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New York Mental Health Services

Academy for Eating Disorders
Div. of Adolescent Medicine - Montefiore Medical Center 111 East 210th St.
Bronx, NY 10467

Phone Number: (718) 920-4321
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (718) 920-5289
URL: www.montefiore.org

Membership organization for eating disorders professionals which promotes research, advocacy, and effective treatment for eating disorders. TTY: 718-920-5027.



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Action for Mental Health
1585 Kenmore Ave.
Kenmore, NY 14217

Phone Number: (716) 871-0581
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (716) 871-0614
URL:

Action for Mental Health is a consumer-based agency serving Erie County. They provide advocacy, civic education and training, and develop self-help groups to empower consumers of mental health services.



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Advocates for High Functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders
PO Box 926
Bayport, NY 11705-

Phone Number: (631) 269-5709
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (516) 621-3118
URL: www.aha-as-pdd.org

A Long Island parent group whose primary purpose is to provide support and advocacy for the unique needs of children and adults with High Functioning Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and other Pervasive Developmental Disorders.



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Alliance
13 Hopper Street
Utica, NY 13501

Phone Number: (800) 654-7227
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 732-5625
URL:

24 hour help line for people in the US. Alliance is a self help mutual support organization advocating for persons who are in or were in mental institutions.



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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
120 Wall St., 22nd Fl.
New York, NY 10005-

Phone Number: (888) 333-2377
Secondary Phone Number: (212) 363-3500

Fax: (212) 363-6237
URL: www.afsp.org/

The AFSP is dedicated to advancing our knowledge of suicide and our ability to prevent it. The Foundation's activities include: Supporting research projects that help further the understanding and treatment of depression and the prevention of suicide; providing information and education about depression and suicide; promoting professional education for the recognition and treatment of depressed and suicidal individuals; publicizing the magnitude of the problems of depression and suicide and the need for research, prevention and treatment; supporting programs for suicide survivor treatment, research and education. Chapters are located across the country.



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American Geriatrics Society
The Empire State Building 350 5th Avenue, Suite 801
New York, NY 10118-

Phone Number: (212) 308-1414
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 832-8646
URL: www.americangeriatrics.org

Professional organization for health care providers dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults.



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American Institute on Stress
124 Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10703

Phone Number: (914) 963-1200
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (914) 965-6267
URL: www.stress.org

The Institute on Stress is a national service that acts as an educational clearinghouse of information relating to stress. Please note that there is a charge for packets of information.



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Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT)
305 7th Ave, Suite 16-A
New York, NY 10001-

Phone Number: (212) 647-1890
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 647-1865
URL: www.aabt.org

AABT is a membership organization for mental health professionals and students in the behavioral and cognitive sciences. They sponsor an annual convention, have local affiliates and special interest groups (SIGs), do public education including the pamphlet "Guidelines for Choosing a Behavior Therapist" and other publications.



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Association of Hispanic Mental Health Professionals
P.O. Box 7631, F.D.R. Station
New York, NY 10038

Phone Number: (212) 414-7811
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

The Association of Hispanic Mental Health Professionals, Inc., is an organization of Hispanic professionals working in New York's mental health care system. The Association is interested in addressing the problems that effect the mental health status of Hispanics and aims to contribute to the development of an equitable mental health system. Mental health professionals in the fields of psychiatry, psycology, social work, nursing, and other allied disciplines are eligible for membership.



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Behavioral Health Services North, Inc
159 Margaret St. Suite 201
Plattsburgh, NY 12901-

Phone Number: (518) 563-8206
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 563-8207

Fax: (518) 563-9958
URL: www.bhsn.org

Affiliate of the NMHA. Also provides behavioral healthcare treatment services.



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Bronx District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association
555 Theodore Fremd Avenue, Suite B100
Rye, NY 10580-

Phone Number: (800) 273-5398
Secondary Phone Number: (914) 967-7065

Fax: (914) 967-6694
URL:

The Society provides referrals to psychiatrists in the Bronx area and distributes information to the public on mental illness.



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Bronx Psychiatric Center
1500 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461

Phone Number: (718) 931-0600
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (718) 862-4858
URL:

The Center has information and referrals to community mental health resources and sponsors social and recreational programs for mental health consumers and families. The Center also provides job opportunities for consumers.



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Brooklyn Psychiatric Society, Inc.
Four Chimney Ct.
Brookhaven, NY 11719-

Phone Number: (631) 286-9193
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (631) 286-9193
URL:

The district branch provides referrals to psychiatrists in the Brooklyn area and distributes information to the public on mental illness.



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Bureau for At-Risk Youth
P.O. Box 760 135 Dupont Street
Plainview, NY 11803

Phone Number: (800) 99-YOUTH
Secondary Phone Number: (516) 349-5520

Fax: (516) 349-5521
URL: www.at-risk.com

distributes publications on violence prevention, resolving conflicts, managing anger, gangs, making smart choices, dealing with bullies, school safety, drug prevention, peer pressure, character education, and sexual responsibility.



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C.O.P.E.S. Network Center
720 6th Avenue
Troy, NY 12182

Phone Number: (518) 235-2173
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 235-8126
URL:

Offers peer support groups in a relaxed setting. Completely voluntary drop-in center.



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Casa La Esperanza
717 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10455-

Phone Number: (718) 893-0853
Secondary Phone Number: (718) 893-3952

Fax: (718) 893-3987
URL:

This is a social community run by and for persons with mental illness. Services provided include a transitional job program, job training, and a newsletter on what's happening in the program. They also have computer classes, typing classes, GED and ESL classes. Members are responsible for planning their social events, meals, and meal service. People with serious mental illness and who live in Districts 1, 2, or 9 are eligible for the program.



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Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia
1841 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10023-

Phone Number: (212) 333-3444
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 333-5444
URL: http://www.icpnyc.org/centerforthest...orexiabulemia/

The Center offers individual and group psychotherapy for eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, compulsive eating) on a sliding fee scale. Support groups for teens and families and friends of people with eating disorders, as well as a weekly open house are held. Promotes community awareness through workshops, seminars, publications, and speakers bureau. Training for therapists.



