Mental Health Associations and Advocacy Groups

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

Compeer (voluntary support for persons with psychiatric problems)

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)

Mental Health Matters (articles, sources of support, volunteer opportunities)

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Council for Behavioral Healthcare

National Council on Disability

National Empowerment Center (practical information about the recovery model and psychiatric difficulties)

National Institute of Mental Health

Open Minds Open Doors (a progressive anti-stigma campaign that educates the public - and employers - about mental illness and legal rights)

Psychiatry Online (Priory Online Medical Journals)

SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs & Practices (research)

 

Adoption:

Center for Adoption and Support (CASA)

 

ADHD / ADD and Learning Disabilities

Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy

 

Anxiety

Anxiety Disorder Association of America

Social Phobia/Social Anxiety Association

 

Autism

Asperger Experts

Asperger Syndrome Information and Support

Autism Research Council

Autism Society of America

Autism Speaks

Autism Support Network

Thrive with Aspergers

 

Borderline Personality Disorder

BPD Central

BPDFamily

Robert Friedel, MD's BPD Demystified

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy research by Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D

National Educational Alliance for BPD/Borderline Personality Disorder (NEABPD)

Treatment and Research Advancements  - National Association for Personality Disorder

 

Co-Dependence

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CODA) 

 

Depression/Bi-Polar Disorder

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Families for Depression Awareness

 

Eating Disorders

The Academy for Eating Disorders

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness

The Maudsley Parents

National Eating Disorders Association

 

Gender Issues

Transgender Law Center 

Accord Alliance

 

Mental Health Associations And Advocacy Groups

American Residential Treatment Association 

 

Sex Addiction

Fight the New Drug

Sex Addicts Anonymous

 

Special Education Law

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy

 

Substance Abuse

Addiction Resource Center

Addiction Resource Guide

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)

Al-Anon

Alateen

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Dual Recovery Anonymous

Families Anonymous (FA)

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

National Association for the Dually Diagnosed

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA research)

The Sober World

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Health Information Center

 

Trauma

David Baldwin's Trauma Info Pages

Gateway to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Information

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

 

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