Our own beloved DocJohn is currently at the Mental Health Conference in Washington, DC. President Obama and Vice President Biden will be hosting the conference to hopefully create a new awareness of mental health issues.
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The World Association of Psychoanalysis (WAP) is a societal-organizational website for those who are interested in and heavily influenced by psychoanalysis. The WAP is working on a Members Area, and already have a Local Directory created.
The National Coalition for the Homeless is a national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to a single mission: To prevent and end homelessness while ensuring the immediate needs of those experiencing homelessness are met and their civil rights protected.
We envision a world where everyone has a safe, decent, affordable and accessible home. We are committed to creating the systemic and attitudinal changes necessary to prevent and end homelessness. We take as our first principle of practice that people who are currently experiencing homelessness or have formerly experienced homelessness must be actively involved in all of our work. Our programs are centered around public education, policy advocacy, and grassroots organizing, and are focused on the issues of housing justice, economic justice, health care justice, and civil rights.
UCI MIND seeks to conduct research to enhance the quality of life for the elderly by identifying factors and life-style approaches that promote successful brain aging.
The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children is the leading national organization supporting professionals who serve children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence.
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies was founded in 1985 for professionals to share information about the effects of trauma. ISTSS is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge about policy, program and service initiatives that seek to reduce traumatic stressors and their immediate and long-term consequences.
Alzheimerâ€™s disease is a neurological disorder characterized by a steady decline in cognitive ability. It is the most common form of dementia. With any endeavor, the efforts of many can easily surpass those of the few; feel free to contribute your experience for the benefit of all. Weâ€™ll all be the better for it.
SMILe was formed in 2008 after its founder discovered that she was not the only one suffering in (relative) silence through University with mental illness. Students she talked to felt their universities didn’t want to admit their students were ‘unhappy’, especially in the long term, and that as students their vulnerability was overlooked.