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National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - NAMI
- The mission of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill is "to eradicate mental illness and improve the quality of life of those affected by these diseases." NAMI has affiliate organizations in every state.
European Federation of Families of Mentally Ill People
- Works to improve the care and welfare of people affected by mental illness. Includes mission statement, resources and members and partners details.
The Icarus Project
- Writings, art, and photography concerning various aspects of mental illness. Members may submit articles and participate in forums.
iFred- International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression
- An organization dedicated to researching causes of depression, to support those dealing with depression, and to combat the stigma associated with depression. Contains mission statement, ways to support and participate. Baltimore, Maryland, United States.
The Job Accommodation Network
- JAN is a consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities (including those with mental illness).
- A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count seeks to enrich local, state, and national discussions concerning ways to secure better futures for all children.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness is a grassroots organization offering support, education, and advocacy for people with mental illness and their families. Includes a calendar, discussion groups and contact details. Located on the border of Queens and Nassau County, NY.
NAMI State Affiliates
- Links to state affiliates of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.
The National Empowerment Center
- The mission of the National Empowerment Center, Inc. is to carry a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people who have been diagnosed with mental illness.
The Parent Advocate Network
- An online resource for parents who have a child with a mental illness/disorder.
- Those who experience mood swings, fear, voices, and visions can receive and offer help via the Internet. Includes list of related mailing lists and personal pages.
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