Anxiety Disorders transforms the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. It fosters innovative thinking and ensures that a full array of novel scientific perspectives are used to further discovery in the evolving science of brain, behavior, and experience. From the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health is a national family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families. It was conceived in Arlington, Virginia in February, 1989 by a group of 18 people determined to make a difference in the way the system works. The National Federation works to develop and implement policies, legislation, funding mechanisms, and service systems that utilize the strengths of families. Its emphasis on advocacy offers families a voice in the formation of national policy, services and supports for children with mental health needs and their families.
MindFreedom International (MFI) is a nonprofit organization that unites sponsor and affiliate grassroots groups with thousands of individual members to win human rights and alternatives for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities. New
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (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. Provides access to SAMHSA publications, grants information, data files, and statistics. Updated
Brushes with Life Arts Program is a creative arts program for people in treatment at the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health; members of Club Nova, a local clubhouse for persons with mental illness; and other select community programs in the Chapel Hill area. It is a program of the University of North Carolina (UNC) Department of Psychiatry, Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health. Updated
Vesta, Inc. is a private, nonprofit, comprehensive behavioral health care organization with seven locations throughout Maryland. Vesta offers comprehensive, flexible, and ongoing services for adults, children and adolescents with a wide range of psychological difficulties, including serious and persistent mental illness. Updated
American Stroke Association, is a division of the American Heart Association. Their Web site has information about risk assessment, prevention, treatment, recovery, caregiving, stroke family support information, and the usual "e;other."e;
The Brain Attack Coalition, (six organizations—American Heart, National Stroke, National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke, American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Stroke Belt Consortium). Their Web site includes print material and Audio-Visual material.
Institute for Cognitive Prosthetics provides papers and publications from their research. For example, “Computer-Based Cognitive Prosthetics: Assistive technology for the Treatment of Cognitive Disabilities” (ACM SIG/CAPH, 1998) by Elliot Cole, Ph.D. and Parto Dehdashti, Ph.D.
Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital The Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute (NRI) offers multiple mid- and long-term programs and services for adults age 18 and older with a primary diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury or other acquired neurological problem. NRI is housed within Brookhaven Hospital, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and also consists of two transitional living centers within short distances of the hospital.
Bayshore Health Services Residential Rehab [formerly Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute of Ontario] a program to assist persons with moderate to severe brain injuries and other neurological impairments in achieving success in increasing their level of independence. [Canada]
Bayshore Healthcare Care for Seniors at Home, Patient Assistance Programs, Government Healthcare Services