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Central New York District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association
Dept of Psychiatry 750 E Adams St.
Syracuse, NY 13210-

Phone Number: (315) 471-2716
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 464-3163
URL:

The district branch provides referrals to psychiatrists in the Syracuse area and distributes information to the public on mental illness.



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Clubhouse of Suffolk, Inc.
939 Johnson Avenue P.O. Box 373
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

Phone Number: (631) 471-7242
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (631) 471-5150
URL:

The Clubhouse is a community based psychosocial rehabilitation program for adults with serious mental illness. Participants work for local companies in transitional employment jobs that allow them to regain work, interaction, and self-discipline skills needed to go back to work. The Clubhouse also offers an intensive psychiatric rehabilitation training program and a supported housing program.



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Committee for Truth in Psychiatry
P.O. Box 1214
New York, NY 10003

Phone Number: (212) 665-6587
Secondary Phone Number: (212) NO-JOLTS

Fax:
URL:

The Committee for Truth in Psychiatry is a 100% survivor-run organization comprised of members who have had ECT. They work to educate the public on the negative side effects of ECT.



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Compeer, Inc.
Monroe Square 259 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607-

Phone Number: (800) 836-0475
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (716) 325-2558
URL: www.compeer.org

Compeer is a non-profit organization that matches community volunteers in supportive friendship and relationships with children and adults receiving mental health treatment. Consumers are referred to the program by mental health professionals. Community volunteers, who are trained and screened, visit for a minimum of one hour per week for a year and provide rehabilitative, social support, advocacy, educational and vocational mentoring, and access to community resources. On-going training, supervision and support are also provided.



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Consumer Information & Dispute Resolution (CIDR)
32 Court Street Suite 1401
Brooklyn, NY 11201-4404

Phone Number: (877) 870-9379
Secondary Phone Number: 718-222-2437 (in NYC)

Fax: (718) 222-8076
URL: www.cidronline.com

C.I.D.R. provides advocacy, ombudsman, mediation and facilitation services, and transitional housing resources for people with disabilities.



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Consumers Helping Others In a Caring Environment (CHOICE)
420 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801-

Phone Number: (914) 576-0173
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (914) 576-0178
URL: www.choicenr.org

CHOICE stands for Consumers Helping Others In a Caring Environment; the term "consumers" as well as "peer" refers to a group which shares first-hand experience of mental illness, as well as the stigmatization, major life disruptions and loss of personal autonomy which often accompanies a diagnosis.



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Cortland Advocate Connection
c/o Associated Catholic Charities 33-35 Central Avenue
Cortland, NY 13045-

Phone Number: (607) 756-5992
Secondary Phone Number: (607) 756-5254

Fax: (607) 756-5999
URL:

Cortland Advocate Connection provides information and referrals to mental health agencies in the community. They assist with the process of filing grievances and help to investigate complaints of abuse or neglect in the mental health system. They also advocate for better recovery and better treatment services.



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Council on Accreditation
120 Wall St. 11th Floor
New York, NY 10005-

Phone Number: (212) 797-3000
Secondary Phone Number: 866-262-8088

Fax: (212) 797-1428
URL: www.coanet.org

The Council is an accrediting body for behavioral healthcare and social service programs. They develop standards of best practices for a variety of service delivery settings and populations and provide educational and technical assistance activities. They advocate on a national level for policies that promote high quality services for children and families.



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Covenant House Nineline
460 West 41st Street,
New York, NY 10036

Phone Number: (212) 613-0300
Secondary Phone Number: Crisis Calls: (800) 999-9999

Fax:
URL: www.covenanthouse.org

Covenant House Nineline is a 24-hour, toll-free crisis hotline which provides crisis intervention, referral and information services to homeless, runaway and other troubled youth and their families throughout the U.S. Trained crisis counselors are able to refer callers to help in their own communities. The Nineline also handles calls that deal with suicide, drug/alcohol abuse, and violence.



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District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association
P.O. Box 741
Pomona, NY 10970-0741

Phone Number: (845) 638-6992
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.rfmh.org/whps

The society provides referrals to psychiatrists in the West Hudson area and distributes information to the public on mental illness.



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DMDA - Rochester
88 Rock Creek
Rochester, NY 14534-

Phone Number: (585) 637-8868
Secondary Phone Number: (585) 244-1463

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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DMDSG - Westchester/White Plains

, NY

Phone Number: (914) 476-4720
Secondary Phone Number: (914) 476-0529

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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Educational Equity Concepts, Inc.
100 5th Ave, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10011-

Phone Number: (212) 243-1110
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 627-0407
URL: www.edequity.org

Mission is to decrease discrimination in education based on gender, race/ethnicity and disability. EEC'S efforts focus on the following areas: 1) Developing early childhood ed. programs which promote equity and inclusiveness. 2) Creating equity-based hands-on science programs. 3) Promoting the integration of people with disabilities at all levels of education. 4) Addressing the needs of women and girls with disabilities. 5.) Reducing teasing and bullying behavior beginning in grades K-3



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Families Together in New York State
15 Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207-

Phone Number: (888) 326-8644
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 432-0333

Fax: (518) 434-6478
URL: www.ftnys.org

Families Together in New York State is a nonprofit organization that serves the families of children with special emotional, behavioral, and mental health needs. Their mission is to ensure that every family has access to needed information, supports and services. They provide support, advocacy, information, technical assistance and training to families across New York State.



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Families United Network
Parsons Child and Family Center 60 Academy Rd.
Albany, NY 12208

Phone Number: (518) 426-2619
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 447-5234
URL: www.st-cath.org/fun.htm

Parent advocacy group. Provide community based support groups, organized social activities, and educational programs for families.



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Finger Lakes Parents Network
25 West Steuben St.
Bath, NY 14810-

Phone Number: (607) 776-2164
Secondary Phone Number: (716) 289-4874

Fax: (607) 776-4326
URL:

Family support for families with children with emotional, mental and behavioral disorders. Offers self-help groups, advocacy, respite services and education.



