CalNeuro Research Group (CalNeuro) is an independent clinical research group specializing in disorders of the central nervous system. CalNeuro is led by Tanya Vapnik, Ph.D. (Attending Psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Program at the UCLA School of Medicine). CalNeuro partners with the pharmaceutical industry to conduct year-round clinical trials with the goal of bringing new therapies to market while maintaining FDA compliance using good clinical practices. Our staff has a combined over 60 years of experience working on clinical trials.

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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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CalNeuro 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 Westside Los Angeles offers free education programs along with support, guidance, and hope for the growing number of Angelenos affected by mental health conditions. Our local NAMI Westside Los Angeles office allows us to respond personally to thousands of requests each year, providing free referral, information and support—a much-needed lifeline for many.
NAMI Westside Los Angeles also offers Peer Support Groups for those living with mental health conditions, and Family Support Groups for family members and loved ones who are impacted by mental illness. Our support groups and classes are free and no registration is required for you to attend.

NAMI Westside Los Angeles
921 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 889-7200

NAMI Urban Los Angeles
4305 Degnan Blvd, Ste 104
Los Angeles, CA 90008-4949
Phone: (323) 294-7814
Email Address:
Serving: North to 101 Fwy, South to Rosecrans Ave, East to 710 Fwy, West to LaCienega Blvd

NAMI Greater Los Angeles County
3600 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1804
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: (213) 386-3615

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 Los Angeles (MHALA) works to ensure that people living with mental health needs achieve meaningful, healthy lives in their communities. We use integrated, comprehensive solutions and meet each individual where they are, providing the specific services each person needs. We work in partnership with those we serve, assisting them to work toward their personal goals. Our services are strength-based, working with each individual to help them develop the talents, resources, and skills they already have.

MHA of Los Angeles
200 Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802-4052
Phone (562) 285-1330

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 City of Angels seeks to create an environment of understanding about the impact and management of mental health illnesses and mood disorders by offering peer-led support groups, providing a place where people with mood disorders and those who care about them can share experiences, discuss wellness skills, and offer hope to one another. We’ve been there. We can help.

DBSA City of Angels
Burbank, CA
Tel: (323) 374-5387

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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!