations, and civic groups to help low-income, uninsured patients get free or nearly free brand-name medicines. Its mission is to increase awareness of and enrollment in existing patient assistance programs for those who may be eligible.
Reference and Customer Services
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
MedlinePlus is a goldmine of good health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine. MedlinePlus has extensive information from trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia, and a medical dictionary, plus much more.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Colonial Place Three
2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201-3042
(703) 524-7600; NAMI HelpLine: 1-800-950-6264
NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH))
Office of Communications
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
(301) 443-4513; 1-866-615-6464
NIMH is part of the National Institutes of Health. NIMH’s mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior to better understanding, treatment, and eventually, prevention of these disabling conditions that affect millions of Americans.
PO Box 29907
San Francisco, CA 94129
Provides high-quality information, support, and education to the family members, caregivers, and individuals whose lives have been affected by schizophrenia. The site is managed by a group — all of whom are either family members (of sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, or parents who have suffered from schizophrenia) or people who have schizophrenia.
The Eden Family of Services
One Eden Way
Princeton, NJ 08540
Telephone: (609) 987-0099
Fax: (609) 987-0243
Eden, a New Jersey-based nonprofit organization, was founded in 1975 with a unique mission - to meet the lifespan
needs of individuals with autism. Parents and professionals alike joined together to develop a family oriented, multifaceted program with a well-trained and dedicated faculty. Inherent in Eden's founding was the commitment to provide a cost-effective, community-based alternative to institutionalization and to offer programming that would meet the changing needs of children and adults with autism.
MGH Bipolar Clinic and Research Program
50 Staniford St, Suite 580
Boston, MA 02114
“Welcome to the Massachusetts General Hospital Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, formerly known as the Harvard Bipolar Research Program. We have three missions at our clinic. We are dedicated to: providing quality clinical care, conducting clinically informative research, and educating our colleagues, our patients, as well as the greater community about bipolar disorder.”
Mercer County Medical Society
116 Wilburtha Road
PO Box 7594
West Trenton, NJ 08628
Telephone: (609) 882-1048
Fax: (609) 771-3884
“Today our mission is to empower physicians through education, social and political awareness giving them a voice to create positive change. Within the Mercer County Medical Society network physicians will enjoy collegial support and outstanding Continuing Medical Education seminars. We advocate for implementation of patient protection policy to ensure that the people of our community receive the highest quality medical care and that their healthcare insurance companies obey the law”.
Medical Society of New Jersey
Two Princess Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648
“To promote the betterment of the public health and the science and the art of medicine, to enlighten public opinion in regard to the problems of medicine, and to safeguard the rights of the practitioners of medicine".
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
500 Lake Cook Road, Suite 335
Deerfield, Illinois 60015-5249
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., is an independent, nonprofit organization that certifies doctors practicing psychiatry and neurology, as well as their subspecialties. We are one of the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Although many groups may use the term “board” in their title, only those with the highest qualification standards may become members of the ABMS.