Ottawa-Carleton, ON

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La plateforme Autisme-Asperger-Québec (AAQc) se veut une plateforme informative, éducative et inclusive sur l’autisme, les troubles du spectre de ... more
QC, Canada
Areas Served: Quebec, World
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Offers assessment, consultative services, and assistance with treament planning for both adults and youth diagnosed with Anorexia, Bulimia or other types of eating disorder.   more
505 Doyle Ave, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 0C5 Map
1-250-469-7070
Area Served: Interior
8 years and up
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Nobody’s Perfect is a facilitated parenting program for parents of children from birth to age five. The program is designed to meet the needs of parents who ... more
ON, Canada
Up to 5 years
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A range of counselling, support, education and referral services for families, shelter and support for women leaving abusive relationships, and a 24 hour crisis line. more
2079 Columbia Ave, Trail, BC, V1R 1K7 Map
1-250-364-2326
Area Served: Interior
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AnxietyBC provides a rich resource of self-help information and programs, as well as resources for parents and caregivers. Our mission is to increase ... more
237 E Columbia St., New Westminster, BC, V3L 3W4 Map
604-525-7566
Area Served: British Columbia
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Parent based and directed society providing support to individuals with autism and their families in British Columbia and Yukon. more
3701 East Hastings, Burnaby, BC, V5C 2H6 Map
888-437-0880
Area Served: British Columbia
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Provides education and caring support for families affected by serious mental illness. The family unit is our first responsibility and primary focus; the ... more
6011 Westminster Highway, British Columbia, BC, V7C 4V4 Map
1-888-888-0029 x6042707841
Area Served: British Columbia
8 years and up
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Do you have a relative or friend with a serious mental illness? Strengthening Families Together is a 10-session group for families and friends, which provides ... more
6011 Westminster Highway, British Columbia, BC, V7C 4V4 Map
604-270-7841
Area Served: British Columbia
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Our organization is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope to help each other develop healthy relationships. We do this by ... more
423 6th St., New Westminster, BC, V3L 3B1 Map
1-604-239-1042
Area Served: British Columbia
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The Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not for profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability. ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Online workshops including casual zoom hangout support groups
227 6th Street, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A5 Map
604-540-8374
Area Served: British Columbia
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Food For The Soul Project Society provides free addictions counselling, addiction treatment programs and OAT Clinic (Methadone & Suboxone Treatment ... more
22347 Lougheed Hwy, Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 2T3 Map
604-380-1608
Area Served: British Columbia
18 years and up
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Provides support and education for people with a mood disorder as well as their families and friends, in order to build an understanding community.   more
460 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver, BC Map
604-873-0103
Area Served: British Columbia
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Supporting mothers and their families experiencing postpartum/perinatal distress, depression and anxiety for over 40 years. Our Support Lines are available ... more
7342 Winston Street, Burnaby, BC, V5A 2H1 Map
604-255-7955
Area Served: British Columbia
18 years and up
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Prevents child abuse and promotes healthy parent-child relationships by supporting parenting, families, and communities, by providing support and information ... more
5623 Imperial Street, Burnaby, BC, V5J 1G1 Map
604-669-1616
Area Served: British Columbia
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We offer personal peer support and education to families of the seriously mentally ill; information on all the major mental illnesses to the community at ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
All of our services are offered online currently due to the ongoing pandemic. Our office is closed to the public.
1865 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC, V7V 1J7 Map
604-926-0856
Area Served: British Columbia
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The Stigma-Free Society provides awareness about mental illnesses in hopes of eliminating stigma, discrimination and unwarranted fears of these conditions. ... more
BC, Canada
Area Served: British Columbia
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The F.O.R.C.E. is a parent-led group that provides information, education, support and advocates for appropriate care, support and resources for families ... more
West Vancouver, BC, V7V 3P3 Map
604-878-3400
Area Served: British Columbia
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Non-profit, charitable organization whose goal is to promote and influence change in intervention and equality of care in children's mental health. The ... more
West Vancouver, BC, V7V 3P3 Map
604-878-3400
Area Served: British Columbia
Up to 18 years
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Kaleidoscope’s primary goal is to provide a safe, confidential, stigma-free environment for all individuals who identify with having with lived experience of ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Kaleidoscope's support groups are all offered virtually over Zoom.
