Self-Help, Peer Support, and Consumer Groups
- Self-Help Groups (Addiction)
- Peer Support (Mental Health)
- Mental Health Consumer Assistance
- Consumer Advocates
National Association of State Alcohol/Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)
Private non-profit organization supporting development of effective alcohol & drug abuse prevention & treatment programs.
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD)
Represents state executives responsible for the public mental health service delivery system.
NASMHPD Research Institute, Inc. (NRI)
Conducts research on state mental health system financing, staffing, clinical services, and interactions with other public service systems.
National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors (NACBHDD)
Local governments responsible for publicly funded systems of care for those with mental illness, addiction, & developmental disabilities.
National Council for Behavioral Health
Community mental health & substance use treatment organizations. Provides education & practice improvement resources.
National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS)
Represents delivery systems working to coordinate a full spectrum of mental health & substance abuse treatment service.
American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, Inc. (AATOD)
Works with federal & state substance abuse authorities to promote the growth & development of comprehensive opioid treatment services.
American Hospital Association (AHA)
Represents health care providers & their patients in national health policy development, legislative & regulatory debate.