Resources by State


Delaware:


Delaware Health and Social Services (DHSS)
DHSS’ mission is to improve the quality of life for Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.

NAMI Delaware
NAMI Delaware is a statewide organization of families, mental health consumers, friends, and professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life for those affected by life-changing brain diseases such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression. Their mission is to support, educate, and advocate until there is a cure for serious and persistent mental illness.

 

Maine:


Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Provides integrated health and human services to the people of Maine to assist individuals in meeting their needs, while respecting the rights and preferences of the individual and family, within available resources.

NAMI Maine
NAMI Maine is a nonprofit organization with over 20 family and consumer support groups, whose members work locally to help people cope more easily with mental illness.

 

Massachusetts:


Massachusetts Department of Mental Health
Provides extensive information and resources relating to mental health.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Provides extensive information and resources relating to public health.

Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers
Contains resources and information for human service providers.

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)
Contains resources and information on vocational rehabilitation services, independent living services, and eligibility determination for the SSI/SSDI (federal) benefits programs for Massachusetts citizens with disabilities.

NAMI Massachusetts
The mission of NAMI Massachusetts is to improve the quality of life for people with mental illnesses and for their families.

 

North Carolina:


North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (MHDDSAS)
Created in 1973, MHDDSAS’ mission is to promote excellence in prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation programs for persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse disorders in North Carolina.

NAMI North Carolina
The mission of NAMI North Carolina is to promote recovery and optimize the quality of life for those living with mental illness.

 

Pennsylvania:


Pennsylvania Department of Health
For more than 100 years, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) has been working to improve and protect the health of the citizens of this great commonwealth.

Help in PA
The Pennsylvania Health and Human Services Portal offers a one-stop online guide to services, programs, agencies, and organizations in Pennsylvania that are ready to help.

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
Provides information about each of the eight program offices that administer DPW services, along with contact information and links to other relevant sites.

NAMI Pennsylvania
Founded in 1983, NAMI PA is the largest statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to helping mental health consumers and their families rebuild their lives and conquer the challenges posed by serious and persistent mental illness.

 

Rhode Island:


Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH)
BHDDH assures access to services and supports for Rhode Islanders with special health care needs through assessment of health care and support needs; planning and policy development; and purchase or provision of services and supports.

Rhode Island Department of Health
Health topics, news, data sources, programs, and publications from the Rhode Island Department of Health.

NAMI Rhode Island
The mission of NAMI Rhode Island is to educate the public about mental illness; to offer resources and support to all whose lives are touched by mental illness; to advocate at every level to ensure the rights and dignity of those with mental illness; and to promote research in the science and treatment of mental illness.

 

Virginia:


Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Available to citizens statewide, Virginia’s public mental health, intellectual disability and substance abuse services system is comprised of 16 state facilities and 40 locally-run community services boards. The community services boards and facilities serve children and adults who have or who are at risk of mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, intellectual disabilities, or substance use disorders.

NAMI Virginia
NAMI Virginia was created in 1985 to provide support, education, and advocacy for consumers and families in Virginia affected by mental illness.