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Mental Health (Psychology) (cont.)

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Where can people get support for mental health disorders?

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

3803 N. Fairfax Dr., Ste. 100
Arlington, VA 22203
Main: 703-524-7600
Fax: 703-524-9094
Member services: 888-999-NAMI (6264)

National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
730 N. Franklin Street, Suite 501
Chicago, Illinois 60654-7225 USA
Toll-free phone: 800-826-3632
Fax: 312-642-7243

National Foundation for Depressive Illness, Inc.
PO Box 2257
New York, NY 10116

Mental Health America
2000 N. Beauregard Street, 6th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: 703-684-7722
Toll-free phone: 800-969-6642
Fax: 703-684-5968

Where can people get more information about mental illnesses?

National Institute of Mental Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA's Health Information Network
PO Box 2345
Rockville, MD 20847-2345
Phone: 877-SAMHSA-7 (877-726-4727)

Medically reviewed by Marina Katz, MD; American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology


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