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  National Association of Community Action Agencies [NACAA]]   

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  National Assembly of National Voluntary Health and Social Welfare Organizations   


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National Assembly of National Voluntary Health and Social Welfare Organizations
Gordon A Raley, Executive Director
1319 F Street, NW
Suite 601
Washington, DC 20004

202/347-2080


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Assembly members are national voluntary human service organizations. The Assembly facilitates organizational advocacy for public policies, programs, and resources for human service organizations and those they serve.

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  National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers [NAATP]   

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National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers
313 W Liberty Street
Suite 129
Lancaster, PA 17603-2748

717/392-8480
717/392-8481 fax

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The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers [NAATP], founded in 1978, is dedicated to:
  • Raising public awareness of addiction as a treatable disease
  • Promoting the very highest standards of addiction treatment
  • Securing adequate reimbursement for treatment programs
  • Member education

NAATP represents some 275 non-profit and for-profit free standing and hospital based programs and acts as the voice of private alcoholism and drug dependency treatment programs throughout the USA.

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  National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders [ANAD]   

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National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
c/o Dawn Ries
PO Box 7
Highland Park, IL 60035

847/831-3438
847/433-4632 fax

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The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders [ANAD], formerly Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, founded in 1976, is an educational and self-help organization dedicated to alleviating the problems of eating disorders, especially anorexia nervosa and bulimia. The Association provides services to anorectics and their families, including counseling, provision of free educational materials, self-help groups for both the victims and their parents, educational programs, and referrals to therapists, hospitals, and clinics treating anorectics.

ANAD encourages the inclusion of articles about eating disorders in various publications and participates in television and radio programs. All ANAD services are free, and referrals are available on request. ANAD has also encouraged research on anorexia and bulimia and has participated in research projects.

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  National Association of Case Management [NACM]   

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National Association of Case Management
37 Coconut Lane
Ocean Ridge, FL 33435

561/364-1349
561/735-4893 fax


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The National Association of Case Management [NACM] is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1990.

The purpose of NACM is to provide case managers and other service coordination practitioners with an opportunity for professional growth and for the promotion of case management.

NACM accomplishes its goals through educational meetings and conferences, news and communications, and policy development that continues the definition and refinement of the case management process. On its website, NACM offers not only Personal Practice Guidelines, but also specific Case Management Practice Guidelines for Adults with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness.

NACM is particularly relevant to direct service case managers working with adults and children in the mental health, development disabilities, and substance abuse fields as well as case managers working in welfare reform or those working with people with physical or disabilities or with the elderly.

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  National Association of Child Care Workers [NACCW]   

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National Association of Child Care Workers
c/o Barrie Lodge, BA, UED, Chairman
PO Box 751013
Garden View 2047
South Africa

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The National Association of Child Care Workers [NACCW] is an independent, non-profit organisation in South Africa which provides the professional training and infrastructure to promote healthy child and youth development and to improve standards of care and treatment for troubled children and youth at risk in family, community and residential group care settings. NACCW is the South African National Section of the International Federation of Educative Communities, the UNESCO organization responsible for child and youth care.

The official publication of NACCW is Child & Youth Care.

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  National Association for Children of Alcoholics [NACoA]   

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National Association for Children of Alcoholics
11426 Rockville Pike
Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20852

888/554-3627
301/468-0985


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The mission of theNational Association for Children of Alcoholics [NACoA] is to advocate for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies.

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  National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists [NACBT]   

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The National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists
102 Gilson Avenue
PO Box 2195
Weirton, WV 26062

800/853-1135
304/723-3982 fax

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The National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists [NACBT] is dedicated to serving cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Objectives:

  • Promote cognitive-behavioral psychotherapies as being therapeutically effective, cost-effective, and time-limited treatment methods
  • Provide standards for national credentailling to insure that practitioners identifying themselves as cognitive-behavioral therapists provide quality treatment
  • Support cognitive-behavioral therapists by being a source of continuing education and by supporting and promoting organizations that provide training in cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy
  • Provide a uniform lobbying effort for practice issues, such as third-party reimbursement and licensing on behalf of cognitive-behavioral therapists

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  National Association of Community Health Centers [NACHC]   

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National Association of Community Health Centers
1330 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Suite 122
Washington, DC 20036

202/659-8008


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The National Association of Community Health Centers [NACHC] was founded in 1971. It represents community and migrant health centers, health care for the homeless programs, and others working to improve access of low-income individuals and medically underserved communities to health care. NACHC provides information support and technical assistance to health centers, organizes conferences, workshops, and training seminars, publishes newsletters and educational materials, and works to ensure that all persons receive high-quality, culturally competent, comprehensive preventive and primary health care services.

