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Virginia Mental Health Services

Agoraphobics Leading Independent Lives Inc. (ABIL)
400 West 32nd Street
Richmond, VA 23225

Phone Number: (804) 353-3964
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 353-3687
URL: www.anxietysupport.org

Founded to provide hope, support adn advocacy for people suffering from debilitating phobias, panic attacks and /or agoraphobia by establishing self-help groups and providing public education. Has a newsletter that is published quarterly



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Al-Anon and Al-Ateen Family Group Headquarters
1600 Corporate Landing Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5617

Phone Number: (800) 356-9996
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 344-2666

Fax: (757) 563-1655
URL: www.al-anon-alateen.org

Al-Anon and Al-Ateen are support groups for people whose life has been affected by an alcoholic, problem drinker. The secondary number is for meeting schedules.



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American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
112 S. Alfred St.
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone Number: (703) 838-9808
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 838-9805
URL: www.aamft.org

The AAMFT is a professional association that gives accreditation/licensing to mental health professionals in the field of marriage and family therapy. They promote the practice of marriage and family therapy through research , theory development, education and the credentialing of professionals. The Academy provides individuals with the tools and resources they need to succeed as marriage and family therapists. They host conferences and training workshops and publish journals, professional materials, and general information pamphlets.



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American Association of Pastoral Counselors
9504A Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22031-2303

Phone Number: (703) 385-6967
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 352-7725
URL: www.aapc.org

The American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC) represents and sets professional standards for over 3,200 Pastoral Counselors and more than 100 pastoral counseling centers in the United States. AAPC certifies Pastoral Counselors, accredits pastoral counseling centers, and approves training programs. It is non-sectarian and respects the spiritual commitments and religious traditions of those who seek assistance without imposing counselor beliefs onto the client.



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American Chiropractic Association
1701 Clarendon Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22209-2700

Phone Number: (703) 276-8800
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 986-4636

Fax: (703) 243-2593
URL: www.amerchiro.org

Goal is to contribute to greater public awareness of health needs and foster a better understanding of spinal health and chiropractic through fair and responsible reporting.



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American Counseling Association
5999 Stevenson Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22304-

Phone Number: (800) 347-6647
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 823-0252
URL: www.counseling.org

The ACA is a membership organization dedicated to the establishment of ethical standards for the counseling profession, and to promoting public confidence and trust in the counseling profession. Branches across the US, Europe, Latin America, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and Philippines. Professional development, publications, conferences. TDD 703-823-6862



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American Mental Health Counselors Association
801 N. Fairfax St. Suite 304
Alexandria, VA 22314-

Phone Number: (800) 326-2642
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 548-6002

Fax: (703) 548-4775
URL: www.amhca.org

The AMHCA is a professional membership association for people in the field of mental health counseling. They publish written materials.



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American Orthopsychiatric Association
2001 N. Beauregard, 12th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone Number: (703) 797-2584
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 684-5968
URL: amerortho.org

The Orthopsychiatric Association promtes an interdisciplinary approach to mental health. Members include psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, educators, lawyers, sociologists and others. They sponsor annual meetings and study groups focused on mental health and social justice issues.



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American Psychiatric Association
1000 Wilson Boulevard Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209-3901

Phone Number: (888) 357-7924
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 907-7300

Fax: (202) 789-2648 (Order line)
URL: www.psych.org/

The APA is a membership association that supports psychiatrists and promotes the field of psychiatry. The Association conducts research, establishes practice guidelines, publishes educational materials for both professionals and the public, and works on public policy issues relevant to the field of mental health. The Association has branches in each State that can provide mental health information and referrals to psychiatrists.



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American Psychiatric Nurses' Association
1555 Wilson Blvd., Suite 515
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone Number: (703) 243-2443
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 243-3390
URL: www.apna.org

APNA provides leadership to advance psychiatric-mental health nursing practice, improve mental health care for individuals, families, groups and communities and shape health policy for the delivery of mental health services. Membership, annual conference, professional journal, newsletter.



