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SZ (Schizophrenia) Magazine
BP (Bipolar Disorder) Magazine

Web Sites

Active Minds

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention


Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Fountain House

International Center for Clubhouse Development

Jed Foundation

Karla Smith Foundation

Mental Health America

NARSAD – The Brain and Behavior Research Fund

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

National Institute of Mental Health

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Social Security Disability Insurance

The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. While these two programs are different in many ways, both are administered by the Social Security Administration and only individuals who have a disability (such as a psychiatric condition) and meet medical criteria may qualify for benefits under either program. Many mental health centers offer benefits counseling to help determine benefit eligibility and to help in the application for benefits, and to advise on how (if at all) working might affect benefits.