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  National Association for Continuing Education [NACE]   

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National Association for Continuing Education
10097 Cleary Boulevard
Suite 510
Plantation, FL 33324

954/723-0057

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The National Association for Continuing Education [NACE] was established to respond to a growing national need for more education and information about common disorders that affect a significant number of children, adolescents and adults.

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  National Association of Counsel for Children [NACC]   

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National Association of Counsel for Children
1825 Marion Street
Suite 340
Denver, CO 80218

888/828-6222

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The National Association of Counsel for Children [NACC] is a non-profit professional membership organization dedicated to quality representation and protection of children in the legal system. The purpose of the NACC is to assist attorneys and other professionals in their work with children in the legal system. At the same time, the NACC carries out a Policy Agenda designed to improve the legal system for children

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  National Association of County Behavioral Health Directors [NACBHD]   

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National Association of County Behavioral Health Directors
1555 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036

202/234-7543
202/462-9043 fax


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The National Association of County Behavioral Health Directors [NACBHD] is comprised of organizations having statutory responsibility for the planning and delivery of mental health, substance abuse, and/or developmental disability services at the county or multi-county level. NACBHD is an affiliate of the National Association of Counties.

NACBHD works to promote excellence in the delivery of county behavioral health services by:

  • Providing policy links to state and federal governments
  • Synthesizing information on county mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disability services to guide national policy development
  • Creating alliances with key organizations
  • Providing a national forum for leaders of county behavioral health systems to exchange ideas and information
  • Participating in the formulation of policy positions on mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disability services adopted by the National Association of Counties
  • Defining and promoting to the public interest in the delivery of services to consumers

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  National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work [NADD]   

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National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work
c/o Vitali Chamov, NADD Program Coordinator
1701 Duke Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314

703/683-8080
703/683-8099 fax

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The National Association of Deans and Directors of Schools of Social Work [NADD] is composed of all deans and directors of accredited graduate programs of social work. The organization was formed in 1986. There are currently over 200 members.

Objectives:

  • Advance the excellence and interests of social work education
  • Encourage research for the advancement of social work education
  • Represent the interests of the members to the Council on Social Work education
  • Provide a forum for its members to discuss problems and opportunities for the advancement of social work education and research
  • Engage in activities in the furtherance of social work education

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  National Association for Drama Therapy [NADT]   

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National Association for Drama Therapy
15 Post Side Lane
Pittsford, NY 14534

585/381-5618
585/383-1474 fax

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The National Association for Drama Therapy [NADT] is a non-profit association incorporated in 1979 to establish and uphold high standards of professional competence and ethics among drama therapists; to develop criteria for training and registration; to sponsor publications and conferences; and to promote the profession of drama therapy through information and advocacy.

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  National Association of Drug Court Professionals [NADCP]   

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National Association of Drug Court Professionals
901 North Pitt Street
Suite 370
Alexandria, VA 22314

703/706-0576
703/706-0577 fax


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The National Association of Drug Court Professionals [NADCP] seeks to reduce substance abuse, crime and recidivism by promoting and advocating for the establishment and funding of Drug Courts and providing for collection and dissemination of information, technical assistance, and mutual support to association members. A Drug Court is a special court given the responsibility to handle cases involving drug-addicted offenders through an extensive supervision and treatment program.

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  National Association for the Dually Diagnosed [NADD], (Mental Illness/Mental Retardation)   

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National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
132 Fair Street
Kingston, NY 12401-4802

800/331-5362
845/331-4336
845/331-4569 fax

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The National Association for the Dually Diagnosed [NADD], an association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs, was founded as a not-for-profit organization in 1983. It provides educational services, training materials and regional, national and international conferences, symposiums and other training activities worldwide.