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American Psychiatric Press, Inc.
1000 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 1825
Arlington, VA 20009

Phone Number: (800) 368-5777
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 907-1091
URL: www.appi.org

The APPI publishes materials for mental health professionals such as text books and reference guides on clinical treatments, practice management, practice guidelines, psychopharmacology, treatment of various mental disorders, and many more topics. There are also some publications for the general public.



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American Therapeutic Recreation Association
1414 Prince Street, Suite 204
Alexandria, VA 22314-

Phone Number: (703) 683-9420
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 683-9431
URL: www.atra-tr.org

Organization created for recreational therapists, students, professionals or supporting members. They distribute a newsletter, provide a job bulletin, and also do networking for students and professionals. Discounts on publications, conference registration and liability insurance.



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Assisted Living Federation of America
11200 Waples Mill Rd., Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22030-

Phone Number: (703) 691-8100
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 691-8106
URL: www.alfa.org

An association of members who operate or own assisted living facilities. Provides referals to assisted living and residential facilities and senior housing.



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Association for Persons in Supported Employment
1627 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220

Phone Number: (804) 278-9187
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 278-9377
URL: www.apse.org

The Association for Persons in Supported Employment is a membership organization formed to improve and expand integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for persons experiencing disabilities.



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Catholic Charities USA
1731 King Street Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-

Phone Number: (703) 549-1390
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 549-1656
URL: www.catholiccharitiesusa.org

Catholic Charities is the nation's largest private network of voluntary social service organizations. Staff and volunteers work in a variety of settings and programs to reduce poverty, support families, and build communities. Local agencies across the country provide social services such as food and housing, counseling, education, and adoption assistance. Services are sponsored by the Catholic Church but are open to everyone.



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Children's Hospice International
901 North Pitt Street, Suite 230
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone Number: (800) 2-4-CHILD
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 684-0330

Fax: (703) 684-0226
URL: www.chionline.org/

Children's Hospice International (CHI) was founded in 1983 as a non-profit organization to promote hospice support through pediatric care facilities -- providing support and resources for children with life-threatening conditions and their families. CHI also provides education, training and technical assistance (such as international conferences) to the health care professionals who care for this patient population.



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Community Resilience Project - Alexandria
720 North Saint Asaph Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone Number: (703) 838-6400
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 228-4831 TTY

Fax: (703) 838-5062
URL: www.communityresilience.com/Alexandria.htm

This is a temporary service funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through 2003. The project provides counseling, education and referrals to people of Northern Virginia to help them recover from the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the anthrax scare and the ongoing threat of future attacks. All services are free of charge and include individual, group counseling, support groups and referral to county mental health agencies as needed.



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Community Resilience Project - Arlington
1400 N. Uhle Street, 2nd Floor
Arlington, VA 22201

Phone Number: (703) 228-4788
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 228-4831 TTY

Fax: (703) 228-4830
URL: www.communityresilience.com/Arlington.htm

This is a temporary service funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through 2003. The project provides counseling, education and referrals to people of Northern Virginia to help them recover from the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the anthrax scare and the ongoing threat of future attacks. All services are free of charge and include individual, group counseling, support groups and referral to county mental health agencies as needed.



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Community Resilience Project - Fairfax County
6245 Leesburg Pike STE 420
Falls Church, VA 22044

Phone Number: (703) 533-5388
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 228-4831 TTY

Fax: (703) 532-0967
URL: www.communityresilience.com/Fairfax.htm

This is a temporary service funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through 2003. The project provides counseling, education and referrals to people of Northern Virginia to help them recover from the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the anthrax scare and the ongoing threat of future attacks. All services are free of charge and include individual, group counseling, support groups and referral to county mental health agencies as needed.



