The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI) investigates the causes, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of severe and persistent mental illnesses. Founded in 1952, NKI has earned a reputation for landmark contributions in the areas of psychopharmacological treatments for schizophrenia and major mood disorders, dementia research, clinical trials methodology, therapeutic drug monitoring, and the application of computer technology to mental health services.

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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.

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NKI 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-NYC helps families and individuals affected by mental illness build better lives through education, support, and advocacy. We are still here for you. Our Helpline, our Support Groups, and our Classes… They’re available by phone and video. Our services are free for all, and all are welcome.

NAMI New York City Metro
505 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10018-4541
Phone: (212) 684-3264

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.

Since its founding in 1953, MHANC has been an advocate for the needs of adults and children with psychiatric and emotional difficulties. Throughout the 1970’s, MHANC provided information for individuals seeking treatment or services while continuing its advocacy efforts. In the 1980’s, the agency grew rapidly to fill the growing need for innovative community services.

Formerly the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), Vibrant Emotional Health delivers services and support through our crisis care tools, local community service programs, and our advocacy and education work. We provide people with emotional support and care when, where, and how they need it. We run innovative community programs for people at all stages of life, and state-of-the-art crisis lines like the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Our advocacy and education work strives for systemic change. This hands-on experience gives us a unique understanding of the issues people face every day.

MHA of Nassau County
16 Main St
Hempstead, NY 11550
Phone (516) 489-2322

Vibrant Emotional Health
50 Broadway, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10004
United States
Phone (800) 543-3638

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 Mood Disorders Support Group of NY (MDSG-NY) is a non-profit self-help, peer run organization. Since 1981, we have been supporting individuals with mental health problems such as depression and bipolar disorder as well as their families and loved ones.Please join us at one of our support group meetings and explore the educational offerings and resources on our website.

New York, NY 10163
Tel: 212-533-6374


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