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Through the exchange of information, experience, and ideas. PsychU aims to shift the current trajectory of mental health care and improve the future outlook for individuals with mental illnesses. The following organizations share this vision, and stand alongside PsychU as contributing partners and supporters.
California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM)
The California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM) is California’s medical voice for post acute and long term care, empowering interdisciplinary teams to thrive. Advocating quality, person-centered care, and patient safety, CALTCM engages the right professionals in the right conversations across the continuum of care, to advance innovations and best practices. Members benefit from widely-respected conferences; professional mentoring; gold-standard practice management tools; advanced, evidence-based education; and networking initiatives—enabling leaders to excel in the rapidly-changing field of post acute and long term care locally and nationally.
Lee & Bob Peterson Foundation/Sunshine From Darkness
Sunshine from Darkness is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to raising funds for local charities that provide mental health and addiction disorder services in the Sarasota community and funding cutting-edge research.
Founded as a subsidiary of the Lee and Bob Peterson Foundation, Sunshine from Darkness hosts major events throughout the year. These events serve to bring mental health and addiction awareness and education to the community and provide local professionals and philanthropists the opportunity to engage with the broader mental health community.
We are dedicated to raising awareness of mental health and addiction disorders and erasing the stigma of both. Sunshine from Darkness is committed to providing resources, education, and advocacy for those who have mental health and addiction challenges.
We believe …
– We need to close the gap in local funding of mental health services and research
– We need to reduce the stigma attached to mental illness and addiction
– We believe … there is Sunshine from Darkness
ASCP is a membership association that represents pharmacists, health care professionals, and students serving the unique medication needs of older adults. ASCP is an international organization with members located in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and 12 countries. The society’s mission is to promote healthy aging by empowering pharmacists with education, resources, and innovative opportunities.
Founded in 1969, ASCP is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization based in Alexandria, Virginia. The ASCP Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization; its purpose is to carry out the charitable – including scientific, literary, and educational – purposes of ASCP.
Mountain West Society for Post Acute Long Term Care Medicine
Mountain West Society for Post Acute Long Term Care Medicine is a State Chapter of AMDA Medicine Society. We serve Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. It has been created to provide support, education, and information to Medical Directors, medical providers, nursing home administrators, and Directors of Nursing to promote adherence to state requirements, improve interpersonal relationships and benefit patient care in Post Acute Care and Long-term.
May is Mental Health & Trauma Awareness Month. There is a growing movement around the nation towards becoming Trauma-Informed and Healing Centered States. Numerous partners are joining together throughout the nation for the second annual #WeHealUS campaign, to raise awareness around mental health and trauma. We are asking for your support and partnership to continue building a unified, impactful, and consistent messaging campaign for the month of May. #WeHealUS is a grassroots campaign that offers free resources through public/private partnerships focused on mental well-being. Trauma-Informed Awareness and Mental Health Awareness continue to be a crucial part of our lives, communities, and country.
The Burrell Foundation is the charitable arm for Burrell BehavioralHealth – a community mental and behavioral health center with locations in 18 counties throughout Missouri. We support the advancement of behavioral health and inspire hope in our communities through connection, advocacy and philanthropy.
Potomac Psychiatry does “whatever it takes” to help patients feel well and recover their health. Our clinicians understand that no two patients are alike. As a full-service psychiatric practice, we offer genetic testing, nutritional psychiatry, autism evaluations, talk therapy, and more, and use sophisticated techniques to develop personalized treatment plans designed to help patients get to the root of their suffering, so they can feel better for good.
American Academy Of HIV Medicine
The American Academy of HIV Medicine is the nation’s leading independent organization of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing excellence in HIV care and prevention. Our membership of practitioners and credentialed providers manage the health of the majority of people with and at risk for HIV in the United States.
The Academy’s mission is to ensure healthcare professionals have the resources needed to provide prevention, treatment and care for those living with or at risk for HIV and related conditions to achieve optimal health.
The Academy’s vision is to create an empowered, skilled and robust healthcare workforce able to intervene at all levels of prevention, care and treatment for those at risk for or living with HIV. Through a focus on overall wellness, we will see a reduction in HIV transmission, an increased quality of life for those living with HIV and, ultimately, an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Mental Health Association In Delaware
The Mental Health Association in Delaware promotes improved mental wellbeing for all individuals and families in Delaware through education, support, and advocacy. MHA is a statewide, nonprofit organization founded in 1932 to promote mental health. MHA provides services throughout Delaware, such as wellness groups, mental health advocacy, suicide prevention training and education, peer certification training, peer support, and more.
