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  • Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
    Information and resources for persons with mental health disabilities. Also an educational program for mental health advocacy skills.
  • Challenging Stigma
    Developed to support the work of the 'Challenging Stigma, Removing Labels Workplace Mental Health Project'. This project is funded by the Warrington Health and Well Being Partnership.
  • dotCOMsense
    The American Psychological Association (APA) provides guidelines on how to protect individual privacy and assess the credibility of mental health information found on the Internet.
  • East Suffolk Advocacy Networks
    ESAN is an independent, user managed organisation committed to the empowerment of mental health service users.
  • Freedom Center - Northampton MA
    Support, human rights advocacy, and holistic alternatives for people labeled 'mentally ill' in the Pioneer Valley, MA.
  • Handling Your Mental Illness at Work and School
    Information on ADA (the Americans with Disabilities Act), the affect of mental illness on work or schooling, coping, filing a complaint, question of the month.
  • Mental Health Advocacy
    Provides help through knowledge on medication, mental and emotional disorders, public policy, federal and state government, laws, insurance, parity, lobbying, and international news.
  • Mental Health Association of South Carolina
    Resources and information for persons diagnosed with mental illness and their families; reports and data on mental health policy, advocacy, conditions, treatment and other issues.
  • Mental Health Consumer Net Connections
    By and for consumer/survivors living in British Columbia, Canada, the site is intended as an informational and referral resource for consumers within the province and beyond.
  • Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
    The first Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health, asserting that mental illness is a critical public health problem that must be addressed by the nation.
  • Mississippi Advocacy and Protection
    Mississippi Protection and Advocacy System, Inc. is a private, nonprofit agency which receives federal funds to protect & advocate the rights of individuals with disabilities
  • National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse
    The National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse helps connect individuals to self-help and advocacy resources, and offers expertise to self-help groups and other peer-run services for mental health consumers.
    An initiative to raise awareness of the stigmatization of those suffering from mental health problems. Forum and publications.
  • SuicideMalpractice
    Information about the history of and defenses to suicide malpractice litigation against mental health care providers.
  • Surgeon General's Conference on Children's Mental Health
    Report of the Surgeon General's Conference on Children's Mental Health: A National Action Agenda. This report was prepared by the Department of Health and Human Services in collaboration with the Department of Education and the Department of Justice. It is an outgrowth of the Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health which was released in December, 1999.
  • The Mental Health Activist
    This Washington State advocacy site gives daily updated mental health law information, alerts, reports, and advice for health care and patient advocates and volunteers.
  • The stigma of CineMania
    CineMania was designed to expose the role of the media in promoting the stigmas associated with mental illness.

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