Self-Help, Peer Support, and Consumer Groups
- Self-Help Groups (Addiction)
- Peer Support (Mental Health)
- Mental Health Consumer Assistance
- Consumer Advocates
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Agency programs and activities. Information from databases and publications. Grant information and funding opportunities.
SAMHSA: Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health (ADS Center)
Provides information and assistance to develop successful efforts to counter prejudice and discrimination associated with mental illness.
SAMHSA: GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation
Information on mental health & substance abuse services for people with co-occurring disorders in contact with the justice system.
SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS)
Promotes development of integrated primary care & behavioral health services, providing training & technical assistance.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Supports, conducts, & disseminates research to improve prevention & treatment and to inform drug abuse & addiction policy.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Provides leadership in the national effort to understand & treat mental illnesses through basic & clinical research.