Self-Help, Peer Support, and Consumer Groups
- Self-Help Groups (Addiction)
- Peer Support (Mental Health)
- Mental Health Consumer Assistance
- Consumer Advocates
National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse
The nation's first national consumer technical assistance center for those who receive or have received mental health services.
National Empowerment Center
Consumer/survivor/expatient-run organization provides information supporting recovery & empowerment for those with mental health issues.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
Promotes awareness of anxiety, depression, & related disorders; works to reduce associated stigma. Locate a therapist.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
Peer-directed national organization. Locate a support group. Peer-based, wellness-oriented, and empowering services and resources.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
Provides information, resources & networking opportunities for adults with ADHD & professionals. Locate specialists & support groups.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Non-profit organization advocates for people with ADHD; education on research, medication & treatment. Find support groups.
National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA)
Non-profit organization supports those affected by eating disorders. Information & Referral Helpline 1-800-931-2237, M-F 9 am to 5 pm EST.
Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center (BPDRC)
Non-profit organization at Cornell Medical College helps those with BPD find current & accurate information on BPD & treatment sources.
International OCD Foundation
Non-profit organization for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) & related disorders, families, & professionals. Find treatment.