SPRI Clinical Trials is a highly experienced, independent, free-standing clinical research site located in Brooklyn, NY that collaborates with the pharmaceutical industry in their evaluation of medications that may eventually be used to treat a number of important health-related conditions. We are staffed by a team of highly experienced medical professionals who are committed to providing only the highest standards of medical care and strict adherence to clinical protocols.

Below you will find several advocacy organizations in your area. Please feel free to reach out if you need support, education or want to get involved as an advocate for yourself and community. You will soon have the opportunity to participate in Project RockSTARR and have a donation made in your honor to one of organizations below. If you want to know more about Project RockSTARR, please go HERE.

SPRI 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-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.

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

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.

The Mental Health Association of Nassau County (MHANC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving mental health in our community through advocacy, education, program development and the delivery of direct services. The MHANC seeks to collaborate with other providers to continuously benefit the community. We work with clinics in Nassau County, provide consultations to many school districts and coordinate advocacy on behalf of the mental health system. Our advocacy efforts include fighting discrimination laws and stigmatizing media messages, promoting the need for adequate funding for services and housing, and encouraging consumers to speak for themselves on personal and policy issues.

For 50 years, Vibrant Emotional Health, formerly the Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC), has been at the forefront of promoting emotional well-being for all people. As leaders, advocates, educators, and innovators in mental health, we have been raising awareness and offering support to everyone who is struggling. We work every single day to help save lives and assist people to get care anytime, anywhere and in any way that works for them. We are unwavering in our belief that everyone can achieve emotional wellness with the right care and support.

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
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. What makes us unique is the fact that we are peer based and lead. What this means is that all of our meetings and all of our leaders are members or caring friends and family of members.

The Mood Disorders Support Group of NY (MDSG-NY) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) 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.

New York, NY 10163
Tel: 212-533-6374
Email: info@mdsg.org

This list only includes those advocacy organizations that The STARR Coalition is affiliated with.  If you know of other advocacy organizations that could be included in this list, please contact us at starrcert@thestarr.org.  Thank you!