NAMI Mercer NJ
NAMI Mercer NJ is a robust affiliate of NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) serving the New Jersey Capital region. We listen, lead, educate, and advocate, empowering families and individuals affected by mental illness to build lives of quality and respect, free of stigma and discrimination. Our life-changing peer-led support groups and education programs are offered at no charge so cost will not be a barrier to participation. Our advocacy efforts mobilize local communities to prioritize mental wellbeing and effect positive change.
The Schizophrenia & Psychosis Action Alliance
The Schizophrenia & Psychosis Action Alliance is a global impact organization moving individuals, families, and policies forward to improve and save lives. For people living with schizophrenia and psychosis, every day without treatment can mean the difference between life and death. We are committed to changing the treatment paradigm, accelerating scientific knowledge, and promoting policies that improve and save lives.
The mission of NAMI Maryland is to improve the quality of life for individuals and their families coping with mental illness. We are dedicated to providing education, support, and advocacy for persons with mental illnesses, their families, and the wider community. It is our core principle that empoweringfamily members and individuals is a critical factor in recovery, and a potent force in providing community education and bringing about systematic change. NAMI Maryland is a unifying voice and a skilled provider of knowledge and skills at the grassroots level. We promise to work to build better lives.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of New Jersey (NAMI NJ) is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. As a state organization of NAMI, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, NAMI NJ and dedicated volunteer grassroots leaders of our 19 local affiliates covering all NJ’s 21 counties work together to raise awareness, and provide essential education, advocacy and support group programs for people living with mental illness and their loved ones. NAMI NJ addresses the mental illness needs of our diverse community, replaces stigma with understanding and helps thousands of families and individuals each year.
Caregiver Action Network
Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with significant health needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s disease.
SafeSide Prevention provides suicide prevention education and leadership consultation to behavioral health, primary care, and youth services organizations who wish to unite and inspire their workforce. SafeSide works with healthcare and government leaders who need training that scales and a common framework to unite the workforce across their system or region. SafeSide serves organizations in the US, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.
Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the United States. Shatterproof harnesses the models of business, the rigor of science and the power of a national movement to create change and save lives through three pillars of work: revolutionizing the addiction treatment system, breaking down addiction-related stigmas and supporting and empowering our communities. To learn more visit www.Shatterproof.org
Giving Voice to Depression
The Giving Voice to Depression is a weekly podcast and online peer-support community for people with depression and those who wish to better understand and support us.
Both are productions of Giving Voice to Mental Illness, Inc. a 501(c)(3) organization founded to start healthy, healing conversations that reduce stigma, and promote understanding.
Through shared stories that “keep real” the risks and struggles of life with depression and/or suicidal thoughts, GVTD offers information, connection, and hope of recovery as forms of upstream suicide prevention.
The Confess Project
The Confess Project is a national grassroots movement and advocacy group that is committed to building a culture of mental health for boys and men of color, and for their families. This nonprofit organization encourages culturaldialogue, health and wellness, and other subjects pertinent to Black excellence. Coined, “America’s First Mental Health Barbershop Movement,” the Confess Project envisions improved communities “…through the barber chair, one client at a time.”
Mental Health America of Central Carolinas (MHA)Visit Website
Mental Health America of Central Carolinas (MHA) is a non-profit organization offering supportive programming designed to provide help, offer hope, and promote mental wellness through advocacy, education and in Mecklenburg and Cabarrus Counties, North Carolina. MHA’s vision is to be the community’s leading voice to promote mental health, eliminate stigma and advocate for effective mental health services. The organization’s primary goal is to ensure community members have access to quality mental healthcare so they can achieve optimal mental health. This is achieved by advocating for systemic changes addressing gaps in service; preventing mental health crises through evidence-based trainings; educating key publics about mental health resources; and teaching self-advocacy skills.
Tourette Association of AmericaVisit Website
The Tourette Association of America is the only national organization serving the Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorder community and works to raise awareness, advance research, and provide ongoing support to patients and families. We foster social acceptance through education, empower the community to advocate for their most pressing issues, educate professionals to better serve the needs of the community, and invest in research to help better understand Tourette Syndrome, its treatment options and care. The TAA directs a network of 31 Chapters, 83 support groups and recognizes 18 Centers of Excellence across the country.