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Community Resilience Project - Loudoun County
102 Heritage Way NE, Suite 302
Leesburg, VA 20176

Phone Number: (703) 771-5100
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 228-4831 TTY

Fax: (703) 777-0170
URL: www.communityresilience.com/Loudoun.htm

This is a temporary service funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through 2003. The project provides counseling, education and referrals to people of Northern Virginia to help them recover from the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the anthrax scare and the ongoing threat of future attacks. All services are free of charge and include individual, group counseling, support groups and referral to county mental health agencies as needed.



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Consumer Council
Colonial Place Three 2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201

Phone Number: (800) 950-6264
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 524-7600

Fax: (703) 524-9094
URL: http://www.nami.org/Content/Navigati...er_Council.htm

Consumer voice within NAMI, advising the organization on consumer perspectives. Internal council for members of NAMI only.



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Council for Learning Disabilities
PO Box 4041
Leesburg, VA 20177

Phone Number: (571) 258-1010
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (571) 258-1011
URL: www.cldinternational.org

CLD International is a multidisciplinary membership organization of individuals concerned with learining disabilities.



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Council on Social Work Education
1725 Duke St. Suite 500
Alexandria, VA 22314-3457

Phone Number: (703) 683-8080
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 683-8099
URL: www.cswe.org

The Council sets standards for social work education and gives accreditation to schools of social work. They also have a minority fellowship for doctoral students. The Council sponsors an annual meeting.



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Crisis Link
PO Box 7563
Arlington, VA 22207-

Phone Number: (703) 527-4077
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.crisislink.org

Accept calls from any caller in criss in MD, DC and VA. They also provide information and referral services.



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DBSA Capital Area

Arlington, VA

Phone Number: (301) 279-0831
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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DBSA Lynchburg Depressive Disorders
PO Box 216
Lynchburg, VA 24505-

Phone Number: (804) 237-5768
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 237-6140
URL:

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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DBSA Norfolk
1st Presbyterian Church Redgate and Colonial Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23507-

Phone Number: (757) 625-2275
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (757) 627-7199
URL:

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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DBSA Portsmouth

Chesapeake , VA

Phone Number: (757) 548-9323
Secondary Phone Number: (757) 548-0795

Fax:
URL:

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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DBSA Richmond
12189 Stokesley Court
Richmond, VA 23233-

Phone Number: (804) 360-4305
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 360-8020
URL:

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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DBSA Roanoke Anxiety & Depressive Disorders

Roanoke , VA

Phone Number: (540) 389-9425
Secondary Phone Number: (540) 344-0723

Fax: (540) 344-1610
URL:

Educate patients, families, and professionals, and the public concerning the nature of depressive and manic-depressive illness as treatable medical diseases; to foster self-help for patients and families; to eliminate discrimination and stigma; to improve access to care; and to advocate for research toward the elimination of these illnesses



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Department of Rehabilitation Services
8004 Franklin Farms Dr. P.O. Box K-300
Richmond, VA 23288-0300

Phone Number: (804) 662-7000
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 552-5019

Fax: (804) 662-9532
URL: www.vadrs.org

In partnership with people with disabilities, the Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services provides and advocates for the highest quality services that empower individuals with disabilities to maximize their employment, independence and full inclusion into society.



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Employee Assistance Professionals Association
2101 Wilson Blvd. Suite 500
Arlington, VA 22201-

Phone Number: (703) 387-1000
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 522-6272

Fax: (703) 522-4585
URL: www.eap-association.org

A professional association for persons in the employee assistance program field. EAPA represents individuals and organizations with an interest in employee assistance in 103 chapters around the globe.



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Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
1101 King St., Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22314-

Phone Number: (703) 684-7710
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 836-1040
URL: www.ffcmh.org

The Federation is a National advocacy and support organization for families of children with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders. They sponsor parent advocacy groups across the country where parents can find support and learn about the children's mental health system and services in their community. The Federation advocates for services on the National, State, and local levels and promotes family involvement in the mental health system. They sponsor an annual conference and publish a newsletter.



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Hanover Mental Health Association
203 S. Taylor St.
Ashland, VA 23005-

Phone Number: (804) 798-5902
Secondary Phone Number: (804) 798-5986

Fax: (804) 752-8373
URL:

Provides psychosocial rehabilitation for seriously mentally ill adults, under the clubhouse model. They also provide education and advocacy relating to mental health issues.