BC, Canada
Area Served: British Columbia
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Working to build a caring community free of the stigma of mental illness while providing treatment, education, and support people impacted by mental health issues. more
605 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 5J3 Map
604-873-0103
Area Served: British Columbia
12 years and up
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Dedicated to providing those who are facially disfigured and those closest to them with ongoing educational and emotional support. Committed to helping the ... more
123 Edward Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 1E2 Map
1-800-665-3223
Area Served: Canada
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Active Minds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to utilizing the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. ... more
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 Map
Area Served: Canada
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Alateen is part of Al-Anon, which helps families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or ... more
9 Antares Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2E 7V5 Map
613-723-8484
Area Served: Canada
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Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, ... more
ON, Canada
613-237-6000
Area Served: Canada
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The Society provides information, support and education to people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, and supports families, physicians and ... more
20 Eglinton Avenue West, Toronto, ON, M4R 1K8 Map
416-488-8772
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Anaphylaxis Canada is a national organization helping Canadians to live with allergies. Various programs and services for support and advocacy regarding this issue. more
2005 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, ON, M2J 5B4 Map
Area Served: Canada
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Canadian non-profit organization whose aim is to promote the prevention, treatment and management of anxiety disorders and to improve the lives of people who suffer from them. more
Montreal, QC, H4V 3Y3 Map
514-484-0504
Area Served: Canada
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Registered charity dedicated to providing information, education and resources to families and adults regarding attachment disruptions and issues. more
1 St. Edmund's Drive, Toronto, ON, M4N 2P6 Map
Area Served: Canada
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Attachment Parenting Canada is an organization dedicated to promoting 'attachment parenting', which is a philosophy of parenting based on promoting the special ... more
12018 Lake Erie Road SE, Calgary, AB, T2J 2L8 Map
403-667-4557
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Autism Society Canada (ASC) is a national incorporated non-profit charitable organization, and works across the country to reduce the profound impact of ASDs ... more
1670 Heron Road, Ottawa, ON, K1V 0C2 Map
613-789-8943
Area Served: Canada
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National independent not-for-profit association that serves as a voice of doctors who support patients and their families who cope with Attention Deficit ... more
3950 14th Avenue, Markham, ON, L3R 0A9 Map
416-637-8582
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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"Established in 1998, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) is an alliance of mental health organizations composed of health ... more
55 King Street, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 3H5 Map
905-682-2423
Area Served: Canada
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Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 50,000 weekly meetings in 125 countries. more
Winnipeg, MB, R2V 4C7 Map
Area Served: Canada
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Founded in 2013, a registered non-profit that offers: * Peer Support Groups for those affected by BFRBs across Canada * Participate in mental health ... more
Toronto, ON Map
Area Served: Canada
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The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the ... more
10 Alcorn Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4V 3B1 Map
416-961-7223
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Canadian Celiac Association is a national organization dedicated to providing services and support to persons with Celiac Disease and Dermatitis ... more
5170 Dixie Road, Mississauga, ON, L4W 1E3 Map
905-507-6208 x18003637296
Area Served: Canada
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Working to stop bullying, discrimination and homophobia in schools and communities in Canada, and abroad. Through workshops, presentations, conferences, and by ... more
440 Albert St., Ottawa, ON, K1R 5B5 Map
613-400-1875
Area Served: Canada
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The Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health (CCSMH) is hard at work ensuring that seniors' mental health is recognized as a key Canadian health and ... more
3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, M6A 2E1 Map
416-785-2500 x6331
Area Served: Canada
65 years and up
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The Canadian Coalition of Alternative Mental Health Resources is a National forum that embraces best practices, alternative programs, learning opportunities, knowledge transfer and resource sharing. more
55 King Street, St. Catharines, ON, L2R 3H5 Map
888-406-4663
Area Served: Canada
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Founded in 1987, the Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) is a resource linking parents and professionals through advocacy, education and information. more
14 Street NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 2A4 Map
1-800-883-5608
Area Served: Canada
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The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is a consumer-based organization formed by and for hard of hearing Canadians. CHHA works cooperatively with ... more
2415 Holly Lane, Ottawa, ON, K1V 7P2 Map
613-526-1584 x18002638068
Area Served: Canada
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The Canadian Liver Foundation is committed to combating every form of liver disease through research, education and patient support programs. Recognized by ... more
