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National Depressive Manic-Depressive Association (NDMDA)

The National Depressive Manic-Depressive Association (NDMDA) is located in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in 1986 and has now grown to 265 chapters Nationally. The organization was founded for the mutual support and information for persons with depressive and manic-depressive disorders, and their families. It provides public education on the...

American Psychotherapy and Medical Hypnosis Association

American Psychotherapy and  Medical Hypnosis Association American Psychotherapy and Medical Hypnosis Association (APMHA) was formed in 1992 by a group of licensed therapists as an alternative for professionals to provide a multidisciplinary forum for the ethical use of hypnosis and hypnotherapy. While there were several national hypnosis associations in existence, there was a gap remaining for a...

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria DVRCV (formerly DVIRC) is a statewide service funded by the Department of Human Services, in Victoria, Australia. DVRCV aims to reduce and prevent family violence by providing education to improve service and policy responses, and by assisting people who have experienced abuse. DVRCV’s Goals: DVRCV goals to prevent violence in intimate and family...

International Stress Management Association UK

International Stress Management Association UK ISMAUK is a registered charity with a multi-disciplinary professional membership that includes the UK and the Republic of Ireland. It exists to promote sound knowledge and best practice in the prevention and reduction of human stress. It sets professional standards for the benefit of individuals and organisations using the services of its members...

SCARF - Schizophrenia Research Foundation (India)

SCARF - Schizophrenia Research Foundation (India) For an NGO with modest beginnings in 1984 - three part-time staff, and a small office - this silver jubilee is a cherished milestone. Over the years, they at SCARF have faced several challenges, beginning with the word "schizophrenia" itself, which most people found difficult to pronounce and understand. Additionally, donors were reluctant to be...

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is an international, non-profit, professional association organized to develop and promote comprehensive, clinically effective and empirically based resources and responses to trauma and dissociation and to address its relevance to other theoretical constructs. The Board of...

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) NCADV believes violence against women and children results from the use of force or threat to achieve and maintain control over others in intimate relationships, and from societal abuse of power and domination in the forms of sexism, racism, homophobia, classism, anti-Semitism, able-bodyism, ageism and other oppressions. NCADV recognizes that the...

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association

National Attention Deficit Disorder Association The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) is the world’s leading adult ADHD organization. Their mission is to provide information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) lead better lives. They are an international non-profit organization, founded twenty years ago by...

Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine The Organization for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry -- The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine has as its central focus patients with comorbid medical and psychiatric illness and the interaction between them. This focus entails clinical work, research and teaching as well as leadership in the provision of medical-surgical psychiatry services....

The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect

The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, founded in 1977, is the only multidisciplinary international organization that brings together a worldwide cross-section of committed professionals to work towards the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect and exploitation globally. ISPCAN's mission is to prevent...

World Fellowship For Schizophrenia And Allied Disorders

World Fellowship For Schizophrenia And Allied Disorders The WFSAD has worked with families of those with serious mental illness and family organizations dedicated to this cause since 1982. They are very proud of what WFSAD and its members have been able to achieve over this time. The World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders (WFSAD) is the only global grassroots organization dedicated to...

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse Under the direction of Jeffrey L. Edleson, Ph.D., the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse was established in 1994 by the Minnesota State Legislature with a charge "to improve the quality of higher education related to violence." During its first years, the Center's initial and only project was the Violence Education Project. The project...

Mental Health Association in New York State

Mental Health Association in New York State MHANYS is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with 31 local affiliate MHAs serving 54 counties in New York State. MHANYS and the affiliate network work to promote mental health and recovery, encourage empowerment in mental health service recipients, eliminate discrimination, raise public awareness with education, and advocate for equality and...

California Psychological Association

California Psychological Association The California Psychological Association (CPA) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit professional association for licensed psychologists and others affiliated with the delivery of psychological services. CPA was founded in Los Angeles in 1948 initially to work for the licensure of psychologists. As the role of California psychologists expanded over the years...

Support in Mind Scotland

Support in Mind Scotland Support In Mind Scotland has a number of Professional Advisers who can attend Board meetings and meetings of their Public Affairs Committee, and are available to give information/guidance to National Office staff and Board members. Support In Mind Scotland works to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people affected by serious mental...