Resources for Patients, Families & Professionals

Advocacy Groups

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National Mental Health Association

the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness.
http://www.nmha.org/

Center for Patient Advocacy
“The Patient's Voice On Capitol Hill; the forefront of the battle to ensure that patients have timely access to the highest quality health care in the world”.
http://www.patientadvocacy.org/


American with Disabilities Act

A comprehensive resource guide to various ADA related issues.
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/
 

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
“the nation’s leading patient-directed organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses - depression and bipolar disorder”.
http://www.dbsalliance.org/

Federal Government Links

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American with Disabilities Act
A comprehensive resource guide to various ADA related issues.
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA)
http://cms.hhs.gov/
 

Health Finder

“your guide to reliable health information” including health library, selected health topics organized for men and women, by age from kids to seniors, by race and ethnicity, and for parents, caregivers, health professionals, and others, and information about doctors, dentists, public clinics, hospitals, long term care, nursing homes, health insurance, prescriptions, health fraud, Medicare, Medicaid, and medical privacy.
http://www.healthfinder.gov/

Hotlines

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National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence

"If you or someone you know is a victim of spouse/partner abuse (domestic violence), call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3244 (TTY) for support, shelter, or services. If you or someone you know is a victim of elder abuse, call 1-800-879-6682 If you know of a child who is being abused or neglected, call the National Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-422-4453 "
http://www.nccafv.org/
 
National Domestic Violence Hotline
"If something about your relationship with your partner scares you and you need to talk, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) "
http://www.ndvh.org/
 
Suicide Hotlines
"When You Feel You Can't Go On... Let Someone Know Your Pain. "
http://suicidehotlines.com/

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