Allied Biomedical Research Institute (ABRI) : Local Advocacy Organizations

Allied Biomedical Research Institute (ABRI) is a global integrated biotechnology and clinical research company with its headquarters in the United States and sites in South Florida, as well as in South America and India. We are here for the individuals, supporting their quest of healthy lives. This has been our way for over period close to a decade. ABRI is passionately and thoughtfully rendering science into lasting supports to health.

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

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ABRI Local 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.

Founded in 1984, NAMI Broward County is dedicated to the eradication of the stigma associated with mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life for all individuals affected by these diseases. NAMI Broward County provides free support groups, education classes and seminars, legislative advocacy, and information for people in our community living with mental illness as well as their loved ones. Programs include Family-to-Family, Peer-to-Peer, Basics, Provider Education, and Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for law enforcement personnel.

NAMI Broward County, Inc.
4161 NW 5 St, Suite 203
Plantation, FL 33317
Phone: (954) 316-9907
Email: namibroward@gmail.com
www.NAMIBroward.org

NAMI Miami-Dade County
299 Alhambra Circle Suite 224
Miami, FL 33134
Phone: (305) 665-2540
Email: programs@namimiami.org
http://NAMIMiami.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.

Since 1957, Mental Health America of Southeast Florida has remained true to our mission of promoting mental health through education, prevention, research, advocacy and empowerment. Mental health services include information and referral, school-based prevention programs for children, education and support of parents so they can make their families strong. In addition, for over 20 years, our 9MusesArtCenter has helped adults find hope and enjoy a better quality of life.

MHA of Southeast Florida
7145 West Oakland Park Blvd
Lauderhill, FL 33313
Phone (954) 746-2055
www.mhasefl.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.

DBSA South Florida is a locally-run, independent affiliate of the National DBSA and offers peer-led support groups providing a place where people with mood disorders and those who care about them can share experiences, discuss wellness skills, and offer hope to one another. We’ve been there. We can help.

DBSA South Florida
Fort Lauderdale/Tamarac, FL
Email: Barryfspinner@gmail.com
Barry Spinner: (954) 224-5218
http://dbsasouthflorida.org


Broward Behavioral Health Coalition, Inc. (BBHC) provides a comprehensive system of care for substance use, mental health, and co-occurring disorders for individuals in Broward County. As a non-profit organization, BBHC also manages local and national grants to develop evidence-based practices and practice improvement for providers and persons served. BBHC contracts with Concordia Behavioral Health to provide services related to BBHC’s network.

Broward Behavioral Health Coalition, Inc. (BBHC)
3521 West Broward Blvd., Suite 206,
Lauderhill, FL 33312
Phone: (954) 622-8121
https://bbhcflorida.org/


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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!