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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.
    http://www.americanmentalhealth.com/ - 22-Nov-2002 - Hits: 518 - Rate This | Details
    Compeer
    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.
    http://compeer.org/ - 29-Oct-2005 - Hits: 158 - 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."
    http://www.createswansea.co.uk/ - 16-Jul-2004 - Hits: 220 - Rate This | Details
    Everyminute.org Top Rated
    everyminute.org 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.
    http://www.everyminute.org - 5-Mar-2008 - Hits: 73 - Rate This | Details
    Mental Health Clients Wellness & Recovery
    Mental Health Clients for Wellness and Recovery people with co-occuring conditions volunteering to empower each other and our communities.

    We're implementing direct advocacy activities: to implement programs and systems that empower mental health clients (direct consumers) to directly advocate for our own personal values of responsibility the improvement of our regional health services programs and government.

    Mental Health Clients for Wellness & Recovery (mhcwar) is a nonprofit located in California organized by clients for clients.

    http://www.mhcwar.org/ - 25-May-2005 - Hits: 151 - Rate This | Details
    Psychjourney
    The mission of Psychjourney is to provide a cyber-bridge between health seekers and mental and allied health professionals, empower mental health consumers to successfully navigate the Labyrinth: The Maze of Mental Health and to provide mental health and allied health professionals with the education, support and tools they need to better serve their clients.
    http://psychjourney.libsyn.com/ - 30-Jun-2004 - Hits: 113 - Rate This | Details
    Self-Help Center
    We are a Self-Help Drop-In center for adults with chronic mental illness, providing a safe, healthy, and comfortable environment. Services include: Peer-led groups, Peer-led individual sessions, weekly outings, mental-health advocacy and community-wide education. Located in Kirkwood, MO.
    https://www.selfhelpcenter.org/news.php - 23-Feb-2003 - Hits: 163 - 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).
    http://www.div12.org/PsychologicalTreatments/treatments.html - 10-Jul-2014 - Hits: 18 - Rate This | Details
    Stamp Out Stigma Top Rated
    A community advocacy and educational outreach program dedicated to eradicating the stigma associated with mental illness. Stamp Out Stigma is unique in its anti-stigma approach, by creating a forum in which individuals with mental illness share their personal experiences with the community at large.
    http://www.stampoutstigma.org/ - 29-Oct-2005 - Hits: 646 - Rate This | Details
    Support Coalition Mailing List
    Political action and alternatives to psychiatry, including human rights in psychiatry.

    To subscribe to this mailing list, you will need to compose a short email. Click on the link above and enter this text into the body of your email message (leave the subject line blank): subscribe dendrite

    Mailing list: mailto:listproc@efn.org - 20-Feb-2000 - Hits: 139 - Rate This | Details
    The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
    The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association representing 1,300 organizations providing treatment and rehabilitation to help people recover from mental illnesses and addiction disorders. National Council members serve nearly six million adults, children, and families in communities across America. We offer a vital safety net to some of the poorest and most vulnerable in our society — Medicaid beneficiaries, the uninsured, the destitute and homeless, children in foster care, older adults, those with HIV/AIDS, veterans, and those in our criminal and juvenile justice systems. The people our members treat live with their families or alone; some are in hospitals, jails, or juvenile detention facilities and others are in residential programs, foster care, or group homes. The National Council is proud of our member organizations. Our job is to help members do their jobs. We advocate for policies that ensure that people who are ill can access services. And we offer state-of-the-science education and practice improvement resources so that services are efficient and effective.
    http://www.thenationalcouncil.org - 6-Aug-2008 - Hits: 304 - Rate This | Details


 

 

 


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