The mission of NADD is to:

  • Seek and stimulate public and professional interest
  • Encourage the dissemination and exchange of pertinent information
  • Promote educational and training programs
  • Advocate for appropriate governmental policies
  • Support research focused on identification, diagnosis and treatment
  • Foster the development of resources and services

NADD operates a toll-free number offering information and referral services to professionals and families.

The official publication of NADD is the Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities.

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  National Association for the Education of Young Children [NAEYC]   


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National Association for the Education of Young Children
Marilyn M Smith, Executive Director
1834 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009

800/424-2460
202/232-8777


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NAEYC seeks to improve services for pre-school and elementary school children through professional development of early childhood educators. NAEYC offers information and resources on child development and public policy, has an accreditation program for child care centers and schools, issues publications and runs symposia.

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  National Association of Elementary School Principals [NAESP]   


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National Association of Elementary School Principals
Samuel G. Sava, Executive Director
1615 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3483

703/684-3345


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More than 26,000 elementary and middle school principals worldwide are members of NAESP. The organization brings itsunique perspective to the national government, conducs regional meetings, and issues publications.

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  National Association for Home Care [NAHC]   

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National Association for Home Care
2287 7th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

202/547-7424


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Since its inception in 1982, NAHC has remained committed to serving the home care and hospice industry, which provides services to the sick, the disabled, and the terminally ill in the comfort of their homes.

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  National Association of Hospital IRB Managers [NAHIM]   


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ATTN: Thomas E Ball
National Association of Hospital IRB Managers
PO Box 640006
Atlanta, GA 30364-0006

404/768-3569

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  National Association for Human Development   


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National Association for Human Development
1424 16th Street NW
Suite 102
Washington, DC 20036

202/328-2191

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  National Association of Managed Care Physicians [NAMCP]   

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National Association of Managed Care Physicians, Inc
4435 Waterfront Drive
Suite 101
PO Box 4765
Glen Allen, VA 23060

804/527-1905
804/747-5316 fax

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The mission of the National Association of Managed Care Physicians, founded in 1991, is to enhance the ability of practicing physicians and other health care professionals through education, research and communication, to succeed in managed care environments and integrated delivery systems.

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  National Association of Mental Health Information Officers   


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National Association of Mental Health Information Officers
c/o Janet Boyle
14 Bae Mar Place
Wheeling WV 26003

304/242-3892

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  National Association for Music Therapy   

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National Association for Music Therapy, Inc.
8455 Colesville Road
Suite 1000
Silver Spring, MD 20910

301/589-3300
301/589-5175 fax

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NAMT was founded in 1950, its purpose is the progressive development of the therapeutic use of music in rehabilitation, special education, and community settings. NAMT is committed to the advancement of education, training, professional standards, credentials, and research in support of the music therapy profession.

NAMT offers a professional registration program for individuals who have met rigorous educational and clinical training requirements. More than 3,400 individuals are registered music therapists or RMTs. Since its inception in 1958, the registration program has granted registration to over 7,000 individuals.

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  National Association for Poetry Therapy [NAPT]   

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National Association for Poetry Therapy
c/o Marge Silberling, Administrator
16861 SW 6th Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027

866/844-6278
954/499-4333
954/499-4324 fax


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The National Association for Poetry Therapy [NAPT] is a world-wide community of people who share a love for the use of language arts in growth and healing. Members represent a wide range of professional experience, schools of therapy, educational affiliations, artistic disciplines, and other fields of training in both mental and physical health.