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Freedom from Fear
308 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305-

Phone Number: (718) 351-1717
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (718) 667-8893
URL: www.freedomfromfear.org

Freedom from Fear provides information on anxiety and helps individuals find treatment.



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Friendship Connection Consumer Project-Social Club
454 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Phone Number: (518) 587-3631
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

Social club/drop-in center. A safe place for people to come and participate in activities.



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Gay, Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
121 W 27th Street, Suite 804
New York, NY 10001-

Phone Number: (212) 727-0135
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 727-0254
URL: www.glsen.org

Resource for teachers to create a better place and combat homophobia in the schools. National branch, with affiliates located throughout the country. Call for more information and about their "Back to School" Kick off campaign.



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Geneva SOCR Neighborhood Advisory Board
106 Washington St.
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone Number: (315) 789-8670
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 789-8306
URL:

Community residence for adults with mental illness. Also runs educational programs on mental health topics.



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HELPLINE I&R Services - Syracuse & Onondaga Counties
P.O. Box 2129
Syracuse, NY 13220

Phone Number: (315) 428-2211
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 428-2227
URL: www.unitedway-cny.org

Provides information on local area self-help groups. Also refers callers to other local services and agencies. Publishes a support group directory, a directory of resources of Syracuse and Onondaga Counties; a HELP Guide to Community Services for Older Citizens; and a booklet "Looking at Long Term Care." Connects volunteers to volunteer opportunities.



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Horizon House
49 Grant St.
Cortland, NY 13045-

Phone Number: (607) 753-6751
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (607) 756-4306
URL:

Horizon House is a licensed continuing day treatment program serving adults with severe mental illness. Cooperative effort with Cortland County Mental Health and New York State Office of Mental Health.



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Information Line of United Way of Dutchess County
PO Box 832 75 Market St.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602-

Phone Number: (845) 473-1500
Secondary Phone Number: (845) 471-1900

Fax: (845) 471-1933
URL: www.unitedwaydutchess.org

Joint program with the mental health association. Maintains database of self-help groups in the community. Distributes directory of groups. Through Information Line, callers can also be referred to other services in the community.
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Institute for Biobehavioral Therapy and Research
935 Northern Blvd. Suite 102
Great Neck, NY 11021-

Phone Number: (516) 487-7116
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (516) 829-1731
URL: www.bio-behavioral.com

The Institute provides individual and group psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. They conduct studies using experimental medications and sometimes provide free treatment for study participants. A sliding-fee scale can be arranged for eligible clients. Services are mainly provided on an in-patient basis. They treat mainly OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorders) and any related anxiety, panic or phobia disorder, depression and schizophrenia. They also provide vocational skills training and anger management skills training. They have bilingual (Spanish speaking) staff.



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Institute for Human Services/HELPLINE - Steuben County
6666 County Road 11
Bath, NY 14810-

Phone Number: (800) 346-2211
Secondary Phone Number: (607) 776-9467

Fax: (607) 776-9482
URL: www.ihsnet.org

Information and referrals to local services and agencies, as well as local suport groups. Provides assistance to new and existing self-help groups. Also acts as 24-hour crisis line. Newsletter, information and referral, self-help clearinghouse.



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International Center for Clubhouse Development
425 West 47th St.
New York, NY 10036-2304

Phone Number: (212) 582-0343
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 397-1649
URL: www.iccd.org

Unifying headquarters for the worldwide federation of clubhouse programs whose mission is to help people recovering from mental illness, live socially satisfying and productive lives. Communication resource providing clubhouse publications, video tapes, and a computerized network linking clubhouses everywhere, including facilities throughout the United States, Asia, Australia, Denmark, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa and Germany.



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Liberty House Foundation, Inc.
54 Bay Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801-

Phone Number: (518) 798-1066
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 798-1166
URL:

Liberty House provides evaluation, job training/placement, counseling, supported work, and job support to emotionally recovering adults and other individuals with handicapping conditions who live in Warren and Washington Counties.



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Local Initiatives Support Corporation
733 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017-

Phone Number: (212) 455-9800
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 682-5929
URL: www.liscnet.org

LISC's mission is to rebuild whole communities by supporting Community Development Corporations (CDCs). LISC operates programs in 38 cities and 66 rural areas. Each local program provides financial and technical support for community driven program priorities defined by CDCs in their local areas. LISC has helped over 1700 CDCs build or rehabilitate about 100,000 affordable homes.



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Long Island Self Help Clearinghouse
The New York College of Osteopathic Medicine New York Institute of Technology - Old Westbury Campus P.O. Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY 11568-

Phone Number:
Secondary Phone Number: (516) 626-1721

Fax:
URL:

The Clearinghouse provides information and referrals to self-help groups in Nassau and Suffolk counties in response to requests from community residents and professional agencies. In addition, the Clearinghouse provides consultation and technical assistance to individuals who wish to start self-help/mutual-support groups.



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McQuade Children's Services
P.O. Box 4064, Route 94
New Windsor, NY 12553-

Phone Number: (845) 561-0436
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (845) 561-5720
URL: www.mcquade.org

McQuade Children's Services provide a wide range of services to children in New York State including residential treatment, day treatment, schooling, group homes, diagnostic shelter, prevention programs, independent living programs, court related services, and foster homes. They also make referrals to other social service and support organizations. They have bilingual staff.



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MDSG - Binghamton
PO Box 1236
Binghamton, NY 13901-

Phone Number: (607) 775-1812
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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MDSG - Long Island
110 Grove Street
Merrick, NY 11566-

Phone Number: (516) 379-1238
Secondary Phone Number: (516) 379-9247

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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Mechanicville Area Comm. Serv. Cntr, Inc. - Saratoga County
PO Box 30 6 South Main St.
Mechanicville, NY 12118

Phone Number: (518) 664-8322
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 664-9457
URL:

Provides information and referral to local self-help groups. Provides consultation and technical assistance to new and existing groups.