2235 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, ON, M2J 5B5 Map
416-491-3353 x18005635483
Area Served: Canada
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The Canadian Marfan Association, was founded in 1986 by Elizabeth McHenry and marfan patients and physicians. Its purpose is to: increase public awareness of ... more
128 Queen Street South, Mississauga, ON, L5M 4Z0 Map
905-826-3223
Area Served: Canada
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National, charitable organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. more
151 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5H3 Map
613-745-7750
Area Served: Canada
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CNIB is a nationwide, community-based, registered charity committed to research, public education and vision health for all Canadians. CNIB provides the ... more
1101 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2C 3W7 Map
613-563-4021
Area Served: Canada
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National, not-for-profit, registered charitable organization with a mandate to reduce youth violence and make our schools and communities safer. The ... more
111 Peter Steet, Toronto, ON, M5V 2H1 Map
416-977-1050
Area Served: Canada
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Support group for individuals with Sjogren's Syndrome. more
Ottawa, ON Map
613-526-5433
Area Served: Canada
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CANGRANDS is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing support for Kin caregiver families across Canada. Approximately 57,000 children are being ... more
1613 Central Ave, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 2T4 Map
639-318-0435
Area Served: Canada
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National not-for-profit organization providing leadership in education and advocacy for ADHD organizations and individuals with ADHD across Canada. Mandate is ... more
3950 14th Avenue, Markham, ON, L3R 0A9 Map
416-637-8584
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Centre for Family Initiatives extends Pine River’s knowledge and experience to serve not just our most acute populations but to work with families and care ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
Virtual Groups & Free Services
180 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Z8 Map
1-519-217-2537
Areas Served: Canada, Ontario
All ages
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A fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving ... more
423 6th Street, New Westminster, BC, V3L 3B1
604-239-1042
Area Served: Canada
18 years and up
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The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC) is a national not-for-profit voluntary medical research Foundation. Its mission is to find the cure for ... more
60 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, ON, M4T 1N5 Map
1-800-387-1479
Area Served: Canada
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The Fragile X Research Foundation of Canada funds investigation of the most common inherited form of mental impairment and developmental disability, and ... more
167 Queen Street West, Brampton, ON, L6Y 1M5 Map
Area Served: Canada
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FIA is a registered children's charity providing facilitated peer to peer support groups to children, from Grade 4 through to College & University as well ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
FIA believes in the ethos that ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ and have expanded our offerings to provide FREE virtual peer to peer support groups to College & University students, Parents & Caregivers as they navigate the realities and emotions of the COVID-19 pandemic. In doing so we ultimately support the children we serve. Small Facilitated groups provide a confidential, safe place to come together to talk about what is on your mind and in your heart. A place to find compassion and support from your peers.
29 Madison Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5R 2S2 Map
647-239-2740
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Health forum and support groups for Canadians. more
Montreal, QC Map
Area Served: Canada
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Hemachromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes individuals to retain excess iron in their bodies, with harmful results. more
ON, Canada
613-739-9277 x6135215897
Area Served: Canada
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A non-profit independent charity that works to enhance the experience and quality of services and resources for children and youth with mental health challenges, and their families or caring adults. more
355 Burrard st., Vancouver, BC, V6C 2G8 Map
604-878-3400
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC) is a national, non-profit voluntary organization. LDAC's mission is to be the national voice for persons ... more
2420 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, K1V 8S1 Map
613-238-5721
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Mental Illness Foundation has three main objectives: Prevent mental illness, reduce the suffering of those affected and mobilize those affected and the ... more
2120 Sherbrooke Est, Montreal, QC, H2K 1C3 Map
514-529-5354
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Our overall objective is to provide people suffering from mood disorders a strong, cohesive voice at the national level to improve access to: * ... more
46 Hope Cr., Belleville, ON, K8P 4S2 Map
613-921-5565
Area Served: Canada
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Run by and for mental health consumer/survivors, and serves to advocate, educate and provide expertise and resources that benefit the Canadian ... more
591 Main St. East, North Bay, ON, P1B 1B7 Map
705-386-8788
Area Served: Canada
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A peer-based support network to support Canadian Forces, Veterans and their families. Created in 2001, OSISS stemmed from a discussion in a waiting area at a ... more
ON, Canada
1-800-883-6094 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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PFLAG Canada (formerly Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) is a national organization for parents, families, friends and LGBTQ people ... more
265 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON, K1L 6C4 Map