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Indigent Patient Program of Eli Lilly and Company
P.O. Box 230999
Centreville, VA 20120-

Phone Number: (800) 545-6962
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (317) 276-9288
URL:

The program provides Prozac to individuals with limited resources and lacking insurance. Patient eligibility is determined on a case by case basis in consultation with each prescribing physician. They have Spanish-speaking staff.



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International Association of Chiefs of Police
515 North Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-2357

Phone Number: (703) 836-6767
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 843-4227

Fax: (703) 836-4543
URL: www.theiacp.org

The International Association of Chiefs of Police is the world's oldest and largest nonprofit membership organization of police executives, with over 16,000 members in over 95 different countries.



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Laurie Mitchell Employment Center
6295 Edsall Rd., Ste. 175
Alexandria, VA 22312-

Phone Number: (703) 461-3886
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.lmec.org

LMEC's mission is to aid local mental health consumers in the pursuit of meaningful employment. Consumer-run and consumer-driven organization.



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Macarthur Research Network on Mental Health and the Law
UVA Health Systems P.O. Box 800660
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Phone Number: (804) 924-5435
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: macarthur.virginia.edu/mentalhome.html

The Research Network on Mental Health and the Law is mandated to develop new knowledge about the relationships between mental health and the law, and to turn that understanding into improved tools and criteria for evaluating individuals and making decisions that affect their lives. The goal of the Network is to build the empirical foundation for the future enactment of mental health laws that assure the rights and safety of individuals and society. Major program elements include treatment competence and adjudicative competence, violence risk, and coercion.



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Mental Health Association - Charlottesville
513 Stewart St. Suite J
Charlottesville, VA 22902-

Phone Number: (434) 977-4673
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

This chapter of the National Mental Health Association makes referrals to mental health organizations. They also run a project for children in school as wel as offer training to volunteers in hopital settings.



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Mental Health Association - Danville
1225 W. Main St.
Danville, VA 24541-

Phone Number: (434) 792-3700
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (434) 791-3187
URL:

MHA Danville provides counseling, education, and support groups to the public on a sliding-fee scale.


Mental Health Association - New River Valley
303 Church Street
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Phone Number: (800) 559-2800
Secondary Phone Number: (540) 951-4990

Fax: (540) 951-5015
URL: www.mhanrv.org/

The MHA of the New River Valley is dedicated to the promotion of mental health, the prevention of mental illnesses and the elimination of their stigma, and improved access to appropriate treatment. Programs include Pro Bono (free) counseling, children of divorce seminar, information and referral line, community education, and mental illness screenings.



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Mental Health Association - Roanoke Valley
411 S. Jefferson St., Suite M-1
Roanoke, VA 24011-

Phone Number: (540) 344-0931
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (540) 344-0932
URL:

Education and treatment for individuals with mental illness in the Roanoke Valley.



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Mental Health Association - S. Hampton Roads
1513 E. Sewells Pt. Rd.
Norfolk, VA 23502-

Phone Number: (757) 853-2606
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

Provides advocacy and education for individuals with mental illness.



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Mental Health Association - Staunton
101 W. Frederick St.
Staunton, VA 24401-

Phone Number: (540) 886-7181
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

Provides education, counseling and advocacy for individuals with mental illness.



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Mental Health Association in Fredericksburg
2217 Princess Anne Street, Suite 219-1
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-

Phone Number: (800) 684-6423
Secondary Phone Number: (540) 371-2704

Fax: (540) 372-3709
URL: www.fls.infi.net/~mhaf

MHAF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness through advocacy, education and support services.



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Mental Health Association of Central Virginia
1010 Miller Park Sq.
Lynchburg, VA 24501-

Phone Number: (434) 847-9055
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (434) 847-3600
URL: www.mhacv.org

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of Rockbridge
PO Box 1088
Lexington, VA 24450-

Phone Number: (540) 463-2911
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

Local affiliate of the NMHA. Provides support and advocacy for persons with psychiatric disabilities.