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Mental Health Association (I&R) - Niagra County
36 Pine St.
Lockport, NY 14094

Phone Number: (716) 433-3780
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (716) 433-3847
URL: www.mhanc.com

Information and referrals to local support groups in Niagra County. Provides technical assistance to new groups and networks with other community resources. Helps new groups, mental health video/book library.



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Mental Health Association (I&R) - Southern Tier
82 Oak St.
Binghamton, NY 13905-

Phone Number: (607) 771-8888
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (607) 771-8892
URL:

Provides information and referrals to local (Broome County) self-help groups. Provides consultation and assistance to new and existing groups and agencies. Publishes directory of support groups. Training workshops, newsletter. Speaking engagements. Works with local medical and hospital professionals to increase visiblity of support groups.



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Mental Health Association (I&R) - Ulster County
PO Box 2304
Kingston, NY 12402-

Phone Number: (845) 339-9090
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (845) 339-9306
URL: www.mhainulster.com

Information and referrals to local support groups. Assistance in starting mental health support groups, training workshops for families of the mentally ill, provides models for transitional groups.



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Mental Health Association - Essex County
RR1 Box 1012
Westport, NY 12993-

Phone Number: (518) 962-2077
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 962-8233
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA. Provides mental health support and person centered community support for individuals recoveriing from mental illness.



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Mental Health Association - Hudson
713 Union Street
Hudson, NY 12534-

Phone Number: (518) 828-4619
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 828-1196
URL:

Affiliate of the National Mental Health Association.



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Mental Health Association in Orange County
20 Walker Street
Goshen, NY 10924-

Phone Number: (800) 832-1200
Secondary Phone Number: (845) 294-9355

Fax:
URL:

Confidential Screening for Mental Health for Depression/Manic Depression, Alcohol, Eating Disorders, and Anxiety/Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.



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Mental Health Association - Oswego
70 Bunner St.
Oswego, NY 13126

Phone Number: (315) 349-3533
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 349-3533
URL:

Affiliate of the NMHA. Offers information and referrals to local support groups. Also provides transportation and food pantry to clients.



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Mental Health Association - Tompkins County
518 West State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850-

Phone Number: (607) 273-9250
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (607) 272-5343
URL: www.mhaedu.org

Provides information and referral, education, advocacy, and support concerning mental health issues and services, including referrals to support groups, therapists. Publishes directory of local support groups, newsletter, brochures.



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Mental Health Association - Westchester
2269 Sawmill River Road, Bldg. 1A
Elmsford, NY 10523-

Phone Number: (914) 345-0700
Secondary Phone Number: (914) 345-5900

Fax: (914) 347-8859
URL: www.mhawestchester.org

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association (I&R) - Monroe County
339 E Avenue, Suite 201
Rochester, NY 14604-2615

Phone Number: (716) 325-3145
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (716) 325-3188
URL: mharochester.org/mha

Provides information and referrals to local support groups. Assistance in starting new groups, training workshops, how-to materials. Provides consultation to existing groups and directory of local groups.



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Mental Health Association (I&R) - Suffolk County
199 North Wellwood Avenue Suite 2
Lindenhurst, NY 11757-

Phone Number: (631) 226-3900
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (631) 225-1708
URL:

This chapter of the National Mental Health Association provides information, referral, and support groups for family memebers of peolpe suffering from PTSD, mood disorders, panic disorder and phobias. It provides consumer training for peer advocates, assistant case managers, peer counselors, and mental health planning. It also offers professional staff training, community education and mental health advocacy.



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Mental Health Association in Cattaraugus County
Delaware Park Center P.O. Box 833
Olean, NY 14760-

Phone Number: (716) 372-0208
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (716) 372-0222
URL:

Affiliate of the MHA of New York State.



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Mental Health Association in Jefferson County, Inc.
212 William Street
Watertown, NY 13601-

Phone Number: (315) 788-0970
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 788-8092
URL:

Program services includes Drop-In Center, Psychosocial clubouse and adult respite care for mental health consumers.



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Mental Health Association in Orleans County
113 E. State St. PO Box 269
Albion, NY 14411-

Phone Number: (585) 589-1158
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (585) 589-1158
URL:

Affiliate of the NY State MHA. Provides advocacy, education, information, referrals and facilitators for self-help groups.



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Mental Health Association in Ulster County
P.O. Box 2304
Kingston, NY 12402-2304

Phone Number: (845) 336-4747
Secondary Phone Number: (845) 339-9090

Fax: (845) 336-0192
URL: www.mhainulster.com

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of Erie County
999 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14209-

Phone Number: (716) 886-1242
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (716) 881-6428
URL:

Provides information and referrals to local self-help groups.



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Mental Health Association of Fulton and Montgomery Counties
73 North Main Street Suite 106
Amsterdam, NY 10278

Phone Number: (518) 725-2790
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 734-5834

Fax: (518) 775-1076
URL: www.mentalhealthassociation.org

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of Nassau County
186 Clinton St.
Hempstead, NY 11550-

Phone Number: (516) 489-2322
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (516) 489-2784
URL: www.mhanc.org

Affiliate of the NMHA, providing advocacy, education, program development, direct services and housing. Among the MHA of Nassau County's many programs are a clubhouse providing social, vocational and educational opportunities and a supportive college education program.



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Mental Health Association of New York City
666 Broadway, Room 200
New York, NY 10012-

Phone Number: (212) 254-0333
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 529-1959
URL: www.800lifenet.com

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of New York State
194 Washington Avenue, Suite 415
Albany, NY 12210-

Phone Number: (800) 766-6177
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 434-0439

Fax: (518) 427-8676
URL: www.mhanys.org

The MHA of New York State advocates for equitable mental health services and policies. They provide information and referral services to the public about mental health and mental illness, and provide technical assistance for personal, group, and organizational development. The Association sponsors several State Wide Initiatives: 1) Mental Health Self-Help Clearinghouse; 2) Parents with Psychiatric Disabilities Support Project; 3) Sexual Abuse Training Initiative; 4) Public Policy; 5)Families Together; 6) Parent Support Network; 7) Business Advisory Partnership; 8) Managed Care Recipient Training



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Mental Health Association of Onondaga County
6493 Ridings Road, Suite 112
Syracuse, NY 13206

Phone Number: (315) 445-5606
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 445-1828
URL: www.mha-oc.org

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc
20 Squadron Blvd.
New City, NY 10956-5232

Phone Number: (845) 639-7400
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (845) 639-7419
URL: mharockland.org

The Mental Health Association provides services to residents of Rockland County including: Supervised supportive and supported housing to persons recovering from mental illnesses; Educational programs, publications, workshops, conferences, and a video library; Support programs; and Advocacy and legislation programs on the state, local and national levels.



