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Department of Children and Families
Division of Child Behavioral Health Services
State of New Jersey
Department of Human Services
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) –
The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation’s voice on mental illness, a national organization including NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1100 local communities across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support, and education.
National Institute of Mental Health –
Link to Health & Research Information. Reducing the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior.
New Jersey Mental Health Association –
A wealth of information, resources and training regarding mental health in Children and Adults.
New Jersey Alliance of Family Support Organizations
New Jersey Self Help Group Clearinghouse
2-1-1 First Call for Help –
Making the critical connection between individuals and families, 211 seeks health and/or human services and the organizations best able to meet a family’s immediate needs. First Call for Help offers both confidential telephone support to people in crisis and personalized information and referrals to those needing assistance or wishing to contribute to their community.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration –
Link to the US Department of Health & Human Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration.
Association of Special Children and Families –
Family and child support systems, advocacy and skills.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) –
Focuses on the needs of adults and young adults with ADD and AD/HD. Site includes FAQ, how to find help, articles, newsletter, and more.
Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF) –
Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF) Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF) This Web site educates families, professionals, and the public about early-onset bipolar disorder (manic-depression illness).
Children and Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) –
CHADD is a parent based organization serving individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and their families.
Freedom From Fear –
A nonprofit organization acting as advocate for those suffering from anxiety and depressive disorders. Includes resources, a message board, and programs.
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) –
Patient advocacy group provides information about depression, schizophrenia, autism, mental illnesses, medications, and research.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) –
Working to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families, and communities throughout the United States.
Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, Inc. – serving the families of New Jersey
The Mission of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network is to empower families and inform and involve professionals and other individuals interested in the healthy development and educational rights of children. Through this collaboration, all children will become fully participating and contributing members of our communities and society. SPAN is a non-profit educational and advocacy center for parents of children from birth to 21 years of age.
Child and Family Resources –
Creates and delivers programs and services for the community that support the development of children and strengthen families.
Gurze Books –
Resource catalog of eating disorder books and tapes including anorexia, bulimia, weight prejudice, obesity, body image, diet and nonprofit and treatment facilities resources.
Healing Resources –
Links to information on emotions, depression, addictions, grief, loss and healing abuse.
Hope House –
Counseling, substance abuse, preventions services.
Information and Referral Resource Network –
Lists agencies providing human services, including social services, health, counseling, domestic violence and substance abuse programs–indexed by state.
Internet Mental Health –
Free encyclopedia of mental health information. The Web site includes information about mental disorders, treatments, and research. Also included is an online magazine.
Jersey Battered Women’s Service –
Provides valuable life-saving services to victims of domestic violence and their families.
Legal Services of New Jersey –
Low cost legal services.
Medical and Mental Health Resources –
Mental Health InfoSource –
Mental illness and the advances being made in its treatment and prevention.
Mental Health Matters –
Information and resources for consumers, professionals, students, and supporters.
Mental Health Today – books, communities, education
Mental health information, books, communities, support, resources and more for consumers, families and clinicians.
Mental Help Net –
Guide to mental health, psychology, mental disorders, cybertherapy and psychiatry. Offering resources for self-help support, professionals, and administrators.
Mental Illness Education Project –
Nonprofit organization that produces video-based mental illness programs designed for clinical, hospital, educational, and personal use. Also offers books.
National Family Caregivers Association –
A valuable information hub with everything you need to know about addictions, drugs, substance abuse, and recovery support.
Education, support, empowerment, advocacy.
National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse –
Help consumers plan, provide, and evaluate mental health and community support services.
Parents Anonymous of New Jersey –
The mission of Parents Anonymous of New Jersey, Inc. is to protect children by strengthening families. We provide mutual support and parent leadership in free, professionally facilitated self-help groups for parents statewide.
Thanet ADDers –
Offers information on attention deficit disorder, plus software, books, web links, and much more on ADD/ADHD.
Veritas Programming –
A cross-media publisher dedicated to the distribution of free and low cost information about anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder.
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