Industry Allies

California based

California Association of Mental Health Patients’ Rights Advocates (CAMHPRA)
A membership organization working to promote public policy furthering the rights and well-being of mental health consumers.

Disability Rights California
A legal advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the rights of people with disabilities.

Network of Giving
An easy way to give to your favorite charity

California Institute of Mental Health (CiMH)
Develop trainings and give technical assistance to state and local government entities

A California non-profit network founded in 1983 to connect accredited mental health and chemical dependency treatment providers with insurers and managed care organizations.

California Department of Rehabilitation
Work in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equality for individuals with disabilities.

Mental Health Association of California (MHAC)
Provide advocacy, education, and information in mental health arena

California Mental Health Planning Council (CMHPC)
Advocate for children with serious emotional disturbances and adults and older adults with serious mental illness, to provide oversight and accountability for the public mental health system, and to advise the Administration and the Legislature on priority issues and participate in statewide planning.

California Mental Health Directors Association (CMHDA)
A non-profit advocacy association representing the mental health directors from each of California's 58 counties, as well as two cities (Berkeley and Tri-City).

NAMI California
A grass roots organization of families and individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness.

California Budget Project
Provides independent analysis to improve the lives of low- and middle-income Californians

Western Center on Law and Poverty
An independent, nonprofit organization that leads the fight to secure housing, food, healthcare and other basic rights for poor children and adults in California.

California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies (CCCMHA)
A statewide trade association whose members are the primary providers of mental health and substance abuse services in California.

Mental Health & Spirituality Initiative
A non-profit entity based at the Center for Multicultural Development at the California Institute for Mental Health


A voice for survivors of abuse in mental health care.

Corporation for Supported Housing
A national nonprofit organization and community development financial institution that helps communities create permanent housing with services to prevent and end homelessness.

Annapolis Coalition
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the recruitment, retention, training, and performance of the prevention and treatment workforce in the mental health and addictions sectors of the behavioral health field.

Mental Health Recovery
Principle resource for Mary Ellen Copeland’s Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), comprehensive list of publications on recovery and WRAP.

Mental Health America
The leading advocacy organization addressing the full spectrum of mental and substance use conditions and their effects nationwide.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness through grassroots mental health advocacy, support and education; links to local NAMI affiliates

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
A nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of people with mental illnesses through changes in policy and law.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
A non-profit policy organization working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income families and individuals.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Federal agency established in 1992 and directed by Congress to target effectively substance abuse and mental health services to the people most in need and to translate research in these areas more effectively and more rapidly into the general health care system.