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Mental Health Association of Virginia
530 East Main Street, Suite 707
Richmond, VA 23219-

Phone Number: (804) 225-5591
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 225-5593
URL: www.mhav.org

The Mental Health Association of Virginia (MHAV), is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, advocacy organization which is affiliated with the National Mental Health Association. MHAV advocates for public and private sector policies, services and financing to ensure adequate and appropriate detection, treatment, housing, and rehabilitation programs. MHAV promotes and/or provides services and programs to meet the needs of individuals suffering from mental illness, to improve mental health, and to reduce conditions which impede the attainment of mental health.



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Mental Health Referral Associates, Inc.
PO Box 10590
Alexandria, VA 22310-

Phone Number: (703) 960-0116
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 837-1414

Fax:
URL: www.mhra.net

MHRA is a membership organization of licensed mental health therapists, and public, private, and non-profit resources providing mental health related services in the Washington, DC area. Their primary mission is to disseminate information about available resrouces in the area and to promote networking among professionals and organizations. They publish the Mental Health Referral List of the Washington Capitol Area.



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Military Family Resource Center (MFRC)
CS4, Suite 302, Room 309, 1745 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202-3424

Phone Number: (703) 602-4964
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 602-0189
URL: www.mfrc-dodqol.org/

THe MFRC's mission is to provide a clear flow of information between the Department of Defense Military Community and the Family Policy (MCFP) Office, military policy makers and program staff. Although the MFRC's mission is not primarily to field questions from family members, it has a frequently asked questions page dedicated to family members of military personnel. The page offers information on issues ranging from domestic violence and child abuse prevention to tuition assistance and a military personnel locator that provides resources for locating active personnel.



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Minority Research Training Program
American Psychiatric Association 1000 Wilson Blvd. Suite 1825
Arlington, VA 22209

Phone Number: (800) 852-1390
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 907-1087
URL: www.psych.org

The Program for Minority Research Training in Psychiatry is designed to increase the number of minorities entering the field of psychiatric research. The program provides medical students and psychiatric residents with funding for stipends, travel expenses, and related training costs for an elective or summer experience in a research environment, with specific attention paid to their career development in research. Stipends are also available for post-residency fellowships for minority psychiatrists.



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NAMI Virginia
P.O. Box 1903
Richmond, VA 23218-1903

Phone Number: (888) 486-8264
Secondary Phone Number: (804) 225-8264

Fax: (804) 643-3632
URL: www.namivirginia.org

The Alliance for the Mentally Ill is a support and advocacy organization. They sponsor local support groups and offer education and information about community services for people with mental illness and their families.



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National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Colonial Place Three 2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201-

Phone Number: (800) 950-6264
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 524-7600

Fax: (703) 524-9094
URL: www.nami.org

NAMI is a support and advocacy organization for people with mental illness and their families. They sponsor local self-help support groups across the country where family members can share their concerns, learn about mental illnesses, and find out about community resources. They also provide information and referrals to local chapters via the toll-free telephone line. NAMI publishes and distributes educational materials and develops public education campaigns. On the Federal, State, and local level, NAMI advocates for improved services for people with mental illness and increased funds for research. NAMI also sponsors the Homeless and Missing Service, a program to locate and find people with mental illness who are missing.



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National Association of Mental Health Planning and Advisory Councils
2001 N. Beauregard Street 12th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone Number: (703) 797-2595
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 684-5968
URL: www.namhpac.org

Provides technical assistance to State mental health planning and advisory councils.



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National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors
66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 302
Alexandria, VA 22314-

Phone Number: (703) 739-9333
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 548-9517
URL: www.nasmhpd.org

NASMHPD identifies public mental health policy issues, apprises its members of research findings and best practices in the delivery of mental health services, fosters collaboration, provides consultation and technical assistance, and promotes effective management practices and financing mechanisms adequate to sustain the mission. NASMHPD takes action that reflects the position of State Mental Health Authorities on public mental health issues and coordinates at the national level with organizations of related interests.



