Here are some links to other organizations that our clients, their friends, family, and / or significant others may find useful.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMSHA's vision is a life in the community for everyone. SAMSHA's mission is to build resilience and facilitate recovery for people with or at risk for substance abuse and mental illness. The SAMSHA matrix identifies 11 priority program areas to ensure that the Agency's work addresses the elements that people with substance use and mental disorders need to live a full, rewarding life in the community.
American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association is a medical specialty society recognized world-wide. Its over 38,000 U.S. and international member physicians work together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorders, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders. It is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families and friends of people with severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic and other severe anxiety disorders, autism and pervasive development disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other severe and persistent mental illnesses that affect the brain.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Resources
Assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities.
Dedicated to serving all the people of the Commonwealth, particularly the under served, and to promote healthy people, healthy families, healthy communities and healthy environments through compassionate care, education and prevention.
Ensures the safety of children in a manner that holds the best hope of nurturing a sustained, resilient network of relationships to support the child's growth and development into adulthood.
An independent state agency whose purpose is to investigate and remediate cases of abuse of the Commonwealth's most vulnerable citizens. It protects adults with disabilities from the abusive acts or omissions of their caregivers through investigation, oversight, public awareness and prevention.
Reaches out to elders in need of services that include home care and caregiver support, nutrition programs, protective services, health and wellness services, housing options, health information counseling, or counseling services for elders with limited English proficiency.
Morton Hospital and Medical Center
A 152-bed hospital in operation since 1889, primarily concerned with maintaining and restoring the health of people who live or work in the central part of Southeastern Massachusetts. The hospital provides care utilizing its own resources, along with access to complex secondary and tertiary care services through affiliations with other providers. This ensures convenient access to a full range of services at a reasonable cost.
United Way of Greater Attleboro / Taunton
United Way impacts more lives than any other non-profit organization—anywhere. From tiny babies to developing youth, to families in crisis and the elderly, United Way works the hardest to do the most good in the local community.