Neuro-Behavioral Clinical Research is a cutting-edge research facility run by Shishuka Malhotra MD, who has conducted over 200 clinical research trials. Neuro-Behavioral Clinical Research is located in North Canton, Ohio, and offers both in-patient and out-patient facilities.

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

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

Neuro-Behavioral Clinical 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 Stark County is a group of volunteers whose Iives have been touched by mental illness personally or professionally. We are dedicated to improving the lives of people in Stark County who have been touched by mental illness through NAMI public education and information; family and consumer peer education and support; advocacy on behalf  of people living with mental illness and for  the health  of our community; and visible public events that raise funds  and awareness.

Our Programs Serve 3 Core Populations:

  • Family members having an adult loved one with mental illness;
  • Adults with mental illness;
  • Parents of children/adolescents with behavioral health issues

NAMI Stark County (OH)
121 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, OH 44702-2313
Phone: (330) 455-6264


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 Ohio (MHAOhio) is an affiliate of Mental Health America, the country’s leading organization dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives.  We support the Central Ohio community by guiding people to mental health services that may not otherwise be accessible.  We believe in inclusivity and work with ALL individuals and their families through each step on the path to wellness, from making initial referrals, to providing free mental health services, to helping maintain stability and productivity once they are achieved.

MHA of Ohio
2323 West Fifth Avenue, Suite 160
Columbus, OH 43204
Phone: (614) 221-1441

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 Wayne & Holmes Counties is a non-profit, self-help support organization run by volunteers, for people diagnosed or who feel they have or experienced mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, and for family and friends. DBSA members come together to support each other and share information with others who are in similar situations. Mood disorders impact millions of people and their families and friends every year. Coping with these disorders is difficult enough, but coping alone can be even tougher. Come, join our online support group.

DBSA Wayne & Holmes Counties
Wooster, OH
Contact Jackie Hunter
Phone: (330) 264-1590

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