California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies

Allies

California based

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

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

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

CA Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions California Institute of Mental Health
Develop trainings and give technical assistance to state and local government entities

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

CA Behavioral Health Planning Council California Mental Health Planning Council
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.

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

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

California Budget and Policy Center California Budget Project
Works to improve public policies affecting the economic and social well-being of Californians with low and middle incomes.

Western Center on Law and Poverty 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.

CA Council of Behavioral Health Agencies California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies
A statewide association of non-profit agencies dedicated to providing mental health and substance use disorder programs and services to those in need across California.

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

Racial and Ethnic Mental Health Disparities Coalition Racial and Ethnic Mental Health Disparities Coalition
A statewide coalition of individuals from non-profit state wide and local organizations whose mission is to work to reduce mental health disparities through advocacy for racial and ethnic communities.

Nationwide

MindFreedom MindFreedom
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 Corporation for Supported Housing
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 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 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 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.

National Council for Behavioral Health National Council for Behavioral Health
A nonprofit association that advocates for policies that ensure people who have mental health and substance abuse disorders have access to comprehensive, evidence-based health care services.

National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Directors National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Directors
The local voice in Washington D.C.

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law National Alliance on Mental Illness
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 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) The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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.