BTC of New Bedford is a leading multi-specialty Phase II-IV clinical research site located on the South Coast of Massachusetts in New Bedford. The site’s experienced research investigators and staff are focused on providing exceptional service to both patients and industry sponsors. This facility is part of the progressive BTC Network which is set up to ensure the highest quality of care is provided to each and every patient. BTC of New Bedford is dedicated to the research and development of new therapies for a number of different conditions that will improve patient quality of life.

Thank you for being a hero! Your participation in research gives hope to countless individuals living with PTSD.

Below, you will find several advocacy organizations in your area where you and your loved ones can find support and information on your condition.

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.

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BTC 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 Bristol County, MA, is a grassroots, not-for-profit advocacy/support group organized by families of persons with severe long-term mental illness. If you are concerned about a relative or friend who as a mental illness, WE CAN HELP.

NAMI Bristol County, MA
Phone: (508) 493-9048

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.

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

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 Southcoast is an independent affiliate of DBSA We are committed to helping members live healthy dignified lives by providing regular, peer-led, self-help group meetings to anyone who has been diagnosed with a mood disorder, has a family member or friend who is diagnosed or who thinks they might have Depression or Bipolar Disorder. Our groups are not run by professionals, but offer peer-to-peer support, which is an important component of recovery for many individuals. Our group is a free Nonprofit group which requires no preregistration or dues.

DBSA Southcoast
Marion, MA
Tel: (508) 813-8605

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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 Thank you!