Collaborative Neuroscience Network (CNS), founded in 2000, has grown to become one of the largest clinical research providers in the country, and the largest in Southern California. CNS operates three outpatient clinics located in Southern California (Garden Grove, Long Beach and Torrance) as well as a dedicated Phase I Unit and an CAHO-accredited Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF) centrally located in the greater Los Angeles area.

Below you will find several advocacy organizations in your area. Please feel free to reach out if you need support, education or want to get involved as an advocate for yourself and community. 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.


Collaborative Neuroscience Network Local Advocacy Organizations:

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.

MHALA serves adults and transition age youth who are dealing with mental health needs and do not have financial resources, including Veterans and people who are homeless.

MHA of Los Angeles
200 Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802-4052
Phone: (562) 285-1330
http://mhala.org/


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 Long Beach offers free education programs along with support, guidance, and hope for those in the Long Beach Area, Southwest Los Angeles County living with mental health illnesses.

NAMI Long Beach
5230 Clark Avenue, Suite 2
Lakewood, CA 90712
Phone: (562) 435-2264
Email: nami@namilongbeach.org
www.namilongbeach.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.

The DBSA City of Angels 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 Orange County, CA
Westminster, CA (Spanish Speaking)
Email: enchanted.minnie@yahoo.com
Phone: (714) 925-2203
www.dbsaoc.org


DBSA Orange County, CA
Huntington Beach, CA
Email: dbsaoc@hotmail.com
Bipolar Resource Center: (714) 744-8718
Jennifer Perrault: jenperr1958@aol.com
www.dbsaoc.org


 

This list only includes those advocacy organizations that The STARR Coalition is directly 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!