Self-Help, Peer Support, and Consumer Groups
- Self-Help Groups (Addiction)
- Peer Support (Mental Health)
- Mental Health Consumer Assistance
- Consumer Advocates
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
National accrediting body for marriage & family therapists. Provides national directory of accredited members.
American Association of Community Psychiatrists (AACP)
Implementation of policies & high-quality practices that promote individual, family & community resilience & recovery.
American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Promotes quality care for individuals with mental disorders & their families, & advocates for psychiatric education & research.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)
Psychiatric-mental health nursing, prevention of mental health problems & care of persons with psychiatric disorders.
American Psychological Association (APA)
Creation, communication & application of psychological knowledge to benefit society & improve people's lives.
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
Professional physicians' society promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addictions.
Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA)
Clinical offerings, legislative advocacy & practice-related alerts to ensure the efficacy, stability & viability of clinical social work.
National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADC)
Addiction focused professionals; education, advocacy, standards of practice, ethics, professional development & research.
National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)
Non-profit corporation promoting justice system improvement by judicial monitoring & treatment for drug-using offenders.