Empowering Website Links

Government Agencies

Substance and Mental Health Services Administration  http://www.samhsa.gov

DC Department of Behavioral Health   http://www.dbh.dc.gov

DC Department of Health  http://doh.dc.gov

DC Department of Employment Services  http://does.dc.gov

DC Child and Family Services Administration  http://cfsa.dc.gov

Other Organizations

Bazelon   http://www.Bazelon.org/

Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation – http://www.bu.edu/sarpsych/

Freedom Center – http://www.freedom-center.org/

Health6.com – Comprehensive Health Directory www.health6.com

Help and Healing from Violence – www.witnessjustice.org

International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology –
http://www.breggin.com

Job Accommodation Network – http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/

John Breeding: author – http://www.wildestcolts.com

Madness – http://www.peoplewho.org

Mental Health Recovery –
www.mhrecovery.com

MIND – http://www.mind.org.uk/

National Association for Rights, Protection & Advocacy – www.narpa.org

National Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Center – http://www.ncstac.org

National Mental Health Association – http://www.nmha.org

National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse – http://www.mhselfhelp.org/

National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives: www.nrc-pad.org

Protection & Advocacy Agencies –
http://www.protectionandadvocacy.com/

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal – http://www.bu.edu/prj/link/ or http://cpr.bu.edu/

Support Coalition International – http://www.mindfreedom.org

The Evaluation Center at the Human Services Research Institute – www.tecathsri.org

Volunteers in Psychotherapy – http://www.ctvip.org

Websites

Reports of Research Proving Recovery is Possible 

Stories of Hope and Recovery

Empowerment, Self-Help, Trauma, Recovery

 

Consumer Rights
(click to view)

Trauma-informed Care

Sidran Institute
www.sidran.org/

Gift From Within (An International Nonprofit Organization for Survivors of Trauma and Victimization)
www.giftfromwithin.org

Community Connections
www.ccdc1.org

Stigma and mental health

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Stigma Busters
www.nami.org/template.cfm?section=fight_stigma

Stamp out Stigma
www.stampoutstigma.com

Mental Health Today
www.mental-health-today.com/stigma

The Carter Center’s Mental Health Program
www.cartercenter.org/health/mental_health/index.html

Nothing to Hide: Mental Illness in the Family
www.familydiv.org/nothingtohide.php

Kids on the block
www.kotb.com/

Breaking the Silence
www.btslessonplans.org

Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
www.cpr.bu.edu

SANE
www.sane.org

National Empowerment Center
www.power2u.org/index.html

Chicago Consortium for Stigma Research
www.stigmaresearch.org/

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
www.bazelon.org

Consumer-Run Technical Assistant Centers

         National Empowerment Center http://www.power2u.org/
        

State-wide Consumer Organizations

On Our Own of Maryland
1521 S Edgewood St. Suite C, Baltimore, MD 21227
800-704-0262, 410-646-0262
Director: Michael Finkle
www.onourownmd.org

VOCAL, Inc.
P.O. Box 1248, Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-243-7878
Director: Brian Parrish
www.vocalsupportcenter.org

For a full list of state-wide organizations, see http://www.power2u.org/consumerrun-statewide.html

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *