The Mental Art of Advocacy

MindFreedom Support Coalition International
David Oak's organization has as its mission: "Support Coalition International will take leadership in vitalizing the mind freedom movement by uniting groups in a cooperative spirit, celebrating empowering emotional support, and launching human rights campaigns that activate a wide diversity of the public. Our mutual support gives us the power to speak the truth." SCI is at the vanguard of advocacy, pure in spirit, and powerful in impact.

Virginia Organization of Consumers Asserting Leadership is the primary statewide mental health advocacy organization in Virginia and is staffed by a professional, dedicated, and committed team of mental people. They love to help peer-run organizations get off the ground.

Consumer Organization and Networking Technical Assistance Center. CONTAC is a leader in building community among mental people, listing sites across the country and providing technical assistance of many kinds.

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disability.

National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse
Important national consumer activism organization. Consensus statements or "planks" emanating from the national summits are a must-read.

Mental Health Matters
Excellent mental health resource site, well-designed and full of important hard-to-locate links and articles.

Drug Information
Drugwatch.com is a comprehensive website featuring information about prescription medications that are available or were previously available worldwide.

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