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  • Prince Edward Island Council of the Disabled
    The PEI Council of the Disabled was formed in 1974 by concerned people with disabilities. Its original mandate was to speak out on issues such as housing, education, employment, transportation, human rights and access to support services, all of which it continues to address today.
    Prince Edward Island Council of the Disabled
    P.O. Box 2128, 300-25 University Ave.
    Charlottetown, PEI
    C1A 7N7
  • American Counseling Assn (ACA)
    The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession.
    5999 Stevenson Ave.
    Alexandria, VA 22304
    800.347.6647 | 800.473.2329 (fax) | 703.823.6862 (TDD)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
    "Physicians dedicated to the health of America"
    515 N. State Street
    Chicago, IL 60610
  • American Psychiatric Association
    The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society recognized world-wide. Its 37,000 U.S. and international member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders.
    1400 K Street N.W.
    Washington, DC 20005
    (888) 357-7924 | FAX 202-682-6850
  • American Psychoanalytic Assn (APSA)
    The American Psychoanalytic Association is a professional organization of psychoanalysts throughout the United States.
    309 East 49th Street
    New York, New York 10017
    Phone (212) 752-0450
    FAX (212) 593-0571
  • American Psychological Assn (APA)
    Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 155,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.
    American Psychological Association
    750 First Street, NE
    Washington, DC 20002-4242
    Telephone: (800) 374-2721 or (202) 336-5500
  • Autism Society of America
    The mission of the Autism Society of America is to promote lifelong access and opportunity for all individuals within the autism spectrum, and their families, to be fully participating, included members of their community.
    7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300
    Bethesda, Maryland 20814-3067
    Phone: 301.657.0881 or 1.800.3AUTISM
    Fax: 301.657.0869
  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
    Our Mission: to improve the lives of people living with mood disorders.
    730 N. Franklin Street, Suite 501
    Chicago, Illinois 60610-7204 USA
    (800) 826-3632
    (312) 642-0049
    fax (312) 642-7243
  • The Depressive and Related Affective Disorders Association (DRADA)
    We are committed to our mission to alleviate the suffering arising from depression and manic depression by assisting self-help groups, providing education and information, and lending support to research programs.
    Meyer 3-181
    600 North Wolfe Street
    Baltimore, MD, 21287-7381
    Phone: (410) 955-4647 - Baltimore, MD | (202) 955-5800 - Washington, D.C.
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
    With more than 220,000 members, NAMI is the nation's largest organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by serious mental illness. http://www.nami.org/
    Colonial Place Three
    2107 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300
    Arlington, VA 22201
    Phone: 703-524-7600
    NAMI Helpline: 1-800-950-NAMI [6264]
  • The National Foundation for Depressive Illness
    The National Foundation For Depressive Illness (NAFDI) was established in 1983 to provide public and professional information about Affective Disorders, the availability of treatment, and the urgent need for further research. The Foundation is committed to an extensive, ongoing public information campaign addressed to this pervasive, costly, and hidden national emergency.
    Post Office Box 2257
    New York, NY 10116-2257
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
    The mission of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is to diminish the burden of mental illness through research. This public health mandate demands that we harness powerful scientific tools to achieve better understanding, treatment and, eventually prevention of mental illness.
    NIMH Public Inquiries
    6001 Executive Boulevard, Rm. 8184, MSC 9663
    Bethesda, MD 20892-9663 U.S.A.
    Voice (301) 443-4513; Fax (301) 443-4279
    TTY (301) 443-8431
  • National Medical Association
    The National Medical Association (NMA) is the collective voice of African American physicians and the leading force for parity and justice in medicine and the elimination of disparities in health.
    1012 Tenth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20001
    Executive Offices Phone: 202/204-1223 | Fax: 202/898-2510
  • National Mental Health Association (NMHA)
    NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans, especially the 54 million people with mental disorders, through advocacy, education, research and service.
    2001 N. Beauregard Street, 12th Floor
    Alexandria, VA 22311
    Phone 703/684-7722
    Fax 703/684-5968
    Mental Health Resource Center 800/969-NMHA
    TTY Line 800/433-5959

Modified September 5, 2005

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