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National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Charles B Wang International Children's Building 699 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3175

Phone Number: (800) 843-5678
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 274-3900

Fax: (703) 274-2222
URL: www.missingkids.com

The Center distributes information concerning missing children, child molestation, child pornography, and child prostitution. The Center sponsors a toll free hotline to assist the public in reporting missing and exploited children and in providing information leading to the location of these children.



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National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M. Street, NW Suite 480
Arlington, VA 22201-

Phone Number: (202) 467-8700
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 467-8701
URL: www.ncvc.org

Victims Hotline - 1-800-FYI-CALL The National Victim Center provides information packets, fact sheets, and statistics on victimization. The Center offers referrals to local support groups for people who have been victims.



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National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
11 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314-

Phone Number: (703) 548-9004
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 548-9079
URL: www.nccaom.org

Offers certification in both Acupuncture and Chinese herbology. Promotes nationally recognized standards of competency and safety in acupuncture, Chinese herbology, and oriental bodywork therapy.



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National Chronic Pain Outreach Association
PO Box 274
Millboro, VA 24460-

Phone Number: (540) 862-9437
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (540) 862-9485
URL: www.chronicpain.org

Provides information on chronic pain. Offers publications, quarterly newsletter and referrals.



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National Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Center
National Mental Health Association, 2001 North Beauregard Street, 12th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone Number: (800) 969-6642
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 684-5968
URL: www.ncstac.org

CMHS funded technical assistance center. Provides technical assistance to consumer supporter organizations on topics pertaining to organizational development and model programs.



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National Federation of Societies for Clinical Social Work
P.O. Box 3740
Arlington, VA 22203

Phone Number: (800) 270-9739
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 522-3866

Fax: (703) 522-9441
URL: www.cswf.org

Information on clinical social work services, State society membership and managed care issues.



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National Maternal and Child Health Clearinghouse/HRSA Information Center
2070 Chain Bridge Rd., Suite 450
Vienna, VA 22182-2536

Phone Number: (888) 434-4624
Secondary Phone Number: (888) 275-4772

Fax: (703) 821-2098
URL: www.ask.hrsa.gov

Provides publications on maternal and child health.



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National Mental Health Association
2001 North Beauregard Street 12th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22311

Phone Number: (800) 969-6642
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 684-7722

Fax: (703) 684-5968
URL: www.nmha.org/

NMHA conducts public education campaigns to raise awareness and decrease stigma about mental disorders. The organization serves as an advocate for people with mental or emotional problems. NMHA provides referrals to mental health organizations and facilities. A catalog of publications is available.



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National Military Family Association
2500 North Van Dorn Street, Suite 102
Alexandria, VA 22302

Phone Number: (703) 931-6632
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 931-4600
URL: www.nmfa.org

Serves the families of the seven uniformed services through education, information, and advocacy. The Association has been and is dedicated to identifying and resolving issues affecting families of the Uniformed Servies through research, education, legislation, and public information.



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National Rehabilitation Association
633 South Washington Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-

Phone Number: (703) 836-0850
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 836-0848
URL: www.nationalrehab.org

As the oldest and strongest advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities, the National Rehabilitation Association's mission is to provide advocacy, awareness and career advancement for professionals in the fields of rehabilitation.



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National Rural Health Association - NRHA Government Affairs Office
1307 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone Number: (703) 519-7910
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 519-3865
URL: www.NRHArural.org

The National Rural Health Association is a national membership organization, whose mission is to improve the health and health care of rural Americans and to provide leadership on rural issues through advocacy, communications, education and research. The NRHA is a non-profit association.



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National Sheriff's Association
1450 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone Number: (703) 836-7827
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 424-7829

Fax: (703) 683-6541
URL: www.sheriffs.org

The NSA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among those in the criminal justice field. The NSA has been involved in numerous programs to enable sherifffs, their deputies, chiefs of police, and others in the field of criminal justice to perform their jobs in the best possible manner and to better serve the people of their cities/counties or jurisdictions.



