|American Psychiatric Association|
|1000 Wilson Boulevard|
|Arlington, VA 22209|
|Web Address: ||www.psych.org|
The American Psychiatric Association is a national society of physicians who specialize in mental and emotional health. This Web site provides information on how to contact the society's information center for a local referral to a psychiatrist in your area. You can also request pamphlets and other resources from this organization at the address above. Be sure to include a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) for literature.
|National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)|
|60 Cutter Mill Road|
|Great Neck, NY 11021|
|Fax: ||(516) 487-6930|
|Web Address: ||www.narsad.org|
The National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia And Depression (NARSAD) is a national, not-for-profit organization with a primary objective of raising funds to find the causes of, develop better treatments for, and find ways to prevent severe mental illnesses. A free newsletter can be obtained by calling the phone numbers above.
|National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)|
|3803 North Fairfax Drive|
|Arlington, VA 22203|
|Phone: ||1-800-950-NAMI (1-800-950-6264) hotline for help with depression|
|Fax: ||(703) 524-9094|
|Web Address: ||www.nami.org|
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a national self-help and family advocacy organization dedicated solely to improving the lives of people who have severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder. NAMI focuses on support, education, advocacy, and research. The mission of the organization is to "eradicate mental illness and improve the quality of life of those affected by these diseases."
|National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)|
|6001 Executive Boulevard|
|Room 8184, MSC 9663|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-9663|
|Phone: ||1-866-615-6464 toll-free|
|Fax: ||(301) 443-4279|
|TDD: ||1-866-415-8051 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.nimh.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) provides information to help people better understand mental health, mental disorders, and behavioral problems. NIMH does not provide referrals to mental health professionals or treatment for mental health problems.
|National Suicide Prevention Lifeline|
|Phone: ||1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)|
|TDD: ||1-800-799-4TTY (1-800-799-4889)|
|Web Address: ||www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org|
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service. Crisis centers are located in 130 locations across the United States. Callers are routed to the closest provider of mental health and suicide prevention services.