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Compeer, Inc.

Provides one-to-one volunteer supportive relationships to adults and youth in mental health recovery.

259 Monroe Ave.

Rochester, NY 14607

Voice: 1-800-836-0475

Website: http://www.compeer.org

Verified: 1/30/2013

Project Return Peer Support Warm Line

Provides support for mental health consumers.

Voice: 1-888-448-9777

Verified: 1/30/2013

Boy's Town National Hotline

Provides crisis intervention, information and referrals for boys and girls. Free and confidential. Short-term crisis intervention. Suicide prevention. Works with children and families.

Voice: 1-800-448-3000

Website: http://www.boystown.org

Verified: 1/30/2013

TARA

Education and advocacy organization. Provides information on borderline personality to families, consumers and providers. Referrals to clinicians, treatment programs, self-help groups, BPD Journal, speakers' bureau, professional conferences and advocacy.

Voice: 1-888-482-7227

Website: http://www.tara4bpd.org

Verified: 1/30/2013

Natational Institute of Mental Health Information Resource Center

Provides information and literature on anxiety, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression. Leave name and mailing address and literature will be mailed to you.

Voice: 1-866-615-6464

Website: http://www.nimh.nih.gov

Verified: 1/30/2013

Mental Health America

Provides free information on over 200 mental health topics including bipolar disorder, depression, bereavement, post-traumatic stress disorder and warning signs of mental illness. Referrals to local mental health services. Distributes free national directory of local mental health associations and offers low-cost materials. Advocates to remove stigma of mental illness and for mental health benefits parity.

Voice: 1-800-969-6642

Website: http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net

Verified: 1/30/2013

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Provides information on schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder. Has information on research being conducted on these disorders. Newsletter, literature and brochures.

Voice: 1-800-829-8289

Website: http://www.bbrfoundation.org

Verified: 1/30/2013

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