I list below descriptions of these remarkable organizations serving people with mental health, addiction and family problems:

  • Bring Change 2 Mind
  • RECOVERe-works
  • Talk Therapy Television
  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network
  • A website that nicely explains Acupressure is www.sugiacupressure.com
  • TeenScreen National Center for Mental Health Checkups
  • The Partnership for Workplace Mental Health
  • IAVA (Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America)

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“The mission of The Center for Rehabilitation and Recovery is to increase service access and quality so more people can achieve the promise of recovery. The Center promotes and guides system change by integrating best practices in person-centered care throughout the community behavioral health sector of New York City and surrounding areas. We foster change through clinical training, organizational development consulting, information dissemination, and cross-system collaboration.”

 

  • Talk Therapy Television:  http://www.talktherapytv.org/ – an excellent source of informative and lively programming.

  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network:  http://www.nctsnet.org/

    The NCTSN Mission: To raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.

  • See Website Tab “YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED” for information about Acupressure

Check out www.sugiacupressure.com

  • TeenScreen National Center for Mental Health Checkups

 The TeenScreen National Center for Mental Health Checkups at Columbia University is a non-profit national policy and resource center devoted to increasing youth access to regular mental health checkups.

The Center provides free mental health screening and practical tools for physicians and school professionals. It also supports mental health screening efforts in 43 states and more than 900 communities through its TeenScreen Primary Care and TeenScreen Schools and Communities  programs.

See how Teen Screen may be useful to you, go to: www.teenscreen.org

To access actual screening tools that may be useful to you, go specifically to: http://www.teenscreen.org/index.php/programs/primary-care

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  • The Partnership for Workplace Mental Health:

The Partnership for Workplace Mental Health works with employers to advance effective approaches to mental health in the workplace.

Partnership members include The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Airlines, the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Caterpiller, DuPont, Goldman Sachs, Johnson and Johnson, The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the US Chamber of Commerce, The Society for Human Resource Management, 3M, and many others.

If you are an employer, large or small, or an employee trying to understand how your workplace can play a role in detecting a mental health or alcohol/drug problem, assist in getting help and have a more productive workforce then check out their website at www.WorkplaceMentalHealth.org

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  • IAVA (Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America):

Led by Paul Rieckhoff, a veteran of the Iraqi war and author of  Chasing Ghosts, the “Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is the nation’s first and largest group dedicated to the Troops and Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the civilian supporters of those Troops and Veterans.”

IAVA works to improve the lives of OIF/OEF veterans and their families. It has over 125,000 veteran members and supporters, making it the largest community of veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in the country.

See what they can offer you at http://iava.org