Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (OCF):The Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (OCF)is an international not-for-profit organization composed of people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders, their families, friends, professionals and other concerned individuals. Founded by a group of individuals with OCD in 1986, the mission of the OCF is to educate the public and professional communities about OCD and related disorders; to provide assistance to individuals with OCD and related disorders, their family and friends; and to support research into the causes and effective treatments of OCD and related disorders.
The Center for Mental Health Services: The Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is the Federal agency within the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that leads national efforts to improve prevention and mental health treatment services for all Americans. CMHS pursues its mission by helping States improve and increase the quality and range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services for people with mental health problems, their families, and communities.
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 a large, searchable database of behavioral and cognitive therapists across the U.S. and Canada.