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Mental Health Associations in Dutchess County
510 Haight Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-

Phone Number: (845) 473-2500
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (845) 473-4870
URL: www.mhadc.com

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Mental Health Empowerment Project, Inc.
261 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206-

Phone Number: (800) 643-7462
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 434-1393

Fax: (518) 434-3823
URL:

The Project assists consumers in establishing their own self-help groups. They have helped start and get connected with over 500 self-help groups.



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Mood Disorders Support Group
PO Box 30377
NY, NY 10011

Phone Number: (212) 533-6374
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 675-0218
URL: www.mdsg.org

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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NAMI New York City Metro
505 8th Avenue, Suite 1103
New York, NY 10018

Phone Number: (212) 684-3365
Secondary Phone Number: (212) 684-3264

Fax: (212) 684-3364
URL: www.nami-nyc-metro.org

This is the chapter of the New York State Alliance for the Mentally Ill that serves the greater New York City area. They offer practical support, education, and advocacy through monthly support meetings, newsletters, speaker's bureau, advocacy program, hotline, resource center, client support network, and legislative activities.



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NAMI New York State
260 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210-1312

Phone Number: (800) 950-3228
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 462-2000

Fax: (518) 462-3811
URL: www.naminys.org

NAMI New York State 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 Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)
60 Cutter Mill Rd. Suite 404
Great Neck, NY 11021-3196

Phone Number: (800) 829-8289
Secondary Phone Number: (516) 829-0091

Fax: (516) 487-6930
URL: www.narsad.org

Raises and distributes funds for scientific research into the causes, cures and treatments, and prevention of severe mental illness, primarily schizophrenia and depression. They offer information on schizophrenia, depression and schizoaffective disorder.



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National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD)
132 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401

Phone Number: (845) 331-4336
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 331-5362

Fax: (845) 331-4569
URL: www.thenadd.org

The National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD) is designed to promote professional and parental involvement with resources for individuals who have the coexistence of mental illness and mental retardation. NADD provides conferences, educational services and training materials to professionals, parents concerned citizens and service organizations.



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National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD)
20 Exchange Place, Suite 2902
New York, NY 10005-

Phone Number: (800) 622-2255
Secondary Phone Number: (212) 269-7797

Fax: (212) 269-7510
URL: www.ncadd.org

The Council works to prevent and control alcoholism and drug abuse through public education programs. They produce medical, scientific, and educational materials and are involved with public policy advocacy. The toll free helpline refers callers to their local affiliates for counseling and provides print materials on alcoholism.
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National Down Syndrome Society
666 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-

Phone Number: (800) 221-4602
Secondary Phone Number: (212) 460-9330

Fax: (212) 979-2873
URL: www.ndss.org

NDSS was established in 1979 to ensure that all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to achieve their full potential in community life. Today, NDSS continues to increase public awareness about Down syndrome and discover its underlying causes through research, education and advocacy.



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National Foundation for Depressive Illness
P.O. Box 2257
New York, NY 10116-

Phone Number: (800) 239-1265
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.depression.org

The National Foundation for Depressive Illness offers pre-recorded information on depression and manic-depression via their toll-free number. They also provide information by mail on depression, manic depression, and related disorders and can send a listing of mental health professionals who treat depression on a state by state basis. Referrals are not made by phone.



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National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists
25 East 21st Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010-

Phone Number: (212) 477-2677
Secondary Phone Number: (877) 668-2472

Fax: (212) 979-6627
URL: www.agpa.org

The Registry is a membership organization for certified group psychotherapists. They have a professional certification program. They provide workshops and continuing education activities.



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National Resource Center for Foster Care and Permanency Planning
EasHunter College School of Social Work, 129 East 79th Street 203 Boone Hall
New York, NY 10021

Phone Number: (212) 452-7053
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 452-7051
URL: www.hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/nrcfcpp/

The National Resource Center for Foster Care and Permanency Planning at the Hunter College School of Social Work is a training, technical assistance, and information services organization dedicated to increasing the capacity of child welfare agencies to provide children with safe, permanent families in supportive communities.



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National Self-Help Clearinghouse
Graduate School and University Center of CUNY 365 5th Avenue, Suite 3300
New York, NY 10016

Phone Number: (212) 817-1822
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 817-1561
URL: www.selfhelpweb.org

Facilitate access to self-help groups and increase the awareness of the importance of mutual support. Provides the following services: 1) Training activities 2) Research Activities: including that of the effects of self-help 3) Data bank and "switch board": Information and Referrals 4) Addresses professional & Public Policy about self-help



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National Stigma Clearinghouse
245 Eighth Avenue, Suite 213
New York, NY 10011-

Phone Number: (212) 255-4411
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: community-2.webtv.net/stigmanet/STIGMAHOMEPAGE/index.html

The National Stigma Clearinghouse works to end the exploitation of mental illness for sensationalism, or in routine dramatic formulas; to promote accurate use of medical terms associated with psychiatric disabilities; and to encourage positive portrayals of people with mental illnesses.



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New Horizons of the Genessee Valley, Inc.
3 Episcopal Avenue
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472-

Phone Number: (585) 624-1350
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.nhgv.org

Provides anger management groups at local jails, probation departments and day camps for children with ADD/ADHD and/or depression type symptoms. All groups are free to participants.