It’s All Good HereVisit Website
There’s a substantial amount of research in the neurosciences and positive psychology field that shows we can train our brains to help us have much happier and fulfilling lives. We can intentionally create experiences and take actions that literally change the functioning of our brains, which cause us to be more optimistic, happy and engaged in life.
Our site was designed to help you build a more “positive brain” that will help make you more resilient to life’s daily difficulties and deeper losses, bring you closer to those whom you care about, and be happier overall. It’s my hope that you will use It’s All Good Here® to have more happiness, fun, inner well being, and peace in your life.
It’s All Good Here® was created to help feed your heart, mind and soul with all things good. We hope it will have a wonderful impact on your life and the lives of those whom you love.
WILD 5 WellnessVisit Website
WILD 5 Wellness (W5W) is an effective, scientifically-based wellness program designed to increase mental wellness. Drs. Saundra and Rakesh Jain are the co-creators of this wellness initiative and have been helping people achieve optimum levels of mental wellness for more than 25 years. ‘Wellness Deficit Disorder’ is a term they coined to highlight that mental wellness is in decline across America, which comes with a heavy price. Less than optimum mental wellness leads to increased stress, depression, anxiety, and poor physical health. The acronym WILD stands for Wellness Interventions for Life’s Demands “WILD” stands for “Wellness Interventions for Life’s Demands.” The numeral “5” refers to five identified domains long understood to be essential for holistic wellness—physical exercise, mindfulness meditation, restorative sleep, social connectedness, and optimal nutrition. The program provides a self-management intervention that is integrated, prescriptive, trackable, and easy to implement across a variety of adult age ranges. These elements reflect an individual’s physical and psychological state, as well as what it means to be human; they recognize the unique struggles of absorbing and responding to the complexities of life.
Primary Care Psychiatry Foundation (PCPF)Visit Website
The Primary Care Psychiatry Foundation (PCPF) was created to address the increased reliance upon primary care providers for mental health treatment. Primary care clinicians see the majority of psychiatric patients and prescribe more psychotropic medications than psychiatrists. They usually have little formal training in psychiatry and mental illness often goes unrecognized and under-treated in the primary care setting.
The PCPF has a unique opportunity to educate and train primary care clinicians, other professionals, and individuals within systems of care in the early identification, accurate diagnosis, effective treatment and appropriate referral of patients with psychiatric disorders.
AMSUS, The Society of Federal Health ProfessionalsVisit Website
AMSUS, The Society of Federal Health Professionals, is a non-profit member-based education and professional development association serving the Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security, federal health professionals, industry partners, and advocates for advancing health for all—particularly through interagency collaboration. AMSUS members—our nation’s federal health professionals—honor the legacy of medicine’s tremendous impact on health for all Americans and international coalition partners by participating in knowledge sharing during the AMSUS Annual Meeting and regional seminars, publishing in Military Medicine, the International Journal of AMSUS, and their working to improve patient outcomes.
Haitian American Nurses Association of Hudson Valley, New YorkVisit Website
To provide nurses the opportunity to unite as a group, to share and provide ideas of interest and to become effectively involved with the issues and services relevant to the health and welfare of immediate communities and abroad.
Pro Caregiver ConsultantsVisit Website
Pro Caregiver Consultants provide much-needed guidance to caregivers of adults with psychiatric brain illnesses. As caregivers ourselves, we know how hard it is to find help and tools to assist our family members who have illnesses like schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder. Our goal is to help you help your loved one.
The STARR CoalitionVisit Website
The STARR Coalition is a nonprofit organization bridging the gap between clinical research, advocacy, providers and our communities around support for increased scientific, cutting-edge mental health research. Those living with brain disorders deserve the right to have access to research opportunities to advance our understanding and reduce symptoms of mental illness.
Walden UniversityVisit Website
Walden University, an accredited institution, has served working professionals for 50 years. Today, more than 53,000* students are pursuing advanced online degrees in such areas as education, management, and healthcare. With a mission to effect positive social change, Walden prepares graduates to make a difference.
