National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information: The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) is a one-stop resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment. A service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, NCADI has both English- and Spanish-speaking information specialists who are skilled at recommending appropriate publications, posters, and videocassettes; conducting customized searches; providing grant and funding information; and referring people to appropriate organizations.
National Institute of Mental Health: The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is one of 27 components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Federal government's principal biomedical and behavioral research agency. The NIMH mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior. This public health mandate demands powerful scientific tools to achieve better understanding, treatment, and eventually, prevention of the disabling conditions that affect millions of Americans.
The National Mental Health Association: The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. 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.
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies: The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies is a professional organization that is concerned with the application of behavioral and cognitive sciences to understanding human behavior and developing interventions to enhance the human condition. They have an extensive searchable database of behavioral and cognitive therapists across the U.S. and Canada.
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