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 Section IV - Mental Health Facts

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National Resources

General Information

American Psychiatric Association
Division of Public Affairs
1400 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
888.357.7924 • www.psych.org/public_info

Employee Assistance Professionals Association
2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22201-3062
703.387.1000 • www.eap-association.com
 
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
6001 Executive Blvd., Room 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
800.421.4211 • www.nimh.nih.gov

National Mental Health Association
2001 N. Beauregard Street, 12th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311
800.969.NMHA (6642) • www.nmha.org

Finding a Therapist

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
112 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.838.9808 • www.aamft.org

American Association of Pastoral Counselors
9504 A Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22031
703.385.6967 • www.aapc.org

American Counseling Association
5999 Stevenson Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
800.347.6647 • www.counseling.org

American Psychiatric Association
Division of Public Affairs
1400 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
888.357.7924 • www.psych.org/public_info
 
American Psychological Association
750 First Street North East
Washington, DC 20002
800.374.2721 • www.apa.org

National Association of Social Workers
750 First Street North East, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002-4241
800.638.8799 • www.socialworkers.org

National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.
3 Terrace Way, Suite D
Greensboro, NC 27403
336.547.0607 • www.nbcc.org

 

Finding a Self-Help Group

American Self-Help Clearinghouse
Self-Help Sourcebook Online
www.mentalhealth.net

National Mental Health Consumers’ Self-Help Clearinghouse
1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 1207
Philadelphia, PA 19107
800.553.4539 • www.mhselfhelp.org

Alcohol/Drugs

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.
(includes Alateen)
1600 Corporate Landing Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
888.425.2666 • www.Al-Anon-Alateen.org

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
General Service Office
475 Riverside Drive, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10115
212.870.3400 • www.aa.org

American Council for Drug Education
Drug Treatment Hotline
164 West 74th Street
New York, NY 10023
800.488.DRUG (3784) • www.acde.org

Children of Alcoholics Foundation (COAF)
164 West 74th Street
New York, NY 10023
800.359.COAF (2623)
212.595.5810, ext. 7760 • www.coaf.org

Cocaine Anonymous
World Services Inc.
3740 Overland Ave., Suite C
Los Angeles, CA 90034
800.347.8998 • 310.559.5833 • www.ca.org

Men for Sobriety (MFS) and Women for Sobriety (WFS) Inc.
P.O. Box 618
Quakertown, PA 18951-0618
215.536.8026 • www.womenforsobriety.org

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
NA World Services
P.O. Box 9999
Van Nuys, CA 91409
818.773.9999 • www.na.org

National Association for Children of Alcoholics
11426 Rockville Pike, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20852
888.554.COAS (2627) • www.health.org/nacoa

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
11426-28 Rockville Pike, Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20852
800.729.6686 • www.health.org

National Cocaine Hotline
Phoenix House
164 West 74th Street
New York, NY 10023
800.662.HELP (4357) • www.drughelp.org

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
20 Exchange Place, Suite 2902
New York, NY 10005
800.622.2255 (touch tone phone needed)
www.ncadd.org

Rational Recovery (RR)
Rational Recovery Self-Help Network (RRSN)
Box 800
Lotus, CA 95651
530.621.4374 • www.rational.org/recovery

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS)
1440 Broadway, Suite 1000
Oakland, CA 94612-2029
510.763.0779 • www.unhooked.com

Anxiety
Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)

8730 Georgia Avenue, Suite 600
Silver Sprint, MD 20910
240.485.1001 • www.adaa.org

Attention Deficit Disorder
Children and Adults with ADD

8181 Professional Place, Suite 150
Landover, MD 20785
800.233.4050 • www.chadd.org

Children’s Mental Health
The National Mental Health Services Knowledge
Exchange Network
P.O. Box 42490
Washington, DC 20015
800.789.2647 • www.mentalhealth.org

Depression
National Depressive and Manic Depression Association
730 North Franklin, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610
800.826.3632 • www.ndmda.org



Domestic Violence

National Child Abuse Hotline
Child Help U.S.A.
15757 North 78th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
800.422.4453 • www.childhelpusa.org

National Council on Child Abuse & Family Violence
1155 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
800.222.2000

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800.799.SAFE (7233) • www.ndvh.org

Youth Crisis Hotline
P.O. Box 3581
Alpharetta, GA 30023-3581
800.442.4673 • www.cra-us.org

Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention
603 Stewart Street, Suite 803
Seattle, WA 98101
800.931.2237 • www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

Eldercare

Eldercare Locator
800.677.1116

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
601 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20049
800.424.3410 • www.aarp.org

National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Information Center
31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
301.496.1752 • www.nih.gov/nia

Gambling

Gam Anon – Family Group
International Service Office
P.O. Box 157
Whitestone, NY 11357
718.352.1671

Gamblers Anonymous
International Service Office
P.O. Box 17173
Los Angeles, CA 90017
213.386.8789 • www.gamblersanonymous.org

Grief
The Compassionate Friends, Inc.
P.O. Box 3696
Oakbrook, IL 60522-3696
877.969.0010 • www.compassionatefriends.org

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Anonymous (OCA)
P.O. Box 215
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
516.739.0662

Obsessive-Compulsive (O.C.) Foundation Inc.
337 Notch Hill Road
North Branford, CT 06471
203.315.2190 • www.ocfoundation.org

Schizophrenia
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia
and Depression (NARSAD)
60 Cutter Miller Road, Suite 404
Great Neck, NY 11021
516.829.0091 • www.narsad.org

Suicide
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
888.333.AFSP (2377) (For information. Not a crisis hotline.)
www.afsp.org

The resources are now in your hands. It is up to you to use them.


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