APG Research: Local Advocacy Organizations

APG Research is the largest outpatient behavioral healthcare clinic in the Central Florida Area with providers providing care and support for more than twenty thousand patients.  We specialize in providing effective and efficient behavioral health care, psychiatric care and family counseling.

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!


APG Research 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 Greater Orlando (NAMIGO) is a grassroots community network of support for anyone affected by mental health conditions – individuals and their family, friends and caregivers. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals and supporting families affected by mental illness through education, support and advocacy. Our vision is that individuals living with mental illness can recover, and lead productive and meaningful lives. We want to ensure that no one in Central Florida who is living with mental illness is alone in their journey to recovery and mental health wellness. We serve Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. We believe it’s okay to ask for help! Our services are free for all, and all are welcome.

NAMI Greater Orlando
Phone: (407) 253-1900
Email: information@namigo.org
www.namigo.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.

Mental Health America of East Central Florida provides programs and services that support persons with mental illnesses, their families and friends and the community with needed information, referrals and resources. Our programs also support the acceptance of people with mental illness into our communities through increasing awareness and the reduction of stigmas surrounding mental illnesses.

MHA of East Central Florida
531 South Ridgewood Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-4929
Phone (386) 252-5785
https://www.mhavolusia.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 Central Florida is a local chapter of the national organization Depression and Bipolar support alliance. We are a group of individuals, just like you, who came together in search of support for ourselves and want to share what we have found with others.
Please join us at one of our support group meetings, explore our educational offerings and resources, like and follow us on Facebook.

DBSA Central Florida
East Orlando, FL
Email: info@dbsacfl.org
www.dbsacfl.org
www.facebook.com/dbsacf


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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!