Walt’s WaltzVisit Website
Walt’s Waltz, a nonprofit that strives to empower those affected by anxiety/depression through the implementation of our three-step holistic approach:
- Establishment of Safe Spaces for open communication
- Clarifying the Stages of Severity of anxiety/depression
- Leading the charge for Stigma Free compassionate communities and workspaces
Let’s stop dancing around mental health conversations.
Psych HubVisit WebsiteWith options for every audience, Psych Hub has the world’s largest online platform of digital education on mental health issues. Our revolutionary Provider Learning Hubs have taken online education to a new level with certification courses proven to take learners from knowledge learned to behavior change. Psych Hub’s free micro-video library hosts over 100 consumer-facing, animated videos focused on improving mental health literacy and reducing stigma about seeking care.
Neuroscience Education InstituteVisit Website
Since its inception in 2000, NEI has distinguished itself from other continuing medical education companies by providing high quality, visually engaging, evidence-based, and fair and balanced activities designed to help increase the competence of health care professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and neurologic disease states. NEI is dedicated to providing the highest quality educational experience, with cutting edge content that is developed and delivered according to learner-centered educational principles. In particular, NEI is uniquely known for making complex concepts accessible through the use of animation and a visual lexicon that is present throughout our content.
NEI was founded by award-winning author and psychiatrist Dr. Stephen M. Stahl, who had the desire to help more patients by helping the professionals who treated them. Today, more than 30,000 mental health professionals continually return to NEIglobal.com to receive their continuing education and satisfy their need for professional growth.
NEI’s activities and resources focus on (but are not limited to) the following specific disease states: depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar spectrum disorders, schizophrenia, psychosis, sleep disorders, ADHD, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, substance use, PTSD, cardiometabolic syndrome and psychiatric illness, neuropathic pain, traumatic brain injury, movement disorders, psychiatric consequences of neurologic disorders, and others. NEI’s content is developed as a result of gap analyses and needs assessments of health-care professionals working in the field of psychiatric and neurologic disorders.
PreceptorLink®PreceptorLink® is a preceptor matching service owned by an NP entrepreneur, who is dedicated and committed to the helping the NP profession by finding solutions to the preceptor problem. We work with students, schools, sites, and preceptors to help with this process. Additionally, we are dedicated to developing preceptor-related education. Preceptor matching is our expertise and excellence is our goal.
Valeo Behavioral Health CareVisit Website
Valeo Behavioral Health Care is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization and serves as the designated mental health authority for Shawnee County. Valeo is the primary provider of mental health and substance use recovery services for adults in Topeka and Shawnee County, serving more than 7,000 individuals on an annual basis. Valeo has been meeting the behavioral health needs of individuals for more than 50 years and is one of the 26 Community Mental Health Centers operating in the State of Kansas.
Behavioral Health Resource NetworkVisit Website
Behavioral Health Resource Network (BHRN) provides behavioral health providers, consumers, and advocates with tools and resources to improve care.
Journey’s DreamVisit Website
Journey’s Dream is the flagship initiative of Hattas Shay International Foundation (HSI). HSI is a nonprofit organization that builds and invests in global wellness initiatives. The mission of Journey’s Dream is to gather, develop and share the most effective and innovative solutions for mental health. Our programs and initiatives currently include: a Digital Solutions Portal, the Practitioner Network, a Mentoring Program, Public Education and the interactive, multi-media Optimal Being(R) program. We envision a world where all people are empowered and equipped to live healthy, joyful lives.
Cummings Graduate Institute Of Behavioral Health StudiesVisit Website
Cummings Graduate Institute of Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) is a nonprofit, online, private institution offering the Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) degree and integrated behavioral health education and training. CGI is one of a handful of nonprofit universities worldwide that grant the distinguished Doctor of Behavioral Health (DBH) degree, and it is the only university that exclusively focuses on the growing field of integrated healthcare. CGI credits its origins to the work of Nicholas Cummings, Ph.D, Sc.D (1924 — ), an American psychologist, author, and former president of the American Psychology Association (1979)
Center For Emotional FitnessVisit Website
Center For Emotional Fitness (CFEF) is a dedicated clinical research investigative site that offers execution of protocols, efficient performance of procedures, and thorough attention to data. All elements of the facility work together to create a professional, conscientious, and successful environment for the performance of clinical research. The staff has over 50 years of combined research experiences and includes a board certified psychiatrist, licensed nurses, certified clinical research coordinators, technicians, and other research professionals.
