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    American Mental Health Alliance Top Rated
    This organization developed out of the Coalition of Mental Health Professionals & Consumers as an alternativce mental health delivery system and we are advocates for our clients. They are not-for-profit and fight for client privacy, confidentiality, and freedom of choice. Several of their members are either advisory board members or board members of the National Coalition. They are also proud to have such members as Deborah Peel, Stan Moldawsky, Dorothy Cantor, among others. - 22-Nov-2002 - Hits: 591 - Rate This | Details
    Canadian Mental Health Association
    A primary source of information about mental health, mental illness, and policy in Ontario. Website covers stigma and discrimination, homelessness, and workplace issues. The Reading Room includes publications, book reviews, and fact sheets. Founded in 1952, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario, is a non-profit, charitable organization committed to making mental health possible for all. - 29-Oct-2005 - Hits: 715 - Rate This | Details
    Compeer Inc. is an international, not-for-profit organization that helps adults and children overcome the devastating effects of mental illness, such as loneliness, low self-esteem, and isolation through friendship. Nearly 100 affiliate locations around the world, these volunteer-based programs and services provide supportive friendships for people receiving mental-health treatment. - 29-Oct-2005 - Hits: 208 - Rate This | Details
    Create Top Rated
    Alliance of mental health day service providers in the UK offering skills and educational training to those with a mental illness or disability.CREATE Swansea provides mental health services through an alliance of mental health day service providers in the Swansea area who offer help and support for people who suffer severe mental health disabilities or illness. This is achieved through developing the skills and abilities of day service users. Through rehabilitation, education and training in the community CREATE aims to improve the quality of life for those affected by mental illness. CREATE members have signed-up to this Joint Service Philosophy statement: "CREATE is a joint working partnership involving statutory and voluntary services, committed to providing access to quality services, tailored to meet the needs of individual mental health service users." - 16-Jul-2004 - Hits: 369 - Rate This | Details Top Rated is a grassroots campaign organizing a lobbying force to persuade Congress to accelerate research to promote recovery and resilience, and ultimately to cure and prevent mental illnesses. - 5-Mar-2008 - Hits: 130 - Rate This | Details
    Society of Clinical Psychology, APA Division 12
    The purpose of this website is to provide information about effective treatments for psychological disorders. The website is meant for a wide audience, including the general public, practitioners, researchers, and students. Our aim is similar to that of other notable organizations promoting evidence-based psychological treatments, including the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in England and the National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP), which is sponsored by the United States Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). - 10-Jul-2014 - Hits: 129 - Rate This | Details
    Viewpoint: Working for Better Mental Health in Hertfordshire
    Viewpoint is a mental health service user involvement project in Hertfordshire.

    It is essential that the people who use or who have used mental health services are enabled to help make positive changes to them.

    We hold local forums and meetings to take service user views and suggestions to mental health service providers. We also attend statutory meetings and work with organisations to encourage service user participation at all levels. - 14-Jul-2008 - Hits: 53 - Rate This | Details
    World Federation for Mental Health
    The World Federation for Mental Health is an international, multidisciplinary, grassroots advocacy and education organization concerned with all aspects of mental health.

    The Federation, through its members and contacts in many countries, has responded to international mental health crises through its role as the only worldwide grassroots advocacy and public education organization in the mental health field. Its organizational and individual membership includes mental health workers of all disciplines, consumers of mental health services, family members, and concerned citizens. - 29-Oct-2005 - Hits: 77 - Rate This | Details