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NIMH Constituent Organizations

NIMH values opportunities to engage in dialogue with the advocacy community whose members act as advisors, educators, fund raisers, practice association leaders, and public policy advocates.

NIMH Professional Coalition for Research Progress

NIMH convenes representatives of these national professional organizations once a year.

Organization NameWeb Site
Academy for Eating Disordershttp://www.aedweb.org
Academy of Behavioral Medicine Researchhttp://www.academyofbmr.org/
Academy of Psychological Clinical Sciencehttp://psych.arizona.edu/apcs/
Academy of Psychosomatic Medicinehttp://www.apm.org/
AcademyHealthhttp://www.academyhealth.org
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatryhttp://www.aacap.org/
American Academy of Sleep Medicinehttp://www.aasmnet.org/
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatryhttp://www.aagponline.org
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapyhttp://www.aamft.org
American Association of Chairs of Department of Psychiatryhttp://www.aacdp.org/
American Association of Pastoral Counselorshttp://www.aapc.org/
American College of Neuropsychopharmacologyhttp://www.acnp.org
American Counseling Associationhttp://www.counseling.org
American Mental Health Counselors Associationhttp://www.amhca.org
American Orthopsychiatric Associationhttp://www.amerortho.org/
American Psychiatric Associationhttp://www.psych.org
American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Educationhttp://www.psych.org/MainMenu/Research/APIRE.aspx
American Psychiatric Nurses Associationhttp://www.apna.org
American Psychoanalytic Associationhttp://www.apsa.org/
American Psychological Associationhttp://www.apa.org
American Psychosomatic Societyhttp://www.psychosomatic.org/
American Society of Hispanic Psychiatryhttp://americansocietyhispanicpsychiatry.com/
American Sociological Associationhttp://www.asanet.org
Anxiety Disorders Association of Americahttp://www.adaa.org
Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcarehttp://www.aabh.org/
Association for Behavioral Health and Wellnesshttp://www.abhw.org/
Association for Psychological Sciencehttp://www.psychologicalscience.org/
Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapieshttp://www.aabt.org/
Association of Black Psychologistshttp://www.abpsi.org/
Black Psychiatrists of Americahttp://www.blackpsych.org
Clinical Social Work Federationhttp://www.cswf.org
College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacistshttp://www.cpnp.org
Consortium of Social Science Associationshttp://www.cossa.org/
Council on Social Work Educationhttp://www.cswe.org
Dana Alliance for Brain Initiativeshttp://www.dana.org/about/dabi
Dana Foundationhttp://www.dana.org/
Employee Assistance Professionals Associationhttp://www.eapassn.org
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biologyhttp://www.faseb.org/
Federation of Behavioral, Psychological, and Cognitive Scienceshttp://www.thefederationonline.org/
International Society for Traumatic Stress Researchhttp://www.issts.org
Latino Behavioral Health Institutehttp://www.lbhi.org
National Association of Hispanic Nurseshttp://www.thehispanicnurses.org/
National Association of Psychiatric Health Systemshttp://www.naphs.org
National Association of School Psychologistshttp://www.nasponline.org/
National Association of Social Workershttp://www.socialworkers.org
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directorshttp://www.nasmhpd.org
National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors Research Institute, Inc.http://www.nri-inc.org
National Black Nurses Associationhttp://www.nbna.org
National Business Group on Healthhttp://www.businessgrouphealth.org/
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcarehttp://www.thenationalcouncil.org
National Hispanic Medical Associationhttp://www.nhmamd.org/
National Latina/o Psychological Associationhttp://w3.arizona.edu/~nlpa
National Medical Associationhttp://www.nmanet.org/
Sleep Research Societyhttp://www.sleepresearchsociety.org
Social Work Policy Institute of the National Association of Social Workers Foundationhttp://www.naswfoundation.org
Society for Neurosciencehttp://apu.sfn.org/
Society for Research in Child Developmenthttp://www.srcd.org
Society for Social Work and Researchhttp://www.sswr.org
Society of Behavioral Medicinehttp://www.sbm.org/

 

NIMH Alliance for Research Progress
The Alliance is a group of patient and family advocates representing national voluntary organizations meeting twice a year with NIMH Director and staff.

Organization NameWeb Site
Active Minds, Inc.http://www.activeminds.org
American Association of Suicidologyhttp://www.suicidology.org/
American Foundation for Suicide Preventionhttp://www.afsp.org
Anxiety Disorders Association of Americahttp://www.adaa.org
Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forumhttp://www.apiahf.org
Autism Science Foundationhttp://www.autismsciencefoundation.org
Autism Society of Americahttp://www.autism-society.org
Autism Speakshttp://www.autismspeaks.org
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Lawhttp://www.bazelon.org
Black Women's Health Imperativehttp://www.BlackWomensHealth.org
Brain & Behavior Research Foundationhttp://bbrfoundation.org
Campaign for Mental Health Reformhttp://mhreform.org
The Balanced Mind Foundationhttp://www.thebalancedmind.org/
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderhttp://www.chadd.org and www.help4adhd.org
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliancehttp://www.dbsalliance.org
Depression and Related Affective Disorders Associationhttp://www.drada.org
Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Actionhttp://www.eatingdisorderscoalition.org
FRAXA Research Foundation, Inc.http://www.fraxa.org
Families for Depression Awarenesshttp://www.familyaware.org
Freedom From Fearhttp://www.freedomfromfear.org
International Mental Health Research Organizationhttp://www.imhro.org/
International OCD Foundationhttp://www.ocfoundation.org
Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundationhttp://www.bpchildresearch.org
Latino Behavioral Health Institutehttp://www.lbhi.org/
Mental Health Americahttp://www.nmha.org
National Alliance for Hispanic Healthhttp://www.hispanichealth.org
National Alliance of Multi-Ethnic Behavioral Health Associationswww.nambha.org
National Alliance on Mental Illnesshttp://www.nami.org
National Alliance to End Homelessnesshttp://www.endhomelessness.org
National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Associationhttp://www.naapimha.org
National Association for Rural Mental Healthhttp://www.narmh.org
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disordershttp://www.anad.org
National Black Gay Men's Advocacy Coalitionhttp://www.nbgmac.org/
National Coalition on Mental Health and Deaf Individualshttp://nasmhpd.org/NCMHDI.cfm
National Congress of American Indianshttp://www.ncai.org/
National Council of LaRazahttp://www.nclr.org
National Eating Disorders Associationhttp://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org
National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorderhttp://www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Healthhttp://www.ffcmh.org
National Sleep Foundationhttp://www.sleepfoundation.org
Postpartum Support Internationalhttp://www.postpartum.net
Research! Americahttp://www.researchamerica.org
Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar Foundationhttp://www.questforthetest.org
Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of Americahttp://www.sardaa.org
Society for Neurosciencehttp://apu.sfn.org/
Society for Women's Health Researchhttp://www.womenshealthresearch.org
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrationhttp://www.samhsa.gov
Suicide Prevention Action Network USAhttp://www.spanusa.org/
The AIDS Institutehttp://www.theaidsinstitute.org/home.asp
The Jed Foundationhttp://jedfoundation.org
The Stanley Medical Research Institutehttp://www.stanleyresearch.org/dnn/
Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.http://tsa-usa.org
Treatment and Research Advancements for Personality Disorders Associationhttp://www.tara4bpd.org
Trichotillomania Learning Centerhttp://www.trich.org