The staff at CFEF have participated in numerous clinical trials, including adult and pediatric studies for indications such as MDD, bipolar depression, treatment resistant depression, PTSD, AD/HD, generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, schizophrenia, insomnia, and more.
Opus PeaceVisit Website
Opus Peace is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to provide educational programs to healthcare providers and others that help people reckon with the unassessed wound of Soul Injury, thereby liberating unmourned loss and unforgiven guilt/shame in order to restore personal peace.
Ultimately, Opus Peace is a movement to teach how to open our hearts to losing and failing, paradoxically, becoming whole in the process. Re-owning, re-homing, and then re-vitalizing scattered pieces of self (often hidden behind facades or exiled into unconsciousness) precipitate healing.
Correct Consultants, LLCVisit Website
Correct Consultants, LLC is an independently owned and operated healthcare consulting firm which specializes in providing comprehensive on site evaluations for correctional facilities in Georgia and throughout the United States to ensure compliance standards are being met with the accrediting bodies who govern the delivery of healthcare to individuals confined in a correctional setting.
Genoa HealthcareVisit Website
Genoa Healthcare is dedicated to serving the needs of those in the behavioral health and addiction treatment communities, and others who have complex, chronic health conditions. It is the largest provider of pharmacy, outpatient telepsychiatry, and medication management services in the behavioral health space. With over 15 years of experience, Genoa Healthcare serves more than 650,000 individuals annually across the United States. Everything they do is informed by their CARE values: Caring Accountable, Results-Oriented, and Ethical
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)Visit Website
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Depression & Bipolar Support AllianceVisit Website
The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression and bipolar disorder, which affect more than 21 million Americans, account for 90% of the nation’s suicides every year, and cost $23 billion in lost workdays and other workplace losses.
Mental Health AmericaVisit Website
Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated care and treatment for those who need it, with recovery as the goal. Much of our current work is guided by the Before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4) philosophy – that mental health conditions should be treated long before they reach the most critical points in the disease process
American Association of SuicidologyVisit Website
Founded in 1968, AAS promotes suicide as a research discipline, public awareness programs, public education and training for professionals and volunteers. The membership of AAS includes mental health and public health professionals, researchers, suicide prevention and crisis intervention centers, school districts, crisis center volunteers, survivors of suicide loss, attempt survivors, and a variety of lay persons who have in interest in suicide prevention. You can learn more about AAS at www.suicidology.org.
American Foundation for Suicide PreventionVisit Website
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, develops suicide prevention through research and advocacy, and provides support for those affected by suicide. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York and with a public policy office in Washington, D.C., AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs and events nationwide. Learn more about AFSP in its latest Annual Report, and join the conversation on suicide prevention by following AFSP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
Psychiatry & Behavioral Health NetworkVisit Website
The Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Learning Network is the field’s resource for what’s working in mental health and addiction treatment. The broad community of stakeholders – from psychiatrists, to addiction professionals, to law enforcement and many others – rely on the Learning Network’s award-winning content and leading field conferences to make informed decisions to improve patient care, position their organizations for success, and make our communities safer and healthier places.
Through our digital portal and e-newsletters, we deliver field news every day, as well as interviews with leading researchers and thought leaders from our experienced editorial team. Our widely attended conferences – most notably Psych Congress, the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, and the National Conference on Addiction Disorders – provide a forum to explore new ideas, convene change makers, and support the mission of individuals and organizations prioritizing our country’s response to its ongoing behavioral healthcare crises.
Current PsychiatryVisit WebsiteCURRENT PSYCHIATRY, along with its Web site, www.MDedge.com/psychiatry, provides psychiatric practitioners with peer-reviewed, practical advice by leading authorities, emphasizing solutions to common clinical problems. Articles are solicited by an independent editorial board, undergo reader testing and peer review before publication, and are edited by a staff of professional medical journalists. CURRENT PSYCHIATRY also delivers live educational events and print and digital custom educational programs, and maintains a close partnership with the indexed Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, official publication of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists.
International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN)Visit Website
The Mission of the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) is to support advanced-practice psychiatric-mental health nurses in promoting mental health care, literacy, and policy worldwide.