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National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health Planning (NTAC)
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors 66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 302
Alexandria, VA 22314-

Phone Number: (703) 739-9333
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 548-9517
URL: www.nasmhpd.org/ntac.cfm

CMHS funded technical assistance center offering State, regional and national consultation.



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National Therapeutic Recreation Society
22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148-

Phone Number: (703) 858-0784
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 858-0794
URL: www.nrpa.org

The National Therapeutic Recreation Society (NTRS) is a membership organization for those who are interested in the provision of therapeutic recreation services for persons with disabilities in clinical facilities and in the community. NTRS members include practitioners, administrators, educators, volunteers, students and consumers. They provide information about how to become a therapeutic recreation specialist.



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National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC)
8550 Arlington Blvd. Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22031-

Phone Number: (800) 994-9662
Secondary Phone Number: TTY: (888) 220-5446

Fax:
URL: www.4woman.gov

The National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC) is your one-stop gateway for women's health resources and materials for consumers and professionals. NWHIC is sponsored by the US Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health.



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New Hope Housing
8407 Richmond Hwy, Suite E
Alexandria, VA 22309-

Phone Number: (703) 799-2293
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 799-6503
URL: newhopehousing.org

New Hope Housing is a non-profit organization serving homeless people in southern Fairfax County, VA. There are two shelters, the Eleanor U. Kennedy Shelter for unaccompanied adults, and Mondloch House Shelter for families with children. Transitional housing programs are also available. Admittance to the family shelter is by referral only. Singles shelter is walk-in.



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Office of Legislation and Public RelationsDepartment of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services
PO Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23219-3645

Phone Number: (804) 786-5682
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 371-2308
URL:

State Consumer Affairs contact



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On Our Own, Charlottesville, Va, Inc.
P.O. Box 1066
Charlottesville, VA 22902-

Phone Number: (434) 979-0067
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (434)979-2630
URL: avenue.org/onourown/

Operates drop in center. Provides advocacy, support, outreach services, education, information and referrals to mental health consumers in the Charlottesville area.



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Parents and Children Coping Together
PO Box 26691
Richmond, VA 23261-6691

Phone Number: (800) 477-0946
Secondary Phone Number: (804) 559-6833

Fax: (804) 559-6835
URL: www.pacct.net

Family support organization.



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The Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare
2301 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22301-

Phone Number: (703) 836-2274
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 836-0083
URL: www.aabh.org

The Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare, formerly the Association for Partial Hospitalization, is a professional association for providers working in partial care facilities. The Association also provides information for people who are in partial hospitalization and ambulatory care facilities.
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The CURE Network, Inc.
2400 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 205
Arlington, VA 22201

Phone Number: (703) 522-1987
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.cure.org/

The Council United for Recovery and Education (CURE) Network, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization run by and for persons in the disabled community. CURE's mission is to empower persons living with mental and physical disabilities and persons who are home-bound. Utilizing innovative, low-cost technology, CURE empowers the disabled in the home, on the job and throughout the community, reducing stigma and increasing self-esteem and job marketability. Computer training, development of communication infrastructure in the community, electronic bulletin board system (BBS) 703-522-2282.



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The National Head Injury Foundation Family Helpline
105 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-

Phone Number: (800) 444-6443
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 236-6000

Fax: (703) 236-6001
URL: www.biausa.org

The Helpline provides information and resources for people with head injury, their families, and the professionals who provide rehabilitative care. Offers educational material on the impact of a brain injury, location of rehabilitative facilities and availability of community services. They also promote activities related to the prevention of head injuries.



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The National Suicide Hotline
201 N. 23rd Street Suite 100
Purcellville, VA 20132-

Phone Number: (800) 784-2433
Secondary Phone Number: (540) 338-5756

Fax: (540) 338-5746
URL: www.hopeline.com

National number that automatically routes caller to a crisis center in their State. The address and secondary phone number listed are for the administrative offices only.



