Altea Research, founded in 2012 by Jelena Kunovac, M.D., M.S., conducts Phase II to IV studies, focusing on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety disorders. Dr. Kunovac, along with Associate Medical Director Mustafa Rawaf, D.O.. are passionate about working in under-served communities and indigent populations in and around Las Vegas, Nevada.
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 NV offers information and resources for individuals living with mental health illnesses.
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 Southern Nevada is a locally-run, independent affiliate of the National DBSA. DBSA is the largest support organization in the nation, devoted exclusively to mood disorders. The DBSA Southern Nevada is a non-profit organization run by individuals with mood disorders and their allies.
Active Minds empowers students to change the perception about mental health on college campuses. Active Minds supports a network of campus-based chapters across the United States and Canada that are made up of students passionate about mental health advocacy and education. Chapters provide their campuses with a wide range of programming that educates their peers about mental health, connects students to resources, and aims to change negative perceptions about mental health disorders. Active Minds chapters are changing the way students address mental health and giving a voice to this important issue. Learn more at www.activeminds.org
ActiveMinds has an active chapter at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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