Scranton Medical Institute, part of Global Medical Institute (GMI) is an Investigative Research Company which conducts Phase I-IV human clinical trials for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices industry through our network of wholly-owned and affiliated clinical research facilities. Each facility offers specialized care across a broad spectrum of therapeutic indications enrolling patients of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Our clinicians are all board certified within their area of expertise and are currently enrolling patients from their own private practice populations and the GMI clinical trial patient database.

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.


GMI 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.

NAMI PA, Scranton Area Chapter is a 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. Our services are free for all, and all are welcome.

NAMI PA, Scranton Area Chapter
846 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510
Phone: (570) 342-1047
Email: marieo@namipascranton.org
https://www.naminepa.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.

The Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance (GRMHA) was founded in 1955 to promote mental health education and wellness, as well as provide the area’s residents with active adult and child advocacy on an individual and system-wide basis. Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental health recovery and wellness for children and adults through advocacy, education and support services.

Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance
1234 Penn Avenue
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone (610) 775-3000
https://grmha.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.

What makes us unique is the fact that we are peer based and lead. What this means is that all of our meetings and all of our leaders are members or caring friends and family of members.

DBSA Pocono Mountain
East Stroudsburg, PA
Tel: (570) 476-3422
Tel: (570) 588-7810


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!