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Our organization focuses on providing resources to families coping with mental illness. If you think your information would benefit our visitors, please fill out this form. We meet on a quarterly basis to review these requests and will contact you at that time if we feel your resource is a good fit with our organization.

In alphabetical order by organization name.

  • Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law The Bazelon Center works to advocate for people with disabilities and depressive disorders.
  • The Balanced Mind Parent Network (formerly Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation or bpkids.org). Extensive resources and online support for parents of children diagnosed with, or at risk for, early onset bipolar disorder.
  • BPDWorld Offers information about Borderline Personality Disorder and other mental health concerns.
  • The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) features a number of free recorded webcasts on mood disorders and other mental health topics.

 

  • Cambridge Health Alliance: Child and Adolescent Research Studies of youth with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and pervasive developmental disorders, and at risk of developing these disorders.
  • Caregiver.org Resources for the caregiver of a family member or loved one with chronic health problems including depressive disorders.
  • Caregiver Action Network (CAN) (formerly the National Family Caregivers Association). Educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for millions of Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age, reaching across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to help transform the lives of family caregivers.
  • CareGivers.com Information about caring for elderly family members with various conditions.
  • Center for Mental Health Services Unit of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) includes variety of mental health and substance abuse help resources and provider locator.
  • The Center for Postpartum Health Specializes in women’s mental health concerns and life cycles changes around pregnancy and birth and the onset of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
  • Children’s Emotional Healthlink Helping pediatricians and parents work together to improve the emotional health of their children and families.

 

  • David Nee Foundation Supports and encourages organizations devoted to preventing suicide among adolescents and young adults through diagnosis, treatment, education, and research.
  • EffectiveChildTherapy.com is an educational website with the mission to inform the public and professionals about which child and adolescent mental health treatments have the strongest scientific support, and are most likely to work.  This site is offered as a completely free service and is sponsored by the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association.

 

  • The Family Center for Bipolar Disorder (FCBD) is dedicated to the compassionate support, treatment and understanding of bipolar illness within the context of the family. We treat patients and their families with our Family-Inclusive Treatment (FIT) program.
  • Family Diversity Projects offers a ‘Nothing to Hide’ traveling photo-text exhibit on mental illness.
  • Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health. A parent-run organization focused on the needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral or mental disorders.
  • Foundation for MetroWest connects philantropic opportunity with demonstrated need in MetroWest Massachusetts.
  • Freedom From Fear. National nonprofit mental illness advocacy organization helping those affected by anxiety, depression and related disorders with advocacy, education, research, and community support.

 

 

 

  • The Online PPD Support Group. Offers information, support and assistance to those dealing with postpartum mood disorders, their families, friends, physicians and counselors.
  • Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that’s right for them.
  • Postpartum Education for Parents is an all-volunteer organization in Santa Barbara, CA, which provides support to new parents, including New Parent groups and a Postpartum Distress Support Group.
  • Postpartum Support International. A social support network, information center and research guide for postpartum mood disorders and depression.

 

  • Reintegration.com. Sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company, this web site provides tools and resources for people suffering with a chronic mental illness.
  • Rebecca’s Dream: The Rebecca Lynn Cutler Legacy of Life Foundation. A charitable foundation working to educate the world about depression and bipolar disorder while reducing stigma, promoting awareness and complassionate understanding of depression and bipolar disorder as real diseases.

 

  • Screening for Mental Health offers anonymous online screening for depression and sponsors the annual National Depression Screening Day in October to promote local screening opportunities.
  • Shut up about your perfect Kids A web site for parents of special and other “imperfect” kids designed by “imperfect” parents. You can come here to relax, laugh, exchange ideas, and revel in the comfort of “imperfection.”
  • Suicide Awareness Voices of Education. SAVE’s mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource for those touched by suicide.

 

  • Treatment Advocacy Center. A nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating barriers to effective treatment of mental illnesses.
  • Ulifeline. The Jed Foundation’s web-based mental health resource providing college students with information, screening, answers to questions and direct access to their respective college’s mental health center.

 

  • Well Spouse Association – Support for Spousal Caregivers. Well Spouse Association is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide support to husbands, wives, and partners dealing with chronic illness or disability. State-to-state support is provided.
  • The Will To Live Foundation is dedicated to increasing love, hope and the “will to live” of teens everywhere through education about mental health and encouraging them to recognize the love and hope that exists in each other.
  • Women’s Mental Health. Mental Health Center at Mass General Hospital helping women suffering from mood disturbances, bipolar, anxiety, etc.