Segal Trials is a privately held network of five research sites throughout South Florida conducting Phase I-IV research trials with a primary emphasis on psychiatry, neurology, addiction, insomnia, general medicine, healthy volunteers, infectious diseases, vaccines, and women’s health. Staying true to its core values of quality, customer service, advocacy and patient care, the Segal Trials team of over 110 professionals remain agile and competitive, expanding and growing based on the needs of its sponsors and its 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 West Broward Local Advocacy Organizations:

BC HS Elderly & Veterans Services- Inverrary Station Transitional Housing Program is a non-profit that runs a federal government, HUD funded transitional housing program. Assistance is offered for homeless Broward County residents that meet low income levels and are over the age of 55. Provides a service continuum to functionally impaired adults 60 years of age and older who are at risk of premature nursing home placement.

Services may include:
  • Case Management
  • Homemaking
  • Personal Care
  • Respite Care
  • Emergency Alert Response
  • Adult Day Care
  • Monthly Caregiver Stipend
  • Consumables and Medical Supplies
Sliding scale co-payment determined by income.

BC HS Elderly & Veterans Services- Inverrary Station Transitional Housing Program
2995 N Dixie Hwy
Oakland Park, FL 33334
Phone: (954) 563-4357
Distance: 26 minutes away

LifeNet4Families offers daily, hot, nutritious meals in our community kitchen. While mainly serving Broward’s ever-expanding homeless population, the dining room is also the place where hungry families can visit during the summer when no school meals are available.

The community kitchen is open to anyone who is in need. Diners await the opening of the center at 8:30 a.m. On most days, the food distribution is completed by 11:00 a.m.

Broward County Community Pantry

One NW 33rd
Terrace Lauderhill, FL – 33311
Phone: (954) 792-2328

Distance: 19 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

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
Phone: (954) 746-2055

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 is a locally-run, independent affiliate of the National DBSA and offers 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 Fort Lauderdale

Thursdays 6:00-7:30pm
Tamarac Community Center
8601 West Commercial Blvd. Tamarac, FL 33351
Contact: Barry Spinner
Phone: 954 224 5218
Distance: 9 minutes away

DBSA Pompano Beach

Wednesdays 6-7:30pm
Skolnick Community Center
800 SW 36th Avenue Pompano Beach, FL 33069
Contact: Eric Schweitzer
Phone: 954 336 8258
Distance: 20 minutes away

Federation of Families of Florida 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: 57 minutes away

Sincere Heart Women Outreach, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit tax-exempt organization that was started over the past four years, we have worked with assisting families, small counseling groups, help build single mothers, and feeding the community in Broward county. We are passionate and determined to meet the needs of those who are in need. Our aim to reach single mothers, pregnant single mothers, abuse females living in shelters, and halfway houses. Our goal is to help ladies with essential supplies, assistance with obtaining a high school diploma, school uniforms, textbooks, and food on a monthly basis.

Sincere Heart Outreach

P.O. Box 16171
Plantation, FL 33324
Phone: (954)642-6812

Footprint 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: 19 minutes away

The National Alliance for Eating Disorders is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the outreach, education, early intervention, support, and advocacy for all eating disorders.


National Alliance for Eating Disorders

4400 North Congress Avenue #100
West Palm Beach, Florida 33407
Phone: 866 662 1235
Allison Weiser, Resources Manager
Distance: 1 hour away

South 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: 15 minutes away

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