PsychCare Consultants Research a premier private psychiatric group practice with 4 locations serving the St. Louis metro area, founded and led by Azfar M. Malik, MD, MBA.

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.


PsychCare 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 St. Louis (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families in the St. Louis region. For over 40 years, NAMI St. Louis has worked to promote the development of community mental health programs and services, change public attitudes about mental illnesses, improve access to services and increase opportunities for recovery. Through our education, advocacy, support, leadership and customer-centered services, we will improve the quality of life of persons experiencing mental illness and that of their families, caregivers and friends.

NAMI St. Louis
1810 Craig Rd, Suite 124
St. Louis, MO 63146
Phone: (314) 962-4670
Email: info@namistl.org
www.namistl.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 Eastern Missouri (MHA-EM) envisions a just, humane, and healthy society in which all people are accorded respect, dignity, and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice. MHA-EM works toward this vision by embracing our mission statement: To promote mental health and to improve the care and treatment of persons living with mental illness through advocacy, education and service.

We are affiliated with Mental Health America (MHA), the oldest and largest volunteer movement in the country concerned with mental health and mental illness.

MHA of Eastern Missouri
1905 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone (314) 773-1399
www.mha-em.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 Greater St. Louis operated through the St. Louis Empowerment Center, founded in 1996, is a recovery drop-in center for people who are mental health consumers or who have co-occurring disorders. It is funded by the Missouri Department of Mental Health and the Missouri Foundation of Health. As a program of the Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Greater St. Louis, the St. Louis Empowerment Center is designed to meet the needs of St. Louis residents who are mental health consumers through the self-help model. All of the activities and programs at the St. Louis Empowerment Center are free of charge. Although many social workers, psychiatrists, and therapists recommend the Empowerment Center to consumers, individuals do not require a referral to attend. All consumers are welcome to participate in Empowerment Center activities and programs.
DBSA Greater St. Louis
907 Dock Street
St. Louis, MO 63147
Phone: 314.652.6100
Email: info@dbsaempowerment.org
http://www.dbsaempowerment.org/


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!