The Lehigh Center for Clinical Research opened its doors in 2001. Since then we have grown into the largest independently run research facility in the Lehigh Valley. We credit this success to our highly trained staff of doctors, nurses and study coordinators who believe that the health and well-being of our patients is of the utmost importance, while we obtain quality data.

At the Lehigh Center for Clinical Research, we understand you have made the decision to be a part of our study team for many reasons and expect a pleasurable study experience. We will always do our best to accommodate your needs.

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

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.

Thank you for being a part of this important research!

Lehigh Center 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.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness – Lehigh Valley (NAMI-LV) is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by serious mental illness. We provide free education programs, support groups, programs for schools, speakers for community groups, and more in our effort to serve those living with mental illness and to inform the public about the nature of mental illness, remove the stigma attached to mental illness, and garner support and services for all those affected by mental illness.

NAMI Lehigh Valley
802 West Broad St. Bethlehem, PA 18018

Phone: 610-882-2102

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.

Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance (GRMHA) was founded in 1955 to promote mental health education and wellness, as well as provide the area’s residents with active adult and child advocacy on an individual and system-wide basis. We are an alliance of individuals who come together to make a significant difference in the mental health community.  Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting mental health recovery and wellness for children and adults through advocacy, education and support services.

Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance
1234 Penn Avenue
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Phone (610) 775-3000

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-LV fosters the recovery process and has proven to be a helpful adjunct to professional care. It is not designed to replace qualified professional treatment. We offer 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 Lehigh Valley Chapter
First Presbyterian Church
3231 Tilghman Street

Allentown, PA
Tel: 484-664-0353

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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!