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  National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Services   


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National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Services
1400 Spring Street
Suite 310
Silver Spring, MD 20910

301/588-2491

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  National Association of Practising Psychiatrists   

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National Association of Practising Psychiatrists
PO Box 12
Arncliffe NSW 2205
Australia

+61/2/95562534
+61/2/9567-4681 fax

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The National Association of Practising Psychiatrists was established for the following objects:
  • To maintain, improve, advance and promote the ethical standards, integrity and reputation of Australian psychiatry
  • To maintain, improve, advance and promote psychiatric care for all Australians and ensure that there is freedom of choice of psychiatric care
  • To research, develop, establish and promote psychiatric care policies for the benefit of all Australians
  • To increase the medical professions' awareness of the community's continuing and changing psychiatric care needs
  • To promote community support for mental health research
  • To represent both industrially and politically the professional concerns of Australian Psychiatrists and their patients
  • To build and strengthen the relationship between psychiatric patients and their treating doctor
  • To encourage the involvement of psychiatrists in issues of concern to the medical profession including encouragement to be members of and actively participate in the Australian Medical Association
  • To support, maintain and encourage the work of those psychiatrists whose predominant work is in clinical practice.

  • And to thereby maintain and protect the economic viability of quality psychiatric medical practice

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  National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers   


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National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
1604 North Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ 85716

520/881-8008

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  National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers [NAPPP]   

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NAPPP
PO BOX 6263
Garden Grove, CA 92846


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The National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers [NAPPP] promotes and advocates for the clinical practice of psychology and its expansion in health care. It offers accredited online continuing education to members, who must be licensed doctoral level psychologists providing health care related services.

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  National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems [NAPAS]   

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National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems
900 Second Street, NE
Suite 211
Washington, D . 20002

202/408-9514
202/408-9520 fax


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The National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems [NAPAS] represents federally mandated programs that protect the rights of persons with disabilities.

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  National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems [NAPHS]   

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National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
701 13th Street, NW
Suite 950
Washington, DC 20005

202/393-6700
202/783-6041 fax

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Created in 1933, the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems [NAPHS] represents behavioral healthcare systems that are committed to the delivery of responsive, accountable, and clinically effective treatment and prevention programs for people with mental and substance abuse disorders. The NAPHS mission encompasses all organizations serving people with psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. The association has a wide variety of system members--including integrated health systems, hospitals, units of general hospitals, partial hospitalization programs, community mental health centers, residential treatment centers, and behavioral group practices--located in all regions of the country. Member systems provide active treatment and prevention programs for children, adolescents, adults, the elderly, and alcohol and substance abuse patients, and most offer a continuum of services such as inpatient, partial hospitalization, residential treatment, and outpatient care.

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  National Association of Psychometrists [NAP]   

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The mission of the National Association of Psychometrists [NAP] is to promote the education and training of individuals who are employed to administer neuropsychological, psychological and educational tests under the supervision of neuropsychologists, psychologists and other authorized users. The Association advocates the careful application of standardized procedures for administration and scoring as set forth by the test developer. The goals desired from this mission are to be achieved in cooperation with professional psychological organizations and as a service to the general public.

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  National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality [NARTH]   

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National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality
16633 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 1340
Encino, CA 91436-1801

818/789-4440
805/373-5084 fax


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The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality [NARTH], founded in 1992, is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the research, therapy and prevention of homosexuality.

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  National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy [NARPA]   

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Judy Lavine, NARPA Administrator
PO Box 16311,
Rumford, RI 02916

401/434-2120
401/431-0043 fax

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The National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy [NARPA] is dedicated to promoting those policies and pursuing those strategies that represent the preferred options of people who have been labeled mentally disabled. NARPA is committed to advocating the abolishing of all forced treatment laws. NARPA believes the recipients of mental health services are capable of and entitled to make their own choices, and they are, above all, equal citizens under the law. To the extent that the recipients and former recipients may need assistance to support or express or achieving their preferences, NARPA is committed to promoting rights protection and advocacy which focuses upon both the right to choose and the specific choices of those who request assistance. Therefore, NARPA's fundamental mission is to help empower people who have been labeled mentally disabled so that they may learn to independently exercise their rights.

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  National Association for Rural Mental Health [NARMH]   

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National Association for Rural Mental Health
1756 74th Avenue South
Suite 101
St Cloud, MN 56301

320/202-1820
320/202-1833 fax

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The goal of the National Association for Rural Mental Health [NARMH] is to enhance the delivery of mental health services to rural areas. It promotes this goal and informs the field of the unique needs of rural mental health programs. Established in 1977, NARMH attempts to foster communication among rural mental health professionals through dissemination of information and development of education resources

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