Richmond Behavioral Associates is geared to treat patients with the latest advances in clinical psychopharmacology.  Dr. DiBuono’s and Dr Shalenberg’s expertise in psychiatric medications coupled with our experience in conducting clinical trials in Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Autism, and Anxiety have enabled our patients to obtain the latest medications for these disorders. Richmond Behavioral Associates also prides itself as a treatment service first, and as such seeks to provide quality care with excellent patient follow up.

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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.

Richmond Behavioral 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 Staten Island is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, founded in 1987. We provide support, education, and advocacy on behalf of families affected by mental illness and their loved ones-all free of charge to the public. Our team is comprised of trained volunteers and respected clinicians who donate their time to further our common goals. NAMI NYC Staten Island is one of about 2000 local affiliates of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people living with mental illness and their families and one of the 40 affiliates of NAMI New York State.

NAMI NYC Staten Island
930 Willowbrook Road
Building 41-A
Staten Island, NY 10314-4276
Phone: (718) 477-1700

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.

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.

Vibrant Emotional Health
50 Broadway, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10004
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 mission of DBSA New Jersey is to promote, and provide support and resources for, affiliated local chapters in New Jersey to help them improve the lives of people living with mood disorders. We promote our chapters’ support group meetings and other events through our web site and by spreading the word at conferences. We exhibit at conferences for individuals with the disorders, family members, and others who are in a supporting role, and also at conferences for mental health professionals.

DBSA Middlesex County
Parlin/Old Bridge, NJ
Tel: 888.829-2483

DBSA Middlesex County
Metuchen, NJ
Tel: (609) 235-5579

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