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New York City Self-Center
850 7th Avenue, Room 1201
New York, NY 10019-

Phone Number: (212) 586-5770
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 399-2475
URL:

Information and referrals to support groups in the 5 boroughs (Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Queens). Assistance to new and developing groups.



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New York County District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association
220 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010-

Phone Number: (212) 685-9633
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 685-9179
URL:

The district branch provides referrals to psychiatrists in the Manhattan area and distributes information to the public on mental illness.



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New York Insurance Department
25 Beaver St.
New York, NY 10004-

Phone Number: (212) 480-6400
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 342-3736

Fax:
URL: www.ins.state.ny.us

Insurance department for New York.



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New York Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Ave.
Albany, NY 12229-

Phone Number: (800) 597-8481
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 474-2149
URL: www.omh.state.ny.us

The Office of Mental Health is the New York State government agency that oversees mental health services in the State and creates opportunities for children and adults with psychiatric disabilities to safely and effectively work toward recovery.



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New York Office of Professional Discipline
475 Park Avenue South, Second Floor
New York, NY 10016

Phone Number: (800) 442-8106
Secondary Phone Number: (212) 951-6400

Fax: (212) 951-6449
URL: www.op.nysed.gov/

The State Office responsible for disciplining and licensing medical professionals, psychologists and social workers.



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New York State Board for Psychology
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234

Phone Number: (518) 474-3866
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 486-2981
URL:

Licensing board for psychologists in the State of New York.



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New York State Board of Medicine
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234-1000

Phone Number: (518) 474-3841
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 486-4846
URL:

Credentialing board for physicians in the State of New York. Please note that complaints should be directed to the Office of Professional Discipline.



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New York State Board of Social Work
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234

Phone Number: (518) 474-4974
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 486-2981
URL:

Licensing board of social workers in the State of New York.



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New York State Capital District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association
P.O. Box 5
Albany, NY 12124-

Phone Number: (518) 756-7030
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

Membership organization for psychiatrists. One of the branches of the American Psychiatric Association. This branch does not provide referrals to psychiatrists.



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New York State Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled
401 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305-2397

Phone Number: (800) 624-4143
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 388-2892

Fax: (518) 388-2890
URL: www.cqc.state.ny.us

State Protection and Advocacy Agency. Quality Assurance and investigations bureau



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Northern New York District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association
1400 Noyes at York
Utica, NY 13502-

Phone Number: (315) 738-4405
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 738-4414
URL:

The district branch provides referrals to psychiatrists in Northern NY and distributes information to the public on mental illness.



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NYC Depressive and Manic-Depressive Group
100 LaSalle Street, #5-A
New York, NY 10027

Phone Number: (917) 445-2399
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (646) 349-1761
URL: www.hometown.aol.com/nycmtsinai

Support group for persons with mood disorders, depression and bipolar disorder, their family members and friends.



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NYC Self-Help Center
850 7th Avenue, Suite 1201
NY, NY 10019-

Phone Number: (212) 399-2685 ext. 208
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 399-2475
URL:

Ask for extension 208 when calling. Provides a directory of services in the NYC area. Also offers support groups.



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Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous
P.O. Box 215
New Hyde Park, NY 11040-

Phone Number: (516) 739-0662
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: hometown.aol.com/west24th/index.html

A fellowship of people, Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous is a 12-step program.



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Office of Medicaid Management New York Department of Health
Empire State Plaza Room 1466, Corning Tower Building
Albany, NY 12237-

Phone Number: (518) 474-3018
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 486-6852
URL: www.health.state.ny.us

State Medicaid agency.



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Office of Recipient Affairs
New York State Office of Mental Health 44 Holland Ave., 8th Floor
Albany, NY 12229-

Phone Number: (518) 473-6579
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 474-8998
URL:

State consumer affairs contact.



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PASS Group, Inc.
6 Mahogany Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221-

Phone Number: (716) 689-4399
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

PASS Group, Inc. a nonprofit organziation, helps people who suffer from panic attacks, agoraphobia and related phobias through its telephone counseling program.



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PEOPLE, Inc. (Projects to Empower and Organize the Psychiatrically Labeled)
P.O. Box 5010 12 Raymond Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602-

Phone Number: (845) 452-2728
Secondary Phone Number: (415) 331-4965

Fax: (845) 452-2793
URL:

Offers free services to adults struggling with severe emotional distress or mental illness. PEOPLE is a peer run organization which means that everybody who works there "has been there". PEOPLE offers peer support & friendship, drop-in center & recreation, informational presentations, peer advocacy, help with medical, psychological, housing, resources, vocation, employment, etc. Transportation is provided for some activities. Offices in Kingston and Poughkeepsie.



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Planned Parenthood Federation of America
810 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-

Phone Number: (212) 541-7800
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 829-7732

Fax: (212) 245-1845
URL: www.plannedparenthood.org

The Planned Parenthood Federation provides information and advocates for sexuality education, family planning services, and health care for women and men. The Federation works to ensure access to these services and is involved in public policy efforts on the National, State, and local level. A publications catalogue is available.



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Postgraduate Center for Mental Health
138 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010-

Phone Number: (212) 576-4100
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 576-4198
URL:

The Postgraduate Center for Mental Health provides mental health services to children, adults, and families and provides training to graduate, post graduate, and doctoral level students. The Center provides a wide range of individual and group therapy services, programs for substance abusers, adult children of alcoholics, survivors of sexual abuse, the elderly, people with HIV/AIDS, and people with eating disorders. The Family Services program provides diagnostic, therapeutic, and psychoeducational services. The Center also operates supported, community residences and provides vocational rehabilitation services. They do not offer services in Spanish.



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Reachout Of St. Lawrence County, Inc
PO Box 5051
Potsdam, NY 13676-5051

Phone Number: (315) 265-2422
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 265-1752
URL: pages.slic.com/reachout

Operates a 24 hour hotline providing crisis intervention and problem solving for a wide range of problems including: alcohol abuse and subtance abuse, depression, bereavement, domestic violence, suicide, rape/sexual assault, AIDS, health problems, sexuality, housing, mental illness and family issues. Provides information and referral services, including referrals to human service agencies and self-help groups throughout St. Lawrence County, and to State and National organizations. Provides mobile crisis outreach services by referral from appropriate agencies. There is no fee for hotline services.



