This site, managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is an excellent resource for consumers, family members, community leaders and educators.
Bring Change to Mind:
This organization focuses on ending the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):
NAMI is a national organization with local chapters helping families dealing with mental illness.
National Institute of Mental Health:
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA):
SAMHSA is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD):
NASMHPD represents the public mental health service delivery system serving 7.5 million people annually in all 50 states, 4 territories, and the District of Columbia. NASMHPD is the only national association to represent state mental health commissioners/directors and their agencies