Atlanta Behavioral Research: Local Advocacy Organizations

At Atlanta Behavioral Research (ABR), patient safety is our number one priority. We have highly trained physicians, nurses, study coordinators and other research staff. Our physicians are reputed psychiatrists who have large private practices and understand the importance of new ideas and creative solutions in treating most challenging mental health issues. Our site is unique because we are located in a large free standing private psychiatric hospital in Metro Atlanta, Peachford Hospital.

Thank you for being a hero! Your participation in research gives hope to countless individuals living with PTSD.

Below, you will find several advocacy organizations in your area where you and your loved ones can find support and information on your condition.

You will soon have the opportunity to participate in Project RockSTARR and have a donation made in your honor to one of organizations below. If you want to know more about Project RockSTARR, please go HERE.

Thank you for being a part of this important research!


ABR Advocacy Organizations:

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Your local NAMI Affiliates and volunteer leaders work in communities across the country to raise awareness and provide essential and free education, advocacy, and support group programs.

NAMI Northside Atlanta is dedicated to eradicating the stigma of mental illness, enhancing the hope of recovery, and improving the quality of life for children and adults who have been diagnosed with a brain disorder through advocacy, education, research, and support.

NAMI Georgia is an organization of families, friends and individuals whose lives have been affected by mental illness. Together, we advocate for better lives for those individuals who have a mental illness, and we offer support, education and advocacy as we do so.

NAMI Northside Atlanta
PO Box 244043
Atlanta, GA 30324
Email: naminorthsideatl@gmail.com
www.naminorthsideatlanta.org

NAMI Georgia
4120 Presidential Pkwy, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30340
Phone: (770) 234-0855
Email: programs@namiga.org
www.namiga.org


MHA is a powerful voice for healthy communities throughout the nation and offers information, referrals, and resources for individuals living with any type of mental illness. One of MHA’s services includes online screening, which is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. Mental health conditions, such as depression or anxiety, are real, common and treatable. And recovery is possible.

MHA-GA is the primary resource of choice for prevention and early intervention programs, with information, education, and training in mental health and wellness. MHA-GA maintains a strong and viable organization to deliver our mission and advance our vision of mental health and influences policy change through education and advocacy, with focus on a individual’s right to live an independent and fulfilling life.

MHA of Georgia
2250 N Druid Hills Rd NE Ste 275
Atlanta, GA 30329-3141
Phone (770) 741-1481
http:\\mhageorgia.org


Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) changes lives, saves lives and impacts lives, through education, peer support groups and advocacy for those diagnosed with a mental health illnesses and empowers their family and friends to embrace their independence, advocate for improved services, and to love them for who they are.

At DBSA Metro Atlanta, our mission is to improve the lives of people living with depression, bipolar and other mood disorders. If you’re seeking hope and help for successfully managing mood disorders, like depression or bipolar disorder, you’ve come to the right place.  Visit our web site for wellness tools, helpful resources, details on our support groups,  information on our newsletter, our contact information, upcoming events and more.

DBSA Metropolitan Atlanta
Dunwoody, GA
Tel: (404) 355-8815
Email: info@atlantamoodsupport.com
http://www.atlantamoodsupport.com/

DBSA Metropolitan Atlanta
Marietta, GA
Tel: (404) 355-8815
Email: info@atlantamoodsupport.com
http://www.atlantamoodsupport.com/


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This list only includes those advocacy organizations that The STARR Coalition is affiliated with. If you know of other advocacy organizations that could be included in this list, please contact us at starrcert@thestarr.org. Thank you!