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National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) - To reduce the burden of mental illness through research on mind, brain, and behavior. National Institute of Mental Health

The American Psychiatric Association -- A medical specialty society recognized world wide. Its 40,500 US and international physicians specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional illnesses and substance use disorders.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) - Grassroots, self-help, Support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders. The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. National Mental Health Association (NMHA)

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) - The goal is to provide treatment and Support services needed by adults with mental disorders and children with serious emotional problems. People with serious mental illnesses often need assistance with treatment, employment, housing, transportation, and other aspects of community participation. Mental illness can be treated effectively, and people can and do recover. Most people with mental illnesses experience success at work, raise healthy families, and live in harmony with their neighbors. However, recovery depends on getting services when and where they are needed-preferably early in the course of the illness and close to home. Center for Mental Health Services

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) established by Congress to strengthen the Nation's health care capacity to provide prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services for substance abuse and mental illnesses.

The National Mental Health and Education Center for Children and Families - A public service of the National Association of School Psychologists, is an information and action network to foster best practices in education and mental health for children and families building upon strengths, understanding diversity, and Support ing families.

The Children With Disabilities - Offers families, service providers, and other interested individuals information about advocacy, education, employment, health, housing, recreation, technical assistance, and transportation covering a broad array of developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities.

Cleptomaniacs And Shoplifters Anonymous (CASA) is a unique, independent and secular weekly self-help group founded in 1992 by a recovering shoplifter who felt such a group could help himself, others, and the community as a whole.


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