Black Nurses RockVisit Website
Black Nurses Rock is the second national black nurse organization and represents over 150,000 African American nurses and students from the USA, Canada, Eastern Caribbean, Africa, Japan, and Germany. It is a powerful forum for Black Nurses to share their stories, insights and opinions. As the Trusted Voice for Black Nurses, we not only facilitate communication, but also act as a catalyst of change, bringing light and life to vital issues.
Community Behavioral Health Association of MarylandVisit Website
The Community Behavioral Health Association of Maryland (CBH) is the statewide professional organization for Maryland’s network of community-based programs that serve the 160,000 children and adults who use Maryland’s public mental health system. Its 52 member agencies are mission-driven providers of safety net behavioral health services. Most are nonprofit organizations that have been breaking new ground for at least three decades in the areas of community-based treatment, rehabilitation, residential services, vocational supports, and crisis services for children with serious emotional disabilities and adults with long term mental illnesses.”
Centerstone is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit providers of community-based behavioral healthcare, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, and Tennessee. Last year, we served 84,000 individuals and families. We seek to prevent and cure mental illness and addiction.
Theravive is a network of licensed therapists and psychologists committed to helping people receive the best mental health care available. Through building bridges with others, we continually strive to lower mental health stigma.
Brighten Up!Visit Website
Brighten Up! strives to improve emotional well-being by increasing mental health awareness and encourage positive living. We are dedicated to helping others become the best version of themselves, and to live on the “Bright Side” of life!
BrainFutures is a nonprofit providing unbiased, rigorously-vetted information about brain fitness and illness treatment resulting from breakthroughs in neuroplasticity to care providers, educators, employers, payers and the public. BrainFutures’ fall conference focuses on latest research, innovative treatment, technology advances and self-care solutions in
• New treatment technologies
• Youth & Learning
• Healthy Aging
Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF)Visit Website
The mission of the Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF) is to fund cutting-edge, scientific research into the origins, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of depression and its related mood and other emotional disorders – bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorder and suicide.
New Jersey Association of Mental Health & Addiction AgenciesVisit Website
NJAMHAA’s mission is to promote the value of its member organizations by providing advocacy, visibility and professional development to facilitate their economic viability, which is essential to ensure their ongoing capacity to deliver quality, cost-effective healthcare and social services and supports to those they serve.
Families for Depression AwarenessVisit Website
Families for Depression Awareness is a national nonprofit organization helping families recognize and cope with depression and bipolar disorder to get people well and prevent suicides.
Indo-American Psychiatric AssociationVisit Website
The Indo-American Psychiatric Association (IAPA) is a professional, not-for-profit organization. Its membership is open to Psychiatrists of Indian origin. It is estimated there are about 7000 Psychiatrists of Indian origin in the USA, and they are the largest minority group in the American Psychiatric Association (APA).
National Alliance for Healthcare Purchaser CoalitionsVisit Website
About National Alliance for Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions
The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance), formerly known as NBCH, is focused on promoting innovation to improve health, wellbeing, and value for companies and communities across the country. Over the past 24 years, the National Alliance has provided expertise, resources and a voice to its member coalitions across the country, representing each regional coalition at the national level. The National Alliance and its members are dedicated to value-based purchasing of health care services through the collective action of public and private purchasers. We also spread the tenets and practical applications of community health reform to areas where employers have yet to organize their purchasing power and seek to accelerate the nation’s progress towards safe, efficient, high-quality health care and the improved health status of the American population.
Mental Health Initiative
The National Alliance is helping to set a collective agenda to “move mountains” for mental health in the workplace. Recognizing the concerns and opportunities, leading advocates and advocacy organizations have partnered together to define a framework to move the needle for mental health on a national level. This Initiative is helping to break the silence and advance an agenda of inclusion, quality and accountability so that stakeholders integrate mental health into a more holistic view of total health and wellbeing.
In early 2016, thought leaders from across the country engaged with the National Alliance in a thoughtful and rich dialogue about the role and benefits of wellbeing. From this dialogue, the Wellbeing Initiative was born and with it, this inner circle has been developing a foundational approach that, at its core, looks at the influence of and benefits of wellbeing to employers, communities and health systems. With continued development and dissemination, this new approach has the potential to better engage the C-Suite and help drive improved sustainability and performance of our people and our organizations.
Rapps PharmacyVisit Website
Rapps Pharmacy group specializes in serving the medication needs of organizations who serves persons with mental illnesses.