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Resource Center Inc.
291 Hudson Avenue
Albany, NY 12210

Phone Number: (800) 811-1175
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 463-9242

Fax: (518) 463-9264
URL: www.peer-resource.org

Assist recipient/survivor - run mental health organizations in New York State with technical support and training. Helps recipient- run organizations to assess their own training and technical support needs, locates resources on organizational management, provides free consultation and training to recipient-run organizations. Also help organizations obtain resources to enhance their own effectiveness, publishes timely information on issues of broad interest to recipients/survivors. Helps link recipient groups and individuals with sources of information on organizational development and advocacy.



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Schoharie County Community Action Program
795 E. Main Street Suite 5
Cobleskill, NY 12043

Phone Number: (518) 234-2568
Secondary Phone Number: 518-296-8523

Fax: (518) 234-3507
URL: www.sccapinc.org

Provides information and referal to local self-help groups. Provides consultation and technical assistance.



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Sciacca Comprehensive Service Development for Mental Illness,Drug Addiction, and Alcoholism (MIDAA)
299 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10025

Phone Number: (212) 866-5935
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 666-1942
URL: www.erols.com/ksciacca/

Provides information and resources for service providers, consumers, and family members who are seeking assistance and/or education within the field of dual diagnosis. They also have a directory of dual diagnosis treatment programs within each state. The directory is also available on the web: cqibin.erols.com/ksciacca/cgi-bin/db.cgi



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Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
P.O. Box 1585, Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10011-

Phone Number: (800) 977-4325
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.sca-recovery.org/

Primary purpose is to stay sexually sober and to help others achieve sexual sobriety.



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Sexual Recovery Anonymous
PO Box 73
New York, NY 10024-

Phone Number: (212) 340-4650
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.sexualrecovery.org

Requirement for membership is a desire to stop compulsive sexual behavior. There are no dues or fees for membership. Primary purpose is to stay sexually sober and help others achieve sobriety. This organization defines sobriety to include "freedom from masturbation and from sex outside a committed relationship". Offers meetings in NY, CT and NJ.



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Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)
130 West 42nd Street, Suite 350
New York, NY 10036-7802

Phone Number: (212) 819-9770
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 819-9776
URL: www.siecus.org

SIECUS works to promote accurate, comprehensive information and positive attitudes toward sexuality. The organization has an extensive library of sexuality information and educational materials. Publications, reports, and a bi-monthly journal are available.



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Shoplifters Alternative
380 N. Broadway
Jericho, NY 11753-2109

Phone Number: (800) 848-9595
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (516) 932-9393
URL: www.shopliftersalternative.org

SA is a divison of Shoplifters Anonymous, Inc. that provides four different services to help people with a shoplifting problem: 1) An educational home study program for adults or youth; 2) a referral service to a psychotherapist after completion of the program; 3) the SA Helpline to talk to others who have overcome their shoplifting habit; 4) a letter to the court or your attorney, if you have a charge pending, verifying your completion of the SA Course.



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Siblings for Significant Change
350 5th Avenue, Suite 627
New York, NY 10118-

Phone Number: (212) 643-2663
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 643-1244
URL: www.specialcitizens.com

Support group for siblings with autistic brothers and sisters.



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Single Parent Resource Center
31 East 28th St., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016-

Phone Number: (212) 951-7030
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 844-9639 x 4547

Fax: (212) 951-7037
URL: www.singleparentusa.com

Program for single parents and their children in New York City. They operate a parent line with provides information and referrals on housing, employment, legal aid, and other issues of interest to single parents. The extension for the parent line is 231. They also offer a youth program with support groups for teens who have a single parent. The extension for the youth program is 226.



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Staten Island Mental Health Society, Inc.
669 Castleton Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10301-

Phone Number: (718) 442-2225
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (718) 442-2289
URL: simhs.org

The Staten Island Mental Health Society is a multi-faceted children's mental health agency. The Society provides outpatient therapeutic services, alcoholism treatment and prevention services, tutoring, child abuse prevention programs, family support services, pre-school for toddlers with developmental disabilities, Head Start Centers, and school based counseling programs. The Society also has two licensed schools for emotionally disturbed youngsters, a licensed diagnostic center, and a summer therapeutic progam. They have bilingual staff members.



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Supportive Housing Network of New York
475 Riverside Drive, Suite #250
New York, NY 10115

Phone Number: (212) 870-3303
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 870-3334
URL: www.shnny.org

Coalition of over 150 private nonprofit agencies in New York State that provide safe, affordable housing for persons with limited incomes, including persons who are formerly homeless, have mental or physical disabilities, are living with HIV/AIDS, and/or recovering from substance abuse. The Network provides resources, public education, and advocacy on behalf of the provider community.



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Target Consultants International Ltd, Center for Personal Safety Research
PO Box 463
Massapequa Park, NY 11762-

Phone Number: (516) 541-8092
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (516) 541-7173
URL: www.becomestreetwise.net

Offers free workshops on violence prevention.

The Albert Ellis Institute
45 East 65th St.
New York, NY 10021-6593

Phone Number: (800) 323-4738
Secondary Phone Number: (212) 535-0822

Fax: (212) 249-3582
URL: www.rebt.org

Formerly the Institute for Rational-Emotive Therapy, the Institute is a non-profit agency that offers individual, couple, and family therapy. There are ongoing therapy groups and training in biofeedback for stress-related disorders. Also offered are: workshops and courses, professional training, consulting services, and publications.



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The Foundation Center
79 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10003

Phone Number: (800) 424-9836
Secondary Phone Number: (212) 620-4230

Fax: (212) 807-3677
URL: fdncenter.org

The Foundation Center provides information on private funding resources and publishes a catalogue of foundations that sponsor health and social service programs. This catalogue is available at many public libraries or can be purchased from the Center.



