Support Organizations for
To learn about the Psychiatric Survivor Movement, contact:updated: May 26, 2004 top
- Center for the Study of Psychiatry: www.breggin.com
- 101 East State Street, PMB 112
Ithaca, New York 14850-5543
Phone: 607 272 5328
Fax: 607 272 5329
The Center was founded in 1971 as a nonprofit research and educational network concerned with the impact of psychiatry upon individual well-being, personal freedom, and family and community values. (Address update, May 2004)
- Halcion Victims Alliance
- PO Box 8943, Newport Beach, CA 92658-8943
- Hearing Voices Network: www.hearing-voices.org
- 91 Oldham Street
M4 1LW, GREAT BRITAIN
Tel: 0161 834 5768
For more information on hearing voices.
- Ideas Unlimited
- 16708 Fillmore Road, Nashville, IL 62263; (618) 327-8732.
Provides information on eldercare.
- The Institute for the Study of Human Resilience.: www.bu.edu/resilience/
- "Vision: People facing significant life challenges (such as serious illness, trauma, disability, or disadvantage) are resilient and can significantly improve the healing process when they have access to knowledge, self-help resources, skilled professionals, sustaining environments, and social justice."
- National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA): www.narpa.org
- 587 Marshall Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102
- National Association of Electroshock Survivors,
- Attn: Dianna Loper & Doug Cameron, Founders, P.O. Box 1426, Giddings, TX 78942. Phone: (409) 542-6049. (Updated address May 2004)
- National Empowerment Center (NEC),: www.power2u.org
- 20 Ballard Road, Lawrence, MA 01843-1018; (800) POWER-2-U
NEC may also help you locate resources in your community.
- S.T.O.P. Abuse Network.
584 Castro #288, San Francisco, CA 94114
- Young psychiatric survivors. (May 2004 -- not sure if this publisher is still in business....)
- Support Coalition International / Mind Freedom.org: www.mindfreedom.org
- PO Box 11284, Eugene, OR 97440 USA
Support Coalition International's quarterly journal (Mind Freedom Journal) comes free with membership: Minimum donation for journal: $35 per year ($20 per year low income).
- Tranquilizer Users Recovery Network (TURN): www.benzodiazepines.cc/turn.htm
- Attn: Sandra Jacobs, Founder, 228 B South Cedros Avenue, Solana Beach, CA 92075
- Tardive Dyskinesia/Tardive Dystonia National Association,
- Attn: Sonja Kjaer, Director, PO Box 45732, Seattle, WA 98145-0732; (206) 522-3166
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