The Rapps Pharmacy group operates from three locations: Plainfield, Belleville and Farmingdale, New Jersey
The Rapps Pharmacy Group employs a facilities division whose sole purpose is to serve organizations and mental illness facilities.
Customized packaging, customized delivery schedules and customized reporting are a few of the most attractive capabilities of the Rapps Group.
OPEN MINDSVisit Website
OPEN MINDS is the premier market intelligence and management support firm specializing in the sectors of the health and human service field serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs.
The mission of OPEN MINDS is to provide health and human service payers and provider organizations – and the organizations that serve them – with the market and management knowledge needed to improve their organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
InnovaTel Telepsychiatry is a group of highly qualified psychiatrists. We provide care exclusively through a telepsychiatry modality with many years of experience perfecting the connectivity and workflow. Our psychiatrists have many years of training and experience in general, child and adolescent psychiatry. Our primary objective is to provide care to remote and underserved populations via HIPAA compliant, secure teleconferencing.
We contract with community based mental health agencies with the goal of providing timely access to high quality evidenced based care. We understand the challenges in community based clinics and look to be a true partner in care.
The Inpathy marketplace is an online platform for behavioral health care services. Individuals can connect to all levels of behavioral health professionals for videoconferencing sessions that are secure and HIPAA-compliant. Inpathy providers offer online services including psychotherapy, assessment, consultation and medication management. With the flexibility to access behavioral health sessions from home, health care offices or any other private space with internet, the Inpathy marketplace makes both delivering and receiving care more convenient. The Inpathy marketplace is a product of InSight, the leading national telebehavioral health service provider with a mission to increase access to behavioral health care.
SageSurfer is a privately held, US based software company focussed on mental health and substance abuse. Over the past 2 years, the company developed the Collaborative Care Connection platform, which is being used by multiple govt agencies and NGOs across the country. The platform is a HIPAA compliant web based networked solution that fulfills an important and unfulfilled need in the delivery of integrated care for Mental & Behavioral Health, Developmental Services and Substance Abuse programs.
This first of a kind solution targets public and private health care providers through a care coordination platform that improves access to information, resources, crisis management, analytics and ultimately their ability to deliver services. It also positions patients or consumers at the center of an ecosystem involving multi agency teams and gives them the opportunity to advocate for their own care.
Trinitas Regional Medical Center (TRMC)Visit Website
Trinitas Regional Medical Center (TRMC), 225 Williamson Street, Elizabeth, NJ, is a major center for comprehensive health services for those who live and work in Central New Jersey. Offering 549 beds, Trinitas is distinguished by no less than ten Centers of Excellence, which include: the Trinitas Comprehensive Cancer Center; the Trinitas School of Nursing; the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine; the Sleep Disorders Center; cardiology services, maternal/child health services; diabetes management; women’s services, renal care; behavioral health services, and senior services. The Department of Behavioral Health & Psychiatry offers one of the most comprehensive services in the state for the psychiatric treatment of children and adults. The Trinitas School of Nursing, the sixth largest nursing school in the nation, offers a diploma in nursing as well as an Associate in Science Degree and has a diverse student body of more than 2,000 students. The National League for Nursing recently accorded the Trinitas School of Nursing its designation as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. TRMC serves as the Center for End-Stage Renal Care for Eastern Union County. TRMC is a Catholic teaching medical center sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth in partnership with Elizabethtown Healthcare Foundation. For more information please call (908) 994-5138 or visit: www.TrinitasRMC.org
South Coast PsychiatryVisit Website
South Coast Psychiatry is a concierge, multidisciplinary outpatient psychiatric practice in Orange County, providing the highest level of psychiatric care for kids, adolescents and adults. Our clinicians at South Coast Psychiatry provide comprehensive psychiatric assessments, psychotherapy, medication management, individual therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, CBT, DBT and a wide range of Group Therapy offerings. Our skilled team of psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioner and clinical therapists work collaboratively to treat everything from ADHD, to anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse/addictions, personality issues, family issues, marital conflict, as well as offering mindfulness based treatments, and both executive and life coaching. Please visit our website, and our Facebook page, call or email us for more information about our concierge psychiatric services, our biopsychosocial approach to treatment, and how we can help you or a loved one move forward.
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