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Sociology of Mental Health Section, American Sociological Association
The purpose of the Section on Sociology of Mental Health is to provide an integrative supportive framework for research on social factors in mental health. The Mental Health Section considers issues ranging from serious mental disorders to subjective indicators of quality of life.
Society and Mental Health Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems
Serves as a forum for mental health research and its application to social problems, advocacy, policy, and practice. Our sessions provide an outlet for presenting and debating research that utilizes diverse theoretical perspectives, employs innovative qualitative and quantitative methodologies, and engages in critical analysis of mental health issues, such as the mental health system and social, economic, cultural, and psychological factors that affect mental health.
National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.