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The Salvation Army
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria , VA 222313

Phone Number: (703) 519-5891
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 519-5889
URL:

The Salvation Army is an international religious and charitable organization active in 105 countries. Its centers provide a wide range of social services, character-building and support programs for families and individuals, youth and seniors. They provide services to disaster victims, people with multiple addictions, victims of rape and those in need of food, shelter, clothing, skills training, advocacy etc. They also assist in locating missing family members not involved in legal battles.



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The United Way of America
701 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone Number: (800) 411-8929
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 836-7100

Fax: (703) 683-7840
URL: national.unitedway.org

Make referrals to local United Way agencies related to mental health.

The Women's Center
133 Park Street N.E.
Vienna, VA 22180-

Phone Number: (703) 281-2657
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (703) 242-1454
URL: www.thewomenscenter.org

The Women's Center is a regional resource for women, children, and families. The Center provides psychotherapy, support and therapy groups, separation and divorce counseling, personal growth and family strengthening workshops, career services, and financial education. Services are available in Northern Virginia.



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Virginia Board of Counseling
6606 West Broad St, 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23230-1717

Phone Number: (804) 662-9912
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 662-7250
URL: www.dhp.state.va.us/counseling/default.htm

Licenses counselors and MFTs in the State of Virginia. Complaint line: 800-533-1560



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Virginia Board of Medicine
6606 West Broad St. 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23230-1717

Phone Number: (804) 662-9908
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 533-1560 complaint line

Fax: (804) 662-9943
URL: www.dhp.state.va.us

The State Office responsible for the licensing and accreditation of medical professionals.



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Virginia Board of Psychology
6606 West Broad St, 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23230-1717

Phone Number: (804) 662-9900
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 662-9943
URL: www.dhp.state.va.us

Licenses psychologists in the State of Virginia. Complaint line: 800-533-1560. Licensing information: 804-662-7636.



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Virginia Board of Social Work
6606 West Broad St, 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23230-1717

Phone Number: (804) 662-9914
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 662-7250
URL: www.dhp.state.va.us/social/default.htm

Licenses social workers in the State of Virginia. Complaint line: 800-553-1560



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Virginia Bureau of Insurance
P.O. Box 1157
Richmond, VA 23218-

Phone Number: (804) 371-9741
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 552-7945

Fax: (804) 371-9873
URL: http://www.state.va.us/scc/division/...oregulates.htm

Oversees insurance companies and agents in the State of VA.



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Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services
PO Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218

Phone Number: (800) 451-5544
Secondary Phone Number: (804) 786-3921

Fax: (804) 371-6638
URL: www.dmhmrsas.state.va.us/

State mental health agency.



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Virginia Dept. of Medical Assistance Services
600 East Broad St, Suite 1300
Richmond, VA 23219-

Phone Number: (804) 786-4231
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 371-4981
URL: www.dmas.state.va.us

State Medicaid agency.



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Virginia Office of Protection and Advocacy
1910 Byrd Avenue, Suite 5
Richmond, VA 23230-

Phone Number: (800) 552-3962
Secondary Phone Number: (804) 225-2042

Fax: (804) 662-7057
URL: www.vopa.state.va.us

State Protection and Advocacy Agency



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Virginia Psychiatric Society
PO Box 71656
Richmond, VA 23255-1656

Phone Number: (804) 754-1200
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (804) 754-2321
URL: www.psva.org

Membership organization for the APA. Does not cover N. Virginia.



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World Federation for Mental Health
P.O. Box 16810
Alexandria, VA 22302-0810

Phone Number: (703) 519-7648
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.wfmh.org

The World Federation is an international body of organizations that work to promote all aspects of mental health including biological, medical, educational, and social. The Federation sponsors conferences and activities and develops dissemination strategies for international, national, and local efforts. The organization is a consultant to the United Nations and works with the World Health Organization. They organize World Mental Health Day on October 10 of every year.
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