1-888-530-6777 x300
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Project Trauma Support Peer Groups are weekly or biweekly gatherings open to any military members, veterans or first responders (police, firefighters, ... more
Russell, ON Map
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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The Psoriasis Society of Canada is the national support group for Canadians affected by psoriasis. more
Halifax, NS, B3M 4H4 Map
1-800-656-4494
Area Served: Canada
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Organisme francophone canadien dédié à la prévention du syndrome d'alcoolisation foetale (SAF). Donne de l'information sur le TSAF (trouble du spectre de ... more
370 Rue des Forges, Trois-rivières, QC, G9A 2H1
1-873-559-1108
Area Served: Canada
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We are a foundation that exists to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis. We work through: * education * ... more
4 Fort Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1C4 Map
1-204-786-1616
Area Served: Canada
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Association that works with families and individuals with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus. more
167 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 9V3 Map
204-925-3650
Area Served: Canada
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The Support for Operational Stress Injury (SOSI) Program supports veterans and current employees of the RCMP having difficulty with their daily functioning as ... more
Special Services During Pandemics (e.g. COVID/Corona), Disasters and Related Emergencies
virtual support groups
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
18 years and up
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Tourette Canada is a national voluntary organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with or affected byTourette Syndrome through programs ... more
5955 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON, L4V 1R9 Map
905-673-2255
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Victims of Violence, the Canadian Centre for Missing Children is a registered charity and non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of crimes against ... more
211 Pretoria Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1S 1X1 Map
613-233-0052 x18886060000
Area Served: Canada
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Canadian charitable organization that is committed to the prevention of child sex abuse and commercial sexual exploitation. more
Ottawa, ON
613-763-5332
Area Served: Canada
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Wounded Warriors Canada is a national mental health service provider utilizing clinical best practices and evidence-based care to create an environment of ... more
310 Byron Street South, Whitby, ON, L1N 4P8 Map
1-888-706-4808 (Toll Free)
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Youth in Care Canada is a national, charitable organization driven by youth and alumni from child welfare authorities across Canada. YICC exists to voice the ... more
223 Main Street, Ottawa, ON, K1S 1C4 Map
613-327-4317
Area Served: Canada
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mindyourmind.ca is an award winning site for youth by youth. This is a place where you can get info, resources and the tools to help you manage stress, crisis ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
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We are a non-profit organization: a working coalition of psychopathy researchers, mental health professionals, victims and family members of those affected ... more
NY, United States
Area Served: World
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* 12-step group for overcoming cocaine addictions * Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may ... more
21720 South Wilmington Avenue, Long Beach, AB, 90810-1641 Map
310-559-5833
Area Served: World
All ages
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The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation is an American family support organization which ensures early and accurate diagnosis of CDLS; promote research ... more
302 West Main Street #100, Avon, ON, 06001 Map
1-800-753-2357 x18002238355
Area Served: World
All ages
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Intervoice is the International Network for Training, Education and Research into Hearing Voices. The network accepts that hearing voices is a normal variation ... more
AB, United Kingdom
Area Served: World
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Non-profit organization staffed by volunteering consumers, family members, and professionals that seeks to "Advance the BPD Agenda" by raising public ... more
Rye, NY, 10580 Map
Area Served: World
All ages
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Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous is a peer run support group for people looking to recover from OCD. It is based on the 12 step program. Check their website to ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: World
12 years and up
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The Sensory Processing Disorder Network (SPD Network) seeks to build awareness about SPD as well as fund research in the area. Their website has a wealth of ... more
5655 S. Yosemite, Greenwood Village, CO, 80111 Map
303-794-1182
Area Served: World
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Formerly known as the Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF), The Balanced Mind Foundation is a not-for-profit, web-based organization that supports ... more
566 West Lake Street, Chicago, IL, 60661 Map
847-492-8510
Area Served: World
Up to 25 years
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Professional organization devoted to the understanding and treatment of gender identity disorders. As an international multidisciplinary professional ... more
1300 South Second Street, Minneapolis, MN, 55454 Map
Area Served: World
All ages
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Higher Path - Body Mind Health
3996 Galloway Frtg Rd, East Kootenay B, BC, V0B 1T2 Map
1-877-589-3883
Area Served: Interior
12 years and up
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BC, Canada
604-531-4544
Area Served: British Columbia
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ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
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