The American Academy of Children and Adolescent Psychiatry - assisting parents and families in understanding developmental, behavioral, emotional and mental discorders affecting children and adolescents.
Community Care's systems approach emphasizes an evidence-based, outcomes-focused management model, customized to local needs, interests and resources. Community Care senior consultants and trainers provide communities and groups with integrated services designed to help them create or refine an infrastructure that supports a systems approach.
The Erie County Department of Mental Health is administratively responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and monitoring programs of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation involving mental health, mental retardation-developmental disabilities, and alcohol and substance abuse services.
The Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health - The National family-run organization dedicated exlusively to helping children with mental health needs and their families achieve a better qualityt of life.
National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug information provides a wealth of information on prevention, education and treatment of substances abuse.
NAMI ia a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other severe and persistentmental illnesses that affect the brain.
The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illnesses. With more than 340 affiliates nationwide. NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million individuals with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service.
The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare - the National Council is the country's oldest and largest membership organization dedicated to ensuring affordable community mental health and addictions services for our most vulnerable populations.
NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse - Oversees the nation's largest and most diverse addiction system; provides information and resources about chemical dependency.
NYS Office of Mental Health - The Office of Mental Health oprerates psychiatric centers across the state, and also regulates, certifies and oversees more than 2,500 programs which are operated by local governments and nonprofit agencies. These programs include various impatient and outpatient programs, emergency, community support, residential, and family care programs.
Research and Training Centers on Family Support and Children's Mental Health - is dedicated to promoting effective community-based, culturally competent, family-centered services for families and their children who are, or may be affected by mental, emotional or behavioural disorders. This goal is accomplished through collaborative research partnership with family members, service providers, policu makers, and other concerned persons.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - their mission is to build resilience recovery for people with or at risk for substance abuse and mental illness.
StartYourRecovery.org is a tool that helps individuals take steps toward a healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol. On the site, visitors learn about the experiences of people like them and find the answers they need for recognizing and dealing with substance use issues. It's a free, confidential resource developed with the input of leading clinicians, experts from the White House and SAMHSA, and people in recovery themselves.