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The Institute for Urban and Minority Education
Box 75, Teachers College Columbia University 525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027-6696

Phone Number: (212) 678-3780
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 678-4137
URL: iume.tc.columbia.edu/

Provides publications and conference announcements in urban education. Publications are free or available for a nominal charge. Also offers information on school violence.



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The National Coalition of Mental Heath Professionals and Consumers Inc.
PO Box 438
Commack, NY 11725-

Phone Number: (888) 729-6662
Secondary Phone Number: (631) 424-5232

Fax: (516) 549-3942
URL: www.thenationalcoalition.org

National organization of professionals and consumer advocates that work to promote a mentally healthy nation where people who suffer from mental and emotional disorders are treated fairly and humanely. The organization also advocates for regulation of the managed care industry.



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The National GAINS Center for People with Co-Occurring Disorders in the Justice System
Policy Research Associates, Inc. 345 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054-

Phone Number: (800) 311-4246
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 439-7415

Fax: (518) 439-7612
URL: www.gainsctr.com/b/Default.asp

The GAINS Center collects and disseminates information about effective mental health and substance abuse services for people with co-occurring disorders who come in contact with the criminal justice system. The Center provides technical assistance to communities for the establishment and implementation of services for individuals in the justice system. The center is sponsored by SAMHSA and the National Institute of Corrections. Not for individual cases.



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The National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness
345 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054

Phone Number: (800) 444-7415
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 439-7415

Fax: (518) 439-7612
URL: www.nrchmi.samhsa.gov

The National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness provides information and technical assistance concerning the treatment, services and housing needs of homeless persons with severe mental illnesses. The Center maintains a bibliographic database of materials and will provide database searches.



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Tourette Syndrome Association
42-40 Bell Blvd
Bayside, NY 11361-

Phone Number: (888) 486-8738
Secondary Phone Number: (718) 224-2999

Fax: (718) 279-9596
URL: www.tsa-usa.org

Provides information on Tourettes Syndrome and distributes publications. Will also refer to local chapters and information. Fund research.



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Treatment and Research Advancements Association for Personality Disorder (TARA APD)
23 Greene St.
NY, NY 10013-

Phone Number: (212) 966-6514
Secondary Phone Number: (888) 482-7227

Fax: (212) 966-6895
URL: www.tara4bpd.org

TARA APD provides information and advocacy to individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder. They provide referrals to doctors who provide treatment for BPD and have affiliates in several cities including San Francisco, Chicago and Washington DC.



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Vocational Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilitites (VESID)
New York State Education Department Room 1606 OCP
Albany, NY 12234-

Phone Number: (518) 474-2714
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 474-8802
URL: www.vesid.nysed.gov

Provides vocational and educational services to individuals with disabilities.



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Voices of the Heart
3043 State Route 4
Hudson Falls, NY 12839

Phone Number: (518) 747-8404
Secondary Phone Number: (518) 745-7127

Fax: (518) 747-2253
URL:

Provides a social program 7 days a week and food pantry 5 days a week. Offers respite apt. services and advocacy network for providing support groups.



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Volunteer Center of Mohawk Valley - Oneida County
401 Columbia St.
Utica, NY 13502

Phone Number: (315) 735-4463
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (315) 793-3389
URL:

Provides information and referrals to local support groups.



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Warren Washington Association for Mental Health
3043 State Route 4
Hudson Falls, NY 12839-

Phone Number: (518) 747-2284
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (518) 747-2253
URL: www.wwamh.org

Affiliate of the NMHA.



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Well Spouse Foundation
630 West Main Street Suite H
Freehold, NY 07727

Phone Number: (800) 838-0879
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (732) 577-8614
URL: www.wellspouse.org

An association of spousal caregivers, including caregivers of individuals with a mental illness. Provides support groups in many States.



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Wellness Reproductions and Publishing, Inc.
135 Dupont St. P.O. Box 760
Plainview, NY 11803-

Phone Number: (800) 669-9208
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (800) 501-8120
URL: www.wellness-resources.com/wellness/default.asp

Wellness Reproductions is a company that provides creative, therapeutic, hands-on resources for mental health facilitators and educators. Theses include books, posters, games, consumer-centered products about serious mental illness, and additional skill building products. A catalog of materials is available.



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Westchester County Department of Community Mental Health
112 East Post Rd. Second Floor, Room 219
White Plains, NY 10601-

Phone Number: (914) 995-5220
Secondary Phone Number: (914) 995-5221

Fax: (914) 995-6220
URL: www.co.westchester.ny.us/mentalhealth

The Department funds and monitors the mental health agencies in Westchester County and provides services to people with mental illness, substance abuse disorders, developmental disabilities, and mental retardation. They also provide education to the community on mental health issues and make referrals to local mental health agencies.



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Westchester Self-Help Clearinghouse
141 N Central Avenue
Hartsdale, NY 10530-

Phone Number: (914) 949-7699
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (914) 949-3224
URL:

Please use x319 when calling the above number. The Clearinghouse is a central resource for mutual support groups. Provides confidential information and referral to mutual support groups. Assists in the formation of new groups. Trains mutual suppport group leaders, sponsors workshops and conferences, and provides community education. Newsletter and directory of self-help groups. Provides one-to-one telephone support for widows, widowers or separated women.



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Western New York Psychiatric Society
109 Cable Street
Buffalo, NY 14206

Phone Number: (716) 824-7829
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL:

District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association. The society provides referrals to psychiatrists in Western, NY and distributes information to the public on mental illness.



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World Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation (W.A.P.R)
19 East 93rd Street
New York, NY 10128

Phone Number: (845) 398-6526
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (212) 426-7645
URL: www.wapr.net/frame.html

The mission of W.A.P.R is to improve the quality of life for persons suffering from severe and chronic mental illnesses through advocacy and research efforts.



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Wyoming County Chapter American Red Cross
29 N Main St.
Warsaw, NY 14569-

Phone Number: (585) 786-0540
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (585) 786-0542
URL:

Provides information on local support groups and other services or agencies.
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