ActivMed Practices & Research is a woman-owned, multi-specialty independent clinical research site with 4 locations in northern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. We conduct studies in the areas of Neurology, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Pain, Nutraceuticals, Vaccines, Medical Devices, and more. We are also Virtual Trial Capable.

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.


ActivMed Practices & Research 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 Seacoast offers information and resources for individuals living with mental health illnesses.

NAMI Seacoast Mental Health Center
111 Eastwood Drive
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone: (603) 427-1768
Email: info@naminh.org
https://www.naminh.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 (MHA) is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all. MHA’s work is driven by its commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need them; with recovery as the goal

MHA Affiliate, Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH) has worked to improve understanding of mental health conditions and combat disparities in health services access. MAMH convenes stakeholders across the behavioral health and public health community to address policy, budget and legal issues affecting those at risk for or living with behavioral health conditions. We share information emerging from clinical research, program evaluation and innovation developments to inform and activate diverse audiences in the Commonwealth and beyond. MAMH solves problems in disparities in benefits and access to care through strategic advocacy partnerships. We target reforms in public policy, service delivery and payment methods to improve access to care and end disparities in receipt of a broad range of benefits, treatments and recovery supports upon which our constituents depend to protect and improve their mental health and well being.

Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH)
50 Federal Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Phone:(617) 742-7452
www.mamh.org/

Mental Health America National
500 Montgomery Street, Suite 820
Alexandria, VA. 22314
Phone (703) 684.7722
Toll Free (800) 969.6642
https://www.mhanational.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 Nashua was started in March of 2003. The group was started to promote Mental Health awareness in the community, to help reduce the stigma associated with Mental Health Disorders, and to give those with Mental Health Disorders a safe place to meet so that they might benefit from the support and understanding of those who have walked in their shoes.

DBSA Nashua
Nashua, NH
Tel: (603) 888-2141
Email: amanda@dbsanashua.org
https://www.dbsanashua.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!