Segal Trials, founded in 1998, is a privately held network of seven research sites throughout South Florida and South Carolina conducting Phase I-IV research trials with a primary emphasis on psychiatry, neurology, addiction, insomnia and women’s health. Staying true to its core values of quality, customer service, advocacy and patient care, the Segal Trials team remains agile and competitive, expanding and growing based on the needs of its sponsors and patients.

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

Thank you for being a part of this important research!

Segal Trials Miami Lakes Local Advocacy Organizations:

Federation of Families gives the entire family a reason to hope for the future when you establish a connection with a group that delivers the resources and support you need. The Federation of Families of Florida, Inc. is a family-run agency that focuses on helping those with behavioral health issues cope with the challenges they face in life. We connect struggling youth and the families of those dealing with a mental health condition through mentoring programs and parent training.

Federation of Families of Florida

101 NW 1st Ave South Bay, FL 33493

Phone: 561 518 7997


Distance: one hour away

Feeding South Florida®Feeding South Florida is the largest, most efficient food bank serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties. More than 98% of all donations are put back into the community. Through innovative direct-service programs and a network of nonprofit partner agencies, Feeding South Florida distributed nearly 176 million pounds of food (146 million meals) last year to over 1.4 million individuals.

Feeding South Florida
2501 SW 32 Terrace
Pembroke Park, FL 33023
Phone: 954 518 1818
Distance: 32 minutes away

Footprint to Success ClubhouseFootprint to Success Clubhouse focuses on the talents, strengths, and abilities of our members, we work together performing the daily tasks of running the Clubhouse in a non-competitive environment. Our goal is to encourage members to seek employment within the community. Members learn skills that can be applied to real jobs: computer literacy, financial literacy, employability skills, cognitive enhancement skills, data entry, culinary skills, etc.

Footprint to Success Clubhouse
3521 West Broward Boulevard Suite 101
Lauderhill, Florida, USA 33312
Director: Barbara Harmon
Phone: 954 657 8010
Distance: 41 minutes away

Good News Community Food Pantry provides FREE food and supplemental meals to the poor, needy, and homeless in South Florida. We are able to accomplish this by collecting and distributing donated surplus of stores and commodity foods to the the disenfranchised in our community. We feed approximately 2200 low income families and individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward County, monthly. The individuals that we serve include the working poor, the disabled, single parents, immigrants, the elderly, homeless, the unemployed, and students. As previously mentioned, our food distribution program is 100% free and is of no cost to any of these individuals. HOURS OF OPERATION WEDNESDAY 3:00PM-5:00pm SATURDAY: 1:00PM-2:00PM

Good News Community Food Pantry
12695 NW 7th Ave
North Miami, FL 33168
Phone: 305-877-4399
Distance: 22 minutes away

The Salvation Army MiamiThe Salvation Army in Hialeah provides a number of social services. Services at this Salvation Army includes: Disaster Services, Emergency Financial Assistance (Rent Assistance, Mortgage Assistance, Utility Assistance),Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing * This Salvation Army office provides referrals for services where they do not have the means to supply them. Make a phone call for an appointment to speak with a member to discuss your case if you need assistance. Office hours: 9am to 4pm.

Salvation Army Hialeah Support Services
7450 W. Fourth Ave
Hialeah, FL – 33014
Phone: (305) 557-0981
Distance: 9 minutes away

SFWN-Transparent-Logo-v3-1350-x-550px.pnSouth Florida Wellness Network is a peer run organization committed to behavioral health and holistic wellness for individuals and families.
South Florida Wellness Network 
5225 NW 33rd Ave
Oakland Park, FL 33309
Phone: 954 533 0585
Distance: 43 minutes away

PictureKey Clubhouse of South Florida is a place where people with mental illness can regain meaningful, productive lives. Clubhouses work for people living with mental illness. Mental illness is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. As an accredited organization by Clubhouse International, the Key Clubhouse offers a community of hope for those adults living with mental illness.

Key Clubhouse of South Florida
8301 NW 27th Avenue Suite 102
Miami, Florida, USA 33147
Director: Debra Webb
Phone: 305 693 3508
Fax: 305 693 3510
Distance: 25 minutes away


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 Broward County offers free education programs along with support, guidance, and hope for those in the Broward County/Fort Lauderdale Florida region living with mental health illnesses.


NAMI Broward County
4161 NW 5 St, Suite 203
Plantation, FL 33317
Phone: (954) 316-9907

Distance: 33 minutes away

NAMI Miami-Dade County

299 Alhambra Cir Ste 224

Coral Gables, FL 33134-5116

Phone: 305 665 2540


Distance: 36 minutes away

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 1957, Mental Health America of Southeast Florida has remained true to our mission of promoting mental health through education, prevention, research, advocacy and empowerment. Mental health services include information and referral, school-based prevention programs for children, education and support of parents so they can make their families strong. In addition, for over 20 years, our 9MusesArtCenter has helped adults find hope and enjoy a better quality of life.

MHA of Southeast Florida
7145 West Oakland Park Blvd
Lauderhill, FL 33313
Office Phone: 954 746 2055

After Hours Phone: 954 578 5640


Distance: 39 minutes away

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 South Florida and DBSA Hollywood are locally-run, independent affiliates of the National DBSA and 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 South Florida
Fort Lauderdale/Tamarac, FL
Barry Spinner: (954) 224-5218

DBSA Hollywood

Fridays 6:00-7:30pm

Rebels Drop-in-Center Memorial Behavioral Health

3400 North 29th Avenue Hollywood, Fl. 33020

Contact: Louis Altshuler

Phone: 954 682 1060

Distance: 27 minutes away

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by: delivering innovative prevention programs, educating the public about risk factors and warning signs, raising funds for suicide research and programs, and reaching out to those individuals who have lost someone to suicide.



American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Southeast Florida

Tara Larsen, Central & Southern FL Area Director


Phone: 407-415-8757

Distance: Within 15 miles of all of your locations

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