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Research Links

MENTAL HEALTH TOPICS:

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health. The following link provides current information on a variety of mental health issues.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/index.shtml

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)  is the nation’s grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. NAMI has local groups in every state and in many local communities. Their mission is to provide support, education, and advocacy.
http://www.nami.org/

NAMI Mid-Carolina:
http://www.nami.org/sites/midcarolina

Mental Health America (MHA) (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the leading nonprofit  organization dedicated to helping people live mentally healthier lives.
http://www.nmha.org/go/about-us

National Mental Health Information Center offers a wide variety of information related to mental health.
http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/

MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH:

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) clinical trials opportunities may be found at this page.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/trials/index.shtml

NARSAD supports scientific research for better treatments and prevention of severe mental illnesses.
http://www.narsad.org/

DEPRESSION:

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a patient-directed national organization focusing on improved quality of life through accessible peer-based, recovery-oriented services.
http://www.dbsalliance.org

The International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred), is a an international organization dedicated to research and support to people dealing with depression.
http://www.ifred.org/

ANXIETY DISORDERS:

The Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) is a national organization  dedicated to the provision of accurate information about anxiety disorders.
http://www.dbsalliance.org

BIPOLAR DISORDER:

The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is a patient-directed national organization focusing on improved quality of life through accessible peer-based, recovery-oriented services.
http://www.dbsalliance.org

SCHIZOPHRENIA:

National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) was organized for the purpose of raising funds for scientific research into the causes, cures, treatments and prevention of severe psychiatric brain and behavior disorders, such as schizophrenia and depression.
http://www.narsad.org/

SUBSTANCE ABUSE:

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is part of the NIH dedicated to research on drug abuse and addiction. Their mission is to conduct research and ensure dissemination and use of the results to improve prevention, treatment and policy relating to drug abuse and addiction. 
http://www.nida.nih.gov/

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) fights the stigma and the disease of alcoholism and other drug addictions.
http://www.ncadd.org/

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a broadly focused arm of the department of Health and Human Services devoted to research and information on a wide variety of substance abuse and mental health issues.
http://www.samhsa.gov/